Latest News from Slovenia

Slovenia 13th in Global Sustainable Competitiveness Index

Slovenia scored 53.8 points, and fared best in terms of governance efficiency, trailing only Ireland and the Czech Republic.

Governance efficiency measures the results of core state areas and investments - infrastructure, market and employment structure, and the provision of a framework for sustained and sustainable wealth generation.

IMAD expects GDP growth for 2019 around the projected 2.8%

In the latest issue of The Economic Mirror publication, IMAD says that the year-on-year growth of Slovenia's GDP in the first nine months of 2019 was 2.7%, which is a significant slowdown compared to 2018, while close to its autumn projection for the whole year (2.8%).

EU court advised not to hear Slovenia v Croatia suit

The advocate general at the EU Court of Justice (ECJ) said that "the infringements of EU law of which Slovenia accuses Croatia are ancillary to the issue of determining the boundary between those two states, which is a matter of public international law".

SKB Achieved Recognition as »Bank of the Year 2019 in Slovenia«

On Thursday, 28th November 2019, representatives of SKB bank, Milan Žiaran, Vojka Ravbar, Chief Executive Officer and Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Anita Stojčevska, Head of Retail and Marketing net, accepted »Bank of the year 2019 in Slovenia« recognition, at the awards ceremony that took place in London.

Coalition that spearheaded independence founded 30 years ago

DEMOS, standing for the Democratic Opposition of Slovenia, brought together the parties that had been founded in the year and a half before as part of the democratic movement that demanded an end to the one-party Communist regime.

110th anniversary of Rusjan's pioneer flight marked

The documentary called The Flying Rusjan Brothers, directed by Boris Palčič, will be screened in the evening in Eda Center, a commercial and business centre in Nova Gorica dedicated to Rusjan's memory.

Balkan War Photojournalists Recall Being ‘Witnesses to History’

US photographers Ron Haviv and Christopher Morris presented some of the most important of their images from the break-up of Yugoslavia in Zagreb on Tuesday evening, with Haviv saying that he went to the Balkan war zone in the 1990s to "witness history" for himself.

Ljubljana film fest turning 30, staying focused on quality art film

LIFFe, a hugely popular festival that has also spread to Maribor, Celje and Novo Mesto, began in 1990 at Ljubljana's Cankarjev Dom arts centre as what was known as the international days of author film or Film Art Fest. There were 13 films screened the first year and some 4,000 visitors.

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Bulgaria Becomes Part of the Common European Electricity Market

Bulgaria joins the common European electricity market, the Electricity System Operator announced. Together with Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Slovenia, Bulgaria will now be involved in unifying the electricity markets.

So far, there were 14 European countries involved in the union.

The first deliveries are planned for November 20 this year.