Month of Design Starts in Ljubljana

The Month of Design event, bringing together around 300 participants from 19 countries in Southeast Europe, got under way in Ljubljana today with the Design Expo fair. Several awards were conferred today, including the Design of the Year award, which want to Gigodesign for Bokashi Organko 2, a minimalist kitchen compost bin made from recycled materials, the jury wrote.

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Art of Leadership – Simona Špilak

Three years ago, I completely changed my life. Not only did I cut my hair, but I completely changed my career, as well. I left a very good corporate position to start my petite boutique consulting business. I went from a strong commercial and business-oriented role to be a consultant in the area of human resources. I am a passionate believer in leadership stories based on actions that lead to change and growth. How did I manage, where did I start, what did I do?

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AmCham Slovenia Business Bridge Discusses Family Business, Investment

The two-day Slovenia Business Bridge investment and development conference, hosted by AmCham Slovenia at its 20th anniversary, opened with a business breakfast at which the panellists concluded that family businesses represented an important part of global economic growth, and that their growth was not incompatible with the commitment to fundamental values. A panel discussing strategies by investors saw the participants conclude that Slovenia wanted to be attractive to foreign investors, which in turn agreed that the country certainly offered numerous opportunities.

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German Embassy Hosts National Day Celebrations

On the occasion of the Unity Day, the German Ambassador to Slovenia, H.E. Klaus Riedel hosted a reception attended by the Economy Minister Zdravko Počivalšek, the Minister for Slovenians Abroad Peter Česnik, and other guests from Slovenian political, economic, social and cultural spheres, and the international community in Ljubljana. The Ambassador confirmed the relations between Germany and Slovenia are excellent, adding that his mission was to improve them even further.

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Slovenia Relaunches Green Group

Foreign Minister Miro Cerar hosted, in New York, a breakfast for ministers and senior representatives of the Green Group. The group, established by Slovenia, gathers six small countries dedicated to promoting green policies and the transition to a green economy and the use of renewables: Slovenia, Singapore, Iceland, Costa Rica, the United Arab Emirates and Cabo Verde.

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