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  • Prime Minister receives United States Congress delegation

    Prime Minister Robert Golob received a delegation of ten members of the United States Congress, nine senators and one member of the House of Representatives.

  • Slovenia values the relationship between the Slovenian Armed Forces and the Colorado National Guard

    Minister of Defence Marjan Šarec is in the State of Colorado to attend the 30th anniversary of the cooperation between the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Slovenia and the Colorado National Guard in the State of Colorado. On this occasion, he met with Colorado Governor Jared Polis and Colorado National Guard Commander Brigadier General Laura L. Clellan.

  • Slovenia to strengthen business and tourism promotional activities in the United States

    With 332 million, the United States of America presents an important market with many opportunities for the Slovenian economy and tourism. It can take several years for companies to successfully penetrate the US market, and Slovenia as a country can open doors through increased promotion.

  • State Secretary Dr. Benedejčič receives high representatives of the State of Colorado

    State Secretary for National and International Security Dr. Andrej Benedejčič received today the Lieutenant Governor of the State of Colorado Dianne Primavera and the Adjutant General of the State of Colorado Laura Clellan on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of cooperation between the Slovenian Army and the Colorado National Guard.

  • At the third U.S.-Slovenia Strategic Dialogue, the two countries reaffirm their mutual commitment to partnership and alliance

    State Secretary Samuel Žbogar and US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman led the third Strategic Dialogue between the two countries in Washington today. Established in 2020, the Dialogue provides a framework for discussions and exchanges of views on bilateral cooperation and current political, security and other issues and challenges in the international community.

  • Cleveland Kurentovanje

    This year´s Cleveland Kurentovanje, held for the eleventh time, attracted over 15 thousand visitors from Ohio, Illinois, Wisconsin, Arizona, Washington, Pennsylvania, and elsewhere. The Consulate General of the Republic of Slovenia actively participated in many events, which included culinary, music, sport events, and much more.

  • Celebration of Prešeren Day in Cleveland

    On February 5 we celebrated Prešeren Day in Cleveland. February 8 marks the anniversary of death of France Prešeren, the greatest Slovenian poet, who died in 1849. This presentation featured Slovenian literature, poetry, and music.

  • Slovenians celebrated Martinovanje in Cleveland

    Even when living abroad, Slovenians do not forget their tradition, and must does have to turn into wine. Here are some images from tonight's Martinovanje in Cleveland!

  • Another Slovenian Home closes its doors forever in Euclid, Ohio

    Images from today's last event, dancing to the sounds of the Eddy Rodick Orchestra, organized by the Cleveland- style Polka Hall of Fame and Museum in the now already sold Slovenian Society Home in Euclid/Recher Hall, which will close its doors on October 24.

  • Finance minister Boštjančič attends IMF and World Bank Group annual meeting

    Klemen Boštjančič, the finance minister, has attended the annual meeting of the IMF and World Bank Group, which took place from 11 to 15 October 2022 in Washington. The primary focus of the discussions was on developments in the global economy and on the international financial markets, the consequences of the war in Ukraine, the food and energy crisis, and possible responses.

  • Minister Fajon in New York on Slovenia's candidature for a non-permanent seat on the UN Security Council

    Foreign Minister Tanja Fajon and President Borut Pahor presented Slovenia's vision for its candidature for a non-permanent seat on the UN Security Council to the Permanent Representatives of the UN Member States in New York. "During its 30-year UN membership, Slovenia has proven on several occasions its commitment to multilateralism, solidarity and shared responsibility for world peace, security and development. Today, we are committed to this goal more than ever," underlined Minister Fajon.

  • State Secretary Žbogar meeting with US Assistant Secretary Sison and Deputy Assistant Secretary Escobar

    State Secretary Samuel Žbogar met with US Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs Michele Sison and Deputy Assistant Secretary Gabriel Escobar responsible for the Western Balkans.

  • At the New York intergovernmental conference to draft biological diversity treaty

    Slovenia is participating in the fifth session of the Intergovernmental Conference on an international legally binding instrument under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction.

  • Consular hours in Lemont, Illinois - August 13, 2022

    We would like to inform you that we will hold a Consular day in Lemont, IL on Saturday, August 13 2022 from 10 am to 1 pm, at the Slovenian Catholic Center (14252 Main St., Lemont, IL 60439.

  • Minister Fajon at the session of the Stockholm Initiative for Nuclear Disarmament

    Today, Foreign Minister Tanja Fajon attended a session of the Stockholm Initiative for Nuclear Disarmament, which Slovenia joined this July. The Initiative aims to encourage a successful outcome of the Tenth Review Conference of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, which is taking place at the United Nations Headquarters. “I am proud that Slovenia joined the Stockholm Initiative led by two female foreign ministers, my German colleague Annalena Baerbock and my Swedish counterpart Ann Linde,” stressed minister Fajon.

  • Consul General Alenka Jerak visited SloveneFest 2022 in Pennsylvania

    Consul General Alenka Jerak visited the SNPJ in Enon Valley, PA. Slovenefest 2022 was held there from July 8 through July 10. This event, the biggest SNPJ event of 2022, offered a chance to meet with other Slovenians while listening to Slovenian music and enjoying Slovenian dishes and beverages.

  • Consul General Alenka Jerak met with Ohio Governor DeWine today

    Consul General Alenka Jerak met with the Ohio Governor DeWine and Mrs. DeWine at their Residence near Columbus. Also present were the Director for Development/Economy Lidya Mihalik and Members of the Consular Corps in Ohio.

  • Commemorative medals awarded at the Statehood Day celebration in Ohio

    Today we celebrated Slovenian Statehood Day at Slovenska Pristava in Harpersfield as part of the event "I am proud to be a Slovenian", and awarded commemorative medals of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia to individuals who 31 years ago actively contributed to the American recognition of independent Slovenia.

  • Joe Valencic, a Slovenian-American from Cleveland, inducted into the Hall of Fame

    Consulate General of the Republic of Slovenia in Cleveland congratulates Joe Valencic on his induction into the Hall of Fame on Tuesday, June 7, 2022. He is the seventh Slovenian-American to be awarded this honor.

  • Volunteers cleaned the Slovenian Cultural Garden in Cleveland today

    A group of hard-working volunteers performed a clean-up and beautifying of the Slovenian Cultural Garden today. The garden is part of the wonderful Cultural Gardens, and it is located at 820 East Boulevard in Cleveland, Ohio. Come for a visit anytime!