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  • 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!

  • Consul General Alenka Jerak presented bee-related projects of Slovenia at the Night of Ideas in Chicago

    Invited by the French Consul General Yannick Tagand, the Slovenian Consul General Alenka Jerak appeared on the panel about sustainable development within the framework of the event "Night of Ideas/ Where are we going?" at the Chicago History Museum&Villa Albertina on May 12, 2022.

  • State Secretary Dr Raščan at the Ministerial Meeting of the Global Coalition against Daesh/ISIS

    State Secretary Dr Stanislav Raščan attended the Ministerial Meeting of the Global Coalition against Daesh/ISIS in his capacity as Minister of Development Cooperation. The event was hosted by Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken.

  • Prime Minister Janez Janša at Harvard: We must help Ukraine to defend itself

    Prime Minister Janez Janša was a speaker today in an online discussion of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School.

  • Prime Minister Janša on US radio NPR’s "All Things Considered"

    Prime Minister Janša was a guest on NPR’s "All Things Considered" yesterday, where he spoke about the visit of the three prime ministers to Kyiv and the war in Ukraine.

  • Slovenia – U.S. Strategic Dialogue Joint Statement

    The Governments of Slovenia and the United States held the second session of the Slovenia-U.S. Strategic Dialogue in Ljubljana on March 14, 2022. The dialogue was led by Political Director Jernej Müller, Slovenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Deputy Assistant Secretary Robin Dunnigan, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs, U.S. Department of State.

  • Prime Minister Janez Janša meets the US Ambassador

    Today, Prime Minister Janez Janša met with the new US Ambassador to the Republic of Slovenia, Jamie Lindler Harpootlian.

  • Minister Logar and Secretary of State Blinken confirm excellent relations between Slovenia and the US

    Minister of Foreign Affairs Anže Logar met with the US Secretary of State Antony Blinken today in Washington, which was the third bilateral meeting at the level of foreign ministers over the last year and a half. The meeting was aimed at continuing the strategic dialogue between the two countries.

  • Close EU-US cooperation contributes to higher security in the EU and the world

    The Minister of the Interior Aleš Hojs and the Minister of Justice Marjan Dikaučič, current Chairs of the EU Home Affairs Council and EU Justice Council respectively, attended the EU-US Justice and Home Affairs ministerial meeting in Washington on 16 December 2021. The ministerial meeting was also attended by the European Home Affairs Commissioner Ylva Johansson, the Justice Commissioner Didier Reynders, a delegation of the General Secretariat of the EU Council, the EU Counter-Terrorism Coordinator Ilkka Salmi, the Executive Director of Europol Catherine de Bolle and the President of Eurojust Ladislav Hamran.The meeting agenda was dedicated to justice and home affairs topics of shared EU and US interest.

  • Informal EU-US political dialogue on EU enlargement

    A regular informal political dialogue between the European Union and the United States on the EU enlargement was held today via video conferencing. The EU side was led by Political Director and Director-General Jernej Müller.

  • Personae – an Exhibition by Mexican-American photographer Carlos David

    A photo exhibition entitled Personae is on display in the lobby of the Ministry of Culture. Mexican-American portrait photographer Carlos David explores the complex relationship between how we see ourselves and the way we present ourselves to others. The exhibition is on display until February 22, 2022.

  • State Secretary Raščan at the meeting of ministers of the US-Adriatic Charter

    At the invitation of the Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of the Republic of Croatia, State Secretary Stanislav Raščan attended the ministerial meeting of the Adriatic Charter under the Croatian Chairmanship. This regional initiative is uniting the Western Balkan countries (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Croatia, and North Macedonia) and the United States of America, with the Republic of Kosovo and Serbia participating as observers.

  • Slovenia’s activities at the 76th session of the Third Committee of the UN General Assembly

    The Meeting of the Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Affairs Committee of the UN General Assembly, also referred to as the Third Committee, has concluded in New York. The Committee, which opened its meeting on 30 September, adopted more than 60 resolutions. In addition to the Council Presidency, Slovenia is focusing on its priorities in its work within the Third Committee, particularly on the rights of women, the rights of older persons, the rights of the child, human rights and the environment, the human rights situation around the world and issues concerning civil society but is also actively involved in other topics.

  • Prime Minister Janez Janša meets with Apple CEO Tim Cook

    Prime Minister Janez Janša today met with the Chief Executive Officer of Apple, Tim Cook, via videoconference.

  • Minister Logar holds talks with the Foreign Ministers of Armenia, Moldova and Pakistan and Deputy Secretary of State of the United States

    On the margins of the General Debate of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Foreign Minister Anže Logar held talks with the Foreign Ministers of Armenia, Moldova and Pakistan and the Deputy Secretary of State of the United States. He also participated in a round table on the situation in Afghanistan and lessons learned over two decades of international intervention in the country.

  • Minister Logar on the 20th anniversary of the US terrorist attacks

    On the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks that hit the United States of America, Minister Anže Logar and Chargé d’affaires of the U.S. Embassy Susan Falatko honoured the memory of nearly 3,000 innocent victims who lost their lives in a series of criminal acts orchestrated by Al-Qaeda extremists in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania.