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The President of the Republic of Slovenia attended the virtual presidential summit of the Three Seas Initiative

The President of the Republic of Slovenia attended the virtual presidential summit of the Three Seas Initiative

19.10.2020 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, today attended the virtual presidential summit of the Three Seas Initiative. more »

President Pahor with UN World Food Programme Executive Director David Beasley on World Hunger Day and the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

President Pahor with UN World Food Programme Executive Director David Beasley on World Hunger Day and the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

17.10.2020 – Today, President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor spoke on the telephone with David Beasley, Executive Director of the UN World Food Programme. more »

Address by the President of the Republic of Slovenia at the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Carinthian plebiscite

Address by the President of the Republic of Slovenia at the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Carinthian plebiscite

10.10.2020 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, and the President of the Republic of Austria, Alexander Van der Bellen, jointly attended the ceremony to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Carinthian plebiscite, thus confirming the friendship between the two neighbouring countries. more »

The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, and the Federal President of the Republic of Austria, Alexander Van der Bellen, jointly attend the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Carinthian plebiscite

The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, and the Federal President of the Republic of Austria, Alexander Van der Bellen, jointly attend the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Carinthian plebiscite

10.10.2020 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, and the President of the Republic of Austria, Alexander Van der Bellen, jointly attended a ceremony to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Carinthian plebiscite in Klagenfurt. more »

Joint statement of the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, and the Federal President of the Republic of Austria, Alexander Van der Bellen, prior to the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Carinthian plebiscite

Joint statement of the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, and the Federal President of the Republic of Austria, Alexander Van der Bellen, prior to the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Carinthian plebiscite

7.10.2020 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, and the President of the Republic of Austria, Alexander Van der Bellen, will jointly attend a ceremony to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Carinthian plebiscite. more »

The Slovenian president met with representatives of the Slovenian national minority in the Republic of Austria

The Slovenian president met with representatives of the Slovenian national minority in the Republic of Austria

2.10.2020 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor met today with representatives of the Slovenian national minority in the Republic of Austria. more »

Video statement by Borut Pahor, President of the Republic of Slovenia at high-level meeting on the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women

Video statement by Borut Pahor, President of the Republic of Slovenia at high-level meeting on the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women

1.10.2020 – President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor took part with video statement in a virtual high-level session on the 25th anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women. more »

The President of the Republic of Slovenia addresses the global Summit on Biodiversity via videoconference

The President of the Republic of Slovenia addresses the global Summit on Biodiversity via videoconference

30.9.2020 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor addressed the global Summit on Biodiversity today. The global summit was held virtually. more »

President Pahor meets with UN Secretary-General António Guterres via video call

President Pahor meets with UN Secretary-General António Guterres via video call

28.9.2020 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor talked with UN Secretary-General António Guterres today via video call. more »

President Pahor’s speech at Sobranje of the Republic of North Macedonia

President Pahor’s speech at Sobranje of the Republic of North Macedonia

25.9.2020 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, addressed members of Sobranje, the Assembly of the Republic of North Macedonia during today’s formal visit to the country. more »

Slovenian President Borut Pahor in Skopje: “This is an opportunity that the European Union cannot pass up”

Slovenian President Borut Pahor in Skopje: “This is an opportunity that the European Union cannot pass up”

25.9.2020 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, starts his official visit to the Republic of North Macedonia today. more »

Video statement by H.E. Mr. Borut Pahor, President of the Republic of Slovenia at the 75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly General debate

Video statement by H.E. Mr. Borut Pahor, President of the Republic of Slovenia at the 75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly General debate

24.9.2020 – The President of the Republic Borut Pahor delivered a speech at the 75th anniversary session of the United Nations General Assembly, which is taking place virtually this year. more »

Slovenian president at a high-level meeting to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the UN

Slovenian president at a high-level meeting to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the UN

21.9.2020 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor participated at the high-level meeting to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the UN today. more »

President Pahor and French President Macron for closer cooperation, as well as a unified and strong European Union

President Pahor and French President Macron for closer cooperation, as well as a unified and strong European Union

21.9.2020 – Today, the President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor and the President of the French Republic Emmanuel Macron met for a working meeting in Paris. more »

The President of the Republic of Slovenia at the UN Global Summit on Achieving Sustainable Development Goals by 2030

The President of the Republic of Slovenia at the UN Global Summit on Achieving Sustainable Development Goals by 2030

18.9.2020 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor spoke today at the UN Global Summit on Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. more »

President of the Republic receives the Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs

President of the Republic receives the Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs

18.9.2020 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor today received the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Hellenic Nikos Dendias who is on an official visit to Slovenia. more »

President Pahor receives Chancellor of the Republic of Austria Sebastian Kurz

President Pahor receives Chancellor of the Republic of Austria Sebastian Kurz

8.9.2020 – President Pahor received the Chancellor of the Republic of Austria Sebastian Kurz today. more »

Slovenian and Croatian Presidents together for the first time at a memorial ceremony on the anniversary of the liberation of the former Italian fascist concentration camp Kampor on Rab island

Slovenian and Croatian Presidents together for the first time at a memorial ceremony on the anniversary of the liberation of the former Italian fascist concentration camp Kampor on Rab island

5.9.2020 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor and the President of the Republic of Croatia Zoran Milanović today attended a memorial ceremony on the anniversary of the liberation of the former Italian fascist concentration camp Kampor on the island of Rab. more »

President Pahor expresses his wish to the French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian for increased cooperation between the two countries and at European Union level

President Pahor expresses his wish to the French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian for increased cooperation between the two countries and at European Union level

4.9.2020 – President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor today received the French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian, who is paying an official visit to the Republic of Slovenia. more »

President Pahor attends the 24th Consultations of Slovenian Diplomats

President Pahor attends the 24th Consultations of Slovenian Diplomats

3.9.2020 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor addressed Slovenian ambassadors and senior officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. more »

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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

Address by the President of the Republic of Slovenia at the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Carinthian plebiscite

10.10.2020 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, and the President of the Republic of Austria, Alexander Van der Bellen, jointly attended the ceremony to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Carinthian plebiscite, thus confirming the friendship between the two neighbouring countries.

The President of the Republic of Slovenia addresses the global Summit on Biodiversity via videoconference

30.9.2020 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor addressed the global Summit on Biodiversity today. The global summit was held virtually.

President Pahor’s speech at Sobranje of the Republic of North Macedonia

25.9.2020 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, addressed members of Sobranje, the Assembly of the Republic of North Macedonia during today’s formal visit to the country.

Video statement by H.E. Mr. Borut Pahor, President of the Republic of Slovenia at the 75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly General debate

24.9.2020 – The President of the Republic Borut Pahor delivered a speech at the 75th anniversary session of the United Nations General Assembly, which is taking place virtually this year.

Slovenian president at a high-level meeting to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the UN

21.9.2020 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor participated at the high-level meeting to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the UN today.

Slovenian and Croatian Presidents together for the first time at a memorial ceremony on the anniversary of the liberation of the former Italian fascist concentration camp Kampor on Rab island

5.9.2020 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor and the President of the Republic of Croatia Zoran Milanović today attended a memorial ceremony on the anniversary of the liberation of the former Italian fascist concentration camp Kampor on the island of Rab.

President Pahor attends the 24th Consultations of Slovenian Diplomats

3.9.2020 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor addressed Slovenian ambassadors and senior officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

President Pahor at the opening of the 15th Bled Strategic Forum 2020 (BSF)

31.8.2020 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, today attended the opening of the 15th Bled Strategic Forum 2020 (BSF), where he gave the keynote speech.

On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the atomic bomb attack on Hiroshima, the president of the Republic of Slovenia sends a video message to the international community

6.8.2020 – On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the atomic bomb attack on Hiroshima and at the special invitation of Kazumi Matsui, the Mayor of Hiroshima, the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, participated in the central commemorative ceremony by addressing a video message to the international community.

Slovenian President opens the Slovenian–Slovak business forum

22.7.2020 – Slovenian President Borut Pahor and President of the Slovak Republic Zuzana Čaputová today opened the Slovenian–Slovak business forum.

President Pahor delivers speech at historic event: The signature of a document that marks the return of the National Hall to the Slovenian community in Italy

13.7.2020 – In the presence of Slovenian President Pahor and Italian President Mattarella, a document was signed at the Prefecture of Trieste to make the National Hall the property of the Slovenian national community in Italy exactly one hundred years after it was attacked and burned down by members of the Italian fascist and nationalist groups.

Message from the President of the Republic of Slovenia on the occasion of Europe Day

9.5.2020 – President Pahor joins the celebration of Europe with the wish for a more connected, efficient and united Europe after the crisis.

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.