Slovenia becomes a full member of the Central European Free Trade Agreement (CEFTA).
Pope John Paul II visits Slovenia
Slovenia and the EU sign an association agreement, and Slovenia submits request for full membership in the EU.
At the Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta, athlete Brigita Bukovec (100 metre hurdles) and kayak specialist Andraž Vehovar in slalom on rough waters win two silver medals.
Parliamentary elections take place; the majority of the vote goes to the Liberal Democracy of Slovenia (27, 01%), following by Slovenian People's Party (19,38 %), Social Democratic Party of Slovenia (16,13%), Slovenian Christian Democrats (9,62%), United List of Social Democrats (9,03%), Democratic Party of Slovenian Pensioners (4,32%), Slovenian National Party (3,22% ).