Janez Drnovšek forms his third government; the government coalition is composed of Liberal Democracy of Slovenia, Slovenian People's Party and Democratic Party of Slovenian Pensioners (the government term ends on 7 June 2000).
The ski jumper Primož Peterka is the Slovenian to win the Great Crystal Globe of Planica.
Presidents of eight member states of the Central European Initiative meet in Piran on 6 and 7 June.
The National Assembly ratifies the association agreement between Slovenia and the EU.
Prime ministers of CEFTA member states meet in Portorož.
Milan Kučan is re-elected President of Slovenia (55,57%).
The Luxembourg EU Summit decides to launch the enlargement process and open negotiations with the first group of candidate countries, including Slovenia.