The Council of the EU doesn't have a permanent, single-person president (like e.g. Instead, its work is led by the country holding the Council presidency, which rotates every 6 months.
During these 6 months, ministers from that country's government chair and help determine the agenda of Council meetings in each policy area, and facilitate dialogue with the other EU institutions.
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Slovenia also communicates with the EU institutions through its permanent representation in Brussels.
As Slovenia's "embassy to the EU", its main task is to ensure that the country's interests and policies are pursued as effectively as possible in the EU.
When the water level is adequate, rafting is suitable for all generations, families, the young and the old alike.Intra-EU trade accounts for 76% of Slovenia’s exports (Germany 19%, Italy 12% and Austria 7%), while outside the EU 3% go to both Serbia and Bosnia & Herzegovina.In terms of imports, 67% come from EU Member States (Germany 16%, Italy 13% and Austria 9%), while outside the EU 6% come from Turkey and 5% from China.A mountainous country, Slovenia sits in the foothills of the eastern Alps just south of the Julian Alps, the Kamnik-Savinja Alps, the Karawanken chain, and the Pohorje Massif on the Austrian border.The Adriatic coast of Slovenia is about 39 miles (50 kilometers) in length, running from the border with Italy to the border with Croatia.
The EU budget doesn't aim to redistribute wealth, but rather to focus on the needs of all Europeans as a whole.