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09/12/2018

Meeting with the German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas

At Esimit Europa we are proud that our efforts to promote stronger cooperation on the European continent have been recognized also by Heiko Maas, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Germany.
16/10/2018

Continued support of the Republic of Austria

Igor Simčič, founder of the Esimit Europa project, met with the Austrian Foreign Minister, Dr. Karin Kneissl and the Vice-Chancellor and Minister of Sport Mr.
22/08/2018

Project’s development and continued diplomatic support

Since its establishment in 1995, the Esimit Europa project has been proudly promoting a common European identity and the importance of cooperation through the unifying power of sport.
06/04/2017

Continued support of the European Parliament

The Esimit Europa project has again proven to be an important promoter of cooperation on the European continent.
14/02/2017

Patronage of the Council of Europe

The Esimit Europa project has been granted the official patronage of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, H.E. Mr Thorbjørn Jagland.
05/11/2016

Meeting with the President and Vice-President of World Sailing

On the occasion of the World Sailing Conference in Barcelona, Igor Simčič, founder of the Esimit Europa project, met with Carlo Croce, President of World Sailing and Quanhai Li, Vice-President of World Sailing and of the Asian Sailing Federation.
29/09/2016

The President of the Republic of Slovenia extends honorary patronage to the Esimit Europa project and its future-oriented symbol

The Esimit Europa project has been following its mission of uniting people and promoting stronger collaboration on the European continent by building bridges between the people in the worlds of sports, diplomacy, social responsibility, culture and business for more than 20 years.
25/08/2016

Congratulations to Vasilij Žbogar for the silver medal at RIO 2016

Founder of the Esimit Europa project Igor Simčič met a talented young sailor Vasilij Žbogar already at the very beginning of the Esimit Europa project 20 years ago and invited him to become a member of the sailing team composed of the best sailors from both sides of the border - from Slovenia and Italy. Vasilij Žbogar remained in the team as the main tactician and representative of Slovenia while the project developed, yachts became bigger and faster and the team became more and more professional - since 2010 the crew of the Esimit Europa 2 yacht is composed of only top professional sailors of eleven nationalities representing the whole European continent.
11/04/2016

Esimit Europa 2 – ready for new challenges

Following the 20th anniversary of the Esimit Europa project and after a highly successful season 2015 for the Esimit Sailing Team, one of the world’s fastest sailing yachts – Esimit Europa 2, is now ready for new challenges.
12/12/2015

Igor Simčič met with German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier

Founder of the Esimit Europa project Igor Simcic met with German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier today and presented to him the Esimit Europa project. At this opportunity minister expressed his support the project and its mission of promoting the integration of the European continent.

This meeting was another important recognition of the Esimit Europa project and its aim to strengthen friendly relations among European countries.

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