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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

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. more »

In the life of a person, the role of the teacher is of vital importance

In the life of a person, the role of the teacher is of vital importance

9.9.2014 – The Slovenian President today received Prof Oliver Smithies who, in 2007, along with Mario R. Capecchi and Sir Martin J. Evans, received the Nobel prize for the discoveries of principles for introducing specific gene modifications in mice by the use of embryonic stem cells. Today, the professor works at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. more »

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

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. more »

Sotla Meeting in a spirit of sincere friendship

Sotla Meeting in a spirit of sincere friendship

7.9.2014 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, and the President of the Republic of Croatia, Ivo Josipoviæ, today attended the ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the “Sotla - A Valley of Health Springs” Tourist Zone. more »

President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor holds several bilateral meetings on the second day of the Bled Strategic Forum

President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor holds several bilateral meetings on the second day of the Bled Strategic Forum

2.9.2014 – Slovenian President Borut Pahor held several bilateral meetings on the margins of the 9th Bled Strategic Forum. In a talk with the President of the European Investment Bank, Dr Werner Hoyer, they focused on the situation in the Eurozone and the effects that the instability in the neighbourhood may have on the EU Member States. more »

Borut Pahor, the President of the Republic of Slovenia, discusses the networking of youth for the future of Slovenia with the founders of the American Slovenian Education Foundation (ASEF)

Borut Pahor, the President of the Republic of Slovenia, discusses the networking of youth for the future of Slovenia with the founders of the American Slovenian Education Foundation (ASEF)

1.9.2014 – Today, at the 9th Bled Strategic Forum, Borut Pahor, the President of the Republic, welcomed Jure Leskovec, Mark Vlasic and Peter Ro¾iè, founders and members of the board of directors of the American Slovenian Education Foundation (ASEF). The President is also a distinguished sponsor of the foundation. more »

President Pahor: "A good political leader forms public opinion rather than merely adjusting to it"

President Pahor: "A good political leader forms public opinion rather than merely adjusting to it"

1.9.2014 – Borut Pahor, the President of the Republic of Slovenia, participated today in the opening of the 9th Bled Strategic Forum and gave an address to the main panel entitled "Leadership Philosophy". The Bled Strategic Forum has developed into an important regional conference, attended by high-ranking politicians, economists and representatives of the scientific community. This year, participants came from more than 65 countries. more »

The President of the Republic of Slovenia: "Within our modern interconnected international community even the most complex, difficult and demanding political and security issues are resolved in a peaceful manner"

The President of the Republic of Slovenia: "Within our modern interconnected international community even the most complex, difficult and demanding political and security issues are resolved in a peaceful manner"

27.8.2014 – Borut Pahor, the President of the Republic of Slovenia and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, participated in the presentation of the international military exercise Immediate Response 2014 at the Baron Andrej Èehovin Barracks in Postojna, where he also addressed those present. more »

Statement by President of Slovenia Borut Pahor on Conditions in Gaza

Statement by President of Slovenia Borut Pahor on Conditions in Gaza

28.7.2014 – The president of the Republic of Slovenia welcomes the statement of the United Nations Security Council, adopted yesterday evening Eastern time, which calls for an immediate and unconditional ceasefire in Gaza and an agreement between all parties on a durable cessation of hostilities. more »

President Pahor Attends Memorial Service at Russian Chapel as Part of Commemorations to Mark 100th Anniversary of World War I

President Pahor Attends Memorial Service at Russian Chapel as Part of Commemorations to Mark 100th Anniversary of World War I

27.7.2014 – As part of the commemorations to mark the 100th anniversary of World War I, the President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor attended the memorial service at the Russian Chapel under the Vr¹iè mountain pass. more »

President Pahor Concludes Official Visit to Turkmenistan

President Pahor Concludes Official Visit to Turkmenistan

23.7.2014 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor is today concluding the official visit to Turkmenistan where he has been hosted by the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow. more »

Several Successful Deals Concluded for Slovenian Economy in Turkmenistan

Several Successful Deals Concluded for Slovenian Economy in Turkmenistan

22.7.2014 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor is today and tomorrow making his first official visit to Turkmenistan where he is hosted by the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow. The President is accompanied by the Minister of Economy Metod Dragonja, a delegation of businessmen, and representatives of the Slovenian Chamber of Commerce. more »

Slovenian President Pahor and Croatian President Josipoviæ Host Leaders at Brdo Process in Dubrovnik

Slovenian President Pahor and Croatian President Josipoviæ Host Leaders at Brdo Process in Dubrovnik

15.7.2014 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor and the President of the Republic of Croatia Ivo Josipoviæ hosted leaders at the Brdo Process in Dubrovnik including this year's special guest the German Chancellor Angela Merkel. more »

President Borut Pahor Co-hosts Brdo Process Conference and Begins Informal Discussions

President Borut Pahor Co-hosts Brdo Process Conference and Begins Informal Discussions

14.7.2014 – As part of the preparations on the two-day Brdo Process conference in Dubrovnik, the President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor, as the co-host of the Brdo Process conference, began informal discussions. more »

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Interviews

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.”

Speeches

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.

President of Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor Receives Prestigious "Isa beg Ishakoviæ" International Award

3.6.2014 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor is on a two-day official visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina. Tonight, in Sarajevo, he received the prestigious "Isa beg Ishakoviæ" international award which is bestowed annually by the most prominent academics in Bosnia and Herzegovina to a foreign politician for his merits in relation to Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Presidents Pahor and Napolitano emphasized the importance of common values

6.5.2014 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, is on an official state visit today in Italy, where he is being hosted by the President of the Italian Republic, Giorgio Napolitano.

The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, with the President of the French Republic, Francois Hollande, at the EU–Africa Summit

2.4.2014 – Today, the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, is attending the 4th EU–Africa Summit, the main topic of which is ‘Investing in People, Prosperity and Peace’. The EU–Africa Summit is being held at the headquarters of the European Council in Brussels for the first time.

Reception by His Excellency the President of the Republic of Slovenia and Ms Tanja Peèar for the Diplomatic Corps at the start of the New Year

27.1.2014 – Reception by His Excellency the President of the Republic of Slovenia and Ms Tanja Peèar for the Diplomatic Corps at the start of the New Year

The President of the Republic of Slovenia: Trgovski dom, a symbol of the Slovenian presence in Gorizia, has embarked on a new phase in cross-border co-existence.

6.12.2013 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, today visited Gorizia (Italy), where he attended a ceremonial meeting of the European Grouping of Territorial Cooperation GO (EGTC GO) at the renovated Trgovski dom (House of Commerce).

The President of the Republic of Slovenia at the 26th Annual Presidents’ Forum of IEDC: “The new global technological revolution can also start in Slovenia”

15.11.2013 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, opened the 26th Annual Presidents’ Forum of IEDC-Bled School of Management, entitled “How Global are We?”.