Schedule of Events from 5 to 11 September
Ljubljana, 4 September - Schedule of events in the week from 5 to 11 September:
MONDAY, 5 September
BAKU, Azerbaijan/YEREVAN, Armenia - The OSCE chairman, Slovenian FM Dimitrij Rupel, to begin a two-day visit to Azerbaijan and Armenia to meet top officials over the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh.
BLED - Start of the four-day international conference "Nuclear Energy for New Europe 2005".
PIRAN - Fishermen from the coastal town of Piran to outline the working conditions in the Bay of Piran resulting from the undetermined border in the bay.
RAZKRIZJE - The coalition People's Party (SLS) to organise a panel discussing the border with Croatia.
LJUBLJANA - The Association of Free Trade Unions (ZSSS) to speak about layoffs and the companies' responsibility for them.
PODCETRTEK/SMARJE PRI JELSAH - President Janez Drnovsek to visit two small municipalities in the east, Podcetrtek and Smarje pri Jelsah, also meeting several other mayors from the region.
CELJE - Justice Minister Lovro Sturm and State Secretary Robert Marolt to visit Celje.
MARIBOR - The University of Maribor to present celebrations marking its 30th anniversary.
TUESDAY, 6 September
LJUBLJANA - The chair of the government reform group Joze P. Damijan to outline reform plans to the trade association at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
LJUBLJANA - Minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology Jure Zupan to speak about an Eurostat survey on science and technology, and on world ratings of Slovenain universities.
LJUBLJANA - Ombudsman Matjaz Hanzek to give a press conference.
LJUBLJANA - Several environmental organisations to organise a panel on waste management.
WEDNESDAY, 7 September
CELJE - PM Janez Jansa and his ministers to visit Celje as part of a series of government visits to Slovenian regions.
BRDO PRI KRANJU - An OSCE conference on the organisation's reform, to be attended by OSCE chairman, Slovenia's FM Dimitrij Rupel.
LIPICA - The 20th Vilenica International Literary Festival to begin.
CELJE - The start of the 38th International Trade Fair; through 14 Sept.
LJUBLJANA - Slovenia's Public Health Institute to organise a panel on ways of preventing suicide, ahead of the 10 Sept. World Suicide Prevention Day.
LJUBLJANA - The advertising festival dubbed The Golden Drum to be presented.
LJUBLJANA - Sri Lanka Ambassador Aruna Yasodbe Wijewardane, Jemen Ambassador Ali Hameed Sharaf and Hungarian Ambassador Jozsef Czukor to present their credentials to President Janez Drnovsek.
KISHINEV, Moldova - Slovenia are to play Moldova in the European qualifying round for the 2006 Football World Cup.
THURSDAY, 8 September
NEWCASTLE, the UK - A two-day informal meeting of EU interior and justice ministers, to be attended by Slovenia's Dragutin Mate and Lovro Sturm.
RABAT, Morocco - A Mediterranean Seminar of OSCE, to be attended by OSCE chairman, Slovenian FM Dimitrij Rupel.
LJUBLJANA - The new ambassadors of the Czech Republic and Ireland to present their credentials to President Janez Drnovsek.
BRDO PRI KRANJU - The Slovenian World Congress to organise a two-day conference of Slovenian scientists and economists from around the world.
LJUBLJANA - Weekly government session.
FRIDAY, 9 September
MANCHESTER, the UK - EU finance ministers, including Slovenia's Andrej Bajuk, to begin a two-day informal session.
LONDON, the UK - A four-day informal meeting of EU environment ministers; a Slovenian delegation in attendance.
LJUBLJANA - OSCE chairman, Slovenian FM Dimitrij Rupel, to meet OSCE Ambassador at the Mission in Moldova William Hill.
LJUBLJANA - The Representation Office of the European Commission in Slovenia to present results of the national Eurobarometer report.
LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary EU affairs committee to meet behind closed doors.
SATURDAY, 10 September
LONDON, the UK - A three-day informal meeting of EU agriculture ministers, to be attended by Slovenia's Marija Lukacic.
LOKEV - The Vilenica Award to be conferred on the winner of the 20th Vilenica International Literary Festival.
SUNDAY, 11 September
LONDON, the UK - A joint session of EU agriculture and environment ministers, with a Slovenian delegation in attendance.
MOZIRJE - The coalition People's Party (SLS) to meet for the 14th traditional gathering known as "tabor".