13. 10. 2016Ljubljana, 13 October 2016 – Yesterday Minister Dejan Židan attended the award ceremony following the 58th Vino Ljubljana international evaluation of wines held in June: "Many people would not take such a risk, but you were prepared to present your products to impartial evaluators. That shows courage. To me, you are all winners merely by daring to take this step," said the Minister in his introduction.Yesterday afternoon, the 58th Vino ... More »
10. 10. 2016Luxembourg, 10 October 2016 – The EU ministers responsible for agriculture met today for the EU Council meeting under the Slovak Presidency. Today’s meeting focused on a discussion on the proposal for the Omnibus Regulation amending the basic regulations in the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). Slovenia’s representative was the Minister of Agriculture, Dejan Židan, who drew attention to the need for clear in...
10. 10. 2016Luxembourg, 10 October 2016 – The EU ministers responsible for agriculture met today for the EU Council meeting under the Slovak Presidency. Slovenia’s representative was Minister Dejan Židan.Today’s meeting focused on a discussion on the proposal for the Omnibus Regulation amending the basic regulations in the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). In the first part of the meeting, Slovenia presented conclusions from the conference "... More »
Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair
Vice-President of the Republic of Slovenia and the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Mr Dejan Židan is nowadays togather with strong economic and industry delegation starting his visit in China. Along with his visit, the Slovene wines and spirits will be presented on the international fair in Hong Kong - Taste the Slovenian Identity. More information on fair...
World Bee Day Initiative
In recent years, at the international level and due to its international activities related to bees and beekeeping, Slovenia has been identified as a country where this field has a special place and receives special care, the Slovenian Government has decided to further upgrade these activities and, at the initiative of Slovenian Beekeepers’ Association, to submit a proposal for the proclamation of World Bee Day within the framework of the United Nations. FAO Director General, Jose Graziano da Silva, visited Slovenia to discuss this initiative...