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This year's World environment day (5 june) and World oceans day (8 june) dedicated to reducing plastic waste


Ljubljana, 1 June 2018 – In 1972 the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 5 June as World Environment Day and 8 June as World Oceans Day. This year the two days are linked by a common thread, a call to all of us to beat...

Ministry of the Environment and Spatial planning and Global Footprint Network outline use of Ecological Footprint for national environmental and development strategies


Ljubljana, 25 May 2018—More than two dozen Slovenia government representatives and NGOs completed training this week with Global Footprint Network, an international research organization, as part of a project to incorporate the...

International Day for Biological Diversity - 22 May


The United Nations has proclaimed May 22 The International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. When first created by the Second Committee of the UN General Assembly in...

Eearth day (22 April) – Let's end plastic pollution


Ljubljana, 19 April 2018 – World Earth Day reminds us that everyone, governmental and non-governmental institutions and individuals alike, should strive every day for sustainably oriented development, a healthy environment and...

At the Meeting of the environment council on the strategy for plastics in the circular economy


Brussels, 5 March 2018 – At the latest meeting of the Environment Council, which was also attended by State Secretary at the Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning Lidija Stebernak, the environment ministers discussed...

Above all, older people need safety, trust and information - The Cohousing project


Ljubljana, 14 February - At the end of last year, the Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning launched its Cohousing project, whose aim is to assess the living situation of older people and find a framework for a...

Wetlands for a Sustainable Urban Future


Ljubljana 2nd February - Every year on 2 February, we celebrate World Wetlands Day, to raise global awareness about the important role of wetlands for people and the planet. This year’s theme “Wetlands for a Sustainable Urban...