The European Commission will release its assessments of budget plans of eurozone members, including Slovenia. While concrete recommendations about compliance with EU rules may be expected in the spring, today only political messages are to be conveyed.
The parliamentary Foreign Policy Committee will debate Slovenia's recognition of Palestine as an independent country. An hour before the session, groups promoting the recognition of Palestine will stage a protest in front of the Parliament House; Parliament House, Šubičeva 4, 3 PM.
The Statistics Office (SURS) will present GDP data for the third quarter of 2014 and release November inflation figures. Slovenia slipped out of recession in the final quarter of 2013 when its economy posted a 2.1% growth rate at the annual level after eight consecutive negative quarters; SURS, Litostrojska 54, 10:30 AM.
PM Miro Cerar and NLB boss Janko Medja will address a presidential forum of the IEDC-Bled Business School. The event will focus on what a strategy is and how it can be used to achieve set goals. The event will also feature business thinker Roger Martin; IECD HQ, Prešernova cesta 33, 9:30 AM.
The STA English Service will run a backgrounder about the congress of the conservative opposition New Slovenia (NSi) at which the delegates will be electing a new president; 8 AM.
Minister of Defence Janko Veber will meet representatives of the companies from the Slovenian Defence Industry Cluster at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GZS), which associates over a dozen members; GZS, Dimičeva 13, 11 AM.
Minister for Slovenians Abroad Gorazd Žmavc will be in Serbia for a multi-day visit to the Slovenian community in Serbia, as part of which he is due to meet senior Serbian officials.
Speaker Milan Brglez will address a panel on the rule of law in the EU which will feature also several Slovenian and foreign MEPs, including Lojze Peterle (EPP/NSi) and Judith Sargentini (Greens/EFA); Faculty of Law, Poljanski nasip 2, 10 AM.
Biblos, an e-books library platform, will be presented to the public as part of the ongoing Slovenian Book Fair, featuring Marko Hercog and Renata Zamida to speak about plans for the future; Cankarjev dom, Prešernova 10, 10 AM.