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Ljubljana – The 7th Lesbian Quarter festival is kicking off on Tuesday evening, bringing film, music, literary events, an exhibition and an academic talk at several locations in Ljubljana until Friday.
Brdo pri Kranju – EU agriculture ministers will discuss ways to enhance dialogue between urban and rural areas, as they hold a meeting on the second day of their two-day visit to Slovenia.
The Agriculture, Forestry and Food Ministry said that enhancing this dialogue was important for reversing the negative trend that affected rural areas, such as depopulation and ageing.
Ljubljana – As Slovenia is gearing up for its guest appearance at the 2023 Frankfurt Book Fair, the Culture Ministry wanted to have a mini series made based on Drago Jančar’s award-winning novel I Saw Her That Night. But Jančar has asked the ministry to withdraw the EUR 2 million call, which the ministry has done.
Ljubljana – The Ljubljana Administrative Unit has acted upon a proposal from Ljubljana police to ban rallies of the coronavirus deniers who stormed the public broadcaster’s headquarters on Friday. It told the STA on Monday the decision on the ban will enter into force as it is handed to the organiser of the rallies on Tuesday.
Ljubljana – The government approved a draft resolution last week on the National Programme for Equal Opportunities for Women and Men until 2030, which sets out the objectives and measures to achieve equal opportunities between the genders in Slovenia, focusing on labour market segregation, the gender pay gap and dividing household work.
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Ljubljana – Slovenia confirmed 234 new cases of coronavirus for Sunday, a week-on-week increase of more than sixty percent. The test positivity stood at 16.4%, show the latest data by the National Institute of Public Health (NIJZ).
The 14-day incidence per 100,000 population rose by six to 323 and the seven-day rolling average of new daily cases rose to 550.
Ljubljana – The Slovenian Armed Forces are starting two military exercises to train with members of allied forces on the ground and in the air in several parts of Slovenia until 23 September.
Training will be carried out during the day and at night in areas around the air base Cerkelje ob Krki (SE), the Poček training grounds (SW) and the mountains in the north-west.