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Presidents of Vi¹egrad countries plus Austria and Slovenia advocate flexibility in seeking future energy supply security

Presidents of Vi¹egrad countries plus Austria and Slovenia advocate flexibility in seeking future energy supply security

12.12.2014 – Today, Slovenian President Borut Pahor is concluding his participation in the two-day summit of presidents of Vi¹egrad countries, Austria and Slovenia. more »

President Pahor visits Prague: "Today's meeting provides not only great opportunities but also new ones for all participants."

President Pahor visits Prague: "Today's meeting provides not only great opportunities but also new ones for all participants."

11.12.2014 – At the invitation of the President of the Czech Republic, Milo¹ Zeman, the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, is attending a Summit of the presidents of six Central European states – the Visegrád Group (the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Poland) plus Austria and Slovenia – which is being held today and tomorrow in Prague. more »

Presidents of Slovenia and Germany express their support for young people and highlight education as the key to further development

Presidents of Slovenia and Germany express their support for young people and highlight education as the key to further development

26.11.2014 – This morning, Slovenian President Borut Pahor and German Federal President Joachim Gauck visited the Inter-Company Training Centre of the School Centre in Nova Gorica, where they were greeted by Matej Arèon, Mayor of Nova Gorica, Egon Pipan, Director of the Nova Gorica School Centre, and Adrijana Hodak, Head of the School Centre. more »

The roundtable discussion "Dialogue for Change: The Creation of Social Consensus" stresses the importance of social dialogue in adopting structural reforms

The roundtable discussion "Dialogue for Change: The Creation of Social Consensus" stresses the importance of social dialogue in adopting structural reforms

25.11.2014 – Slovenian President Borut Pahor and German Federal President Joachim Gauck today participated in a roundtable discussion entitled "Dialogue for Change: The Creation of Social Consensus", moderated by Ms Anna Prinz, German Ambassador in Ljubljana, and Ms Marta Kos Marko, Slovenian Ambassador in Berlin. more »

Germany and Slovenia – Respect and Cooperation

Germany and Slovenia – Respect and Cooperation

25.11.2014 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Mr Borut Pahor, is hosting the President of the Federal Republic of Germany, Mr Joachim Gauck, who has arrived in Slovenia on a two-day official visit. Following the official reception with military honours in Congress Square in Ljubljana and a tête-à-tête meeting, the two Presidents respectively bestowed their highest state decorations. more »

The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Mr Borut Pahor, is hosting the President of the Federal Republic of Germany, Mr Joachim Gauck, who has arrived in Slovenia on a two-day official visit.

The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Mr Borut Pahor, is hosting the President of the Federal Republic of Germany, Mr Joachim Gauck, who has arrived in Slovenia on a two-day official visit.

25.11.2014 – This is the second meeting of the two presidents, the first being a working visit to the Federal Republic of Germany by Slovenian President Pahor in April 2013. Following an official reception with military honours in Congress Square in Ljubljana and a tête-à-tête meeting, more »

President Pahor with Irish President Higgins and Prime Minister Kenny

President Pahor with Irish President Higgins and Prime Minister Kenny

1.10.2014 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, is concluding a working visit to Ireland today. Yesterday, he met with the Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland, Patrick Honohan, with whom he talked, in particular, about tackling the economic and financial crisis, with an emphasis on restructuring the banking sector. more »

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 »

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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