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Interviews

Introductory interview with the President Borut Pahor for the March issue of CorD magazine: Mutual Interests Stronger Than Differences

1.3.2019 – Interview with the President Borut Pahor for the March issue of CorD magazine

President Pahor in Kleine Zeitung“The Balkans Could Escalate”

19.3.2017 – There are two autochthonous minorities in Slovenia – the Italian and the Hungarian. I see nothing to indicate that this would change. As far as the representatives of the German-speaking ethnic group in Slovenia are concerned, I have always been in favour of financially supporting them, including them politically, of nurturing and strengthening their identity.

Instagramming president offers new hope for world peace

18.3.2017 – Borut Pahor is known as President Barbie for his posing on social media Known to two million Slovenes as “President Barbie” for his poses on social media, Borut Pahor wants to use his rapport with both President Trump and President Putin to heal the rifts between the West and Russia.

Forget Trump; Slovenian president rules Instagram

7.3.2017 – Donald Trump may rule Twitter, but he's no match for his Slovenian counterpart on Instagram. Borut Pahor, who is known as "Barbie" and along with Melania Trump is Slovenia's other former fashion model making international headlines, has been actively using social media to get his message across.

Slovenian leader: Invitation for Trump-Putin summit still on

6.3.2017 – Slovenia's president said Monday his invitation to host a summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin still stands despite the talk of the Kremlin's meddling in the American elections.

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.

Speeches

Speech by President Borut Pahor at the official celebrations for Independence and Unity Day

23.12.2019 – President Borut Pahor and Tanja Pečar tonight took part in the official celebrations for Independence and Unity Day. The president was the honorary speaker at the celebrations.

The importance of the European idea for democratic change before and after the fall of the Berlin Wall and the relevance of the European idea to a common future

8.11.2019 – At the invitation of the ICD - International Center for Cultural Diplomacy in Berlin, President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor attended a conference marking the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

President Pahor held the reception on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the announcement of amendments to the constitution of the Socialist Republic of Slovenia

27.9.2019 – President Pahor, today, held the reception on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the announcement of amendments to the constitution of the Socialist Republic of Slovenia.

President Pahor's speech at the NATO Military Committee reception

13.9.2019 – President Pahor delievered a speech at the reception on the occasion of the NATO Military Committee meeting.

President Pahor attends the 14th Bled Strategic Forum (BSF) and discusses the future of the EU with Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid

2.9.2019 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, today attended the opening of the 14th Bled Strategic Forum 2019 (BSF)

President Pahor’s speech at the 30th Annual Session of Crans Montana Forum

28.6.2019 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, is attending the the 30th Annual Session of Crans Montana Forum, where he received international award "Prix de la Fondation".

Speech by the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, at the main celebration of Statehood Day

24.6.2019 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, and Ms Tanja Pečar attended the main celebration of Statehood Day.

President Pahor hosts a formal dinner of the Three Seas Initiative Summit in Slovenia

5.6.2019 – On the eve of the first day of the Three Seas Initiative Summit in Slovenia, Borut Pahor, President of the Republic of Slovenia, hosted a formal dinner in the Presidential Palace where he also gave an official toast.

President Pahor and Prince Edward mark the first Slovenia-UK Friendship Day in Gornji Suhor

14.5.2019 – President Pahor and Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, marked the first Slovenia-UK Friendship Day in Gornji Suhor

Slovenian-American Friendship and Alliance Day

13.4.2019 – Slovenian President Borut Pahor was the keynote speaker today at the annual celebration of Slovenian-American Friendship and Alliance Day.

President Pahor’s speech at UN High-Level Meeting on Climate and Sustainable Development or All

28.3.2019 – President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor attended the High-Level Meeting on Climate and Sustainable Development for All at UN in New York.

President Pahor’s speech for the 15th anniversary of Slovenia joining NATO

20.3.2019 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, attended the event marking the 15th anniversary of the Republic of Slovenia joining NATO, where he was the main speaker.

President Pahor on the first day of the Munich Security Conference attends discussion on Three Seas Initiative

15.2.2019 – Speech given by the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor.

President Pahor’s speech at a formal sitting of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia

28.1.2019 – The President Borut Pahor, addressed deputies of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia at a formal sitting during today’s formal visit to the Republic of Serbia.

Speech delivered by the President of the Republic of Slovenia at the main state ceremony commemorating the Year of Cankar

10.12.2018 – President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor attended the state celebration ceremony marking the Year of Ivan Cankar, held at Cankarjev Dom in Vrhnika.

President Pahor’s speech at the 2018 United Nations Climate Change Conference

3.12.2018 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, is attending the 2018 United Nations Climate Change Conference.

Slovenia statement by Borut Pahor, President of the Republic of Slovenia, at the 73th Session of the United Nations General Assembly General debate

25.9.2018 – Address by Borut Pahor, President of the Republic of Slovenia, at the 73th Session of the UN General Assembly

Speech given by the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, at the 38th regular session of the UN Human Rights Council

20.6.2018 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, is on a working visit to Geneva, where he was the main speaker today at the 38th regular session of the UN Human Rights Council.

President Pahor and Polish President Duda unveiled a memorial dedicated to Slovenians killed during World War I in Gorlice: “The issue of war or peace is a fundamental political issue.”

23.5.2018 – At the invitation of the President of the Republic of Poland, Andrzej Duda, the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, participated in an unveiling ceremony in the town of Gorlice of a memorial dedicated to the Slovenians killed there during World War I.

The speech by the President of the Republic of Slovenia at the formal sitting of the Assembly of the Republic of Kosovo

13.2.2018 – During the state visit to the Republic of Kosovo, the President of the Republic of Slovenia will address the members of the Assembly of the Republic of Kosovo who gathered at a formal sitting.

As he began his new term, President Pahor hosted a formal lunch for the presidents of neighbouring Italy and Croatia

13.1.2018 – Today, the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, held a meeting and a formal lunch in Brdo pri Kranju for the presidents of the Republic of Italy, Sergio Mattarella, and the president of the Republic of Croatia, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović.

Inaugural address of the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor

22.12.2017 – Today, the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, attended the formal session of the National Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia on the occasion of Independence and Unity Day and he was sworn in as the President of the Republic

Speech by the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Mr Borut Pahor, at the 12th Bled Strategic Forum

4.9.2017 – Speech by the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Mr Borut Pahor, at the 12th Bled Strategic Forum

Address by the President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor at the ceremony marking the opening of the monument to all victims of wars and war-related victims

13.7.2017 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor today attended the ceremony marking the opening of the monument to all victims of wars and war-related victims.

Speech by the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, at the main event on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the introduction of the euro in the Republic of Slovenia

2.2.2017 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, attended the main event celebrating the 10th anniversary of the introduction of the euro in the Republic of Slovenia, where he also addressed those in the attendance.

Address by His Excellency the President of the Republic of Slovenia

30.1.2017 – Address by His Excellency the President of the Republic of Slovenia.

Speech by the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Mr Borut Pahor, at the ceremony in memory of the Huda Jama victims

27.10.2016 – Speech by the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Mr Borut Pahor, at the ceremony in memory of the Huda Jama victims

President Pahor and Italian President Mattarella attend the ceremony upon the unveiling of a monument dedicated to Slovenian soldiers who died on the Isonzo Front between 1915 and 1917

26.10.2016 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, and the President of the Italian Republic, Sergio Mattarella, attended a ceremony upon the unveiling of the monument dedicated to Slovenian soldiers who lost their lives on the Isonzo Front between 1915 and 1917 in Doberdò del Lago, Italy.