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Address of the President Pahor at the Interparliamentary Conference on Common Foreign and Security Policy and Common Security and Defence Policy

Address of the President Pahor at the Interparliamentary Conference on Common Foreign and Security Policy and Common Security and Defence Policy

9.9.2021 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, attended today's Interparliamentary Conference on the Common Foreign and Security Policy and the Common Security and Defence Policy. more »

President Pahor and the Standing Committee for Climate Policy begin a series of consultations on Slovenia's energy future

President Pahor and the Standing Committee for Climate Policy begin a series of consultations on Slovenia's energy future

7.9.2021 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, met with the members of the Permanent Consultative Committee for Climate Policy at the President's Office. more »

President Pahor and leaders in Bled on EU enlargement to the Western Balkans

President Pahor and leaders in Bled on EU enlargement to the Western Balkans

2.9.2021 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, today concludes his participation in the 16th Bled Strategic Forum (BSF), the main topic of which is the future of Europe and a call to increase Europe's resilience to respond more effectively to the current and future challenges. more »

President Pahor: "Let not the Western Balkans become a frozen opportunity for the European Union"

President Pahor: "Let not the Western Balkans become a frozen opportunity for the European Union"

1.9.2021 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor attended the 16th Strategic forum Bled (BSF). President Pahor delivered a keynote address at the Leader's Panel on the enlargement of the EU to the Western Balkans. more »

President Pahor and Prime Minister Mitsotakis on current international issues and mandatory vaccination for health professionals

President Pahor and Prime Minister Mitsotakis on current international issues and mandatory vaccination for health professionals

1.9.2021 – Before the beginning of the 16th Bled Strategic Forum (BSF), President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor had a bilateral meeting with the Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic, Kyriakos Mitsotakis. more »

President Pahor attends the opening ceremony of the Mittelfest festival in Cividale del Friuli: "From the heritage of the past, we choose what we want for the future"

President Pahor attends the opening ceremony of the Mittelfest festival in Cividale del Friuli: "From the heritage of the past, we choose what we want for the future"

28.8.2021 – This afternoon, the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, attended the opening ceremony of the 30th Mittelfest festival in Cividale del Friuli. more »

President Pahor receives Maltese Foreign Minister Evarist Bartol

President Pahor receives Maltese Foreign Minister Evarist Bartol

25.8.2021 – President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor today received Evarist Bartol Minister for Foreign and European Affairs of the Republic of Malta. more »

President Pahor as keynote speaker at traditional ceremony for Slovenian-American Friendship Day in Andraž nad Polzelo

President Pahor as keynote speaker at traditional ceremony for Slovenian-American Friendship Day in Andraž nad Polzelo

25.8.2021 – In the afternoon, President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor gave a solemn address at the traditional ceremony on the occasion of Slovenian-American Friendship Day. more »

Slovenian president holds reception for US senators on Slovenian-American Friendship Day

Slovenian president holds reception for US senators on Slovenian-American Friendship Day

25.8.2021 – On the occasion of Slovenian-American Friendship Day, the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, organised a reception in Vila Podrožnik park for members of the United States Senate on a visit to Slovenia. more »

At the Crimean Platform Summit President Pahor emphasises territorial integrity of Ukraine and calls for sincere dialogue between Ukraine and the Russian Federation and between the European Union and the Russian Federation

At the Crimean Platform Summit President Pahor emphasises territorial integrity of Ukraine and calls for sincere dialogue between Ukraine and the Russian Federation and between the European Union and the Russian Federation

23.8.2021 – At the invitation of President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor attended the inaugural Crimea Platform Summit. more »

President Pahor attends the traditional memorial ceremony at the Russian Chapel

President Pahor attends the traditional memorial ceremony at the Russian Chapel

31.7.2021 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, traditionally attended the memorial ceremony at the Russian Chapel at the Vršič pass. more »

Slovenia-Russia Friendship Day to be celebrated for the first time this year, on Saturday, 31 July 2021

Slovenia-Russia Friendship Day to be celebrated for the first time this year, on Saturday, 31 July 2021

29.7.2021 – In light of the upcoming 105th anniversary of the Russian Chapel at the Vršič pass, the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, today received the Russian Ambassador, Timur Eyvazov. more »

Slovenian President Pahor and Russian President Putin declare the day of the ceremony at the Russian Chapel as Slovenia-Russia Friendship Day

Slovenian President Pahor and Russian President Putin declare the day of the ceremony at the Russian Chapel as Slovenia-Russia Friendship Day

28.7.2021 – Slovenian President Pahor and Russian President Putin declare the day of the ceremony at the Russian Chapel as Slovenia-Russia Friendship Day more »

President Pahor attended the opening ceremony of festival Europa Cantat 2021

President Pahor attended the opening ceremony of festival Europa Cantat 2021

17.7.2021 – President Pahor is the honorary patron of festival Europa Cantat 2021 and was the keynote speaker at the opening ceremony. more »

President Pahor calls for participation in the discussion on Europe's future at the Prague European Summit

President Pahor calls for participation in the discussion on Europe's future at the Prague European Summit

13.7.2021 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, has attended this year's Prague European Summit, organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic and the Europeum think tank. more »

President Pahor prior to tomorrow's summit Prague European Summit with the Czech President Zeman

President Pahor prior to tomorrow's summit Prague European Summit with the Czech President Zeman

12.7.2021 – Tomorrow, Tuesday 13 July 2021, the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, will attend this year's Prague European Summit, organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic and the Europeum think tank. more »

President of the Republic casts his vote in the referendum on amendments to the Waters Act

President of the Republic casts his vote in the referendum on amendments to the Waters Act

11.7.2021 – In his statement he said that his decision to vote against the amendments was based on consultations with the Standing Committee for Climate Policy of the President of the Republic of Slovenia. more »

President Pahor in Santa Croce/Križ near Trieste: "My friend President Mattarella and I have supported your efforts and those of your ancestors for freedom, democracy and coexistence."

President Pahor in Santa Croce/Križ near Trieste: "My friend President Mattarella and I have supported your efforts and those of your ancestors for freedom, democracy and coexistence."

10.7.2021 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, today visited Santa Croce/Križ near Trieste at the invitation of Franko Košuta, President of the cultural association "Fishing Museum of the Trieste Coast" in Santa Croce/Križ. more »

Presenting the Three Coats of Arms of Trieste (Trije grbi Trsta – Tre sigili di Trieste) to the President of the Republic, Borut Pahor, Mayor Dipiazza highlighted honest endeavours for a prompt return of the Narodni dom cultural centre to Slovenian community

Presenting the Three Coats of Arms of Trieste (Trije grbi Trsta – Tre sigili di Trieste) to the President of the Republic, Borut Pahor, Mayor Dipiazza highlighted honest endeavours for a prompt return of the Narodni dom cultural centre to Slovenian community

10.7.2021 – Today Mayor of Trieste Roberto Dipiazza presented President Pahor with the city's highest award, the Three Coats of Arms of Trieste (Trije grbi Trsta – Tre sigilli di Trieste). more »

President Pahor emphasises the importance of sustainable development at the Three Seas Initiative Summit in Sofia

President Pahor emphasises the importance of sustainable development at the Three Seas Initiative Summit in Sofia

9.7.2021 – At the invitation of Bulgarian President Rumen Radev, the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, is attending the sixth summit of the Three Seas Initiative. more »

Contact

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Video

Interviews

Interview with the President Borut Pahor for The Associated Press

30.6.2021 – EU chair Slovenia to stay on liberal course, president says

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"

Speeches

Address of the President Pahor at the Interparliamentary Conference on Common Foreign and Security Policy and Common Security and Defence Policy

9.9.2021 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, attended today's Interparliamentary Conference on the Common Foreign and Security Policy and the Common Security and Defence Policy.

President Pahor: "Let not the Western Balkans become a frozen opportunity for the European Union"

1.9.2021 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor attended the 16th Strategic forum Bled (BSF). President Pahor delivered a keynote address at the Leader's Panel on the enlargement of the EU to the Western Balkans.

President Pahor as keynote speaker at traditional ceremony for Slovenian-American Friendship Day in Andraž nad Polzelo

25.8.2021 – In the afternoon, President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor gave a solemn address at the traditional ceremony on the occasion of Slovenian-American Friendship Day.

At the Crimean Platform Summit President Pahor emphasises territorial integrity of Ukraine and calls for sincere dialogue between Ukraine and the Russian Federation and between the European Union and the Russian Federation

23.8.2021 – At the invitation of President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor attended the inaugural Crimea Platform Summit.

President Pahor attended the opening ceremony of festival Europa Cantat 2021

17.7.2021 – President Pahor is the honorary patron of festival Europa Cantat 2021 and was the keynote speaker at the opening ceremony.

President Pahor calls for participation in the discussion on Europe's future at the Prague European Summit

13.7.2021 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, has attended this year's Prague European Summit, organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic and the Europeum think tank.

President Pahor emphasises the importance of sustainable development at the Three Seas Initiative Summit in Sofia

9.7.2021 – At the invitation of Bulgarian President Rumen Radev, the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, is attending the sixth summit of the Three Seas Initiative.

President Pahor attends economic forum within the Three Seas Initiative in Sofia, pointing out the importance of the Initiative Investment Fund

8.7.2021 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, is attending the Three Seas Initiative summit in Bulgaria today and tomorrow.

Keynote address by the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, At the main ceremony marking Slovenian Statehood day: "A rainbow for the future"

25.6.2021 – President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor and Ms Tanja Pečar attended the main ceremony marking Slovenian Statehood Day and the 30th anniversary of the independence of the Republic of Slovenia.

The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor addresses participants of the 10th International Conference Africa Day

26.5.2021 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor addressed the participants of the 10th International Conference Africa Day

Slovenian President holds press conference on need to accelerate EU enlargement to the Western Balkans

16.4.2021 – At today’s press conference, President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor spoke about the need to accelerate the EU enlargement to the Western Balkans.