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  • BAO Perry Read at Prežihov Voranc in Ljubljana (Photo State Department)

    Conversation at Prežihov Voranc in Ljubljana

    Our first visit to Middle School Prežihov Voranc in Ljubljana was made by Bilateral Affairs Officer Major Perry Read. After the Principal Marjan Gorup's welcoming reception, we visited a classroom with about 90 students to talk about different topics upon their request.

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  • Deputy Public Affairs Officer Cheryl Harris visits middle school "Osnovna šola Rodica" in Domžale (Photo State Department)

    U.S. Culture: Under the Microscope

    Deputy Public Affairs Officer Cheryl Harris visited middle school "OŠ Rodica" in Domžale, where the students warmly welcomed her with some music and dancing, and Cheryl showed them a presentation about the U.S., its culture, states, government, geography, and food.

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  • U.S. Embassy Management Officer Jon Selle at "Osnovna šola Toneta Čufarja” in Jesenice (Photo State Department)

    How different is Texas from Slovenia?

    More than 50 eighth and ninth graders from the school "Osnovna šola Toneta Čufarja” in Jesenice met with U.S. Embassy Management Officer Jon Selle.

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  • U.S. Embassy Regional Security Officer Steven Strickland visits OŠ Dobrepolje in Videm-Dobrepolje (Photo State Department)

    Differences between Slovenia an the U.S.

    U.S. Embassy Regional Security Officer Steven Strickland visited OŠ Dobrepolje in Videm-Dobrepolje to talk with around forty 8th and 9th grade students. He presented his family and work and told the students about the differences between Slovenia and the United States.

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  • U.S. Embassy Political and Economic Chief Joshua Harris visits “Srednja šola za gostinstvo in turizem” in Celje. (Photo State Department)

    Catering and Tourism High School Visit

    U.S. Embassy Political and Economic Chief Joshua Harris visited “Srednja šola za gostinstvo in turizem” in Celje. Mr. Harris told the students about his home state, compared life in the U.S. and Slovenia through family, food, tourism, and the school system.

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  • Brian Devlin, the Embassy’s Foreign Area Officer, visits Vida Pregarc Middle School in Ljubljana, Polje. (Photo State Department)
    Life in America

    Brian Devlin, the Embassy’s Foreign Area Officer, visited Vida Pregarc Middle School in Ljubljana, Polje. 

  • Ms. Paula Costantino introducing American holidays traditions to the students (Photo State Department)
    American Holidays Traditions

    Paula Costantino, one of the Embassy's Office Management Specialists, and her teenage daughter, Francesca, visited “OŠ Šmartno pri Litiji” to introduce American holiday traditions and wish the students a Merry Christmas. 

  • Defense Attaché Todd Scattini at the school (Photo State Department)
    Defense Attaché in Škofja Loka

    The U.S. Embassy Defense Attaché Lieutenant Colonel Todd Scattini visited more than 100 students of “OŠ Škofja Loka – Mesto.” 

  • Political Officer Nathan Ringger with OŠ Hudinja students (Photo State Department)
    Celebrating the Holidays

    Political Officer Nathan Ringger visited the students of OŠ Hudinja, Celje and exchanged Christmas holiday traditions. 

  • Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Todd Chapman at the Faculty of Social Sciences (Photo State Department)
    A lively Discussion at FDV

    An engaged group of Defense and European Studies students at the University of Ljubljana’s Faculty of Social Sciences had an interesting discussion on coalition building and global security concerns with the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Department of State’s Political-Military Affairs Bureau, Todd Chapman.  

  • Mr. Damir Črnčec, PDAS Todd C. Chapman, and Mr. Igor Senčar (Photo State Department)
    PDAS Chapman discussing global security

    "Društvo Evropska Slovenija" hosted Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Department of State’s Political-Military Affairs Bureau Todd Chapman last evening for an interesting discussion on global security concerns.  

  • Assistant Attaché/Office Manager Janie James-High (Photo State Department)
    Commemorating the Anniversary of Pearl Harbor

    Assistant Attaché/Office Manager Janie James-High and her husband Jay High, a former teacher, visited the middle school in Škofljica (OŠ Škofljica). 

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  • State’s Jacobson: U.S.-Cuba Talks Are ‘Important’ Step

    January 24, 2015 - The State Department's Roberta Jacobson says her talks in Havana mark an “important step forward” in restoring diplomatic relations with Cuba, but noted they are “just a first step” and that the road ahead is long and complex. 

  • U.S. Official Says We Can Do More to Protect Journalists

    January 22, 2015 - Protecting journalists and protecting democracy is a responsibility we cannot afford to ignore, Assistant Secretary of State Douglas Frantz says in a blog post. 

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    Everyday Conversations: Learning American English

    How do Americans greet each other? How do they order a meal? Or ask directions? These 30 dialogues introduce you to everyday American English. 

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