SLOVENIA: The government set up a council for cooperation with NGOs

(Ministrstvo za okolje in prostor – Translated from SlovenianLjubljana, 5 December 2018 – The founding meeting of the Council of the Minister of the Environment and Spatial Planning for Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) took place at the Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning (MOP). Jure Leben, Minister of Environment and Spatial Planning, immediately called on CNVOS, in the area of environment and space, to select 10 representatives for his consultative council among his organizations.

At the inaugural session Minister Leben emphasized that NGOs are an important constructive partner in the drafting of legislative and other solutions, therefore it is important that the MOP processes in the field of environmental and nature protection and spatial solutions are already included when adopting legal and other measures. The Minister welcomed NGO representatives selected by their umbrella organization CNVOS through their independent procedure in the world and said that when taking up the mandate, “I undertook to treat NGOs and respected NGOs and NGOs as partners. As an added value in my work process, and not as a non-classic, as often seen by both the political and the lay public, “he added,” Thank you everyone for your willingness to work with the MESP in the field of environment and space. I am sure,

Representatives of NGOs pointed out that such cooperation is necessary and necessary, and that the functioning of the world is understood as a consultative body and as a professional assistance to the Minister and MESP in preparing better solutions for all.

Members of the world are: Tomaž Banovec, Gaja Brecelj, Mihael Jožef Toman, Lenka Kavčič, Jana Kus Veenvliet, Barbara Kvac, Marko Peterlin, Lenka Puh, Senka Šifkovič Vrbica and Damjan Vinko.