22. 3. 2017Ljubljana, 21 March 2017 - Government Office for Development and European Cohesion Policy in its role as Managing Authority and Joint Secretariat for Interreg V-A Cooperation Programmes Slovenia-Austria, Slovenia-Hungary and Slovenia-Croatia delivered a training for national first-level controllers on the use of the electronic monitoring system (eMS). More than 60 representatives of first-level control units from Austria, Hungary, Croatia and Slovenia, and of the Certifying Authority (Public Fund of the Republic of Slovenia for Regional and Rural Development) participated in the workshop whose purpose was to i... More »
15. 3. 2017• The field visit to the Netherlands, which involved about thirty people, is a key action within the European RETRACE project. • Each partner in the project went with companies from their country that were interested in or linked to the Circular Economy and the Systemic Design. They were invited to directly get to know the 10 cases of good practices that were presented by different Dutch companies and agents. Financed by ERDF funds through the Interreg Europe Program, the aim of RETRACE project is to promote the Systemic Design as a methodology for defining and developing projects ... More »
21. 2. 2017Ljubljana, 21 February 2017 – The conference ‘’Norwegian-Slovenian Cooperation: Gender Equality Has Paid Off!’’ took place on 17 February 2017 in Brdo pri Kranju, Slovenia to showcase the projects in the area of gender equality implemented under the Norwegian Financial Mechanism Programme 2009-2014. A number of keynote speakers discussed the progress Slovenia has made in the area thanks to Norway Grants. State Secretary at the Ministry of Labour, Family, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities Martina Vuk opened the conference by underlining that Slovenia had been looking up to Norway as a genuine role model tha... More »
Amid perpetual change, political and economic turmoil, global connectedness and commitment to enhancing national identity, current Slovenian government launched a topical discussion on the future of Slovenia. During eighteen months, a number of workshops, panels and discussions were held to explore what kind of country people want to live in in the future. More than 600 individuals of different profiles, from all walks of life and different Slovenian places discussed and helped create a long-term vision of Slovenia in the scope of 27 events. A public presentation, held on 9 February 2017 featured some of them – Ksenija Špiler Božič, Darja Matjašec, Gregor Deleja, Matej Feguš and Aleksander Doplihar – to share their views of the Vision. The latter encompasses five intertwined key areas, i.e. quality of life, trust, learning for life, identity and innovative society.