Ambassador Visits American Corner Zadar

On June 5, Ambassador W. Robert Kohorst and Ms. Shelley Allen, visited the American Corner Zadar. Milko Belevski, American Corner Coordinator and Doroteja Kamber-Kontić, Library Director, gave a tour of the Corner and described their programs and activities to promote American language, culture and values. During the visit, high school students and participants of the ...
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Embassy hosts Law Students

On May 8, 2018, Ambassador W. Robert Kohorst met with 20 Croatian law students, members of the European Law Students Association (ELSA) from the University of Zagreb, who wanted to learn more about the American legal system and American culture. Students also talked to Defense Attaché Robert Mathers, Political Officer Daniel Carroll and with the ...
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Are Private Schools Better than the Public Ones?

Sarah Groen, Acting Deputy Chief of Mission, visited the Gornjogradska High School in Zagreb and delivered a lecture on “The Education in the U.S.” to a group of the American Studies program students on December 19. The students were interested in learning more about the U.S. schools. What subjects are mandatory at the high schools in ...
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Ogulin Wants To Come Closer to the U.S. Department of State

A group of 60 high school students together with the Mayor of Ogulin visited the Embassy on November 28 and was welcomed by Doug Jones, Chargé d’Affaires. The group also met with other Embassy representatives. They had a chance to talk about exchange programs to the Public Affairs chief Wylita Bell, about visas to the ...
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Can I Study in the U.S.?

Christian Wright, Public Affairs Officer, visited the island of Korcula and delivered lectures on “The U.S. Holidays” at the high schools in Blato and Vela Luka on May 31. The students were interested in pursuing their education in the U.S., they also asked about the gender equality, health insurance, gun control, green card and visas. Mr. ...
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Have you ever celebrated New Year’s eve in NYC?

Christian Wright, Public Affairs Officer, spoke about American holidays with a group of high school students, teachers, the mayor, and other town officials in Buzet on March 30.  After the lecture, students asked numerous questions such as: How many times have you celebrated Thanksgiving in Croatia? What is the difference between the American and Croatian ...
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Women’s Entrepreneurship Grants Program

U.S. EMBASSY ZAGREB – PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE NOTICE OF FUNDING OPPORTUNITY Women’s Entrepreneurship Grants Program   U.S. Embassy Zagreb is opening a call for creating a website and Facebook page that lists scholarships, programs, loans, grants and mentoring opportunities for women entrepreneurs of all ages.  Through this program, the Embassy invites non-profit and non-governmental organizations from ...
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Why Are American Corners Important?

Ambassador Julieta Valls Noyes joined the American Corner staff and host library directors from 5 American Corners – Zagreb, Zadar, Osijek, Vukovar and Rijeka at a retreat in Osijek on February 10.  American Corners are important partners of the Embassy and we work together on the promotion of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), English ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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