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Speech of the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, at the main ceremony commemorating Statehood Day and the 25th anniversary of Slovenia’s independence

Speech of the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, at the main ceremony commemorating Statehood Day and the 25th anniversary of Slovenia’s independence

24.6.2016 – Speech of the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, at the main ceremony commemorating Statehood Day and the 25th anniversary of Slovenia’s independence more »

President Pahor at the Brdo-Brijuni leadership meeting in Sarajevo

President Pahor at the Brdo-Brijuni leadership meeting in Sarajevo

29.5.2016 – President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor met with leaders of the Brdo-Brijuni Process in Sarajevo. more »

President Pahor visited Slovenian soldiers at the Butmir Military Base

President Pahor visited Slovenian soldiers at the Butmir Military Base

28.5.2016 – President of Slovenia Borut Pahor began his visit to Sarajevo, where a meeting of the Brdo-Brijuni Process leaders will take place, by visiting the Butmir Military Base. more »

President of the Republic of Slovenia upon the 25th anniversary of Slovenian diplomacy: “Acquiring independence was an all-inclusive process.”

President of the Republic of Slovenia upon the 25th anniversary of Slovenian diplomacy: “Acquiring independence was an all-inclusive process.”

26.5.2016 – President of the Republic of Slovenia conferred state decorations in a special ceremony held at the Presidential Palace commemorating the 25th anniversary of Slovenian diplomacy. more »

President of the Republic of Slovenia addressed those present at the “Africa Day” conference

President of the Republic of Slovenia addressed those present at the “Africa Day” conference

25.5.2016 – President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor attended the “Africa Day” conference organised by the Slovenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in cooperation with the International Centre for the Promotion of Enterprises, the Club of Former Slovenian Ambassadors, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia, and the International African Forum. more »

President of the Republic of Slovenia granted state decorations for success in the field of ski jumping

President of the Republic of Slovenia granted state decorations for success in the field of ski jumping

24.5.2016 – At a special ceremony held at the Presidential Palace, President of the Republic of Slovenia awarded state decorations – the Golden Order of Merit, the Silver Order of Merit, and the Order of Merit. more »

Presidents of the neighbouring countries of Italy, Austria, Hungary and Croatia, and President of the Federal Republic of Germany confirm attendance at the central ceremony marking the Statehood Day and the 25th anniversary of independence of the Republic of Slovenia

Presidents of the neighbouring countries of Italy, Austria, Hungary and Croatia, and President of the Federal Republic of Germany confirm attendance at the central ceremony marking the Statehood Day and the 25th anniversary of independence of the Republic of Slovenia

19.5.2016 – President of the Republic of Croatia Kolinda Grabar - Kitaroviæ, President of the Italian Republic Sergio Mattarella, President of Hungary János Áder, President of the Republic of Austria Heinz Fischer, and President of the Federal Republic of Germany Joachim Gauck confirmed their attendance at the central ceremony marking the Statehood Day and the 25th anniversary of independence of the Republic of Slovenia. more »

Slovenian President Borut Pahor and Polish President Andrzej Duda appeal to commemorate the Slovenian-Polish friendship

Slovenian President Borut Pahor and Polish President Andrzej Duda appeal to commemorate the Slovenian-Polish friendship

9.5.2016 – President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor, in agreement with President of the Republic of Poland Andrzej Duda, participated in a ceremony commemorating a memorial to Polish soldier Tadeusz Sadowski - Tomo. more »

Adress by  His Excellency  the President of the Republic of Slovenia at the conference "The new constitutional process for the European union"

Adress by His Excellency the President of the Republic of Slovenia at the conference "The new constitutional process for the European union"

18.4.2016 – Keynote speech of the President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor at the conference "The new constitutional process for the European union". more »

President Pahor and Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitë Visit Dobova Refugee Accommodation Centre

President Pahor and Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitë Visit Dobova Refugee Accommodation Centre

1.3.2016 – On the second day of the official visit of the President of the Republic of Lithuania in Slovenia, President Pahor and President Grybauskaitë visited the Dobova Livarna refugee accommodation centre and met with members of the Lithuanian police force and other personnel assisting with the reception, registration and care for the migrants and refugees in the accommodation centre. more »

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Interviews

President Pahor Says Arbitration Tribunal Continuing Work Key

19.8.2015 – It is crucial for Slovenia that the border arbitration tribunal continue its work and end it with a ruling, President Borut Pahor told the STA in an interview.

Interview mit dem slowenischen Staatspräsidenten Borut Pahor für die Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung: "Wir wollen unsere Souveränität behalten"

27.4.2013 – Interview mit dem slowenischen Staatspräsidenten Borut Pahor für die Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung: "Wir wollen unsere Souveränität behalten"

As part of his official visit to France, President Borut Pahor held and interview with French newspaper Le Figaro

18.4.2013 – As part of his official visit to France, President Borut Pahor held and interview with French newspaper Le Figaro, entitled 'Slovenia Does Not Need Bailout'. The main topic of discussion was the financial crisis in Slovenia and the measures to solve it, while the main question concerned Slovenia's need for a bailout.

Interview mit dem slowenischen Staatspräsidenten Borut Pahor für Die Presse

9.2.2013 – In einem Interview sprach Sloweniens Präsident über die Verantwortung einzelner Politiker gegenüber den Menschen und dem Rechtsstaat, eine stärkere und gemeinsame Europäische Union und betonte seine Überzeugung, dass Slowenien aus der gegenwärtigen moralischen, politischen und wirtschaftlichen Krise stärker hervorgehen wird.

President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor in Financial Times: “It all starts with the rule of law” – the general feeling of the people is still a feeling of injustice

14.1.2013 – “There is no reason whatsoever [for a bailout],” Mr Pahor said, adding: “I think the government has enough resources.”

25 years of independence

Speeches

Speech of the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, at the main ceremony commemorating Statehood Day and the 25th anniversary of Slovenia’s independence

24.6.2016 – Speech of the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, at the main ceremony commemorating Statehood Day and the 25th anniversary of Slovenia’s independence

Adress by His Excellency the President of the Republic of Slovenia at the conference "The new constitutional process for the European union"

18.4.2016 – Keynote speech of the President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor at the conference "The new constitutional process for the European union".

Adress by His Excellency the President of the Republic of Slovenia

27.1.2016 – Adress by His Excellency the President of the Republic of Slovenia at the Reception by His Excellency the President of the Republic of Slovenia and Ms Tanja Peèar.

The President of the Republic expresses his opinion about the topical immigrant issues at the National Assembly

5.11.2015 – At its 23rd extraordinary session of 4 November 2015, the National Assembly adopted the decision on the basis of Article 107 of the Constitution requesting that the President of the Republic of Slovenia express his opinion on the topical immigrant issues in the Republic of Slovenia from the aspect of protecting the country’s borders, ensuring the security of its citizens, its capacities to protect the state border, the necessity of international assistance and the national capacities for immigrant care.

President Pahor, honorary speaker at the ceremony commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide at the Potoèari Memorial Centre

11.7.2015 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Mr Borut Pahor, attended the main ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the tragic events in Srebrenica and addressed the participants as an honorary speaker.

Statement by H.E. Mr. Borut Pahor, President of the Republic of Slovenia at the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly General debate

26.9.2014 – President Borut Pahor addressed the 69th session of the UN General Assembly dedicated to drawing up a development agenda after 2015 and highlighted the need for reforming the UN, especially the Security Council, in order to ensure that the international organisation remains effective in promoting global peace and security.

President of the Republic Borut Pahor at the national commemoration in memory of the victims on the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War

9.9.2014 – Slovenian President Borut Pahor and Ms Tanja Peèar today attended the national commemoration in memory of the victims on the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War. The Slovenian President gave a keynote speech at the ceremony.