Public Administration

Minister says Ljubljana administrative unit in for restructuring

Ljubljana – Public Administration Minister Sanja Ajanović Hovnik commented on Thursday on the dismissal of Bojan Babič as the director of the Ljubljana administrative unit, saying the decision had not been politically motivated. Babič agrees and will not appeal, as this would not suspend his dismissal, and a deputy head has already been appointed.

Commemoration of Ljubelj liberation calls for peace and end to evil

Ljubelj – A ceremony marking the 77th anniversary of the liberation of the Ljubelj concentration camp noted the importance of recalling horrible events in the past to prevent new horrors of war. Speakers at Saturday’s ceremony urged efforts to prevent the spread of evil and called for peace in light of the war in Ukraine.

Bridging digital divide to be Stojmenova Duh’s priority as minister

Ljubljana – Emilija Stojmenova Duh, the candidate for minister of digital transformation, has pledged to build on what has been done well in the field in the past. Her priorities would be to narrow the digital divide and pave the way for society’s effective digital transformation, she told the relevant parliamentary committee before getting its nod Saturday.

Minister addresses business conference Texas Feels Slovenia

Dallas – Public Administration Minister Boštjan Koritnik on Friday addressed the opening of a business and investment conference Texas Feels Slovenia as part of his visit to the US. According to the ministry, a number of potential US business partners and investors attended the conference.

Digitalisation and AI in focus at Slovenia Expo pavilion next week

Dubai – A delegation of 36 Slovenian business representatives of 19 companies is heading to Dubai on Sunday for a three-day visit of the Expo show focussing on digitalisation and artificial intelligence. The country’s administration minister will also be on hand.

Volunteers clock in more than 7.3 million hours of work a year

Ljubljana – Slovenian volunteers clock in over 7.3 million hours of work annually, Public Administration Minister Boštjan Koritnik noted in his address to a two-day virtual congress of Slovenian volunteers, which started on Thursday, focusing on the role of volunteers and solidarity in addressing social and environmental challenges.

Digital transformation in focus as Montenegrin public administration minister visits

Ljubljana – Public Administration Minister Boštjan Koritnik met his Montenegrin counterpart Tamara Srzentić in Ljubljana on Wednesday. The pair shared the view that the pandemic has exposed the urgency for the public sector to digitalise, in which context they highlighted the citizens’ trust in new solutions as a key condition.