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COVID-19

On this page you will find the measures taken to contain and control the virus Covid-19 in Slovenia, our views, press releases, information from international organizations and other important messages in the field of human rights protection.

Public information

The Human Rights Ombudsman

The Human Rights Ombudsman has been closely monitoring the coronavirus disease situation in Slovenian and abroad as well as the measures adopted by...

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Equality in front of the law

The Ombudsman was approached by the initiator, who has been working and living in Slovenia for 30 years, has permanent residence here, but does not...

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Labor matters

On 1 May, the world celebrates the achievements of workers in the fight for their rights and emphasising the meaning of work for the dignity of each...

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Health care

The petitioner pointed out the difference in the right to salary compensation for the period of temporary absence from work between her and her...

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Prisoners

Shortly after the outbreak of the COVID-19 epidemic, the Ombudsman was asked for assistance by a petitioner who, due to a physical handicap, had been...

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Equal opportunities for disabled people and persons with special needs

On the occasion of the Slovenian Day of Paraplegics and Tetraplegics, the Ombudsman Peter Svetina has emphasised that everyday life with the obstacles...

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Civil proceedings and legal relationship

The Ombudsman’s office was contacted by a debtors' counsel regarding the enforcement case Ref No I 52/2020 conducted by the Kamnik Local Court. In his...

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Health care

The Ombudsman of the Republic of Slovenia (hereinafter: Ombudsman) received for consideration initiatives relating to the presence of birth partners...

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Prisoners

On 29 March 2020, the Act on provisional measures for judicial, administrative and other public matters to cope with the spread of infectious disease...

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Health care

Health is our greatest value and one of the fundamental human rights. Even at this time, when the new coronavirus disease has stopped us and forced us...

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