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Message from the President of the Republic of Slovenia on the occasion of Europe Day

Message from the President of the Republic of Slovenia on the occasion of Europe Day

9.5.2020 – President Pahor joins the celebration of Europe with the wish for a more connected, efficient and united Europe after the crisis. more »

Slovenian President Pahor and German President Steinmeier talk at length on the situation in their countries, Europe and the world

Slovenian President Pahor and German President Steinmeier talk at length on the situation in their countries, Europe and the world

24.4.2020 – Today, the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, had a telephone conversation with the President of the Federal Republic of Germany, Frank-Walter Steinmeier. more »

Slovenian president Borut Pahor spoke on the telephone with Czech president Zeman today

Slovenian president Borut Pahor spoke on the telephone with Czech president Zeman today

20.4.2020 – Today, President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor and President of the Czech Republic Miloš Zeman exchanged views about the current situation in their telephone conversation. more »

Today, President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor had a telephone conversation with President of the Italian Republic Sergio Mattarella

Today, President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor had a telephone conversation with President of the Italian Republic Sergio Mattarella

8.4.2020 – Today, the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, had a telephone conversation with the President of the Italian Republic, Sergio Mattarella. more »

In a phone conversation, President Pahor asked Polish President Duda to help our citizens return home from third countries

In a phone conversation, President Pahor asked Polish President Duda to help our citizens return home from third countries

20.3.2020 – In a phone conversation, President Pahor asked Polish President Duda to help our citizens return home from third countries. more »

President Pahor sends a letter from the leaders of the Brdo-Brijuni Process to President of the European Council Charles Michel

President Pahor sends a letter from the leaders of the Brdo-Brijuni Process to President of the European Council Charles Michel

19.3.2020 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, today sent to the President of the European Council, Charles Michel, a joint letter from the leaders of the Brdo-Brijuni Process. more »

In a videoconference with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, President Pahor asked the European Commission to facilitate the procedures for the public procurement of medical equipment, which is of extreme importance to Slovenia

In a videoconference with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, President Pahor asked the European Commission to facilitate the procedures for the public procurement of medical equipment, which is of extreme importance to Slovenia

18.3.2020 – In a videoconference with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, President Pahor asked the European Commission to facilitate the procedures for the public procurement of medical equipment, which is of extreme importance to Slovenia. more »

President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor today hosted the new President of the Republic of Croatia, Zoran Milanović, on a working visit to Slovenia

President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor today hosted the new President of the Republic of Croatia, Zoran Milanović, on a working visit to Slovenia

28.2.2020 – President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor today hosted the new President of the Republic of Croatia, Zoran Milanović, on a working visit to Slovenia. more »

President Pahor met with President of the Republic of Croatia Grabar-Kitarović

President Pahor met with President of the Republic of Croatia Grabar-Kitarović

12.2.2020 – Today, President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor held a working and informal meeting with President of the Republic of Croatia Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović. more »

Office of the President of the Republic Slovenia's response to Italy's Memorial Day of the Exiles and Foibe

Office of the President of the Republic Slovenia's response to Italy's Memorial Day of the Exiles and Foibe

10.2.2020 – Respecting the commonly established historical truth for a shared future, presidents Pahor and Mattarella to commemorate 100 years since the burning down of the Narodni dom (National Hall), which will be returned to the Slovenian community on the same occasion, on 13 July in Trieste. more »

President Pahor meets survivors at commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau

President Pahor meets survivors at commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau

27.1.2020 – Today President Borut Pahor takes part in the commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, where he will light a candle in memory of the victims on the memorial plaque. more »

President Pahor at the main ceremony of the World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem

President Pahor at the main ceremony of the World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem

23.1.2020 – President Pahor met a number of world leaders before the opening of the World Holocaust Forum. more »

Presidents Pahor and Mattarella in Jerusalem discuss the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the burning of Trieste National Hall to be held on 13 July of this year in Trieste

Presidents Pahor and Mattarella in Jerusalem discuss the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the burning of Trieste National Hall to be held on 13 July of this year in Trieste

23.1.2020 – At the invitation of President Reuven Rivlin of Israel, President Borut Pahor is in Jerusalem to attend the World Holocaust Forum, which was organised to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau. more »

President Pahor begins visit to Jerusalem by meeting Israeli President Rivlin

President Pahor begins visit to Jerusalem by meeting Israeli President Rivlin

22.1.2020 – At the invitation of President Reuven Rivlin of Israel, President Borut Pahor is in Jerusalem today and tomorrow, where he will take part in the World Holocaust Forum. more »

Speech by President Borut Pahor at the official celebrations for
Independence and Unity Day

Speech by President Borut Pahor at the official celebrations for Independence and Unity Day

23.12.2019 – President Borut Pahor and Tanja Pečar tonight took part in the official celebrations for Independence and Unity Day. The president was the honorary speaker at the celebrations. more »

President Pahor receives Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi

President Pahor receives Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi

14.12.2019 – President Pahor received Wang Yi, the minister of foreign affairs of the People’s Republic of China, who is on an official state visit to Slovenia. more »

Discussion between the president and members of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina in a New University academic forum entitled A look at constitutional law issues in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Discussion between the president and members of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina in a New University academic forum entitled A look at constitutional law issues in Bosnia and Herzegovina

5.12.2019 – Željko Komšić, the chairman of the presidency, and Šefik Džaferović, together with their host, President Pahor, took part in discussions in a New University academic forum. more »

President Pahor and members of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina on the future of Bosnia and Herzegovina and its European prospects

President Pahor and members of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina on the future of Bosnia and Herzegovina and its European prospects

4.12.2019 – At the invitation of President Borut Pahor, the members of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Željko Komšić, the chairman, Šefik Džaferović and Milorad Dodik, are making an official visit to Slovenia today and tomorrow. more »

Contact

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Video

Interviews

Introductory interview with the President Borut Pahor for the March issue of CorD magazine: Mutual Interests Stronger Than Differences

1.3.2019 – Interview with the President Borut Pahor for the March issue of CorD magazine

President Pahor in Kleine Zeitung“The Balkans Could Escalate”

19.3.2017 – There are two autochthonous minorities in Slovenia – the Italian and the Hungarian. I see nothing to indicate that this would change. As far as the representatives of the German-speaking ethnic group in Slovenia are concerned, I have always been in favour of financially supporting them, including them politically, of nurturing and strengthening their identity.

Instagramming president offers new hope for world peace

18.3.2017 – Borut Pahor is known as President Barbie for his posing on social media Known to two million Slovenes as “President Barbie” for his poses on social media, Borut Pahor wants to use his rapport with both President Trump and President Putin to heal the rifts between the West and Russia.

Forget Trump; Slovenian president rules Instagram

7.3.2017 – Donald Trump may rule Twitter, but he's no match for his Slovenian counterpart on Instagram. Borut Pahor, who is known as "Barbie" and along with Melania Trump is Slovenia's other former fashion model making international headlines, has been actively using social media to get his message across.

Slovenian leader: Invitation for Trump-Putin summit still on

6.3.2017 – Slovenia's president said Monday his invitation to host a summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin still stands despite the talk of the Kremlin's meddling in the American elections.

President Pahor Says Arbitration Tribunal Continuing Work Key

19.8.2015 – It is crucial for Slovenia that the border arbitration tribunal continue its work and end it with a ruling, President Borut Pahor told the STA in an interview.

Interview mit dem slowenischen Staatspräsidenten Borut Pahor für die Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung: "Wir wollen unsere Souveränität behalten"

27.4.2013 – Interview mit dem slowenischen Staatspräsidenten Borut Pahor für die Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung: "Wir wollen unsere Souveränität behalten"

As part of his official visit to France, President Borut Pahor held and interview with French newspaper Le Figaro

18.4.2013 – As part of his official visit to France, President Borut Pahor held and interview with French newspaper Le Figaro, entitled 'Slovenia Does Not Need Bailout'. The main topic of discussion was the financial crisis in Slovenia and the measures to solve it, while the main question concerned Slovenia's need for a bailout.

Interview mit dem slowenischen Staatspräsidenten Borut Pahor für Die Presse

9.2.2013 – In einem Interview sprach Sloweniens Präsident über die Verantwortung einzelner Politiker gegenüber den Menschen und dem Rechtsstaat, eine stärkere und gemeinsame Europäische Union und betonte seine Überzeugung, dass Slowenien aus der gegenwärtigen moralischen, politischen und wirtschaftlichen Krise stärker hervorgehen wird.

Speeches

Message from the President of the Republic of Slovenia on the occasion of Europe Day

9.5.2020 – President Pahor joins the celebration of Europe with the wish for a more connected, efficient and united Europe after the crisis.

Speech by President Borut Pahor at the official celebrations for Independence and Unity Day

23.12.2019 – President Borut Pahor and Tanja Pečar tonight took part in the official celebrations for Independence and Unity Day. The president was the honorary speaker at the celebrations.

The importance of the European idea for democratic change before and after the fall of the Berlin Wall and the relevance of the European idea to a common future

8.11.2019 – At the invitation of the ICD - International Center for Cultural Diplomacy in Berlin, President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor attended a conference marking the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

President Pahor held the reception on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the announcement of amendments to the constitution of the Socialist Republic of Slovenia

27.9.2019 – President Pahor, today, held the reception on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the announcement of amendments to the constitution of the Socialist Republic of Slovenia.

President Pahor's speech at the NATO Military Committee reception

13.9.2019 – President Pahor delievered a speech at the reception on the occasion of the NATO Military Committee meeting.

President Pahor attends the 14th Bled Strategic Forum (BSF) and discusses the future of the EU with Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid

2.9.2019 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, today attended the opening of the 14th Bled Strategic Forum 2019 (BSF)

President Pahor’s speech at the 30th Annual Session of Crans Montana Forum

28.6.2019 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, is attending the the 30th Annual Session of Crans Montana Forum, where he received international award "Prix de la Fondation".

Speech by the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, at the main celebration of Statehood Day

24.6.2019 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, and Ms Tanja Pečar attended the main celebration of Statehood Day.

President Pahor hosts a formal dinner of the Three Seas Initiative Summit in Slovenia

5.6.2019 – On the eve of the first day of the Three Seas Initiative Summit in Slovenia, Borut Pahor, President of the Republic of Slovenia, hosted a formal dinner in the Presidential Palace where he also gave an official toast.

President Pahor and Prince Edward mark the first Slovenia-UK Friendship Day in Gornji Suhor

14.5.2019 – President Pahor and Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, marked the first Slovenia-UK Friendship Day in Gornji Suhor

Slovenian-American Friendship and Alliance Day

13.4.2019 – Slovenian President Borut Pahor was the keynote speaker today at the annual celebration of Slovenian-American Friendship and Alliance Day.

President Pahor’s speech at UN High-Level Meeting on Climate and Sustainable Development or All

28.3.2019 – President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor attended the High-Level Meeting on Climate and Sustainable Development for All at UN in New York.

President Pahor’s speech for the 15th anniversary of Slovenia joining NATO

20.3.2019 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, attended the event marking the 15th anniversary of the Republic of Slovenia joining NATO, where he was the main speaker.

President Pahor on the first day of the Munich Security Conference attends discussion on Three Seas Initiative

15.2.2019 – Speech given by the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor.

President Pahor’s speech at a formal sitting of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia

28.1.2019 – The President Borut Pahor, addressed deputies of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia at a formal sitting during today’s formal visit to the Republic of Serbia.