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Mateja Vraničar Erman is new FinMin

Mateja Vraničar Erman has been nominated as Slovenia’s new Minister of Finance. She will replace Dušan Mramor who resigned last month citing personal reasons. Erman has been state secretary in […]

Cabinet of Slovenia

Miro Cerar Prime Minister Vesna Györkös Žnidar Minister of the Interior Andreja Katič Minister of Defence Karl Erjavec Minister of Foreign Affairs Mateja Vraničar Erman Minister of Finance Goran Klemenčič […]

Slovenia’s Finance Minister resigns

Slovenia’s Finance Minister Dušan Mramor resigned his portfolio on Wednesday citing personal reasons. Development Minister Alenka Smerkolj will cover the portfolio until a successor is appointed. The real reason for […]

Parliament approves new Defence and Education Ministers

Slovenia’s National Assembly confirmed the nominations made by Prime Minister Miro Cerar for new Defence and Education Minsters. The 90 member parliament voted 47 in favour and 22 against to […]

PM asks Defence Minister to quit

Prime Minister Miro Cerar has called upon his Defence Minister, Janko Veber, to resign or he will seek his dismissal through parliament. The move comes after it was revealed that […]

IMF completes Article IV consultation with Slovenia

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has completed its Article IV consultation with Slovenia. The full press release as published on the IMF website is as follows; “IMF Executive Board Concludes […]

Economy minister resigns

The Minister of Economy for Slovenia, Jožef Petrovič, has resigned after just one month in the job. The decision was taken after Petrovič was implicated in the fixing of high […]

Mixed bag of results in local elections

The local elections held in Slovenia on Sunday showed a mixed bag of results for new parties and past winners. The party of former Prime Minister Janez Janša (who is […]

Municipal elections today

More than 1.7 million eligible voters will vote today in local elections for 212 municipalities. There are 703 mayoral candidates and more than 23,000 candidates for the 3,400 seats on […]

Slovenian Parliament approves new Cabinet

The Slovenian parliament voted yesterday to appoint the new cabinet of Prime Minister Miro Cerar. The new Cabinet will have sixteen members and will be made up of members of […]

Miro Cerar confirmed as Prime Minister designate

Miro Cerar of the centre-left Party of Miro Cerar (SMC) was voted as Prime Minister designate by the National Assembly yesterday. He won the vote by 57 votes for and […]

Miro Cerar nominated as Prime Minister

President Borut Pahor has nominated the leader of the wining party in last month’s general election, Miro Cerar of the Party of Miro Cerar (SMC) as Prime Minister. The President […]

Two month old party wins general election

Unofficial results show that the newly formed Party of Miro Cerar (SMC) has won Sunday’s snap general election. The former ruling party, Positive Slovenia (PS), managed just 2.96% of the […]

Parliamentary 2014

An election to the National Assembly took place on 13 July 2014. Party of Miro Cerar (Stranka Mira Cerarja, SMC) 36 Slovenian Democratic Party (Slovenska demokratska stranka) 21 Democratic Party […]

Slovenia votes in snap poll

Slovenians will go to the polls today in early elections. The last elections were held in 2011 but the country has suffered from political instability ever since. A first coalition […]

President calls snap election for 13th July

President Borut Pahor has called a snap general election for 13th July. The move follows Prime Minister Alenka Bratušek’s resignation last month after she lost the leadership of her party, […]

PM asks President to call early election in July

Prime Minister Alenka Bratušek met with President Borut Pahor yesterday following her loss of the leadership of the ruling Positive Slovenia (PS) party at the weekend. Positive Slovenia is the […]

PM Alenka Bratušek loses leadership of Positive Slovenia

Slovenia’s Prime Minister Alenka Bratušek has lost the leadership of her party, Positive Slovenia (PS) following a leadership contest on Friday. She was defeated by the founder of the party […]

Interior and Administration minus 25

Action programme website for reducing administrative burdens