International relations

Realizing that local and global issues are strongly interconnected and appreciating the knowledge and experience of international partners, the Municipality of Novo mesto keenly cooperates with its twin cities, is an active member of international networks and a reliable partner in project consortiums of local authorities and civil society.

 

NOVO MESTO’S TWIN CITIES 

• Leskovac (Serbia)
Accord signed:   1971

• Herceg Novi (Montenegro)
Accord signed:   1971

• Langenhagen (Germany)
Accord signed:  28. 10. 1988

• Vilafranca del Penedes (Spain)
Accord signed:  29. 7. 1994

• Jixing (China)
Accord signed: 6. 5. ​1994

• Provinca Brescia (Italy)
Accord signed:  6. 5. 1995

Bihać (Bosnia and Hercegovina)
Accord signed: 13. 6. 1997

• Torun (Poland),
Accord signed: 23. 6. 2009

• Trnava (Slovakia)
Accord signed:  9. 9. 2011

 

NOVO MESTO IS DEVELOPING PARTNERSHIPS WITH THE FOLLOWING CITIES AND TOWNS:

• Banja Luka (Bosnia and Hercegovina)

• Prijedor (Bosnia and Hercegovina)

• Zadar (Croatia)

• Bühl (Germany)

• Togliatti (Russian Federation)

 

INTERNATIONAL NETWORKS OF WHICH NOVO MESTO IS A MEMBER  

• ALDA The European Association for Local Democracy  
Member since: May 2016    

 

VIA NATIONAL MUNICIPAL ASSOCIATIONS, THE MUNICIPALITY OF NOVO MESTO IS INVOLVED IN THE WORK OF​

• Committee of the Regions - The EU's Assembly of Regional and Local Representatives. 

 

MUNICIPALITY OF NOVO MESTO IS A PARTNER IN THE FOLLOWING EU PROJECTS

• SHELTER (More information about project activities is available here.)
• STOW (More information about project activities is available here.)
• SOLIDA
• SMUG EU
• CRISCO

 

 

Contact:

​Mrs Nataša Jakopin, M. Sc., Senior Adviser for Protocol and International Relations

​E-mail: natasa.jakopin@novomesto.si, kabinet@novomesto.si

Phone: 00 386 7 39 39 239

Address: Rotovž, Glavni trg 7, 8000 Novo mesto, Slovenia