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  • PAO Dr. Daniel S. Mattern visits Gymnasia Koper (Photo State Department)

    Any Way You Want

    Entering the building to the blaring of Journey’s “Any Way You Want” PAO Dr. Daniel S. Mattern visited Gymnasia Koper and spoke to 50 students. Dr. Mattern started his presentation with a short introduction into his interesting work as a diplomat.

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  • DPAO Cheryl Harris at the middle school ""Osnovna šola Prežihov Voranc" in Jesenice (Photo State Department)

    U.S. Culture Comes to Jesenice

    Deputy Public Affairs Officer Cheryl Harris visited middle school ""Osnovna šola Prežihov Voranc" in Jesenice to show the students a presentation about the United States, its government, geography, states, life, culture, and food.

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  • Public Affairs Officer Dr. Daniel Mattern with “Gimnazija Ptuj” students (Photo State Department)

    Where in the World

    Public Affairs Officer Dr. Daniel Mattern visited “Gimnazija Ptuj” to introduce the United States of America, focusing on the states he knows best: Michigan, North Carolina, and his home state of New York.

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  • Assistant Attaché/Office Manager Janie James-High with OŠ Trzin students (Photo State Department)

    A Taste of Arizona

    Embassy Office Manager Janie James-High began her visit to middle school in Trzin (OŠ Trzin) with the a video about Arizona from our YouTube series, "A Taste of the States." The series gives students an inside look at the home states of U.S. diplomats.

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  • Deputy Chief of Mission David Burger with the Faculty of Administration students (Photo State Department)

    The American Dream

    Deputy Chief of Mission David Burger visited the Faculty of Administration at the University of Ljubljana to discuss “The American Dream,” American values, immigration, and protestant ethics.

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  • Deputy Chief of Mission David Burger with the students (Photo State Department)
    Students visit the Embassy

    Faculty of Administration students of comparative politics in the contemporary world, accompanied by Professor Bogomil Ferfila, visited the U.S. Embassy in Ljubljana to learn about the Embassy’s activities and mission’s goals. 

  • Nicole Eckler, Embassy intern, with the Secondary Technical School students (Photo State Department)
    Florida and Koper Parallels

    Yesterday’s sunny weather was perfect for visiting the Secondary Technical School in Koper and to draw some parallels with Florida.  

  • Regional Security Officer Stephen Strickland during a discussion with high school students in Jesenice. (Photo State Department)
    Where is a Diplomat’s Home?

    This was a question raised by the Regional Security Officer Stephen Strickland during a discussion with high school students in Jesenice. 

  • Regional Security Officer Steve Strickland talking to the students in Kranj (Photo State Department)
    Is there a McDonalds in the Grand Canyon?

    Regional Security Officer Steve Strickland talked to more than 120 Technical High School students in Kranj, where he talked about the U.S. Embassy and Ambassador's work. 

  • Ambassador Hartley visits the Roma community in Kamenci (Photo State Department)
    Ambassador Hartley visits the Roma Community

    Ambassador Hartley visited the Roma community in Kamenci and discussed the importance of Roma rights with representatives of the Roma Union of Slovenia. 

  • "Peace and Security in Europe and its Neighborhood" round table partcipants (Photo State Department)
    Peace and Security in Europe and its Neighborhood

    Euro-Atlantic Council of Slovenia, the Slovenian Association for International Relations, and the US Embassy Ljubljana organized a round table discussion entitled “Peace and Security in Europe and its Neighborhood.”  

Current Issues

  • International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia

    Secretary Kerry (May 16): "International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia is a call to action, a plea to stand with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex communities (LGBTI) across the world." 

  • U.S. aid for Nepal's earthquake
    U.S. aid for Nepal's earthquake

    May 13, 2015 -- "The United States remains committed to humanitarian relief efforts for Nepal after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked the country and killed nearly 8,000 people on April 25, and a second 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck the country on May 12." 

  • Press Availability With Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov
    Press Availability With Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov

    May 12, 2015 -- [...] "I'll begin with the last first. I think it is known that we have concerns about the transfer of the S-300, but it is also known that this has been a transfer that was, I think, almost five years ago in the making and was contemplated in the UN resolution as a transfer that was permissible." 

  • Obama at Global Entrepreneurship Event in Washington

    President Obama announces several steps to increase support for emerging entrepreneurs in the United States and around the world. 

  • Obama on 70th Anniversary of V-E Day
    Obama on 70th Anniversary of V-E Day

    "Seventy years ago today, the Allied Forces declared victory in Europe over tyranny during World War II. After more than five years of brutal fighting that took the lives of some 40 million people across the continent-including six million Jews and millions of others murdered by the Nazi regime-the forces of freedom triumphed over oppression in Europe." 

  • Kerry on 70th Anniversary of V-E Day

    Secretary of State John Kerry joins President Obama and the American people in reflecting on the end of World War II in Europe on the 70th anniversary of V-E Day.  

  • Secretary Kerry on Europe Day

    On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, Secretary of State John Kerry congratulates the European Union as EU members celebrate Europe Day. 

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