There was celebration and joy on both sides of the Slovenian-Croatian border as Croatia joined the Schengen area and adopted the euro on 1 January. More than 30 years after the countries broke away from Yugoslavia, their citizens are once again using the same currency and can cross the border freely.
The business and investment environment in Japan and Slovenia, opportunities for cooperation, and examples of best practice in smart cities, mobility and robotics topped the agenda of the Slovenian-Japanese Business Forum, organised on Wednesday by Spirit Slovenia and the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO).
Professor Bojan Mohar from the Ljubljana Faculty of Mathematics has become the first Slovenian researcher to win the prestigious ERC Synergy Grant. He will be part of an international team researching the dynamics of karst watercourses and the occurrence of phenomena in extreme situations such as floods and droughts.
Brussels – Slovenian Minister for Digital Transformation Emilija Stojmenova Duh met two EU commissioners in Brussels on Monday, discussing with Commissioner for Internal Market Thierry Breton Slovenia’s more active participation in the EU’s efforts to increase its resilience and competitiveness in semiconductor technologies.
Milan/Ljubljana – The Slovenian street magazine Kings of the Street has received an award for the best street newspaper front page by the International Network of Street Papers. The people’s choice award, presented in Milan, Italy, on Friday, recognised a cover made by visual artist Samira Kentrić, the organisation said.