Government Office for Slovenians Abroad
14 May 2023
France Paris Pomme d’Eve
25 Oct 2016
28 Oct 2016
Czech Republic Nová Paka,Prague Gallery (A)void,Lužický seminář,Novopacké sklepy,Prague,Prague Faculty of Arts
Poets Alenka Jensterle Doležal, Lidija Dimkovska, Barbara Pogačnik and Stanislava Chrobakova Repar, conceived by Alenka Jensterle Doležal, Aljaž Koprivnikar and Andrej Šurla and co-organised by the Centre for Slovene as a Second/Foreign Language, the Government Office for Slovenians Abroad and the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Prague,
at the Young Moon, Festival of Slovene Poetesses
The office is responsible for the legal protection of Slovene communities abroad, and offers financial assistance for the organisations and activities of these communities as well as for the organisations in Slovenia that co-operate with them. Financial support for programmes and projects is provided through public calls for tenders.
The Office is also responsible for monitoring and co-ordinating the activities of ministries competent for co-operation with Slovenes outside Slovenia. The office co-operates closely with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and with Slovenia's diplomatic and consular missions, as well as with the Slovenian Cultural and Economic Association (SKGZ) (an umbrella organisation of the Slovene minority in Italy), with the organisations of Slovene minorities in Austria and Hungary, and with other Slovene organisations around the world.
In collaboration with the civil society the Office has developed the web portal Slovenci.si.