29. 6. 2015Ljubljana, June 24, 2015 - The government approved the text of the Act Restricting or Prohibiting the Cultivation of Genetically Modified Plants.The act foresees that Slovenia can take measures to restrict or prohibit genetically modified crops (GMCs) or groups of GMCs: by requesting the geographical exclusion of Slovenia from an authorisation to place GM plants on the market; by prohibiting the production of GM... More »(SOkol ARSO, avtor: Marjan Šenica)
12. 5. 2015Brussels, 11 May 2015 – The Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Food, Dejan Židan, attended the EU Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting, which supported Slovenia’s initiative, addressed to the United Nations, to designate 20 May as World Honeybee Day.At today’s Council meeting, Slovenia provided more information about its campaign for the United Nations to designate 20 May as World Honeybee Day. Minister Židan pointed out ... More »https://www.facebook.com/worldbeeday
11. 5. 2015Brussels, 11 May 2015 – The Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Food, Dejan Židan, attended the EU Agriculture and Fisheries Council, which supported Slovenia’s initiative, addressed to the United Nations, to designate 20 May as World Honeybee Day. The Council also discussed a proposal for a regulation on organic production and labelling of organic products, and adopted conclusions on the simplification of the Common Agricul...
Healthy Soils For a Healthy Life
The 68th UN General Assembly declared 2015 the International Year of Soils (IYS).
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has been nominated to implement the IYS 2015, within the framework of the Global Soil Partnership and in collaboration with Governments and the secretariat of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification.
The IYS 2015 aims to increase awareness and understanding of the importance of soil for food security and essential ecosystem functions.
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. Together with the Beekeepers’ Association and other institutions, the Government will strive for the proclamation of this day, which will further contribute to the awareness of the importance of bees and beekeeping. More...