Jeffrey Eugenides in Athens and Thessaloniki!

The Pulitzer Prize winning, Greek-American author Jeffrey Eugenides is visiting Athens in the as part of the celebrations for the “Athens 2018 – World Book Capital” organized by the Municipality of Athens, with the support of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation and the Embassy of the United States of America.
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Assistant Secretary Marie Royce Travels to the United Kingdom, Greece, and Finland

September 10, 2018 Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Marie Royce will travel to the United Kingdom, Greece, and Finland, September 10–19, to promote and strengthen the State Department’s cultural and educational diplomacy efforts in Europe. While in the United Kingdom, Assistant Secretary Royce will provide remarks at the House of Commons ...
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83rd Thessaloniki International Fair Events

 In the context of the 83rd Thessaloniki International Fair, U.S. Embassy Athens is proud to bring digital communicators from four continents, American Art Masterpieces, innovation and technology programs to Thessaloniki Digital Influencers Hub Athens — The Digital Influencers Hub Forum is a two-day event that will focus on current trends and the latest developments in ...
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Ambassador Pyatt’s Statement to Journalists At 110 Battle Wing Larissa

May 31, 2018 Let me first say what a pleasure it is to be here in Larissa.  I want to say special thanks to Minister Kammenos, Admiral Apostolakis and General Christodoulou for inviting me to come along today. This visit is an opportunity for me to spend some time with the American personnel who are ...
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The Meeting of the U.S.-Greece High Level Consultative Committee on April 12, 2018

The High Level Consultative Committee (HLCC) is a regular dialogue between the U.S. Department of Defense and the Hellenic Ministry of National Defense, which Washington and Athens take turns hosting.  This week’s discussion was the 18th meeting of the HLCC, led on the U.S. side by Thomas W. Goffus, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for European and NATO Policy, and Jonathan Cohen, Deputy ...
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State Dept Spokeperson Heather Nauert on the two-day furlough of November 17 terrorist Koufodinas

We would like to condemn the release of the convicted terrorist Dimitris Koufodinas, who was set loose on a two-day furlough from a Greek prison. He’s been convicted of multiple murders, including those of William Nordeen, a defense attache at the U.S. embassy, and also United States Air Force Sergeant Ronald Stewart.
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Remarks by President Trump and Prime Minister Tsipras of Greece in Joint Press Conference

President Trump: "We have great confidence in Greece as a nation. We have great confidence in what they're doing relative to their military, because I know they have plans to do some terrific things. And we know they will be an ally for many, many years to come. You know, they've always been a very ...
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Statement from the Press Secretary on the Visit of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras of Greece

President Donald J. Trump will welcome Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras of Greece to the White House on October 17, 2017. President Trump and Prime Minister Tsipras will discuss ways to enhance our partnership and demonstrate our shared commitment to enduring democratic values that are so important to securing peace and prosperity around the world.
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State Department Deputy Assistant Secretary Visits Athens

(Athens, June 17, 2015) – On June 17-18, U.S. State Department Deputy Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs, Amanda Sloat, is visiting Athens to meet with Greek government officials and private sector representatives. She will discuss with senior officials in the Foreign Ministry and Defense Ministry a range of issues and regional developments including ...
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70th Anniversary of Marshall Plan

Almost exactly 70 years ago, Secretary of State Marshall delivered a commencement address at Harvard University that would change the course of European history. During that speech, Marshall said that “The United States should do whatever it is able to do to assist in the return of normal economic health to the world, without which ...
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Diplomats from 29 countries support Athens Pride 2017

Diplomats from the Embassies of Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, the USA and Venezuela in Greece will once again be expressing their support for the Athens Pride festival ...
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Ambassador Pyatt’s Remarks at “Hack the Camp” Finale

Thursday, June 1, 2017 7:00 – 8:00 pm Impact Hub Athens As Delivered Good evening everybody.  First of all, let me say what a treat it is to be back here at the Impact Hub.  I love this new space, so congratulations on that.  The last time I was here was December so it’s a ...
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U.S. Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt Excerpts of Interview with To Vima

U.S. Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt Excerpts of Interview with To Vima To correct the record, here are key excerpts of an interview Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt conducted with To Vima reporter Angelos Athanasopoulos on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, published on May 7, 2017.  In this interview, Ambassador Pyatt focuses on the strength of the U.S-Greek relationship, economic ...
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Weekly Notary Service to Start at U.S. Consulate General Thessaloniki

Athens – Starting Tuesday, April 25, the U.S. Consulate General in Thessaloniki will begin offering weekly notarial service to residents of Northern Greece. The service, available to U.S. citizens and non-citizens alike, will be offered every Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. by appointment only.
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U.S. Embassy Supports “Dancing to Connect” educational program in Athens and Komotini

The U.S. Embassy in Athens, in collaboration with the Onassis Cultural Center and with support from the Municipality of Komotini, is supporting the “Dancing to Connect” educational program. Seeking to give students the opportunity to discover ways of collaboration and communication through dance.
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Presidents’ Birthday

Athens — The U.S. Embassy in Athens and its Consular Section, the U.S. Consulate General in Thessaloniki, and all U.S. Government offices in Greece will be closed on Monday, February 20, 2017 in observance of Presidents’ Day.  This holiday marks the birthdays of U.S. Presidents George Washington and Abraham Lincoln.
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Museums and Tourism: A Working Relationship

Athens, November 29, 2016 – The U.S. Embassy Athens, in partnership with the Benaki Museum and the British Council, is organizing the conference “Museums and Tourism: A Working Relationship.”  The event is taking place on December 8, 2016, 09:30 – 17:00, at The Benaki Museum, Pireos 138. The sixth annual Museum Conference invites museum and ...
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U.S. Ambassador Visits Ancient Agora

Athens, November 7, 2016 – Ahead of the November 8 Presidential elections in the United States, U.S. Ambassador to Greece, Geoffrey R. Pyatt visited the Athenian Stoa in the center of Ancient Athens, the “birthplace of democracy.”  His visit underscored the importance of Greece’s contributions to our democratic ideals.  Ambassador Pyatt received a tour of ...
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Greek Entrepreneurs at President Obama’s Global Entrepreneurship Summit

Athens — Six Greek entrepreneurs have been selected to participate in the 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) taking place from June 22-24 in Palo Alto, California.  As part of President Obama’s commitment to expand support for entrepreneurship and economic opportunity around the world, the GES has brought together the best innovators, thinkers, social entrepreneurs, and ...
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Diplomats support Athens Pride 2016

Diplomats from the Embassies of Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Israel, the Netherlands, Norway, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, the UK, and the USA in Greece will once again be expressing their support for the Athens Pride festival and parade on June 11, 2016 by taking part in the day-long event. The theme ...
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U.S. Ambassador: The U.S. Position on Greece’s Economic Reform Program has not Changed – April 28, 2016

April 28, 2016 Athens — U.S. Ambassador to Greece David D. Pearce today emphasized that the U.S. position on Greece’s economic reform program has not changed. He noted the continued efforts of the United States to urge Greece to accelerate progress on agreeing to and implementing reforms that can stimulate investment, growth, and jobs. He ...
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U.S. Embassy Athens sponsors “CodeGirls” An interactive coding program for girls in Trikala and Patras

The U.S. Mission to Greece and the Greek NGO Mataroa are partnering with the Municipality of Trikala and the Achaia Chamber of Commerce to sponsor a one-of-a-kind, innovative coding program for Greek girls between 10 and 16 years of age. In an attempt to close the gender gap in the technology and engineering sectors, this ...
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Treasury Under Secretary Nathan Sheets Travels to Paris, Athens, and Rome

May 9, 2016 WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of the Treasury today announced that Under Secretary for International Affairs Nathan Sheets will travel to Paris, France; Athens, Greece; and Rome, Italy from May 10-12, 2016. On May 10 in Paris, Under Secretary Sheets will meet with government officials to discuss recent developments in the global ...
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U.S. Embassy Athens and U.S. European Command Provide Humanitarian Assistance in Greece

On April 7 and 8, 2016, the U.S. Mission to Greece and the U.S. Army’s 409th Contracting Support Brigade (CSB) donated essential humanitarian supplies for migrants and refugees in Greece on behalf of the U.S. Government.  Thousands of beds, sleeping bags, blankets, pillows, diapers and other necessities were provided to the Hellenic Republic First Reception ...
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U.S. Embassy Supports the Participation of Greek Professionals at SXSW Festival

Athens – The U.S. Embassy in Athens is delighted to support the participation of 12 Greek professionals at the South by Southwest Festival (SXSW) in Austin, Texas, from March 11-20, 2016.  The U.S. Embassy is also collaborating with two other international institutions, The Hellenic Initiative and the Austin-based International Accelerator, for the participation of 30 ...
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U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Nuland Visits Migrants on Border

Athens – On March 10, Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland and Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration Nancy Jackson met with migrants, Greek government officials, and representatives from relief organizations in Greece and Macedonia.   At the Idomeni Migrant Transit Center on the Greek ...
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Vice Adm. Foggo Visit to Greece

Vice Adm. James Foggo, III, Commander, 6th Fleet, met with leaders of the Hellenic Republic Ministry of National Defense and Hellenic Navy General Staff (Feb 23, 2016).   The parties cited the great importance of the U.S. – Greece bilateral relationship.  Vice Adm. Foggo praised Greece for its steadfast support and in promoting bilateral security and ...
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Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, Texas

(Athens, February 23, 2016) -The American Embassies in Athens and Nicosia are organizing a delegation of participants from the Greek and Cypriot energy sectors to attend the annual Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston, Texas between May 2 and May 5, 2016.  The OTC is an International Buyer Program (IBP) event for the oil and ...
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The Inclusive Museum: Broadening the Role of Museums and Cultural Institutions in Society

Benaki Museum – Pireos Street Annex Thursday, November 26, 2015, 09:00 – 16:30 On November 26, the U.S. Embassy Athens, the Benaki Museum and the British Council are organizing the conference “The Inclusive Museum: Broadening the Role of Museums and Cultural Institutions in Society.” The fifth annual Museum Conference invites museum administrators, curators, artists and ...
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Veterans Day

Athens — The U.S. Embassy in Athens and its Consular Section, the U.S. Consulate General in Thessaloniki, and all U.S. Government offices in Greece will be closed on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 in observance of Veterans Day, a U.S. national holiday.
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U.S. State Department Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Economic and Business Affairs visits Athens

On October 26-27, U.S. State Department Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Economic and Business Affairs, Kurt Tong, is visiting Athens to meet with Greek officials and private sector business leaders. The priority of his trip is to discuss Eurozone economic issues and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP) agreement.  In Athens, he will meet ...
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Energy Envoy Meets with Greek Counterparts

Amos Hochstein, U.S. Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs at the U.S. Department of State visited Greece October 13-14 for meetings with Greek government officials and energy sector representatives.  Among his official meetings, Special Envoy Hochstein met with Minister of State Nikos Pappas, and Minister of Productive Reconstruction, Environment and Energy Panos Skourletis. ...
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Columbus Day

U.S. EMBASSY/CONSULATE WILL BE CLOSED OCTOBER 12, 2015 Athens — The U.S. Embassy in Athens and its Consular Section, the U.S. Consulate General in Thessaloniki, and all U.S. Government offices in Greece will be closed on Monday, October 12, 2015 in observance of Columbus Day, a U.S. national holiday.
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Athens Consular Visit to Thessaloniki in October

Athens – During October 7-9, 2015, Consular personnel from the U.S. Embassy in Athens will be at the U.S. Consulate in Thessaloniki to accept passport applications, register births abroad to U.S. citizen parent(s), and provide limited notarial services.  These services are available by appointment only.  You may book an appointment at https://evisaforms.state.gov/acs/default.asp?postcode=TES&appcode=1 . In addition, a representative ...
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New U.S. Consul General in Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki – The American Consulate General announces the arrival of the new Consul General Ms. Rebecca A. Fong, who is succeeding Robert P. Sanders. Prior to her assignment to Thessaloniki, as a career Foreign Service Officer, Ms. Fong has served at the U.S. Consulate in Herat, Afghanistan; the U.S. Embassy in Damascus, Syria; the U.S. ...
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21st U.S. University Fair in Athens

The Fulbright Foundation presents the annual U.S. University Fair onMonday, October 5, 2015 at theCrowne Plaza Hotel, 50 Michalakopoulou Street, Athens, 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Representatives and alumni from U.S. universities will be available to offer information to students interested in studying in the United States.  The annual event features institutions from all across the ...
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U.S. Embassy and Hellenic National Defense College hold symposium on lessons of the Greek Stoics honoring U.S. Navy VADM James Stockdale

Athens – On Wednesday, September 23, 2015, the U.S. Embassy Athens, in collaboration with the Hellenic National Defense College, organized a Symposium at the Maritime Museum of Greece entitled: “Entering the World of Epictetus.”  The symposium commemorated 50 years since the captivity of U.S. Navy Vice Admiral James Stockdale in Vietnam’s infamous “Hanoi Hilton” prison. ...
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U.S. Congressional Delegation Visits Greece

On September 20-23, 2015, U.S. Congressman Steve Scalise, U.S. House of Representatives Majority Whip and Representative for the State of Louisiana, led the visit of a U.S. congressional delegation to Athens and Chania, Greece.  The delegation met with the President of the Hellenic Republic, Mr. Prokopis Pavlopoulos, with a wide range of Greek contacts, and ...
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U.S. Embassy Supports Kozani High School Students in Youth Enterpreneurship Summer Program at the Athens University of Economics and Business

Athens — The Embassy of the United States of America in Greece supported the participation of ten high school students from Kozani in the 5th annual Youth Entrepreneurship Summer Program, organized by the Athens University of Economics and Busienss ( www.yes.aueb.gr ). The program is designed to offer students practical learning on how a business works ...
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U.S. Embassy Brings Rebecca Lazier and her Dance Company to Greece

Athens — The U.S. Embassy in Athens, in collaboration with the Moni Lazariston and the Patras International Festival is sponsoring “Coming Together/Attica,” a performance by renowned choreographer Rebecca Lazier and her dance company. The performances will take place on July 21 at the Moni Lazariston at 21:30, and on July 24 at the Roman Odeon ...
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U.S. Assistant Secretary Nuland: We want to see prosperity and growth in Greece

On March 17, Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland visited Athens to meet with senior Greek government officials.  She discussed a range of bilateral and regional issues, and described as “very good” her discussions with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias, and Defense Minister Panos Kammenos. Assistant Secretary ...
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U.S. Special Envoy for International Energy Affairs Meets with Senior Greek Officials

Athens, May 8, 2015 Mr. Amos Hochstein, Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, visited Athens May 7-8 for discussions with Minister of State Nikos Pappas, Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Kotzias, Minister of Productive Reconstruction, Environment and Energy Panagiotis Lafazanis, and energy company officials. Special Envoy Hochstein ...
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Commander of U.S. Transportation Command, General Paul Selva, Visits Greece

March 4, 2015 The Commander of U.S. Transportation Command, four-star General Paul J. Selva visited Greece this week to meet Defense Minister Panos Kammenos and Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Kotzias.  General Selva will also visit officials at Naval Support Activity Souda Bay, Crete. During his meetings, General Selva made special mention of the close ...
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U.S. Embassy Athens sponsors “CodeGirls” – An interactive coding program for young girls in Kalamata and Kozani!

The U.S. Mission to Greece is partnering with the Greek NGO Mataroa to sponsor a one-of-a-kind, innovative coding program for Greek girls aged 10-16.  In an attempt to close the gender gap in the technology and engineering sectors, this program aspires to educate, inspire, and equip high-school girls with the skills and resources to pursue ...
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U.S. Embassy Athens brings Live Music Cinema to Greece with Oscar-nominated American filmmaker Sam Green and yMusic

The U.S. Mission to Greece is partnering with the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival, the Athens Concert Hall and the Fulbright Foundation, to bring pioneering American filmmaker Sam Green and his Live Music Cinema to Athens and Thessaloniki. Pages from the infamous Guinness Book of Records come to life in Sam Green’s documentary The Measure of All ...
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State Department Official Visits Greece, Meets New Government Counterparts

February 27, 2015 – U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Amanda Sloat visited Greece this week to meet with officials at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Defense, and other government agencies.  She also met with representatives from the private sector, civil society, and non-governmental organizations.  In addition to visiting Athens, she toured and ...
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Ambassador Pearce meets Prime Minister and other Ministers, Feb. 6, 2015

February 6, 2015 – U.S. Ambassador to Greece David D. Pearce met over the past two days with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras; Deputy Prime Minister Yannis Dragasakis; Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Kotzias; Economy, Infrastructure, Shipping and Tourism Minister Giorgos Stathakis; and Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis. Ambassador Pearce was joined for his meetings with ...
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United States Begins Implementation of Changes to the Visa Waiver Program

January 21, 2016 WASHINGTON—The United States today began implementing changes under the Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015 (the Act). U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) welcomes more than a million passengers arriving to the United States every day and is committed to facilitating legitimate travel while maintaining the highest ...
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U.S. Consul Will Visit Thessaloniki on January 12 and 13, 2015

Athens – On January 12 and 13, 2015, a U.S. consul will be in Thessaloniki to accept passport applications, register births abroad to U.S. citizen parent(s), and provide limited notarial services. These services are available by appointment only.  You may book an appointment here:  https://evisaforms.state.gov/acs/default.asp?postcode=TES&appcode=1 Passports.  Please check the U.S. Embassy website http://athens.usembassy.gov/passports.html for information about whether ...
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Join the Delegation to the Power Generation Week and POWER-GEN International Trade Show

Athens — The United States Embassy is pleased to announce the first ever Greek & Cypriot delegation to the 2014 Power Generation Week and POWER-GEN International trade show December 7-11 in Orlando, Florida.  POWER-GEN International is the industry leader in providing comprehensive coverage of the trends, technologies, and issues facing the power generation sector.  With ...
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Museum Conference: “The Future is Now: Evolving Museum Strategy, programming and Communication.”

CONFERENCE ON MUSEUM PRACTICES Benaki Museum – Pireos Street Annex Thursday, December 4, 2014, 10:00 – 16:30 On December 4, the U.S. Embassy in Athens, the Benaki Museum and the British Council are organizing the conference “The Future is Now: Evolving Museum Strategy, programming and Communication. At the fourth annual Museum Conference, museum professionals, independent ...
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Libraries, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

10th International Conference of the Committee for the Support of Libraries (CSL) Athens – The Committee for the Support of Libraries (CSL) with the support of the U.S. Embassy in Athens, organizes the 10th international conference entitled: “Libraries, Innovation and Entrepreneurship.” The Conference will be held on November 22, 2014, at the National Hellenic Research ...
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Technical Difficulties will Delay Visa and Passport Processing

Athens, November 18, 2014 ATTENTION:  U.S. embassies and consulates are currently experiencing technical difficulties that may result in delays in visa processing and receiving and sending communications.  Additionally, applicants who have interviews for student and exchange visitor (F/M/J) visas scheduled for this week should bring proof of payment of the SEVIS fee.  U.S. citizens may ...
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U.S. Consul Will Visit Chios on November 5, 2014

Athens — The U.S. Embassy announced today that a U.S. Consul will perform a consular outreach trip to Chios on Wednesday, November 5, 2014.   During the visit, the Consul will accept passport applications, applications to register the birth of children born abroad to U.S. citizen parent(s) and provide limited notarial services.  Passport services, Consular Reports ...
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U.S. Consul Will Visit Thessaloniki on October 23 and 24, 2014

Athens — The U.S. Embassy announced today that a U.S. Consul will perform a consular outreach trip to Thessaloniki, at the U.S. Consulate in Thessaloniki, on Thursday, October 23, and Friday, October 24, 2014.  During the visit, the Consul will accept passport applications, applications to register the birth of children born abroad to U.S. citizen ...
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THE FULBRIGHT FOUNDATION PRESENTS AMERICAN UNIVERSITIES: 20th U.S. University Fair in Athens – Join the world’s best!

The Fulbright Foundation presents its annual US University Fair onMonday, 6 October 2014 at theCrowne Plaza Hotel, 50 Michalakopoulou Street, Athens 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Representatives and alumni from U.S. colleges and universities will be available to offer information to students interested in studying in the U.S.  The annual event features institutions from all ...
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U.S. Consul Will Visit Rhodes and Karpathos on September 18 & 19, 2014

Athens — The U.S. Embassy announced today that a U.S. Consul will perform a consular outreach trip to Rhodes and Karpathos, on Thursday and Friday, September 18 and 19, 2014 respectively.  During the visit, the Consul will accept passport applications, applications to register the birth of children born abroad to U.S. citizen parent(s) and provide ...
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U.S. Forest Service Fire Chief visits Athens – reaffirms strong bilateral cooperation in wildfire management

August 12, 2014 Athens — U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Director of Fire and Aviation Management Tom Harbour visited Athens as part of a review of the fire-fighting training and collaboration with the senior leadership of the Hellenic Fire Service. During his visit, Chief Harbour joined U.S. Ambassador David D. Pearce and Hellenic Fire Service Chief ...
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American and Greek Army Officer Cadets Train Together to Increase Interoperability and Cultural Understanding

August 4, 2014 Athens — Thirty-three U.S. Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) cadets travelled to Greece this summer for two weeks of training alongside their Greek military counterparts.  In the process, the future Army officers learned new military tactics, saw diverse leadership styles, and experienced Greek culture firsthand.  Their military training included field exercises, ...
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Media Note: June 12 Briefing with Ambassador David Balton, U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and Fisheries

EVENT:  Please join us on June 12, 2014 for a telephonic press conference with Ambassador David Balton, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Oceans and Fisheries in the Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs (OES), U.S. Department of State.  Ambassador Balton will preview the upcoming “Our Ocean” Conference – focused on sustainable fisheries, marine pollution, ...
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Fulbright Foundation Honors Greek and American Scholars and Donors

Athens — On Thursday, June 12th, U.S. Ambassador David D. Pearce honored Greek and American Fulbright Scholars and Fulbright donors, in the presence of Mr. Athanassios Kyriazis, Secretary General of the Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs and Fulbright Executive Director Artemis Zenetou. The Fulbright Foundation in Greece is the oldest Fulbright Program in Europe, ...
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The Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) “Beyond Silicon Valley: Growing Entrepreneurship in Transitioning Economies,” closes at the Stoa of

On Wednesday, June 11, U.S. Ambassador to Greece, David D. Pearce kicked off the final meeting of the massive open online course (MOOC) “Beyond Silicon Valley: Growing Entrepreneurship in Transitioning Economies,” at the Stoa of Attalos.  This was the first-ever MOOC that had extensive Greek-specific content, broad international participation and collaboration, and thousands of Greek ...
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Embassies Support Athens Pride

June 10, 2014 – The Embassies of Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, the UK, and the USA in Greece lend our support to Athens Pride on June 14, 2014. Our countries strongly support the rights of LGBT people, as part of our commitment to universal human rights. Our countries, together ...
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Prime Minister Samaras Recognizes U.S. Firms at Posidonia International Shipping Exhibition

Tuesday, June 3, 2014   Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and Minister of Shipping and Aegean Miltiadis Varvitsiotis joined U.S. Ambassador David Pearce and Acting U.S. Maritime Administrator Paul Jaenichen to cut the U.S. Pavilion’s ribbon at the Posidonia International Shipping Exhibition opening Monday night. The large American presence at Posidonia marks the U.S. government’s ongoing ...
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U.S. Entrepreneurs Visiting to Support Greece, April 28-30, 2014

Lessons for Greek Entrepreneurs – Public Discussion 11:00 am-1:00 pm, April 30, 2014, Eugenides Foundation The U.S. Department of State Global Entrepreneurship Program (GEP) and the U.S. Embassy in Athens have organized a high-profile entrepreneurship delegation that will visit Greece April 28-30, 2014. The Department of State emphasizes the importance of economic engagement in our ...
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Announcing the Online Course Beyond Silicon Valley

Entrepreneurship in Transitioning Economies — The Greek Story  Thinking of becoming an entrepreneur and need practical ideas on how to build a business? Looking for guidance on how to tap private and government resources? This spring, join people from all corners of the world in a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on entrepreneurship entitled “Beyond ...
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U.S. Consul Will Visit Messini on March 12, 2014

Athens — The U.S. Embassy announced today that a U.S. Consul will perform a consular outreach trip to Messini, on Wednesday, March 12, 2014.  During the visit, the Consul will accept passport applications,   applications to register the birth of children born abroad to U.S. citizen parent(s) and provide limited notarial services.    In order to book ...
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Contemporary American Documentary: Two distinguished American filmmakers visit Greece for screenings & workshops

March 10-27, 2014 Athens – Naousa – Thessaloniki The showcase of Contemporary American Documentary, set to take place March 10-27 in Athens, Naousa and Thessaloniki, invites audiences to enjoy an array of award-winning documentaries from recent independent U.S. production. Visiting three Greek cities, the retrospective opens a window to the world of contemporary non-fiction filmmaking ...
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U.S. Consulate Will Be Closed on January 29, 2014

Athens — As is normal on the last Wednesday of every month, the Consular Section of the United States Embassy in Athens, Greece will be closed to the public on Wednesday, January 29, 2014, for internal administrative reasons.  This closure includes the non-immigrant visa unit, immigrant visa unit, federal benefits unit, American citizen services unit, and ...
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U.S. Ambassador David Pearce Highlights Strong U.S.-Greece Ties During Visit To Northern Greece

U.S. Ambassador David Pearce’s visit to northern Greece November 25-26 highlighted the enduring commitment of the United States to the region and reiterated the strong ties between the Greek and American people. In meetings with the Minister of Macedonia and Thrace and the Mayor of Thessaloniki, the Ambassador discussed the unique challenges regional and government ...
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