Parliament will debate the opposition SDS-sponsored bill to tweak the nomination procedure for Slovenia's European commissioner, which enjoys the government's support. The MPs will also debate changes to the penal code with which the SDS would like to punish individuals who have joined or intend to join terrorist groups abroad. The vote is scheduled for Monday; Parliament House, Šubičeva 4, 10 AM.
Italian Defence Minister Roberta Pinotti will pay an official visit to Slovenia. Pinotti and her Slovenian counterpart Janko Veber will speak to the press after their meeting; Ministry of Defence, Vojkova 55, 1:25 PM.
Environment and Spatial Planning Minister Irena Majcen will attend a session of EU environment ministers and meet Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Commissioner Karmenu Vella on the sidelines of the session.
Foreign Ministry State Secretary Bogdan Benko will take part in a two-day informal meeting of EU foreign ministers.
Macedonian Agriculture Minister Mihael Cvetkov will pay a visit to Slovenia, hosted by Slovenian Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Dejan Židan.
A public debate with opposition SDS leader Janez Janša will be held at which the ex-PM will comment topical developments and promote his new book; Lom pod Storžičem Local Centre, Lom pod Storžičem 56, 6:30 PM.
The STA will organise a panel on the planned reform of copyright law, featuring among others the boss of the Office for Intellectual Property Vesna Stanković Juričić; Maxi klubski salon, Trg republike 1, 10 AM.
BRDO PRI KRANJU
Ahead of the international Women's Day, the efficiency of protection of women against violence will be discussed at a panel organised by the Ministry of Labour, Family, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities; Brdo Conference Centre, Predoslje 39, 9 AM.
In the run up to International Women's Day, the Information Office of the European Parliament and the Ekvilib Institute will speak about the importance of combining professional career with family life (11:30 AM), to be followed by a conference at 1 PM at the Hiša EU, Breg 14.
European Space Expo, a travelling exhibition sponsored by the European Commission, will open in Congress Square at 9 AM, to be followed by an event at 2:30 PM at which the European Space Agency will be presented.
The ballet Swan Lake will open at the Maribor national theatre house, featuring Anastasia and Denis Matvienko from the Mariinsky Theatre from Russia in the lead roles. Swan Lake was first put on stage in Slovenia in 1921; SNG Maribor, Slovenska ulica 27, 7:30 PM.
The Slovenian men's tennis team will take on Slovakia in a three-day first round Davis Cup tie in the Europe/Africa Zone Group I.