Year 2015


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Filip Flisar becomes ski cross world champion

Filip Flisar became the new ski cross world champion at the Kreischberg championship competition and achieved the greatest success Slovenia had ever seen in this sport.


Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Signing of the 2015–2016 Social Agreement

Slovenian social partners signed the social agreement for 2015–2016, the first after the year 2009.


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Peter Prevc lands at 250 m

Slovenian ski jumper Peter Prevc won the ski jumping competiton in Vikersund. With 250 meters in the second series, he made what was then the longest jump in history of mankind.


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Snowboarder Žan Košir wins the overall World Cup champion title

With his win on the 28th February, Žan Košir reached the first place in the total standings of the parallel giant slalom, and a day later, with his second consecutive victory in the parallel slalom in Asahikawa, he secured the title of the overall snowboarding World Cup champion. On the 14th March, Košir he also won the slalom Crystal Globe in Winterberg.


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World champion title for Jakov Fak in Kontiolahti

Slovenian biathlete Jakov Fak won the men's mass start competition at the World Championships in Kontiolahti, Finland.


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Boxer Dejan Zavec wins the title of championship in WBF's Super Welterweight category

In front of 4500 spectators at Maribor's Tabor sports hall, Slovenian boxer won the championship in WBF's Super Welterweight category, defeating the Belgian of Armenian descent Sasha Yengoyan.

01.05.2015 - 31.10.2015

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Slovenia presents itself at Expo Milano 2015

Slovenia participated at the World Expo in Milan; its pavilion was visited by more than one million people and presented more than one thousand Slovenian companies.


Photo: Nina Jelenc

Canoeist Savšek becomes the European whitewater slalom champion

Slovenian canoeist Benjamin Savšek became European champion in whitewater slalom in Markkleeberg, Germany.


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British Prime Minister Cameron visits Slovenia

Prime Minister Miro Cerar hosted his British colleague David Cameron at Brdo pri Kranju.


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Mina Markovič rises to the title of European champion

Slovenian sports climber Mina Markovič became European female champion in difficulty climbing. Janja Garnbret delivered a double Slovenian victory with her second place at the competition in Chamonix.


Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg visits Slovenia

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg was on his first official visit in Slovenia.

26.07.2015 - 27.07.2015

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Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev on a two-day visit to Slovenia

27th July Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, who visited Slovenia, attended the traditional ceremony at the Russian Chapel located at the foot of the Vršič mountain pass to commemorate the Russian soldiers who died during the First World War. Medvedev also met with representatives of the Slovenian political leadership.


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Judoka Tina Trstenjak wins the World Champion title

Slovenian female judoka Tina Trstenjak won the world championship at the U63kg category in Astana.

31.08.2015 - 01.09.2015

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10th Bled Strategic Forum

Bled held the jubilee 10th Bled Strategic Forum (BSF), which was mainly devoted to migrant issues.


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Tim Gajser becomes motocross world champion in the MX2 class

21st September – Slovenian motocross rider Tim Gajser became world champion in the MX2 class. He won the title in 2015 at the last race of the season in Glen Helen, USA.

24.09.2015 - 01.10.2015

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PM Miro Cerar at the UN General Assembly in New York

1st October In the scope of the Sustainable Development Summit, Prime Minister Miro Cerar co-chaired an interactive dialogue of world leaders at the UN headquarters in New York, where they discussed two objectives of the new Development Agenda for 2030 – an end to poverty and hunger. He also attended the UN Development Summit and, in the framework of a general debate of the UN General Assembly, participated in the summit on fight against terrorism and violent extremism. He also held a speech at the 70th meeting of the UN General Assembly.


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Slovenian men's volleyball team wins silver medal at the European Championship

The Slovenian men's volleyball team won silver medal at the European Championship in Sofia, Bulgaria. With their participation in the finals, the Slovenians achieved Slovenia's greatest success in team sports.

24.11.2015 - 25.11.2015

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Prime Minister Cerar in China

Prime Minister Miro Cerar attended the summit of 16 countries of Central and Eastern Europe and China held in the Chinese city of Suzhou, and had a bilateral meeting with Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang.

01.12.2015 - 05.12.2015

Source: Cabinet of the PM

PM Miro Cerar speaks in the USA about Slovenia as the reference green country in a digital Europe

Accompanied by representatives of Slovenian companies, business associations and faculties, Prime Minister Miro Cerar visited the United States, where he was presenting Slovenia as a reference green country in a digital Europe. During the visit, the Prime Minister met with the representatives of high-tech enterprises.


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Damir Dugonjić swims the title of a European champion

Swimmer Damir Dugonjić won the 50-m breaststroke race in 25-meter pools at the European Championship in Jerusalem with a time of 26.20, and defended his title.