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Workshop for Journalists from Greece and North Macedonia News agencies in Thessaloniki June 25-26

From June 25-26, the US Embassies in Greece and North Macedonia, the State Department’s Global Engagement Center (GEC), the US Agency for Global Media (USAGM), and the Centre for European Perspective, along with the Athens-Macedonian News Agency (AMNA), co-hosted a workshop entitled “Empowering Journalists to Address Disinformation in Greece & North Macedonia” at HELEXPO in Thessaloniki.
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Ambassador Pyatt’s Remarks at 2019 Fulbright Foundation Awards Ceremony

As Fulbright enters its seventh decade with a new logo that, for me, evokes the magical blues of the Aegean Sea, it’s clear that Fulbright Greece is at the forefront of a dramatic rise in U.S.-Greece educational and cultural exchanges.  Over the past six years, the number of Americans studying in Greece has increased 80%, ...
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Ambassador Pyatt’s Remarks at AmCham HealthWorld Conference 2019

The pharmaceutical industry remains a pillar for investment in Greece through expenditure on research and development for new therapies.  As of 2017, a total of 2,265 clinical trials brought up to 80 million euros in foreign investment to Greece.  American pharmaceutical companies have told me that the potential market could be much larger if the ...
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Ambassador Pyatt’s Remarks at Chinook and Kiowa Helicopter Arrival Ceremony

The Kiowas represent a different kind of opportunity: an important addition to Hellenic military capability at a tremendous savings. The Kiowas will cover an immediate gap in Greece’s attack and observation helicopter requirements and will further the Hellenic Army’s goal of establishing two operational aviation brigades, enabling stronger Greek participation in NATO and EU operations.
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