Ambassador Pyatt’s Remarks at Opening of the Museum on Philhellenism 

Ambassador Pyatt’s Remarks at Opening of the Museum on Philhellenism 

Ambassador Pyatt: “We are delighted to include the “American Philhellenism” exhibition in the Embassy’s celebration, “USA and Greece: Celebrating 200 Years of Friendship.”  In partnership with cultural and educational institutions around the country, cities, and individual citizens, we will seek to reaffirm and honor the unwavering bond between our democracies and strengthen the cooperation between …

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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Last updated: 4/14/2021 *** Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel. Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in …

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STEM Stars Greece: Student Winners Named in Virtual Awards Ceremony with U.S. Ambassador to Greece and Minister of Education

The U.S. Embassy in Athens and the nonprofit organization SciCo are proud to announce the winners of the 2021 STEM Stars Greece Competition. First Place Project: “Feel Write,” an app that provides emotional support for users Students: Myrto-Vassiliki Alexopoulou, Pavlina Refene, and Amalia-Christina Toytziaridi Advisor: Mr. Andreas Karampelas School: Athens College Second Place Project: “An …

Ambassador Pyatt delivering remarks at Prometheus (Screenshot)

Ambassador Pyatt’s Remarks at Prometheus: An Innovative Tech Transfer Program in Greece

Ambassador Pyatt: “I’m absolutely convinced that as Greece emerges from the economic crisis, that one of its great competitive advantages is going to be its human capital, its skilled workforce.  We see American companies responding to that — the kind of investments that you’re seeing from top-tier American firms like Pfizer, Cisco, Deloitte, Microsoft, Digital …

We’re Hiring! Join Our Team! – Updated April 6, 2021

Are you interested in working with us at the U.S Embassy in Greece? If yes, you may visit our page at  https://gr.usembassy.gov/embassy-consulate/jobs/   to read advertisements of the positions. Electrician Announcement Number, Athens-2021-10 Open period: 04/06/21 – 04/21/21 Who May Apply/Clarification: U.S. Citizens only BASIC FUNCTION OF THE POSITION: The incumbent reports to the Facility Manager. The incumbent is employed …

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The U.S. Embassy in Greece and the Athens Comics Library Welcome  New York Times Bestselling Cartoonist Colleen Doran for Virtual Event

How does a female comic artist break through a male dominated industry? How do you turn your passion into a profession? How do you become a New York Times bestselling cartoonist? Celebrated American cartoon artist Colleen Doran will answer these questions and many more during a special presentation organized by the Athens Comics Library and …

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Country Reports on Human Rights Practices 2020: Greece

Greece is a constitutional republic and multiparty parliamentary democracy. Legislative authority is vested in a unicameral parliament, which approves a government headed by a prime minister. In July 2019 the country held parliamentary elections that observers considered free and fair. A government formed by the New Democracy Party headed by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis leads …

Ambassador Pyatt delivers remarks at STEM Stars virtual event (Screenshot)

Ambassador Pyatt’s Remarks at STEM Stars Greece Awards Ceremony

March 28, 2021 Delivered (virtual)  Thank you very much, and kalispera everybody.  I want to first of all acknowledge the presence this afternoon of Minister Kerameus, but also all of the judges, the students, the participants.  It’s really great to be here as part of the final phase of the STEM Stars Greece competition and celebrate …

Ambassador Pyatt’s Remarks for Greece Bicentennial Event on USS Constitution

Ambassador Pyatt: “Today, the United States joins Greek people around the world to celebrate the birth of the modern Greek state and the 200-year friendship between our countries.  The Greek and American revolutions are uniquely intertwined, inspired by our deeply ingrained belief in the system of government the ancient Athenians called demokratía because the power …