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ESF project to step up public service quality
ESF project to step up public service quality (19/03/2015)

The Slovenian Ministry of Public Administration has launched a new ESF-backed project to modernise public services, increase their efficiency and cut operating costs.

Easing transition from university to employment
Easing transition from university to employment (06/02/2015)

The Slovenian government has announced a new part ESF-funded project to help young graduates in Slovenia make the transition from university to employment.

Commission adopts the operational programme for Slovenia
Commission adopts the operational programme for Slovenia (22/12/2014)

The wide-ranging programme will prioritise investment in determining the country’s growth potential, encouraging economic development and prosperity, and identifying disparities across the two regions.

Partnership agreement with Slovenia adopted
Partnership agreement with Slovenia adopted (30/10/2014)

On 30 October 2014, the Commission adopted the Partnership Agreement with Slovenia, paving the way for more than €700 million (current prices) in European Social Fund (ESF) funding in the next seven years.

Books for the blind
Books for the blind (25/09/2014)

A library for blind and visually impaired people recently opened its doors in Ljubljana.

School business
School business (25/07/2014)

In Slovenia, school students are getting the chance to acquire entrepreneurial skills through a new ESF project

A recipe for Roma integration
A recipe for Roma integration (02/05/2014)

With ESF support the first Roma restaurant opens in Slovenia

Developing young talent
Developing young talent (13/03/2014)

Slovenia deploys ESF funding to boost the employment of young people in electronic publishing and cultural and arts education

Headmasters as lifelong learners
Headmasters as lifelong learners (06/12/2013)

An education project in Slovenia is giving the profession of headmaster a boost

Alternative Ljubljana
Alternative Ljubljana (10/10/2013)

A cultural association is developing an alternative way of presenting Slovenia’s capital city to tourists

Not less able
Not less able (27/09/2013)

With ESF help, a Slovenian social enterprise is placing qualified disabled people in higher-quality jobs

Nurturing R&D talent
Nurturing R&D talent (13/09/2013)

Slovenia is giving ESF support to researchers at an early stage of their career to help build a research-led economy

Embedding older workers
Embedding older workers (23/05/2013)

An ESF work-placement project for older job-seekers in Slovenia is taking a longer-term approach to ensure sustainability

Family-friendly jobs
Family-friendly jobs (23/01/2013)

In Slovenia, an ESF-supported certification process is promoting family-friendly work environments

Building social success
Building social success (07/09/2012)

In Slovenia, the ESF is supporting social businesses with start-up funding

Routes to work opportunities
Routes to work opportunities (27/07/2012)

A European seminar promotes women's entrepreneurship in cultural tourism in rural areas

Benefiting carers and the cared-for
Benefiting carers and the cared-for (12/07/2012)

Slovenia uses ESF funds to boost skills and prospects for hard-to-place women jobseekers

Training and guidance for unemployed and Roma
Training and guidance for unemployed and Roma (04/04/2012)

A Slovenian region is helping disadvantaged groups take a first step on the employment ladder

A new life for old clothes
A new life for old clothes (27/01/2012)

In Slovenia, an ESF co-funded second-hand clothing project is getting good feedback after its first months in business

Integration the Slovenian way
Integration the Slovenian way (31/12/2010)

Info Point gives foreigners access to job information

Best practice exchanges in Slovenia
Best practice exchanges in Slovenia (02/11/2010)

A group of educators in Slovenia visit colleagues in Murska Sobota to see how they are supporting Roma integration

Roma initiatives
Roma initiatives (01/06/2010)

New projects for Roma in Slovakia and Slovenia

Internet access for blind people
Internet access for blind people (01/06/2010)

Pilot E-government project in Slovenia

Roma assistance
Roma assistance (30/04/2010)

Roma school assistants are key in a new project bringing young Roma into the Slovenian education system