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From Nomination to Ambassador

The President’s nominee as U.S. Ambassador to Slovenia, Ms. Lynda Blanchard, was voted “out of committee” on April 3. Her nomination is now pending before the entire U.S. Senate. What does this all mean? What comes next? Our Prezi explains the steps that an Ambassador-designate takes in their confirmation process before they can arrive in ...
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U.S. Mission Speaker Program – March 2019

Economic and Commercial Officer, Dr. William Don Baker visited Gimnazija Franc Miklošič, a general high school in Ljutomer that hosted an international debate club attended by 140 participants from Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, the Czech Republic, Bulgaria, the Netherlands and New Zealand. Upon the school’s request, Dr. Baker discussed entrepreneurship, American entrepreneurs, small businesses, start-ups, and ...
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American Culture Week Video

Photographer Jesse Burke and a writer Manuel Gonzales visited Kamnik, where they implemented workshops and presented their work to Slovenian audiences. During their stay in Slovenia the two artists explore the country and got very excited about the Slovenian landscape and culture. The world’s hidden jam is what they called it. Each artist learned a ...
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A Week of Spreading American Culture in Kamnik

In cooperation with the public institution Mekinje Monastery, the U.S. Embassy sponsored a week-long program in Kamnik featuring two acclaimed American artists, Jesse Burke and Manuel Gonzales. Jesse is a photographer whose inspiring work has been featured in galleries across the U.S., and who was included by Time Magazine in the top 50 US photographers ...
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#HiddenNoMore

There is no limit to what women can, and should, achieve. Especially in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. This was the message of Dr. Emilija Stojmenova Duh’s recent programs in Maribor and Ljubljana. Dr. Duh, a recent IVLP alumna from the #HiddenNoMore program, worked with the embassy to organize screenings of the ...
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