New Czech Government’s Climate Policy: Cloudy with a Chance of Curveballs

On the initial reading of the draft of the new rules, these 10 states found that wish granted. But on going through the small print, the new Czech government discovered that gas would only be classed as green until 2030 and nuclear for just the next 23 years.

Bulgaria: From Today Changes in the List of Countries falling into the Red Zone

As of today, 20 January, citizens of the Republic of North Macedonia, Israel, Turkey, and Serbia, and members of their families arriving from a Member State of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA), Switzerland, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, The Republic of North Macedonia, Israel, Turkey, and Serbia are a

Slovenia saw biggest drop in air passenger numbers in EU last year

Luxembourg – Slovenia saw the biggest drop in air passenger transport in the EU in the 2020 pandemic year, fresh Eurostat data show. While the number of total passengers in the EU dropped by 73% to 277 million, in Slovenia it plummeted by 83% year-on-year. Slovenia is followed by Slovakia and Croatia, where 82% fewer air passengers were recorded.

EU ministers agree to uplift minimum wages

EU ministers on Dec. 6 agreed on measures to better protect wage levels in Europe and give workers more power to oppose low pay.

While the proposal does not set an EU-wide minimum wage, once confirmed it would mark a significant step in promoting the European social model, especially in eastern European countries where salaries are low.

Slovenia’s integration in international trade high also in 2020

Ljubljana – Slovenia’s integration in international trade measured by the indicator of trade integration of goods was among the highest in the EU, placing the country third. Measured by the indicator of trade integration of services, Slovenia was roughly in the middle of EU member states, the Slovenian Statistics Office said this week.

Janša receives European bishops and church representatives

Ljubljana – Prime Minister Janez Janša met with representatives of the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the EU (COMECE) and the Conference of European Churches (CEC) on Friday. They discussed the global role of the EU, religious freedom and the ongoing pandemic, said the PM’s office and the Slovenian Bishops’ Conference (SŠK).