City Municipality of Ljubljana

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.

13th Znanstival science festival occupying Ljubljana

Ljubljana – The House of Experiments is hosting the 13th Znanstival, a festival promoting science, education and critical thinking, which will occupy the streets, squares and bridges of Ljubljana from Friday to Sunday to turn the capital in “one of the largest science centres in the world.”

Ljubljana one of hubs in citizen-led effort to reduce carbon footprint

Ljubljana – The Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the University of Ljubljana is a partner in a European project that will allow citizens to take initiative in the debate on climate change and reducing the carbon footprint. Ljubljana will thus become one of five European hubs demonstrating how to transform the energy system.

Govt to discuss measures to stem spread of infections

Brdo pri Kranju/Ljubljana – The government will discuss measures to contain the rapid spread of coronavirus infections in Brdo pri Kranju on Friday afternoon. Health Minister Janez Poklukar has said that healthcare is at capacity, noting that there is no other way than to restrict social life in the coming days.

Ljubljana archbishop urges mutual respect on Assumption Day

Brezje – Marking Assumption of Mary, Archbishop of Ljubljana Stanislav Zore called for open-mindedness, acceptance and mutual respect as he said mass at Brezje on Sunday. The government described Assumption of Mary as a holiday of hope and faith in the fullness of life, wishing everyone peace on this day.

Project SI4CARE addresses distance caregiving for elderly

Ljubljana – The SI4CARE European Social Innovation Project, initiated by researchers from Slovenia, aims to improve the process of providing long-distance caregiving for older people. They note that it is important to identify the services and technologies that are available and the demand for them.

Another setback for Plečnik stadium project

Ljubljana – The Institute for the Protection of Cultural Heritage opposes a project to revamp a rundown sports stadium in Ljubljana that was designed by Slovenia’s best known architect Jože Plečnik. The decision was made last month after the Culture Ministry annulled a previous positive opinion, Dnevnik reports on Tuesday.