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Discover Slovenia in Cleveland

If you saw numerous groups wandering and exploring Cleveland and its neighboring cities on Father’s Day weekend, wearing Slovenian clothing, with Slovenian flags, posters and other props, we hope you weren’t alarmed! It was not...


Order of Merit from the Slovenian President to Dr. Edward Gobetz

We congratulate to dr. Edward Gobetz, decorated with Order of Merit from the President of the Republic of Slovenia, for his life's work and contribution to the recognition of Slovenia and enrichment of knowledge about the...


Today we celebrate Word Bee Day

Related to the today's celebration of the World Bee Day today (May 20), and pointing out the importance of the bees, beekeeping and their contribution to sustainable development, environment, healthy food, solving problems...


20. May - World Bee Day

Today, on 20 May, Slovenia and the rest of the world celebrates World Bee Day for the third time. The UN General Assembly proclaimed World Bee Day on 20 December 2017. The main purpose of World Bee Day is to raise awareness among...


Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update - Slovenian Citizens

Due to the rapid spread of the corona virus pandemic (COVID-19), we urge all Slovenian citizens on temporary residence in the USA to decide as soon as possible whether they will return to Slovenia or they intend to stay in the...



Information on travel restriction related to Covid-19 (coronavirus)


Consular hours at Slovenian Catholic Center in Lemont Postponed

The general consul has postponed visit to the Slovenian Catholic Center in Lemont because of some technology issues. As soon as there is a new date set, the information will be shared. Please call John Vidmar for more...


Changed rules governing the issuing of Schengen visas

An amendment of the Visa Code (Regulation (EC) No 810/2009) enters into force on 2 February 2020. As a result, some of the rules governing the issuing of Schengen visas will change.


Public Call for Proposals for Co-funding Slovenian Diaspora in 2020

The Governmental Office for Slovenians Abroad has issued a public call for co-funding of organizations and activities of the Slovenian diaspora. This call for public tenders has been published in the Official Gazette and is now...


Mrs. Alenka Jerak new Consul General of the Republic of Slovenia in Cleveland

We would like to inform you that as of August 1, 2019, Mrs. Alenka Jerak took over the position of Consul General of the Republic of Slovenia in Cleveland. We would like to thank Mr. Andrej Rode for all the efforts...

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