This website was active during the celebrations of the 25th anniversary of independence of the Republic of Slovenia (from the 25th anniversary of the plebiscite on independence on 23 December 2015 until the 25th anniversary of the adoption of the Constitution of the Republic of Slovenia on 23 December 2016). The site has not been updated since, but the content is still available for browsing.
07.02.2014 - 23.02.2014
Slovenia won a record number of medals at Winter Olympics
At the 22nd Winter Olympics, Slovenia was represented by its largest team to date, with more than 60 members, taking home a record number of medals. Tina Maze won two gold medals: in downhill (12.) and in giant slalom (18.), silver medallist ski jumper Peter Prevc on the smaller hill (9.) and snowboarder Žan Košir in parallel slalom (22.), while four bronze medals were won by cross-country skier Vesna Fabjan in freestyle sprint (11.), biathlete Teja Gregorin in 10-km pursuit race (11.), Prevc on the giant hill (15.) and Košir in parallel giant slalom (19.). With eight medals, Slovenia ranked second with respect to its population size, and first with respect to GDP.
Prevc won the finals
Peter Prevc won the finals of the World Cup Ski Jumping competition.
Elections to the European Parliament
The elections of eight Slovenian members to the European Parliament were held. The Slovenian Democratic Party won three members - Milan Zver, Romana Tomc and Patricija Šulin, while the remaining five positions were entrusted to Lojze Peterle and Franc Bogovič (NSi+SLS), Igor Šoltes (Verjamem), Ivo Vajgl (DeSUS) and Tanja Fajon (SD), respectively. With 24.1 percent attendance, the voter turnout was the lowest so far.
Gold medal to Slovenian canoeists at the European Championship
Slovenian canoeists Benjamin Savšek, Luka Božič and Anže Berčič won a gold medal in the team competition at the European Championship.
Mountain bikers Žakelj and Klemenčič ranked first and second at the European Championshipany
Slovenian mountain bikers Tanja Žakelj and Blaža Klemenčič ranked first and second in the Olympic cross-country race at the European Championship in Germany.
Canoeists Savšek and Božič won medals in the World Cup competition
Slovenian whitewater canoeists Benjamin Savšek and Luka Božič ranked first and third in the World Cup competition.
SMC is winner of the early parliamentary elections
The winner of the early parliamentary elections was the newly established SMC party with 34.49 percent of the vote (36 mandates). SDS ranked second (20.71%, 21 mandates), followed by DeSUS (10.18%, 10 mandates), United Left (5.97%, 6 mandates), SD (5.98, 6 mandates), NSi (5.59%, 5 mandates) and ZaAB (4.38%, 4 mandates).
The 12th Slovenian government headed by Prime Minister Miro Cerar
The 12th Slovenian Government was elected and headed by Prime Minister Miro Cerar (SMC). The Government coalition is composed of SMC, DeSUS and SD. The Government had 13 ministers and two without portfolio; it has the highest number of women so far.
15.11.2014 - 12.12.2014
Alpine skier Tina Maze achieved new victory
Tina Maze won the slalom competition for the Alpine Skiing World Cup.
25.11.2014 - 26.11.2014
German President Joachim Gauck visited Slovenia
German President Joachim Gauck paid an official visit to Slovenia.