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  • Unveiling a plaque at the U.S. Embassy (Photo State Department)

    Totalitarianism and Reconciliation

    Today, Ambassador Mussomeli unveiled a plaque at the U.S. Embassy honoring all victims of totalitarianism and delivered a speech on the themes of history and reconciliation, both in the United States and in Slovenia.

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  • Ms. Stephanie Newman visits a middle school in Cerkvenjak - Vitomarci in Slovenske gorice. (Photo State Department)

    My United States

    Ms. Stephanie Newman from U.S. Embassy's Public Affairs Section visited a middle school in Cerkvenjak - Vitomarci in Slovenske gorice (Osnovna šola Cerkvenjak), where she spoke to 196 students.

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  • Digital video conference on cyber crime (Photo State Department)

    Digital Video Conference: Cyber Crime

    Over 20 people from various judicial branches and police units gathered for a digital video conference to discuss cyber security and cyber-crime prevention with Arnold E. Bell, Senior Manager for Cyber Relations for General Electric.

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  • Ambassador Mussomeli with Jason Best, co-founder and Principal of Crowdfund Capital Advisors (Photo State Department)

    Crowdfunding with Jason Best

    The US Embassy hosted a leading expert in the field of crowdfunding, Mr. Jason Best, co-founder and principal of Crowdfund Capital Advisors (CCA).

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  • Ambassador Mussomeli talks with students at the Faculty of Social Sciences (Photo MEOS)

    Ambassador talks about U.S.-Slovene relations

    On April 8, Ambassador Mussomeli attended an event at the Faculty of Social Sciences in Ljubljana sponsored by MEOS, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the international relations field.

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More News from the Embassy

  • The Copy Conforms to the Original (Photo State Department)
    The Copy Conforms to the Original

    On the occasion of International Roma Day, the Anglunipe Society opened the photographic exhibition, The Copy Conforms to the Original, picturing Roma and non-Roma everyday lives, as well as documentary on the same topic. 

  • Practising the jazz hands (Photo State Department)
    Jazz hands come to Duplek

    To celebrate jazz appreciation month, Public Affairs Officer Dr. Daniel Mattern gave a presentation about jazz for 50 students at a middle school in Duplek (“Osnovna šola Duplek”). 

  • Caroline Drinnon visits Žirovnica middle school (Photo State Department)
    Patriotism in the U.S.

    Public Affairs intern Caroline Drinnon visited a middle school in Žirovnica ("Osnovna šola Žirovnica") to discuss patriotism and U.S. culture with a group of around 40 students.  

  • Ambassador Mussomeli lectures at Law School (Photo State Department)
    Ambassador Mussomeli Lectures at Law School in Ljubljana

    On April 1, Ambassador Mussomeli talked with over 80 students and faculty members at the University of Ljubljana Law School about the rule of law and its importance in creating economic and political stability. 

  • Ambassador Mussomeli tries the so-called drama phone call exercise. (Photo State Department)
    Ambassador at the Actors Studio in Ljubljana

    Last night Ambassador Mussomeli attended a workshop on method acting at the Vajevec brother’s Acting Studio in Ljubljana. 

  • Regional Security Officer Stephen Strickland discussing with the students (Photo State Department)
    American Culture Comes to Jesenice

    An introduction of American culture, U.S. states, symbols, national parks, sports, holidays, and much more came to a high school in Jesenice today! U.S. Embassy Regional Security Officer Stephen Strickland also discussed information about the work of the U.S. Ambassador and the U.S. Embassy in Ljubljana. 

U.S. Policy Issues Articles

  • New York Times Op-Ed Author Robert Service on ‘Putin’s Czarist Folly’

    Author Robert Service on ‘Putin’s Czarist Folly’. This article was originally published in the New York Times on April 6, and is republished by permission for three months only. © 2014 The New York Times. All rights reserved. 

  • NATO Leader Emphasizes Defense Cooperation
    NATO Leader Emphasizes Defense Cooperation

    April 15, 2014 -- [...]“We need to train and exercise more together, for instance the NATO Response Force and the EU Battlegroups, so that we stand ready for whatever the future may bring,” he said as he arrived for talks with EU defense ministers in Luxembourg. NATO reported his comments in an April 15 press release." 

  • President Obama’s Message on Passover

    April 14, 2014 -- "Michelle and I send our warmest greetings to all those celebrating Passover in the United States, in Israel, and around the world. On Tuesday, just as we have every year of my presidency, my family will join the millions taking part in the ancient tradition of the Seder. We will enjoy the company of friends and loved ones, retell a timeless story, and give thanks for the freedom we are so blessed to enjoy." 

  • Evidence of Russian Support for Destabilization of Ukraine
    Evidence of Russian Support for Destabilization of Ukraine

    April 13, 2014 -- "On April 12, armed pro-Russian militants seized government buildings in a coordinated and professional operation conducted in six cities in eastern Ukraine. Many of the militants were outfitted in bullet-proof vests and camouflage uniforms with insignia removed and carrying Russian-origin weapons." 

  • Join in Cassini Name Game
    Join in Cassini Name Game

    April 2014 -- "As NASA’s Cassini mission approaches its 10th anniversary at Saturn, its team members on Earth are looking ahead to an upcoming phase. Starting in late 2016, the Cassini spacecraft will repeatedly climb high above Saturn’s north pole, flying just outside its narrow F ring." 

  • Human Trafficking Is Moral, National Security Issue, Kerry Says
    Human Trafficking Is Moral, National Security Issue, Kerry Says

    April 11, 2014 -- "Combatting human trafficking is both a moral imperative and a national security issue, says Secretary of State John Kerry. “In the end, this is a moral fight,” Kerry said April 8 at the annual meeting of the President’s Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons." 

  • Hagel: U.S. to Send 2 More Missile-Defense Ships to Japan
    Hagel: U.S. to Send 2 More Missile-Defense Ships to Japan

    April 7, 2014 -- "For reasons a senior defense official said included North Korean provocations, treaty commitments to Japan and U.S. national security interests, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said March 6 that the United States will send Japan two more Aegis-equipped ballistic-missile defense ships by 2017." 

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Student Internship Program

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    July 2014, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Students, do you already know where you'll intern this summer? Apply for SEI 2014 and become a part of Summer Economics Institute Student Internship Program. Use this chance and intern to learn! Application Deadline: April 25, 2014.


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Addressing Climate Change

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Celebrating Women’s Achievements

  • Celebrating Women’s Achievements

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Travel & Tourism in the U.S.

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