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Slovenia Looks Back on Achievements of 25 Years of Independence

By June 22, 2016No Comments

Hundreds of guests joined Slovenian Ambassador Tadej Rupel in celebrating 25 years of Slovenia’s independent statehood at the Institute of Directors in Pall Mall, London, on 21st June.



To mark the occasion, the Slovenian Government’s Communication Office compiled some of the most significant achievements of the young state. Did you know...

… that in 1991 Slovenia’s GDP per capita was EUR 5,000 and in 2015 it was over EUR 18,000?

 that life expectancy increased by more than six years since 1991?

 … that for 25 years Slovenia has had one of the best systems of parental leave and childbirth allowances? 

… that the procedure for establishing a company took 3 to 6 months in 1991, whereas it now takes only a day for a sole proprietor and a few days for a limited liability company ?

that in 1991, 350,000 theatre-goers were recorded in Slovenia, whereas in 2014 this number had doubled to 745,400? 

See The Story of Twenty-Five Years, a 20-page publication to be found in Slovene and English on the website

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