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Parties deem EU's role in fight against climate change crucial

The conservative alliance of the Democratic Party (SDS) and People's Party (SLS), which has been leading in the opinion polls, argues that the EU as the most advanced society must initiate environmental-friendly technological solutions.

They also believe that more should be done to switch to clean energy sources and to a circular economy.

Slovenia celebrating second international World Bee Day

The international day acknowledging the role of bees and other pollinators for the ecosystem is observed on 20 May, the birthday of Slovenian Anton Janša, the pioneer of beekeeping, born in 1734.

30 Embassies and international representations in Bucharest send message on International Day Against Homophobia,Transphobia and Biphobia

Approximately 30 Embassies and the European Commission Representation in Romania conveyed a joint message of solidarity with all the marginalised groups and against discrimination on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, and, on this occasion, they underscore the governments' obligation to protect all citizens from violence and discrimination." "On the occasion of

Most parties against renationalising EU policies

A resolute no to bringing some policies back under the national umbrella comes from several non-parliamentary parties and lists, with Good State saying "No, we are against nationalist tendencies!". The Greens have a similar view, whereas the Let's Connect list even advocates a common green tax policy.

Serbian MP blasts CoE commissioner over criticism of law

The legislation is named after a teenager abducted and murdered several years ago, and aims to introduce life sentence for those found guilty of committing the most serious crimes.

BCUC, Bakalina Velika, DakhaBrakha, Kokoroko, Liniker e os Caramelows, Yonatan Gat and many more at the 35th Druga Godba festival

This time the festival organiser, Zavod Druga Godba, has joined forces with three co-producers: Cankarjev Dom and Kino Šiška in Ljubljana and, for the first time in the festival's long history, Narodni Dom in Maribor. Six organisations from the partner cities of Birmingham, Dublin, Helsinki, Lodz, London and Lyon will also be taking part.

Exhibition celebrating Slovenian ballet centenary

The jubilee exhibition will feature stories of ballet dancers, posters, handbills, photographs and costumes, housed by Slovenian archives, museums, theatres, the national television broadcaster, ballet dancers themselves and appreciators of ballet.

Import Tariff Fails to Benefit Kosovo, Study Shows

The food processing industry in Kosovo did not increase production or employment as a result of the 100-per-cent tariff applied to goods from Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina last November, a study by the GAP Institute think tank, published on Sunday, shows.

EU Leaders Keep Enlargement off Agenda in Sibiu

Weeks ahead of European Parliament elections that will see the formation of a new Commission, EU leaders adopted a Declaration on Thursday at the close of the European Council summit in Sibiu, Romania, emphasizing the bloc's main directions for the next five-year cycle.

Appeal signed by 21 presidents from EU: Our common Eurpean future is on ballot

As many as 21 presidents from the European Union signed, on the occasion of Europe Day, an appeal for Europe before the European Parliament elections, informs the Presidential Administration. The elections in 2019 have special importance: you, the European citizens, are the ones who decide the path that the European Union will follow.

Bulgarian Pavel Stanchev Heads Hungary's most Popular TV Network

Pavel Stanchev is appointed CEO of Hungary's most watched television channel - TV2, Hungarian media reported. The Bulgarian was presented to the team in the middle of last week and will take up the post on May 15 this year.

Roglič wins second Tour de Romandie title

With three stage wins, one second and one third stage spots, the 29-year-old member of the Jumbo-Visma team also won the green jersey in the points classification.

Overall, he finished the race 49 seconds ahead of Portuguese rider Rui Costa, and 1:12 minutes ahead of last year's Tour de France winner, Geraint Thomas of Wales.

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