14. 4. 2017Ljubljana, 13 April 2017 – Government Office for Development and European Cohesion Policy, Managing Authority for ESI Funds, issues grant decision for Call for proposals for financial incentives for growth of SMEs in wood industry in 2017 mobilising EUR 400,000 in ERDF envelope. The call should be published tomorrow. The call for proposals seeks to spur the growth of SMEs in wood industry by focusing on the development and commercialisation of products, processes and services, and the development of innovative business models. The objective is to pursue the roll-out of high added value products and services, and enco... More »
12. 4. 2017THE EUROPEAN UNION AWARDS THREE PROJECTS UNDER THE EEA AND NORWAY GRANTS As many as three projects under the EEA and Norway Grants have been recognised with awards and special mentions in this year’s EU Prize for Cultural Heritage/ Europa Nostra Award! All three laureates are in the ‘Education, training and awareness-raising’ category. What is the EU Prize for Cultural Heritage? The EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards was launched in 2002 by the European Commission and has been organised by Europa Nostra since then. The Prize celebrates and promotes bes... More »
10. 4. 2017Ljubljana, 7 April 2017 - Government Office for Development and European Cohesion Policy, Managing Authority for ESI Funds, issues grant decision for the call for proposals ‘’Development and Implementation of Short-term Activation Programmes’’ making EUR 2.3 million available, of which European Social Fund contribution accounts for EUR 1.9 million or 80 %. The subject of the call for proposals is to co-finance the projects that target development and implementation of short-term activation programmes and seek links to other activation, social protection, healthcare and employment programmes. Short-term activation programm... 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.