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President Borut Pahor starts his working visit to Ireland

President Borut Pahor starts his working visit to Ireland

30.9.2014 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, is paying an official visit to Ireland today and tomorrow. Today, he first met with the Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland, Patrick Honohan, with whom he exchanged views on tackling the economic and financial crisis, with an emphasis on measures for restructuring the banking sector. more »

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 »

President Pahor attends UN Meeting on Ebola

President Pahor attends UN Meeting on Ebola

25.9.2014 – This morning (local time), the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, attended the meeting of Heads of State and Government on the response of the international community to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. more »

Opening of the general debate of the UN General Assembly – President Pahor also meets with President Rouhani

Opening of the general debate of the UN General Assembly – President Pahor also meets with President Rouhani

24.9.2014 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, is continuing his working visit to New York, where he is attending the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly. more »

President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor attends 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York

President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor attends 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York

23.9.2014 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, has begun his working visit to New York, where he is attending the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly. Yesterday evening (local time), he first attended the reception hosted by the President of the Republic of South Africa, Jacob Zuma. 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 »

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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