Is Living in Alaska Difficult? (State Dept.)

Is Living in Alaska Difficult?

A group of elementary school students who attended Consular Officer Jessica Jarcev’s presentation about Alaska at the Public library in Gajnice learned about Alaska’s glaciers, volcanos, wildlife, whales, bears, moose and  about salmon and fishing industries. The students were interested in Jessica’s native town and her school. They also wanted to know where young people hang out (the “coolest” hangout

Students attending class in the library (State Dept.)

Will Immigration Policy Change With New President?

Eric Williams, Political Counselor, delivered another lecture about U.S. elections to high school students at the American Corner Zagreb on October 12, 2016. Students were interested in the role of debates, in differences between Presidential candidates, if Hillary Clinton had an advantage because she is a woman and if immigration policy will change with the new U.S. President.

Etsyionica workshop at the American Corner Zadar [State Dept.]

Etsyonica: All the Tools You Need to Start Your Own Etsy Shop

Christian Wright, Public Affairs Officer, helped audience at Etsyionica workshop at the American Corner Zadar to banish fear from starting a creative business. The workshop was held by Etsy shop owner, Ema Juretic, and organized in partnership with the Croatian Association of Independent Professionals. In Zadar on May 19, 2016

Christian Wright, Public Affairs Officer, together with Kelly Ireland, Hollywood-based field producer for the Emmy-nominated daytime TV program “The Doctors”, met with a group of 15-year old students [State Dept.]

How Do Movies Portray America?

Christian Wright, Public Affairs Officer, together with Kelly Ireland, Hollywood-based field producer for the Emmy-nominated daytime TV program “The Doctors”, met with a group of 15-year old students from Brezovica at the American Corner Zagreb. They discussed various aspects of life in the U.S. including the differences between the U.S. and Croatian schools and whether TV and movies provide useful

Gornjogradska gimnazija students visited the Embassy [State Dept.]

Zagreb Oldest School Comes to the Embassy

Gornjogradska gimnazija students visited the Embassy on March 15. They were welcomed by Margaret Nardi, Chargé d’Affaires, who spoke about American tourists and investors in Croatia. In addition to learning about the structure and the role of the Embassy, students had a chance to talk to representatives of the Public Affairs Office, Political Section, as well as the Consular Office.

A group of geography students who attended Consular Officer Jessica Jarcev’s presentation about Alaska [State Dept.]

How Often Can You Spot Orcas?

A group of geography students who attended Consular Officer Jessica Jarcev’s presentation about Alaska at the American Corner Zagreb learned about Alaska’s salmon and fishing industries, the beautiful and eerie northern lights, and the Alaska’s Big Three – bears, moose and whales. The students also wanted to know whether Alaska has all four seasons (yes!), Alaskans’ favorite sports ( cross-country

Eric Williams, Political Counselor, delivered another lecture about U.S. elections to high school students [State Dept.]

High School Students Learn About U.S. Elections

Eric Williams, Political Counselor, delivered another lecture about U.S. elections to high school students at the First Private High School in Zagreb on March 10, 2016. During the presentation, students were very active which contributed to the dynamic of the presentation. Students were interested in the role of social media during elections and in the differences between Republicans and Democrats

IT Specialist Tru Notoma visited Vukovar’s elementary school where he talked with students about American holidays [State Dept.]

Bringing American Holidays Closer to Vukovar

IT Specialist Tru Notoma visited Vukovar’s elementary school where he talked with students about American holidays and answered questions about everything from hip hop to sports. The students also shared their experiences with Tru and one even demonstrated a Croatian folkdance! Thank you to our hosts – we hope to see you again soon!

The young people who attended Consular Officer Jessica Jarcev’s talk at the Karlovac’s Library [State Dept.]

Karlovac Youth Enjoy Alaska

Did you know that of the 20 highest peaks in the United States, 17 are in Alaska? The young people who attended Consular Officer Jessica Jarcev’s talk at the Karlovac’s Library for Young People do! Jessica answered questions about how Alaska has changed over the years, what it’s like to live near wild animals like bears and Alaska’s climate. Jessica

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