26. 11. 2013Augsburg, 25th November 2013 – At the invitation of the Bavarian State Minister of Nutrition, Agriculture and Forests Helmut Brunner, Minister of Agriculture and the Environment Dejan Židan attended an international conference on preparing the European protein plants strategy. In the conference, Slovenia was of the view that in order to improve the supply with protein plants, a common protein strategy at EU level which woul...
25. 11. 2013Ljubljana, 25th November 2013 – A day later than expected, the 19th session of United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 19) and the 9th session of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP9) ended. Climate talks were attended also by Slovenian representatives. In the final, ministerial phase of the negotiations the participants were joined also by the state secretary at the Ministry of Agriculture and the Environment Andreja Jerina.In the f... More »
13. 11. 2013As many as 62 % of Slovenians have already heard of Natura 2000. Slovenia ranks the fifth most informed EU nation about this network of nature protection areas according to the Eurobarometer survey published earlier this month.The findings for Slovenia are well above the European average of 27%. Furthermore, 32% of Slovenians know what Natura 2000 actually stands for, as opposed to only 11% of EU citizens. When asked about damage or destructio... More »
International Year of Water Cooperation
The objective of this International Year is to raise awareness, both on the potential for increased cooperation, and on the challenges facing water management in light of the increase in demand for water access, allocation and services.
Ministry of Agriculture and the Environment, engaged to water management in the Republic of Slovenia, will implement activities around International Year under the slogan "Water connects".
Natura 2000 is a comprehensive ecological network of areas designated by the European Union member states. Wild plants and animals and their habitats that are rare or endangered in Europe require protection. The main objective of the network is to conserve valuable biodiversity for future generations.