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Upon International Holocaust Remembrance Day, President Borut Pahor and five survivors will attend a ceremony marking 70 years since the liberation of the Nazi German death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau. Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski will be the key-note speaker; 3:30 PM.
The National Assembly will debate opposition SDS-sponsored changes to the act on the coat of arms, flag and anthem and to the media act. The MPs will also debate a declaration on guidelines for Slovenia's activity in EU institutions in July 2014-December 2015; Parliament House, Šubičeva 4, 9 AM.
State Secretary Irena Sodin will take part in a session of EU finance ministers which will focus on financial support for Ukraine and on measures to prevent terrorism financing.
The GZS will host a conference on investing into projects for comprehensive water management and green jobs at which State Secretary Metod Dragonja will outline opportunities offered by Juncker's EUR 300bn investment plan (11:40 AM), to be followed by a high-profile debate (12:20 PM); GZS, Dimičeva 13, 10 AM.
The group Citizens against the Sale which is urging against privatisation of state-owned companies at any cost will give a news conference to announce a protest; ZRC, Novi trg 2, 11:30 AM.
AmCham Slovenija will host a business breakfast termed "Slovenia - a Europen star. Are dreams still allowed?", featuring State Secretary Franc Matjaž Zupančič, boss of the Czech Chamber of Commerce Vladimir Dlouhy, banker Marko Voljč and AmCham boss Matej Potokar; Austria Trend Hotel, Dunajska 154, 8:30 AM.
Labour Minister Anja Kopač Mrak and Economy Minister Zdravko Počivalšek will visit Domel, a manufacturer of household cleaning and air conditioning devices. A news conference is scheduled for 2 PM; Domel, Otoki 21.
The Association of Municipalities of Slovenia (ZOS) will hold an annual general meeting that will be attended by Public Administration Minister Boris Korpivnikar, who heads the government's austerity talks with the local communities; Four Points by Sheraton Mons Ljubljana, Pot za Brdom 4, 10 AM.
The opposition People's Party's (SLS) executive board will debate privatisation and a ban to sow GMOs and use them for feed animals, while its main board will meet for its maiden session after the SLS elected a new leader late last year. Leader Marko Zidanšek will speak to the press at 5:45 PM; GZS, Dimičeva 13.
Unitur Hotels & Resorts, the tourism wing of the Unior group which specialises in tool making, will hold news conference to present its plans and the group's activity in 2014; Natura Hotel in the Rogla hills, noon.
Ombudsman Vlasta Nussdorfer will meet Information Commissioner Mojca Prelesnik, to be followed by a joint statement to the press; Ombudsman's Office, Dunajska 56, 10 AM.
Publisher Cankarjeva založba will present its new titles for 2015 as well as a reprint of the 1953 landmark collection of poems "Pesmi štirih" (Four Poets); bookshop Konzorcij, Slovenska 29, 11 AM.
The STA and the Association of Sports Journalists will organise a debate with the first Slovenian Ombudsman of Athletes Rožle Prezelj, featuring also boss of the Slovenian Olympic Committee Bogdan Gabrovec and head of the national directorate for sport Edvard Kolar; Maxi klubski salon, Trg republike 1, 5 PM.
A commemoration and the launch of an exhibition Jews in Ljubljana and the Holocaust by Irena Šumi; Jewish Culture Centre Ljubljana/Mini teater, Križevniška 1/3, 8 PM.
A documentary exhibition termed A travelling exhibition of good people will be opened by State Secretary in the Prime Minister's Office Tadej Slapnik; Maribor Synagogue, 6 PM.
The life and career of Jewish businessman from Maribor Marko Rosner will be debated at an academic conference organised by the Centre of Jewish Cultural Heritage Synagogue Maribor; Maribor University Library, Gospejna 10, 10 AM.
The municipality of Murska Sobota, which used to have a thriving Jewish community, will mark Holocaust Day at the memorial at the Jewish cemetery in Panonska Streeet; 4 PM.