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Third annual UNYANET meeting under honorary patronage of the President of the Republic of Slovenia Mr. Borut Pahor

Reception at Municipality of Ljubljana. (Photo - Maja Drča, UNA Slovenia)

In August 2013, representatives of United Nations Youth Associations Network (UNYANET) member organizations met in Ljubljana on third annual meeting. During the UNYANET Summit, General Assembly and capacity building workshops were held.

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United Nations Association of Slovenia celebrates World Water Day with a roundtable

Round table on World Water Day in Ljubljana (Photo - M. Kovač/UNAS)On Thursday, 21 March 2013, the United Nations Association of Slovenia celebrated World Water Day by organizing a roundtable "More space for water". The issue of water is increasingly at the forefront of political debate in light of climate change, pollution and rapid population growth.

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Dr. Dušan Plut: "Climate change will also require sustainable water resource management in Slovenia"

Prof. dr. Dušan Plut while giving an interview for UN Association of Slovenia (Foto - P. Kumer)This week, specifically March 22nd, we celebrate World Water Day. For World Water day, the United Nations Associations of Slovenia is organizing a roundtable to be held on March 21st called ''More space for water''. In preparation for the panel discussion we talked to prof. Dr. Dušan Plut from the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Ljubljana, about water resources in Slovenia. His fields of research include geography, natural resources and hydrology.

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Successful Second Assembly of the Youth Section

The second annual assembly of the Youth section was held last Wednesday, 13th of March. Members of the Youth Section reviewed last year's activities and set a work plan for 2013, which will focus on international year of cooperation in the field of water and active international cooperation. At the meeting the members adopted the provision to establish the Model United Nations Slovenia Club, which has been operating within the Youth Section since October 2012.

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Press Release: Key Experts Invited to the Round Table on World Water Day

Released by: United Nations Association of Slovenia on Monday, 18 March 2013 at 12:00

Ljubljana, 18 March 2013 – United Nations Association of Slovenia, in collaboration with the Slovenian National Commission for UNESCO, is organizing a roundtable on World Water Day, called "More space for water". The event will be held on Thursday 21 March 2013 at the United Nations Association of Slovenia (Cankarjeva 1, 2nd floor) starting at 13:00.

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