Slovenia - Organizations



The Slovenia Chamber of Commerce (Chamber of Economy of Slovenia) coordinates all economic activities within and outside the country. In the 1990s, two large associations of trade unions were formed: the Confederation of New Trade Unions of Slovenia and the Association of Independent Trade Unions. There are professional associations for the advancement of research and education in a variety of medical fields. The Slovenian Academy of Sciences and the Arts was founded in 1938.

National youth organizations include The UN Student Club of Slovenia, the Catholic Student Movement of Slovenia, the Students Union of Slovenia, and the Scout Association of Slovenia. Women's organizations include The Center for Gender and Politics at the Peace Institute and Soroptomist International.

International organizations with national chapters include Amnesty International and the Red Cross.

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