The Republic of Slovenia is a parliamentary democratic republic that became an independent state after the disintegration of Yugoslavia in 1991. The present Constitution of the Republic of Slovenia was adopted on 23 December 1991, following the results of a plebiscite on the sovereignty and independence of Slovenia on 23 December 1990, when Slovenes overwhelmingly voted for independence.
President of the Republic: Borut Pahor
Prime Minister: Dr. Miro Cerar
Government: Prime Minister, 14 ministers, 2 ministers without portfolio
National Assembly: 90 deputies (88 elected representatives of parliamentary parties, and one representative each from the Italian and Hungarian national communities).
National Council: 40 elected representatives of employers, employees, farmers, tradesmen and the self-employed, as well as from the non-economic sector and local interest groups.
Slovenia - 20 Years of Independence
Slovenia was celebrating the 20th anniversary of independence in 2011. On the special twenty.si website you can find a lot of interesting information (chronological and historical information, an abundance of interactive content, etc.).
Slovenia in the World
On 25 June 1991 Slovenia became a state in its own right.
Soon Slovenia gained international recognition and established itself as a player on the world stage. After the independence the Government recognised EU membership as one of the country's priorities. Slovenia joined the European Union on 1st May 2004. Slovenia has one Commissioner in the European Commission, and eight Slovenian parliamentarians. Read more »