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|20:00||RU||News Roundup - Wednesday, 2 May|
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The EU's economic policy will be debated as the EU summit continues. Slovenia is represented by Prime Minister Miro Cerar.
Infrastructure Minister Peter Gašperšič will hold a news conference to present a draft strategy of transport infrastructure for 2030 and the introduction of energy certificates for buildings; Infrastructure Ministry, Langusova 4, 9 AM.
The National Assembly will complete its December plenary with a debate on changes to the penal code which would punish foreign terror fighters and a debate on the controversial investment into unit 6 at the Šoštanj coal-fired power station (TEŠ), both on the opposition SDS's initiative; Parliament House, Šubičeva 4, 10 AM.
The Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning will hold a news conference to present the conclusions of the recent Lima Climate Conference and the country's operative programme of CO2 emissions reduction until 2020; ministry HQ, Dunajska 47, 11 AM.
The parliamentary Privileges and Credentials Commission will meet to decide whether to give opposition SDS leader Janez Janša immunity after criminal proceedings have been introduced against him, unofficially over contentious real estate deals in 2005; Parliament House, Šubičeva 4, 8 AM.
The Economic and Social Council will debate behind closed doors new taxes to be imposed on businesses, issues faced by the tourism sector and Slovenia's projects to be included in the EU's mega investment plan. A news conference is scheduled for 12:30 PM; Government Palace, Gregorčičeva 27.
President Borut Pahor will take part in a local ceremony ahead of Independence and Unity Day (26 Dec) in the municipality of Kočevje, where a Territorial Defence unit seen as a precursor of the Slovenian army was lined up in 1990 just days before Slovenia held the independence referendum; Sports Hall, Cesta na stadion 7, 7:30 PM.
Archbishop of Ljubljana Stane Zore will present his Christmas message; Archdiocese of Ljubljana, Ciril Metodov trg 4, noon.
Opposition SDS leader Janez Janša will launch his new book, the historical novel "Noriško kraljestvo, Beli panter" (The Kingdom of Noricum, The White Panther), published by Nova obzorja; Slovenska matica, Kongresni trg 8, noon.
The event Let's Give Books Back to the People will mark 414 years since books by Slovenian Protestants were being burnt during the anti-Reformation movement, featuring the mayor, the boss of the Ljubljana City Library and the head of the Slovenian Protestant Society; in front of Town Hall, Mestni trg 1, noon.
The year of celebrations dedicated to Janez Puhar (1814-1864), the inventor of photography on glass, will draw to a close with a concert by the Croatian octet Klapa Subrenum; Ljubno na Gorenjskem at 8 PM.
A pre-trial arraignment will be held for soldier Dušan Petrovčič, who is charged with shooting a policeman on duty earlier this year. The prosecutions demands he is hospitalized; Ljubljana District Court, Tavčarjeva 9, 11 AM.
A 10-km sprint race for men will be held as part of biathlon World Cup races hosted by Slovenia, the last this year; 2:25 PM.