12. February 2010 - 28. February 2010
Slovenia gets three Olympic medals in Vancouver
At the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Slovenia gets three medals. Alpine skier Tina Maze wins two silver medals (in Super-G and giant slalom), and cross-country skier Petra Majdič wins bronze in the women's sprint.
20. March 2010
An international conference on the future of the Western Balkan
An international conference, entitled 'Together for the European Union: the Contribution of the Western Balkans to European Future' takes place at Brdo pri Kranju.
06. June 2010
Slovenians Back Border Deal with Croatia
At the referendum the border Arbitration agreement between Slovenia and Croatia, the Slovenian voters back the border deal with Croatia.
11. June 2010 - 11. July 2010
Slovenia qualifies for the 2010 FIFA World cup
Slovenian national football team qualifies for the 2010 FIFA World cup in South Africa and gains four notches on the rankings of the International Football federation (FIFA) to 15th, an all-time high.
21. July 2010
Slovenia becomes a member of the OECD
Slovenia becomes the 32nd member of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
16. November 2010
Pipistrel - the most innovative company in the EU
The world’s leading motor glider aircraft designer and producer Pipistrel d.o.o. Ajdovščina, based in Slovenia, is selected as the winner of the prestigious European Business Award selection in the category UKTI Award for Innovation, thus becoming the most innovative company in the European Union.