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  • U.S. diplomat Joseph Costantino and his daughter Francesca at the multicultural day (Photo State Department)

    American Culture and Tradition

    “I. Osnovna šola Žalec” kindly invited us to visit the school’s annual language and multicultural day. U.S. diplomat Mr. Joseph Costantino and his teenage daughter Francesca attended the opening of the multicultural day.

  • Ambassador Mussomeli with the Stanford University students (Photo State Department)

    Stanford Goes to Slovenia

    Ambassador Mussomeli discussed Slovenia, its history, the current political and social situation, and relations with EU and the United States with 40 Stanford students at the City Hotel in Ljubljana.

    ALSO:  Photos
  • Thomas Nagel, Ambassador Mussomeli and Prof. Kerry Woods (Photo State Department)

    Fulbright Specialist

    Ambassador Mussomeli met with Prof. Kerry Woods of Bennington College and his host at the Department of Forestry and Renewable Forest Resources of the University of Ljubljana, Dr. Thomas Nagel, a 2003 U.S. Fulbright alumnus.

  • Design works at Biennial of Design in Ljubljana BIO 50 (Photo State Department)

    The Biennial of Design in Ljubljana BIO 50

    The U.S. Embassy in Ljubljana supported the Biennial of Design in Ljubljana, “BIO 50.”On the occasion of its 50th anniversary, the Biennial of Design changed its format from a traditional design exhibition to a six-month collaborative process.

  • Management Officer Jon Selle with the students of “2. Osnovna šola Slovenska Bistrica” (Photo State Department)

    Cultural Exchanges

    On a sunny autumn day, Management Officer Jon Selle visited “2. Osnovna šola Slovenska Bistrica” to talk about differences and similarities in lifestyle and culture in the United States and Slovenia.

    ALSO:  Photos


More News from the Embassy

  • Kids having tons of fun with the NASA astronaut Sunita Williams (Photo State Department)
    NASA astronaut at QSI - International School of Ljubljana

    During her stay in Slovenia, American astronaut Sunita Williams visited the QSI International School of Ljubljana. 

  • Insert of Edward Ruscha’s work  “Every Building on Sunset Strip” (Photo State Department)
    What if time stood still?

    The U.S. Embassy in Ljubljana supported the exhibition by visual artists Ed Ruscha and Claudia Joskowicz entitled “What if time stood still?” 

  • Regional Security Officer Stephen Strickland at the “Ekonomska šola” in Ljubljana. (Photo State Department)
    Embassy visits a school in a neighborhood

    U.S. states, national parks, sports, American culture, and much more came to the “Ekonomska šola” in Ljubljana. 

  • Economic and Commercial Officer Christienne Carroll visits Srednja zdravstvena šola Celje (Photo State Department)
    Respecting Diversity

    On Friday our school visits continued with Economic and Commercial Officer Christienne Carroll’s trip to Srednja zdravstvena šola Celje. Christienne spoke with 90 9th grade students about U.S. immigration, highlighting the importance of respecting diversity. 

  • Regional Security Officer Stephen Strickland giving a presentation about baseball (Photo State Department)
    Baseball strikes again!

    Back by popular demand, we were happy to visit the “Srednja tehniška šola Koper” students with Regional Security Officer Stephen Strickland and his son Jackson. 

  • SOS Helpline handbook presentation (Photo State Department)
    Handbook for practical work on violence against women and children

    The U.S. Embassy is proud to support projects that aim to prevent violence against women and children. 

  • 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. 

Current Issues

  • President Obama: What You Need to Know About Ebola

    October 18, 2014 -- President Obama discusses what the United States is doing to respond to Ebola, both at home and abroad. 

  • Under Secretary Wendy R. Sherman To Deliver Remarks on the P5+1 Iran Nuclear Negotiations

    October 17, 2014 -- "On Thursday, October 23, Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy R. Sherman will deliver a keynote address on the EU-coordinated P5+1 nuclear negotiations with Iran during a two-day symposium organized by Syracuse University's Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs and the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs" 

  • Kerry on U.S. Response to Ebola for Members of Diplomatic Corps

    October 17, 2014 -- "I know that there's no shortage of demands on all of your time, so we really do appreciate and I know President Obama appreciates your coming in here this morning for this very important briefing." 

  • President Obama’s Meeting with National Security Council on ISIL

    October 17, 2014 -- "This afternoon at the White House, the President met with his National Security Council to discuss the status of the comprehensive campaign to counter ISIL. He received an update on the political and security situation in Iraq and Syria, including the situation in Anbar, Iraq and Kobani, Syria" 

  • Secretary Kerry on World Food Day

    October 16, 2014 -- [...]"Today more than 800 million people around the world are chronically undernourished. By 2050, the global population is expected to increase by 2 to 3 billion people. That means agricultural production will need to increase by sixty percent if there's any hope of meeting the increased demand." 

  • U.S. Increases Aid to West Africa, Urges Other Nations to Do More
    U.S. Increases Aid to West Africa, Urges Other Nations to Do More

    October 16, 2014 -- "The United States is expanding its support for West Africa's fight against Ebola and is urging its allies around the world to do more to fight the most serious outbreak of this deadly disease ever recorded." 

  • U.S. Condemns ISIL Attacks in Iraq
    U.S. Condemns ISIL Attacks in Iraq

    October 14, 2014 -- "The United States strongly condemns the vicious string of suicide, vehicle borne, and other attacks that the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has perpetrated in Baghdad and surrounding provinces in recent days, taking scores of innocent lives," State Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki said.  

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