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Human Rights Council

Slovenia has decided to present its third candidature for the Human Rights Council for the period 2016-2028. It has been successful and elected both times before and during the last membership Slovenian permanent representative in Geneva held the Presideny of the Council (in 2018). 

Deputy Director General of the International Postal Union

Slovenia has presented the candidature for the post of Deputy Director-General of the International Postal Union for the period 2021-2024. The elections will be held in 2020 in Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire). 

Candidature of the Republic of Slovenia to the UN Economic and Social Council for the period 2023 - 0225

The Government of the Republic of Slovenia has decided to present the candidature to the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) for the period 2023-2025 at the elections to be held during the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly in 2022 in New York. This is the first candidature of Slovenia to ECOSOC. Slovenia attaches great importance to the work of ECOSOC and its efforts related to the economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development, especially to the adequate and efficient follow-up and review of progress in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Agreement. We have already been constructively engaged in the fields, covered by the Council, and would like to contribute more actively to the fulfilment of the important mandate entrusted to ECOSOC.