Permanent Representation of the RS to the CoE /Newsroom /
26.03.2014  

Promotion of Slovenia and reception at 26th Session of Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of Council of Europe

Strasbourg – During the 26th Session of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe, a promotion of Slovenia was hosted on Tuesday, 25 March by the Slovenian delegation to the Congress, with the help of the Permanent Representation of the Republic of Slovenia to the Council of Europe.

More than 250 members of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities from numerous states attended the event, including members of the diplomatic corps, representatives of the Secretariat of the Council of Europe, members of the Slovenian community from Freyming Merlebach and Slovenians living and working in Strasbourg.

The guests were addressed by Herwig van Staa, the President of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe, Bernardka Krnc, the leader of the Slovenian delegation to the Congress, and Ambassador Damjan Bergant, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Slovenia to the Council of Europe.

The event was followed by a reception which featured a variety of Slovenian culinary treats and a performance by a Slovenian traditional dance and music ensemble.