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  • Political and Economic Counselor Beth Mader at OŠ Mirana Jarca in Ljubljana (Photo State Department)

    "Cool" and Creativity

    What is cosplay? Fan fiction? Fannish language? LARPing? Political and Economic Counselor Beth Mader explained all that and more to 30 students at OŠ Mirana Jarca in Ljubljana. Beth also explained the roots of the word "cool" and its link to creativity and non-mainstream culture.

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  • Political and Economic Counselor Elizabeth Mader and Public Affairs Officer Philip Beekman with the visiting students (Photo State Department)

    Bilateral Relations

    Visiting Business and Engineering students from the @University of Kansas met with Political and Economic Counselor Elizabeth Mader and Public Affairs Officer Philip Beekman to discuss bilateral relations between the U.S. and Slovenia.

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  • U.S. Embassy Marine Security Guards visit “Osnovna šola Fram” (Photo State Department)

    Cultural Day in Fram

    Two U.S. Embassy Marine Security Guards paid a visit to “Osnovna šola Fram” on the school's cultural day. The students welcomed them with music, dances, and songs as well as a nice presentation about the U.S. and Slovenia.

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  • Deputy Public Affairs Officer Izaak Martin and 2013 University of Nebraska-Omaha graduate Maja Mihalinec (Photo State Department)

    Study in the U.S. through Sports

    Deputy Public Affairs Officer Izaak Martin and 2013 University of Nebraska-Omaha graduate Maja Mihalinec (also Slovenian athlete of the year and Olympics qualifier for Rio 2016!) visited Gimnazija Šentvid yesterday to discuss study in the U.S. through sports scholarships.

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  • U.S. Embassy General Services Officer Jennifer Rizzoli visits “Osnovna šola Ketteja in Murna” in Ljubljana (Photo State Department)

    Living in America

    U.S. Embassy General Services Officer Jennifer Rizzoli visited “Osnovna šola Ketteja in Murna” in Ljubljana today. After Mrs. Rizzoli introduced the United States and many of its attractions to the students, she zeroed in on her home state of New Mexico.

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  • Regional Security Officer Steven Strickland visits OŠ Ledina in Ljubljana (Photo State Department)
    American Culture in Ljubljana

    Regional Security Officer Steven Strickland visited OŠ Ledina in Ljubljana to talk with students about his work and life as diplomat. 

  • David Burger, Deputy Chief of Mission, with the students from Department of English and American Studies (Photo State Department)
    What is the American Dream?

    What are its historical roots? And how does the American Dream present itself today? These were the issues that David Burger, Deputy Chief of Mission, tried to answer. 

  • Deputy Public Affairs Officer Izaak Martin meets the students from the Bilingual Slovene-Hungarian High School (Photo State Department)
    American Diplomat Meets Bilingual Students

    In Lendava, U.S. Embassy Deputy Public Affairs Officer Izaak Martin met with 40 students from the Bilingual Slovene-Hungarian High School, who were eager to get answers to a variety of questions. 

  • Public Affairs Officer Philip Beekman visits the Bilingual High School in Koper (Photo State Department)
    Visit to Bilingual High School in Koper

    Yesterday, on a warm and sunny day, U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Officer Philip Beekman visited the Bilingual High School in Koper (Gimnazija G.R. Carli Koper). 

  • Regional Security Officer Stephen Strickland visits Osnovna šola Cerkvenjak in Vitomarci. (Photo State Department)
    Visit to Osnovna šola Cerkvenjak

    Yesterday, on an especially warm day, US Embassy Regional Security Officer Stephen Strickland visited Osnovna šola Cerkvenjak in Vitomarci. 

  • Management Officer Jon Selle visits Osnovna šola Komen in Karst (Photo State Department)
    Visit to a School in Karst

    U.S. Embassy Management Officer Jon Selle visited Osnovna šola Komen in Karst, near the Italian border. 

  • Two Marine Security Guards with the students (Photo State Department)
    “The Few, the Proud” in School

    Two Marine Security Guards from Embassy Ljubljana visited around 120 students at the Media and Graphics High School in Ljubljana. 

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    Release of the 2015 Human Rights Report

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