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Mission's vehicle for sale

In line with the provisions of The Law on the Real Property of the State and Self-Governing Local Communities the Permanent Mission of Slovenia in Geneva informs that Mission's vehicle Mercedes Benz E 280 CDI Classic is up for...


20th anniversary of the adoption of the Rome Statute

Ljubljana, 17 July 2018 – Today is the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Rome Statute establishing the International Criminal Court (ICC), which has the power to prosecute perpetrators of genocide, crimes against humanity...


Visit of the President of the Republic of Slovenia His Excellency Borut Pahor in Geneva

President of the Republic of Slovenia His Excellency Borut Pahor visited Geneva on 19 and 20 June 2018. Besides the address to the Human Rights Council he visited the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) and made a...


World Refugee Day

Ljubljana, 20 June 2018 – On World Refugee Day, we express solidarity with people forced to leave their homes due to conflict or persecution.


Statement on the US Withdrawal from the UN Human Rights Council

Ljubljana, 19 June 2018 - Slovenia regrets the decision of the USA to withdraw from the UN Human Rights Council. Nevertheless, Slovenia hopes and expects the USA to remain committed – through its actions and advocacy – to the...


Slovenian candidate elected to Human Rights Committee

New York, 14 June 2018 - At the 36th meeting of States Parties to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights on 14 June 2018, nine new members were elected to the Human Rights Committee, among them the Slovenian...


First World Bee Day

Ljubljana, 20 May 2018 – Today marks the first World Bee Day. This is a Slovene initiative that was unanimously endorsed by the international community during the UN General Assembly last December. The main goal of the initiative...


MFA Press Statement: International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

Ljubljana, 17 May 2018 – On the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs calls for respect for the human rights of all.This year’s International Day is focused on alliances...


Universal Declaration of Human Rights: Legacy and present-day challenges

Ljubljana, 19 April 2018 – Today, the Ministry, in cooperation with the Faculty of Social Sciences and the United Nations Association of Slovenia, held a round table marking the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of...


Human Rights Council concludes 37th regular session

Geneva, 23 March 2018 – The 37th regular session of the Human Rights Council ended today in Geneva. Slovenia welcomes the adoption of the first package of measures to increase the Council’s effectiveness, and supports the major...

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