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    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.

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  • Grammy Award winning American jazz vocalist Gregory Porter performs in Ljubljana (Photo Courtesy of Nada Žgank)

    Jazz Festival Brings Gregory Porter to Slovenia

    U.S. Embassy Ljubljana supported the 55th Annual Ljubljana Jazz Festival, which brought the greats of jazz together for a series of incredible concerts. The highlight of this year’s festival was the amazing concert of Gregory Porter.

    ALSO:  Photos
  • SEI students during the Seaway visit (Photo State Department)

    Summer Economics Institute

    The 3rd Annual Summer Economics Institute (SEI) student internship program jointly organized by the US Embassy Ljubljana and AmCham Slovenia started June 30th.

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  • Basketball Camp in Tolmin (Photo State Department)

    Basketball Camp in Tolmin

    This year’s Basketball Camp in Tolmin was a huge success, attracting more than 95 kids from Slovenia, the Czech Republic, and Italy to be coached by nine American coaches for one week.

    ALSO:  Photos
  • Mr. Anton Štihec, Mayor of Murska Sobota with Political and Economic Chief Joshua Harris, Nathan Ringger, and Gregor Domadenik (Photo Courtesy of Občina Murska Sobota)

    Museum of Roma History Opening

    On June 20, Political and Economic Chief Joshua Harris, Nathan Ringger, and Gregor Domadenik traveled to Murska Sobota to attend the ribbon cutting of a museum honoring Roma history in Černelavci.

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    2015 -2016 Fulbright Program

    FULBRIGHT PROGRAM COMPETITION IS OPEN! Deadline is September 8, 2014 

  • Political Officer Nathan Ringger (Photo State Department)
    "School's Out for the Summer"

    Our last school visit for this academic year took us to a middle school in Ljubljana – “OŠ Mirana Jarca.” 

  • Slovenian Fulbright Program Certificates of Completion recipients (Photo State Department)
    Certificates awarded to recent Fulbright Program recipients

    On May 16, the Charge d’Affaires of the U.S. Embassy Mr. David Burger presented some of the recent Slovenian Fulbright Program recipients with Certificates of Completion. 

  • Chargé d’Affaires David Burger joins this year’s Pride Parade (Photo State Department)
    Pride Parade 2014

    Chargé d’Affaires David Burger joined other members of the diplomatic corps in this year’s Pride Parade to express support for gay rights as human rights. 

  • RSO Strickland with the students practising baseball techniques (Photo State Department)
    Baseball Comes to Koper

    On Thursday, Regional Security Officer Stephen Strickland introduced baseball to “Srednja tehniška šola Koper” students. 

  • At the opening of Sciencetival 2014 (Photo State Department)
    Fantastic Sciencetival 2014

    If you think math is boring and science is too complicated, please, think again. The U.S. Embassy supported a fantastic festival which showed new interesting and attractive ways to promote science among all generations, but mainly among young people. 

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  • Secretary Kerry's Travel to China
    Secretary Kerry's Travel to China

    Secretary Kerry (July 10): "China and the United State represent the greatest economic alliance trading partnership in the history of humankind, and it is only going to grow."   Trip Page »

  • Secretary Kerry Speaks During a Joint News Conference in Egypt (AP Photo)
    Treat Diplomatic, Military Nominees Equally in Senate

    July 8, 2014 -- "Boko Haram's horrifying abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls in Nigeria ignited universal calls for help to "bring back our girls." President Barack Obama responded with urgency, but lost in the story is that one tool the United States would like to have at our disposal is hampered by the absence of U.S. ambassadors in neighboring Cameroon and Niger." 

  • Fourth of July 2014 at the White House
    Fourth of July 2014 at the White House

    July 5, 2014 -- "Yesterday, true to tradition, the President and First Lady celebrated the Fourth of July by hosting military heroes and their families for an Independence Day celebration with a barbeque, concert, and a view of fireworks on the South Lawn." 

  • Showing the "Spirit of America" on the Fourth of July
    Showing the "Spirit of America" on the Fourth of July

    July 4, 2014 -- "On the night of July 4th, 400 foreign diplomats and special guests will gather on the top floor of the State Department to watch the famous display of fireworks light up the Washington skyline. " 

  • State Dept. Official on P5+1 Talks on Iran’s Nuclear Program

    July 4, 2014 -- "Thank you so much, and thank you to everyone for hopping on the phone today and being flexible with schedules. I have a feeling there will need to be a lot of that over these next three weeks, so I appreciate it." 

  • The South Lawn of the White House in preparation for a Fourth of July barbecue. (AP Image)
    Electronic Journal: 4th of July

    July 2014 - In all 50 states, Americans, naturalized citizens, and tourists alike celebrate the 238th year of U.S. independence. Plus, where teens are spending their summers, why the health of our oceans affects our planet and how you may one day get to be a tourist in space. 

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    Secretary Kerry on Slovenia’s Statehood Day

    Statement by Secretary of State John Kerry on the occasion of Slovenia’s Statehood Day (PDF 135 KB)   Also available in Slovene »

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