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Martin Luther King Jr. Day #MLKDay

On August 28, 1963, a crowd of more than 250 000 people gathered in Washington, D.C. and marched to the Capitol Building to support the passing of laws that guaranteed every American equal civil rights. Martin Luther King was at the front of the “March on Washington”. On the steps of the Lincoln Memorial that ...
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Seek Help, Find Your Superpower

Preventing and responding to all forms of gender-based violence is a cornerstone of the U.S. government’s commitment to promoting democracy, advancing human rights, and furthering gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls, in all their diversity. The U.S. Embassy Ljubljana organized a virtual event with an American award-winning recording artist and humanitarian, Maya ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Ljubljana, Slovenia

Location: Slovenia, countrywide Event:  While U.S. Embassy Ljubljana does not have any credible information of threat to U.S. citizens or interests in Slovenia, we want to remind U.S. citizens that during the holiday season there is always the potential for increased crime and acts of violent extremism throughout the region. Public events, such as demonstrations, holiday ...
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Art in Embassies exhibition: Vibrations of the Soul – Communion with Art, Nature, and the Human Spirit

Ambassador Jamie L. Harpootlian recently hosted a vibrant group of Slovenians and Americans that shared their love for art and nature during the @artsinembassies exhibition from her home state of South Carolina. As she wrote on her Twitter account, “Art and nature belong to the universal human spirit. They each, and especially in combination, have the power to guide ...
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Ambassador Harpootlian hosts U.S. citizens in Slovenia

Ambassador Harpootlian recently welcomed U.S. citizens to her residence for the first in-person Town Hall since COVID.  Many thanks to the Americans who attended and learned about consular services,  overseas voting, and social security.  We enjoyed getting to know you and wish you all the best in your endeavors in Slovenia! You can always contact ...
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