Milestones in development
MILESTONES IN THE PROCESS OF INDEPENDENCE | INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION
In addition to the process of Slovenian independence and the establishment of an independent, sovereign and democratic Republic of Slovenia, the international recognition and functioning is equally important for the development of Slovenia as an equal member of the international community. The chronology of events influencing the country's development and success is to be continued.
Milestones on the process of independence of the Republic of Slovenia
23 December 1992 – the first session at which the National Assembly is constituted.
23 December 1991 – the Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia adopts the Constitution of the Republic of Slovenia.
25 October 1991 – Last Yugoslav Army soldier leaves Slovenia.
7 October 1991 – End of the three-month moratorium on independence processes.
7 July 1991 – Signing of the Brioni Declaration, thus temporarily halting Slovenia's independence process.
27 June 1991 – Yugoslav Army attacks Slovenia (ten-day war begins).
25 June 1991 –Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia adopts the Basic Constitutional Charter and the Republic of Slovenia becomes an independent state.
24 June 1991 – Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia designates the Slovenian national flag and coat-of-arms; the new anthem of the Republic of Slovenia had be designated since March 1990.
5 June 1991 – Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia adopts acts on citizenship, aliens, passports, foreign affairs, customs service, foreign exchange, the Bank of Slovenia and other acts providing for the establishment of the state; all acts enter into force on 25 June 1991.
The process of international recognition of the Republic of Slovenia
21 July 2010 – Slovenia becomes member of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
1 January–30 June 2008 – Slovenia holds the EU Presidency.
1 January 2007 – Slovenia introduces the euro, the common European currency.
1 May 2004 – Slovenia becomes a member of the European Union. It gains membership together with other nine new states.
29 March 2004 – Slovenia becomes a member of NATO.
24 February 2004 – The National Assembly ratifies the North Atlantic Treaty.
23 March 2003 – The entry of Slovenia into the European Union and NATO is approved by voters in a referendum.
12 February 2001 – Slovenia assumes the six-month co-presidency of the Working Table for Democratisation and Human Rights of the Stability Pact for South Eastern Europe.