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President Pahor and Swiss President Parmelin for a comprehensive deepening of relations between the two countries

President Pahor and Swiss President Parmelin for a comprehensive deepening of relations between the two countries

9.6.2021 – At the invitation of the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, the President of the Swiss Confederation, Guy Parmelin, who is also Minister for Economic Affairs, Education and Research, is paying a two-day official visit to the Republic of Slovenia. more »

President Pahor concludes a two-day visit to Brussels by meeting with President of the European Council Michel

President Pahor concludes a two-day visit to Brussels by meeting with President of the European Council Michel

4.6.2021 – President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor today concluded a two-day visit to Brussels by meeting with President of the European Council Charles Michel. more »

President Pahor in Brussels meets with European Parliament President Sassoli

President Pahor in Brussels meets with European Parliament President Sassoli

4.6.2021 – President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor is paying a visit to Brussels, where he will meet with the highest representatives of the European Union. more »

President Pahor and President of the European Commission von der Leyen openly and substantively address the coming Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the EU

President Pahor and President of the European Commission von der Leyen openly and substantively address the coming Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the EU

4.6.2021 – President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor is paying a visit to Brussels, where today he is meeting with the presidents of the highest EU institutions. more »

President Pahor participates in a roundtable discussion on the future of Europe and the Western Balkans at the invitation of the European Policy Centre

President Pahor participates in a roundtable discussion on the future of Europe and the Western Balkans at the invitation of the European Policy Centre

3.6.2021 – President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor, at the invitation of the European Policy Centre, participated as a guest in a roundtable discussion on the future of Europe and the Western Balkans. more »

Presidents Pahor and de Sousa discuss the future of Europe with the young

Presidents Pahor and de Sousa discuss the future of Europe with the young

1.6.2021 – At the invitation of the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, the President of the Portuguese Republic, Dr Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, is paying an official visit to Slovenia yesterday and today. more »

President Pahor attends the 25th Annual Consultations of Slovenian Diplomats on the Slovenian Presidency of the EU Council and our Common European Future

President Pahor attends the 25th Annual Consultations of Slovenian Diplomats on the Slovenian Presidency of the EU Council and our Common European Future

31.5.2021 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, today addressed ambassadors of the Republic of Slovenia and high representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia participating at the 25th regular annual consultation of Slovenian diplomats. more »

President Pahor hosts President of the Portuguese Republic Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa on official visit to Slovenia

President Pahor hosts President of the Portuguese Republic Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa on official visit to Slovenia

31.5.2021 – At the invitation of the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, the President of the Portuguese Republic, Dr Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, is paying an official visit to Slovenia today and tomorrow. more »

Presidents of Slovenia, Germany and Portugal on challenges facing the EU

Presidents of Slovenia, Germany and Portugal on challenges facing the EU

30.5.2021 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, hosted German president Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Portuguese president Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa. more »

President Pahor receives Yang Jiechi, Director of the Office of the Central Foreign Affairs Commission of the People’s Republic of China and Member of the Central Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China

President Pahor receives Yang Jiechi, Director of the Office of the Central Foreign Affairs Commission of the People’s Republic of China and Member of the Central Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China

26.5.2021 – President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor today received Yang Jiechi, Director of the Office of the Central Foreign Affairs Commission of the People’s Republic of China and Member of the Central Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China. more »

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

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 more »

President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor receives Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia Nikola Selaković

President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor receives Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia Nikola Selaković

25.5.2021 – President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor today received the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia Nikola Selaković. more »

President Pahor hosted the Brdo-Brijuni Process leaders’ meeting

President Pahor hosted the Brdo-Brijuni Process leaders’ meeting

17.5.2021 – On Monday, 17 May 2021, on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the initiative, the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, hosted the Brdo-Brijuni Process leaders’ meeting at Brdo pri Kranju. more »

In Belgrade, President Pahor expressed hope that the declaration of the Brdo–Brijuni Process leaders inspires the European Union to expand at an accelerated pace

In Belgrade, President Pahor expressed hope that the declaration of the Brdo–Brijuni Process leaders inspires the European Union to expand at an accelerated pace

14.5.2021 – Today, the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, met with the President of the Republic of Serbia, Aleksandar Vučić. more »

President Pahor in Prishtina today: “Expansion of the EU to include the Western Balkans is a geopolitical necessity”

President Pahor in Prishtina today: “Expansion of the EU to include the Western Balkans is a geopolitical necessity”

13.5.2021 – Today, the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, met with the President of the Republic of Kosovo, Vjosa Osmani. more »

Letter of the Presidents of the EU Member States on the occasion of Europe Day and the start of the Conference of the Future of Europe: “Let's talk about Europe”

Letter of the Presidents of the EU Member States on the occasion of Europe Day and the start of the Conference of the Future of Europe: “Let's talk about Europe”

8.5.2021 – The idea for the letter was initiated by the President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor and the President of the Italian Republic Sergio Mattarella during their meeting in Rome and was later developed in cooperation with all the Presidents of the EU Member States. more »

President Pahor and Allied ambassadors jointly marked the anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe

President Pahor and Allied ambassadors jointly marked the anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe

8.5.2021 – On the eve of Europe Day, the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, and the heads of the embassies of France, Russia, the United States and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland celebrated the anniversary of the victory over Nazism and fascism and the end of World War II on European soil. more »

President Pahor in Tirana: “With EU membership, borders between countries become less important and there is no need to change them”

President Pahor in Tirana: “With EU membership, borders between countries become less important and there is no need to change them”

6.5.2021 – Today, the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, paid a working visit to the President of the Republic of Albania, Ilir Meto, in Tirana. more »

President Pahor after his meeting in Montenegro: “The process of European Union enlargement across the Western Balkans needs new dynamics”

President Pahor after his meeting in Montenegro: “The process of European Union enlargement across the Western Balkans needs new dynamics”

6.5.2021 – Last night, the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, paid a working visit to the President of the Republic of Montenegro, Mile Đukanović, in Podgorica. more »

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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

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.

Address by the President of the Republic of Slovenia, the Prime Minister and the Apostolic Nuncio in Slovenia for the Diplomatic Corps at the start of the New Year

5.2.2021 – Due to the epidemiological situation, this year's speeches for the diplomatic corps on the occasion of the New Year were delivered virtually.

Slovenian President the keynote speaker at the political and security council on the EU enlargement

11.12.2020 – Today, the President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor attended the political and security forum "To Be Secure Forum" (2BS Forum).

Message by the Slovenian President on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

25.11.2020 – Message by the President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

The President of the Republic of Slovenia addressed the Paris Peace Forum via videoconference

12.11.2020 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor addressed the Paris Peace Forum today via videoconference.

Address by the President of the Republic of Slovenia at the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Carinthian plebiscite

10.10.2020 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, and the President of the Republic of Austria, Alexander Van der Bellen, jointly attended the ceremony to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Carinthian plebiscite, thus confirming the friendship between the two neighbouring countries.

The President of the Republic of Slovenia addresses the global Summit on Biodiversity via videoconference

30.9.2020 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor addressed the global Summit on Biodiversity today. The global summit was held virtually.

President Pahor’s speech at Sobranje of the Republic of North Macedonia

25.9.2020 – The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, addressed members of Sobranje, the Assembly of the Republic of North Macedonia during today’s formal visit to the country.

Video statement by H.E. Mr. Borut Pahor, President of the Republic of Slovenia at the 75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly General debate

24.9.2020 – The President of the Republic Borut Pahor delivered a speech at the 75th anniversary session of the United Nations General Assembly, which is taking place virtually this year.