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  • The Marine Security Guards at OŠ Hinka Smrekarja in Ljubljana (Photo State Department)

    Jeopardy! at OŠ Hinka Smrekarja

    Two Marine Security Guards from Embassy Ljubljana visited OŠ Hinka Smrekarja in Ljubljana to talk with more than 50 students about their home states, home towns, hobbies, and what they like about Slovenia.

  • Dr. Daniel Mattern, Public Affairs Officer, speaking to the students about American history. (Photo State Department)

    Kicking off the U.S. Mission Speaker Program

    Today we had an exciting start to our 2014/15 school visits beginning with a trip to the high school (“Gimnazija in srednja ekonomska šola”) in Trbovlje. Upon the school's request, PAO Dr. Daniel Mattern spoke about American history.

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  • Summer School on the United Nations (Photo State Department)

    Summer School on the United Nations

    Ambassador Mussomeli talked to the group of students attending the US Embassy co-funded Summer School on the United Nations: Youth Competencies for the Challenges of the Globalized World at the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Ljubljana.

  • Ambassador Mussomeli with ASEF representatives (Photo State Department)

    Ambassador attends the ASEF inaugural lecture

    Over 200 people attended the American Slovenian Education Foundation (ASEF) first inaugural lecture series entitled “Invention and Patents: Thinking like an Innovator”.

  • U.S. Ambassador Joseph A. Mussomeli and the organizers and guests in the presentation of the Vilenica 2014 Prize ceremony (Photo State Department)

    Ambassador at 29th Vilenica Festival

    The U.S. Embassy in Ljubljana supported the 29th Vilenica International Literary Festival, organized by the Slovene Writers' Association and the Vilenica Cultural Society. The theme of this year’s edition was Crossing the Language Bridge.


More News from the Embassy

  • Ambassador Joseph A. Mussomeli and Dr. Jernej Pikalo, Minister of Education, Science and Sport (Photo State Department)
    United States and Slovenia Sign Fulbright Agreement

    On September 4, Ambassador Joseph A. Mussomeli and Dr. Jernej Pikalo, Minister of Education, Science and Sport, signed an amendment to the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Republic of Slovenia concerning the Fulbright Exchange Program. 

  • Ambassador Mussomeli with a Summer History School participant (Photo State Department)
    Summer History School

    More than 20 engaged participants of the two-day Summer History School visited Ambassador Mussomeli to exchange ideas on contemporary Slovenian history. 

  • Ambassador Mussomeli with Janez Potočnik, European Commissioner for the Environment (Photo State Department)
    14th EAAE Congress

    Ambassador Mussomeli attended the opening of the 14th Congress of the European Association of Agricultural Economists last evening. 

  • Ambassador’s Family Attending the Performance (Photo State Department)
    New Orleans Second Line Revival Parade

    This past Saturday, Ambassador Joseph Mussomeli attended Ljubljana’s Second Annual New Orleans Second Line Revival. 

  • Prof. Dr. Zvezdan Pirtošek talks about evolution of the brain (Photo State Department)
    Lecture on Brain and Evolution

    U.S. Ambassador Mussomeli attended a very interesting lecture by Prof. Dr. Zvezdan Pirtošek on Brain and Evolution. 

  • U.S. Embassy hosts 4th of July Celebration (Photo State Department)
    U.S. Embassy hosts 4th of July Celebration

    The U.S. Embassy in Ljubljana hosted its annual gathering to celebrate America's Independence Day on the evening of July 3th in Križanke. 

Current Issues

  • President Obama at CDC in Atlanta on Ebola Outbreak

    September 16, 2014 -- President Obama speaks at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta on the Ebola Outbreak. 

  • Engage Young People in Building Democracy, Kerry Says

    September 2014 -- "The International Day of Democracy's theme for 2014 - Engaging Young People on Democracy - "powerfully underscores the importance of youth in building and preserving democracy," says Secretary of State John Kerry." 

  • President Obama on Plans to Destroy ISIL

    President Obama tells the American people how he intends to fight the threats posed by ISIL. 

  • U.S. Envoy on ISIL, Other Terrorist Threats to OSCE Region

    September 8, 2014 -- "The United States joins the European Union in expressing its grave concern over increasing terrorist threats, particularly by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). This group of extremists, who have exhibited repulsive savagery and cruelty, present a shared threat to a broad array of countries, including within the OSCE region." 

  • Remarks by President Obama at NATO Summit Press Conference
    Remarks by President Obama at NATO Summit Press Conference

    September 5, 2014 -- "Good afternoon. Let me begin by thanking my great friend, Prime Minister Cameron -- and his entire team -- for hosting this NATO Summit and making it such a success. And I want to thank the people of Newport and Cardiff and the people of Wales for welcoming me and my delegation so warmly. It's a great honor to be the first sitting U.S. President to visit Wales." 

  • Study in the USA
    Study in the USA

    U.S. schools are considered among the world’s best — a U.S. degree is highly valued in many countries and can be the key to a successful career.  Video »

  • USA Education In Brief
    USA Education In Brief

    A look at the development public schools, beginning with "common school," (the iconic little red schoolhouse) in the 18th century, through the Land-Grant university movement to the G.I. Bill of Rights and the civil rights movement, which expanded educational opportunity to all U.S. citizens. 

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