Borut Pahor

Catholic youth gathering in Stična celebrates 40th anniversary

Stična – Youth Stična, a gathering of Catholic youths, is under way today, focussing on the issue of fear and insecurity among the young. Marking the 40th anniversary, the event was addressed by President Borut Pahor and Alojzij Cvikl, the archbishop of Marbor. Pahor urged the youth to strive for dialogue, tolerance and respect.

Pahor stresses importance of dialogue at G20 Interfaith Forum

Bologna – Slovenian President Borut Pahor addressed a meeting of the G20 Interfaith Forum (IF20) in Bologna on Sunday, saying that divisions, in particular political and ideological, were one of the societal wounds that need to be urgently healed. He also proposed a meeting of senior religious representatives in the Western Balkan region.

Pahor and his climate advisors talk Slovenia’s energy future

Ljubljana – President Borut Pahor met on Tuesday with members of his permanent advisory committee on climate policy. Slovenia’s energy future topped the agenda, with the participants discussing efforts to make the country carbon-neutral and energy self-sufficient, Pahor’s office said.

STA and UKOM agree to resume talks

Ljubljana – The Slovenian Press Agency (STA) and Government Communication Office (UKOM) agreed to resume talks aimed at signing the annual agreement to fund the STA public service as the two directors were hosted by President Borut Pahor for a meeting at the Presidential Palace on Tuesday.

Slovenian Nazi, Fascist camp survivors meet for 60th get-together

Portorož – Ex-internees and political prisoners from Nazi and Fascist camps as well as stolen children and exiles gathered for their 60th annual get-together in Portorož on Sunday. The closing ceremony was held under the auspices of President Borut Pahor, who honoured one of the main organisers with a special recognition.

Pahor and Ader mark 30 years of Slovenian minority association in Hungary

Szentgotthard, 4 September – The presidents of Slovenia and Hungary, Borut Pahor and Janos Ader, honoured the 30th anniversary of the the Association of Slovenians in Hungary at a ceremony in Szentgotthard on Saturday with Pahor noting the important role of ethnic minorities as a link between nations.