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Press Office

The Public Affairs Press Section works with Slovene print and electronic media to provide authoritative information on U.S. Government policies and to track media opinion on issues of interest to the United States. In addition to answering media inquiries, the press section issues Embassy press releases and statements and assists the Slovene and U.S. press during visits of high-level U.S. Government officials and speakers.

Some of the other important functions of the Press Section include:

  • Organizing and supporting all media events with the U.S. Ambassador to Slovenia
  • Scheduling and supporting press conferences for visiting high-level U.S. Government officials
  • Arranging professional exchange programs, reporting tours, and training for working journalists, in cooperation with the State Department

All media inquiries should be made through the Public Affairs Press office, Polona Rahten Štekar at 200-5616 or Ljubljana-PRESS@state.gov.