17.Jan.2022

Crossing the state border during the coronavirus epidemic

After resurgence of coronavirus cases, a special border-crossing regime was set up early in March 2020, soon after first infections were reported, in order to contain the progress of the novel virus. Traffic-related measures, some of them temporary, were introduced at the border with Croatia and on the internal Schengen border (with Italy, Austria and Hungary) and border entry/exit restrictions were put in place for foreign nationals and Slovenian citizens. All of these restrictions continue to be valid and change depending on the assessment of the epidemiological situation.

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10.Jan.2022

Shorter validity of test results when entering Slovenia as well as shorter quarantine

The worsening epidemiological situation has led to tighter entry conditions at the national border.

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10.Jan.2022

Transit through Slovenia on way to another country - clarification

We have been receiving many questions regarding modes of transiting Slovenian territory when travelling to another country. That is why we are publishing a clarification regarding entry to Slovenia when transiting to another country (updated on 10 January, 2022).

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24.Dec.2021

We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2022

We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2022.

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15.Dec.2021

Europol Management Board work programme and budget meeting

A video conference meeting of the Management Board of Europol was held on 14 and 15 December 2021 as part of the Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the EU. Slovenia is part of the Management Board under the trio Presidency (Germany, Portugal and Slovenia) and plays an active role in the preparation and chairing of the Board’s meetings.

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9.Dec.2021

The meeting of the Board of National Representatives of the EUCPN and implementation of the Best Practice Conference

Yesterday, 8 December 2021, as part of its Presidency of the Council of the EU, Slovenia organised an online meeting of the Board of National Representatives of the European Crime Prevention Network (EUCPN), which is the highest decision-making body of the EUCPN, as well as the Best Practice Conference and the European Crime Prevention Award ceremony which took place today, 9 December 2021.

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2.Dec.2021

Quarantine and testing for arrivals from seven countries due to Omicron

The Government of the Republic of Slovenia has issued the Ordinance amending Ordinance determining the conditions of entry into the Republic of Slovenia to contain and control the COVID-19 infectious disease and published it in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Slovenia. The Ordinance enters into force on 2 December 2021.

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27.Nov.2021

Additional entry restrictions linked to variant B.1.1.529

Due to the appearance of a new variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus marked B.1.1.529, a ten-day quarantine is mandatory upon entry into Slovenia for persons who are resident in countries or areas where the presence of that variant of the virus has been detected, or have stayed in these countries or areas in the last 14 days before entering Slovenia.

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24.Nov.2021

ENLETS experts meet in Ljubljana

The ENLETS meeting was held on 24 November in Ljubljana, in the context of the Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. ENLETS, the European Network of Law Enforcement Technology Services, provides technology solutions and tools for law enforcement and encourages best practice exchanges among EU member states. The meeting is chaired by mag. Igor Vučko, the national ENLETS representative from IT and Telecommunications Office.

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23.Nov.2021

Ljubljana hosts the meeting of the Atlas Commanders Forum

As part of the Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the meeting of the Atlas Commanders Forum was held in Ljubljana today and was attended by representatives of the special police units from all EU member states.

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23.Nov.2021

CEPOL Management Board meets by videoconference

The Management Board of the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training (CEPOL) held its seventh virtual meeting today.

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16.Nov.2021

European Crime Prevention Network experts on integrating skills and practices to prevent crime among EU Member States

Today, 16 November 2021, a videoconference of the Executive Committee of the European Crime Prevention Network (EUCPN) took place as part of Slovenia's Presidency of the Council of the EU. The EUCPN aims to connect local, national and European levels and to promote crime prevention knowledge and practices among the EU Member States.

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15.Nov.2021

The exemption for children to enter Slovenia without quarantine is reduced from 15 to 12 years

On 11 November 2021 the Government adopted an amendment to the Ordinance determining the conditions of entry into the Republic of Slovenia.

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9.Nov.2021

Radio communication experts discuss the potential of emerging technologies for law enforcement purposes

Today, 9 November 2021, a videoconference of the Radio Communications Expert Group was held as part of Slovenia's Presidency of the Council of the EU. The conference gathered experts from several member states of the European Union and the Schengen area.

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8.Nov.2021

European experts on safety and security of major football and other sporting events to discuss the importance of international cooperation

A pan-European meeting of experts on safety and security of major sporting events, in particular football matches, opens today, 8 November 2021, in Ljubljana. The two-day meeting is organised by the General Police Directorate, and its National Football Information Point, in the framework of the Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

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