In formerYugoslavia Maribor was synonymous with heavy industrialization, in early yearsof independence with bankruptcy and economic collapse. Yet Maribor has retained its charm and is gettingmore and more interesting for tourists
Acclaimed Slovenian violin virtuoso Miha Pogačnik has created a unique method intended to foster creative thinking in leading global corporations. now he's trying to help Europe sing from the same songbook - or at least forge a harmonious new cultural identity
Trade between Slovenia and Jordan is practically nonexistent. Recently stepped-up diplomatic and political activities indicates that this may soon change, however. In 2008 the King ofJordan, Abdullah II. ibn Al Hussein, visited Slovenia,and Slovenian president Danilo Türk visited Jordan this Spring. And in early summer a strong Jordanian business delegation led by Prime Minister Nadel Al-Dahabi came to Slovenia. We spoke briefly about the potential outcome of these visits to Maen Nsour,theCEO of the Jordan Investment Board.