Project partner – Coordinator of Slovenian Project partners

Legal Representative: Simon Zajc, Minister

Address: Dunajska 48, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia

Phone: 00386 1 478 7000

Contact person: Janez Dodič

Phone: 00 386 1 478 7431


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The Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning (Ministry) ensures a healthy living environment for all the citizens of the Republic of Slovenia promotes and coordinates efforts towards sustainable development which besides the concern for social welfare includes wise and efficient use of natural resources. In achieving the goals of sustainable development Ministry collaborates with local communities on the principles of partnership and subsidiarity. It provides flexibility in creating and implementing policies and measures for sustainable development by encouraging the participation of individuals and groups and civil society organizations.

In accordance with the law Ministry performs tasks in the following areas (tasks related to the Project are described in more detail):

  • Water protection, use and management (water management the preparation and implementation of strategic documents in the field of flood risk protection, co-operation and implementation of tasks relating to the determination of water infrastructure, determination of water and waterside land, activities related to the Flood Directive implementation),
  • Environmental protection and nature conservation,
  • Climate change,
  • Waste management and resource efficiency,
  • Environmental impact assessment,
  • Activities involving GMOs,
  • Systemic management of economic public services,
  • Public services in the field of environmental protection, nature conservation and water management,
  • Nuclear safety and radiation protection,
  • Warning and natural disaster recovery,
  • Investments in environmental and water infrastructure,
  • Tasks in the field of spatial and urban development,
  • Monitoring the spatial trends,
  • Development and promotion of spatial planning,
  • Land policy,
  • National, regional and local spatial planning
  • Construction and
  • Housing policy.