SAAA Melbourne Section: Meeting with the Minister for Slovenians Abroad


Meeting with the Minister for Slovenians abroad and representatives of the Government Office for Slovenians Abroad and launch of Slovene books for small children in Australia

Date: 12 November 2019, 10am-12pm

Venue: University of Melbourne, Babel Building (Building 139), room 506, Parkville VIC 3052. MAP

The Minister for Slovenians Abroad Peter Jožef Česnik with his wife Alenka Belič, Head of Cabinet Emil Karajič and Head of Sector for Slovenians worldwide dr. Zvone Žigon will visit Australia in November. During this visit, the SAAA is preparing a meeting with the Minister and the delegation. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss SAAA activities and cooperation between Slovenia and Australia in the field of education, science and entrepreneurship. The meeting is informal in nature and is open to anyone who is interested in these topics. We will also take the opportunity to launch a series of books in Slovenian for small children – prepared with the support of Slovenian community in Australia and Slovenia, as well as by RUMACCC at the University of Melbourne.


  • 10.00-10.30 Welcome – introductions, book launch and coffee (in English and Slovenian)
  • 10.30-12.00 Discussions with the ministerial delegation (in Slovenian)

RSVP (free event, registration compulsory): Dr Masha Mikola,