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12.06.2023- 15.06.2023 – Slovenia-Israel 2nd startup accelerator program in Tel Aviv. 

13.02.2023- 15.02.2023 – AI week at Tel Aviv University. Hosting Marko Grobelnik from Institut “Jožef Stefan”

14.02.2023 -IMTM EXPO Tel Aviv.

16.01.2023 – European Jewish Leadership Conference In Tel Aviv

25.11.2022 -A delegation of companies from Slovenian region Gorenjska, BSC Kranj, Regional Development Agency of Gorenjska, visited Israel.

13.07.2022 – Importers and exporters breakfast with the ambassador. led by the ISLCC.

13.02.2022 – 11.04.2022 – The first Slovenian-Israeli Start-up Accelerator Program.

16.12.2021 – Celebrating of the Slovenian EU Presidency- Chairmen and CEOs of the bilateral chambers of commerce

25.11.2021 – Slovenia embassy in Israel and Tel Aviv University held a round table on AI and R&D strategies (
as part of the World series events on artificial Intelligence (
We had the pleasure of having super interesting dinner with the honorable guests from Slovenia, Marko Grobelnik and Blaz Fortuna.
You can see all about it in our CEO of Israel-Slovenia Chamber of Commerce Orel Hershkovitch post:

26.8.2021 – Official visit of Slovenia Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Anze Logar. In Israel   – read more

2.7.2021 – July 2, 2021: Historic moments – read more

16-18.5.2021 – Podim Digital Experience 2021 – read more

26.4.2021 – The end of April marks the anniversary of the largest deportations of Jews from Slovenian territory – read more

22.3.2021 –  President Borut Pahor’s address on the occasion of World Water Day – read more 

8.12.2020 – Official visit of Prime Minister  Janez Janša in Israel (Janša in Netanjahu želita okrepiti sodelovanje na področju inovacij) – read more

Visit media coverage:

PM Netanyahu meets with Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Jansa – read more

President Rivlin meets with Slovenian PM Janša – read more

Prime Minister Janez Janša and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the importance of innovation for the future of the two countries – read more

Janša meets reps of innovation sector in Israel – read more

23.11.2020 – Join e-mobility webinar: “Slovenia’s green mobility solutions on land, air and sea” by SPIRIT Invest Slovenia, on 26 November at 11:00 a.m. Israeli time (10:00 a.m. CET). See the agenda and register here:

23.10.2020  – ASEF Junior Fellows Visiting Slovenia. Applications for 2021 ASEF Junior Fellowships are considered on a rolling basis until January 1, 2021 – read more

23.9.2020 – The Slovenian Syndrome: This is how the small country became a Sports Empire! – read more

20.5.2020 – World bee day activities  – read more

13.5.2020 – Podim Conference, the most influential startup & tech event in the CEE region, will take place online on May 18-20, 2020 – Check out the full 3 day agenda

27.4.2020 – Meet the Ambassador: The Ambassadors’ Club Interviews Diplomats in Isolation: The Ambassador of Slovenia – read more

13.4.2020 – SPIRIT Slovenia has established a new web-based info point for businesses – an online forum where they can obtain all information on measures supporting the economy during the COVID-19 crisis. The COVID-19 Business Forum has been launched within the site, facilitating direct and fast communication between companies and exchange of information, useful materials and good practices. Register to use to online forum here

3.4.2020 – Slovenia’s Port of Koper is currently fully operational and various safety measures have been taken to protect employees and everyone else in the port area and to reduce the spreading of the Covid 19 infection. The border post control and customs authorities are working 24/7 and in compliance of safety measures, ensuring safe traffic of goods. All notifications regarding the situation of port operations are available in their web site

6.3.2020 – An agreement establishing the International Artificial Intelligence Research Centre (IRCAI), which will operate in Ljubljana under the auspices of UNESCO, was signed yesterday – read more

4.3.2020 – Are you a young leader between 18 and 35 years of age? Are you keen on discussing the current and future role of youth in the society? Then apply to this year’s #YoungBSF. Learn more

28.2.2020 – An important regional startup hub gaining visibility through governmental support and the action plan aiming to turn Slovenia into the land of startups, inviting relevant startups to apply untill 15 March and join Podim on 19 & 20 May 2020 Podim, also co-organized by the Ministry for economic development and technology and by the Slovene enterprise fund, is the flagship project of the Slovene entrepreneurial community and has evolved into the key regional platform for enabling learning and networking. More information soon.

3.2.2020 – An amendment of the Visa Code entered into force on 2 February 2020, which changed some of the rules governing the issuing of Schengen visas – read more

8.1.2020 – GEFCO Adria launches weekly LCL line from Slovenia’s Koper to Israel – read more

7.1.2020 – Israir announced the increase of its flights to Ljubljana in Slovenia, which is known as Europe’s “Green Capital”, to two weekly flights starting May 23 and until after the summer holidays – read more

21.6.2019 – State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Slovenia Mr Dobran Božič has concluded a three-day visit to Israel, accompanied by a Slovenian Business Delegation, which included 17 representatives from 13 high-tech and start-up companies – read more

5.6.2019 – First smart factory demonstration center opens in Slovenia –

31.5.2019 – Slovenia’s economy expands by 3.2% in Q1 –

21.5.2019 – Overview of latest GDP growth forecasts for Slovenia –

26.4.2019 – Goran Dragić supporting Slovenian start-ups –

11.1.2019 – Israeli-Slovenian project set to survey, digitize Jewish Heritage in Slovenia –

19.11.2018 – Slovenia offers scholarships for 27 months to Israeli university/college students and Ph.D. applicants in the academic year 2019-20. All the information and application forms are available on the CMEPIUS’s web-site –

23.10.2018 – Slovenia recorded the sharpest decrease in general government debt in the EU in the second quarter of the year, show the latest figures released by Eurostat –

14.9.2018 – Slovenia’s parliament confirmed Prime Minister Marjan Šarec’s centre-left coalition as the country’s first minority government, following an inconclusive June general election –

18.7.2018 – Open applications for this year’s fellowship programme for foreign editors and publishers with a focus on Slovenian children’s and YA literature. Deadline: 1st August. More info at:

22.5.2018 – Today, Slovenia marks the Slovenian Diplomacy Day. On this day 26 years ago, Slovenia joined the United Nations –

14.5.2018 – Invitation to Young Bled Strategic Forum 2018 (Young BSF), 7-10 September 2018. The event will take place under the title: ‘Sustainable Security: The Role of Youth in Bridging the Divide’. Apply on

8.6.2017 – Slovenia Celebrates 26 years of Independence and 25 years of Bilateral Relations with Israel at Peres Center for Peace – read more

6.6.2017 – the Minister of Education, Science and Sport of the Republic of Slovenia, H.E. Ms. Maja Makovec Brenčič and the Minister of Science, Technology and Space of the State of Israel, H.E. Ofir Akunis signed a cooperation agreement during Minister Makovec Brenčič visit in Israel.

8.2.2017 – MedinIsrael, the 4th Medical Devices and hit international Conference and Exhibition, will take place on March 6-9 2017 in Tel-Aviv Convention Center (Hall 1) – read more

10.1.2017 – The Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport of the Republic of Slovenia offers scholarship to Israeli nationals, on the basis of the existing bilateral agreement – read more

16.12.2016 – State Secretary Darja Bavdaž Kuret received a copy of the credentials of the newly-appointed Ambassador of the State of Israel, Eyal Sela – read more

25.10.2016 – The President of the Slovenia National Assembly received the delegation of the Committee on Foreign Policy and Defense of the Israeli Parliament – read more

23.9.2016 – Port of Koper day in Tel-Aviv – read more

20.9.2016 – Israel to host OECD Education Ministers’ summit – read more

4.9.2016 – New Israeli  Ambassador to Slovenia – H. E. Eyal Sela. ISLCC wishes you good luck !

9.8.2016 – Rio Olympics 2016: Tina Trstenjak wins gold for Slovenia and Yarden Gerbi wins bronze for Israel in women’s -63kg – read more1read more2

7.8.2016 – Luka Koper aiming to become No. 1 Mediterranean port for cars – read more

29.6.2016 – Israeli-Slovenian rowing duo making waves – read more

24.6.2016 – Slovenia celebrates 25 years of Independance ! – read more

14.3.2016 – Slovenia country profile – BBC News

9.11.2015 – Welcome Ambassador Barbara Sušnik –  President Rivlin receives diplomatic credentials of new ambassadors

5.11.2015 – Scholarships offered by the Israeli government to foreign students

21.10.2015 – The Port of Koper Day in Tel Aviv

2015 – Top 10 Things To Do In Ljubljana (

24.8.2015 – The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra performed in Ljubljana

20.7.2015 – Israel looking forward to 2016 following Slovenia Davis Cup win

2015 – Doing business in Slovenia 2015 is available on line

12.11.2014 – CALL FOR APPLICATIONS :Tenders For Financial Support For Slovenians Living Abroad in the Year 2015

18.9.2014 – New Government in Slovenia

2014 – In 2014 Slovenia was twice as entrepreneurial than in the previous two years!

September 1-2, 2014 – Bled Strategic Forum will take place at


23.10.2013 – Minister Židan on a Working Visit to Israel

18.9.2013 – ANNOUNCEMENT – Public call to promoters to submit an application detailing their interest in operating a public-private partnership project

12.9.2013 – Invitation to Israeli-Slovene jazz concerts

19.8.2013 – 2013 Bled Strategic Forum: A Changing Europe in a Changing World

20.6.2013 – Slovenian President Borut Pahor welcomes EuroBasket 2013 to Slovenia

2.9.2012 – Interview for a TV program about Israel (CEZ PLANKE – RTV4)

3.8.2012 – Slovenia and Israel sign the Educational, Scientific, Cultural, Youth and Sports Cooperation Programme

26.6.2012 – Concert in celebration of Slovenian National Day

17.1.2012 – Frutarom acquires Slovenian aromatics co Etol

12.9.2011 – A Meeting of the Ambassador with Dror Dotan, President of the Israel-Slovenia Chamber of Commerce and Industry

21.7.2011 – Now it is official !!  Slovenian-Israeli Chamber of Commerce was launched (The Slovenia Times)

17.8.2011 – Former Prime Minister of the Republic of Slovenia, Dr. Andrej Bajuk, has passed away at the age of 68 on Tuesday, 16 August 2011

27.5.2010 – OECD welcomes Chile, Estonia, Israel and Slovenia

10.5.2010 – Estonia, Israel and Slovenia invited to join OECD






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