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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 »

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 »

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 »

President Pahor Receives Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitë on Official Visit to Slovenia

President Pahor Receives Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitë on Official Visit to Slovenia

29.2.2016 – President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor is hosting President of the Republic of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitë on an official visit to Slovenia taking place today and tomorrow. Following an official reception with full military honours at the Kongresni trg Square in Ljubljana and a closed-doors meeting, the presidents of the Republic of Slovenia and Republic of Lithuania exchanged state decorations. more »

President of Slovenia Borut Pahor Receives French Senator Alain Richard, Special Envoy in Charge of Economic Relations with the Western Balkans

President of Slovenia Borut Pahor Receives French Senator Alain Richard, Special Envoy in Charge of Economic Relations with the Western Balkans

24.2.2016 – In 2013, President of the French Republic François Hollande attended the meeting of leader within the Brdo – Brijuni Process in Slovenia and, to reaffirm France's commitment to the initiative, appointed Senator Richard to the position of Special Envoy for Economic Relations with the Western Balkans. more »

President Pahor Concludes Visit to Czech Republic

President Pahor Concludes Visit to Czech Republic

19.2.2016 – On the second day of his official visit to the Czech Republic, President Pahor met with Deputy Prime Minister of the Czech Republic Pavel B·lobrádek, with whom he discussed the current challenges faced by Europe, particularly the migrant issue, as well as the economic cooperation between the two countries. more »

Migrations Main Topic of Talks as President Pahor Visits Czech President Zeman

Migrations Main Topic of Talks as President Pahor Visits Czech President Zeman

18.2.2016 – President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor visited the Czech Republic today, accompanied by Minister of Infrastructure of the Republic of Slovenia Peter Ga¹per¹iè, State Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia Dragoljuba Benèina, and State Secretary at the Ministry of Economic Development and Technology Ale¹ Cantarutti. 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.