The Slovenian Association for Water Protection pointed out many challenges regarding inclusive safe water access ahead of World Water Day, observed on Friday under the slogan Water for All. The NGO focused on people living in Slovenia who are being left behind despite the fact the country does not suffer any water shortages.
The 22nd Storytelling Festival is getting under way in Ljubljana tonight featuring stories as well as music by Slovenian and English-speaking performers. It will focus on three topics - folk stories from the Resia valley, myths and (ab)use of stories.
Slovenia's top science and research institution, the Jožef Stefan Institute (IJS), will mark its 70th anniversary over the course of the coming week, staring with open day on Saturday. Between Monday and Friday, top researchers from across the globe will speak in Ljubljana about their work at the cutting edge of science.
Slovenia will bask in lovely sunny weather this weekend. Except for some thin transparent cloudiness on Friday, there will be plenty of sunshine with daytime highs between 13 and 17 Celsius, up to 20 in the area around Nova Gorica. A week bora will blow in Primorska.
Arguing that the minority coalition's agreement with the Left is an overdue measure restoring certain aspects of social welfare, the Mladina magazine points out in its Friday's editorial that Slovenian politicians being offended by the agreement seem to be out of touch with reality.
The newspaper Večer reminds the government of its promise to lead dialogue on all measures affecting people before taking them, as debate starts today on its tax and pension reform proposals.
Mar 21, 2019, 17:43
Prime Minister Marjan Šarec said as the campaign team of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE), which includes Slovenia's Violeta Bulc, was presented on Thursday that it was a team response to the concept of a Spitzenkandidat, which ALDE does not support.