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.
Slovenian social partners signed the social agreement for 2015–2016, the first after the year 2009.
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.
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.
Slovenian biathlete Jakov Fak won the men's mass start competition at the World Championships in Kontiolahti, Finland.
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.
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.
Slovenian canoeist Benjamin Savšek became European champion in whitewater slalom in Markkleeberg, Germany.
Prime Minister Miro Cerar hosted his British colleague David Cameron at Brdo pri Kranju.
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.
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg was on his first official visit in 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.
Slovenian female judoka Tina Trstenjak won the world championship at the U63kg category in Astana.
Bled held the jubilee 10th Bled Strategic Forum (BSF), which was mainly devoted to migrant issues.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.