Tanja Fajon

Slovenia and Italy to continue joint efforts against illegal migration

Foreign Minister Tanja Fajon and her Italian counterpart Antonio Tajani committed to further cooperation between the two counties in the management of illegal migrations as they met in Ljubljana on 17 March. They said they were in agreement about the need for the issue to be addressed at the EU level.

Golob’s visit underscores Bosnia-Herzegovina a priority for Slovenia

Slovenian Prime Minister Robert Golob underlined his choice of Bosnia-Herzegovina for his first official visit abroad by announcing in Sarajevo on 13 March that Slovenia wanted to be Bosnia's strongest ally. Golob pledged extensive technical support in Bosnia's EU membership efforts, speaking of a historic opportunity in the face of a changed attitude to enlargement.

Slovenia reserved about Ukraine’s joining NATO

Vitanje – Slovenia is reserved about Ukraine’s joining NATO due to major security risks involved, Foreign Minister Tanja Fajon told reporters on Tuesday. “If NATO were to take a decision to admit Ukraine as member, it could be a clear declaration of the start of war,” she said on the sidelines of an event in Vitanje.

Slovenia co-hosts UN event on digital skills

New York – Slovenia co-hosted an event on the sidelines of the UN Transforming Education Summit in New York on Saturday that focused on digital skills in learning and teaching. The event was held in the run-up to the general debate opening the 77th session of the UN General Assembly which will also hear an address by President Borut Pahor.

Fajon pledges to reinforce Slovenia’s trade diplomacy

Celje – Foreign Minister Tanja Fajon has announced efforts to strengthen Slovenia’s network of diplomatic missions and increase the number of trade advisers working there, as she addressed the 11th Slovenian Trade Diplomacy Day at the International Trade Fair (MOS) in Celje, which features some 1,000 exhibitors from 20 countries.