This is a national event, the official language is Slovene.
The event is jointly organized by the Slovene Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning, Ministry of Health, Ministy of Agriculture, Forestry and Food and the Government office for Development and European cohesion policy with the support of the Public agency for promotion of entrepreneurship and developing projects – the implementing strucutre of the EUSAIR Facility Point Project Partner Municipality of Izola.
Slovenia didn’t qualify to the best 16, but Slovakia did.
Whereas Slovakia is situated directly in Central Europe with no access to the sea.
The capital of Slovenia is Ljubljana and the capital of Slovakia is Bratislava.
Slovenia has a population of about 2 mil., Slovakia 5.4 mil.
Both countries were there in South Africa on the football worldcup in 2010.
The event»Modro z modrim« - odkrijmo in prikažimo potenciale Modre rasti v Sloveniji – »Blue with Blue« - Discovering and Showing Blue Growth Potentials in Slovenia«will take place in Izola, Slovenia on 10 July 2017 »Blue growth« is the EU long term strategy underlying the importance of seas and oceans in the European economy and promoting the great potential of seas and oceans in fostering the innovation and sustainable growth in the marine and maritime sectors.
The aim of this event is to bring together national stakeholders active in the field of Blue Growth, to explore relationship between the Blue Growth and Smart Specialisation Strategy of the Republic of Slovenia and to dicsuss new potentials and possibilities for the development of Blue Growth in the macroregion by exploring the financial sources and funding opportunities through EU programmes and framework programmes.
Since 1st of January 2007 (Slovenia) and 1st of January 2009 (Slovakia), both countries are members of the European Monetary Union – the so-called Euro Zone.
But Slovenia is surrounded by Austria, Hungary, Croatia and Italy and it is a coastal country, on the border of the Balkans and Central Europe.
These countries don’t share borders, they never did (see the map below – Slovakia in blue circle, Slovenia in red).