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Inclusivity Lounge: A Gender Equality and Sustainable Economy Hub at Thessaloniki International Fair

Athens, September 6, 2022: On Sunday, September 11th, the U.S. Embassy in Athens, in partnership with Women on Top, is hosting the 4th Inclusivity Lounge, within the framework of the 86th Thessaloniki International Fair and HELEXPO Forum. The program is under the auspices of the General Secretariat of Demographic and Family Policy and Gender Equality.
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Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry’s Statement at the Temple of Poseidon, Sounion, Greece

Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry - "This is a conference that has produced over $100 billion worth of commitment to preserving the ocean, to dealing with the climate crisis in the context of the ocean.  And it has produced some 1,800 different commitments around the world, including a green shipping corridor.  This is ...
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Health Alert Worldwide – Monkeypox in Multiple Countries

Event:  The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Travel Health Notice for  Monkeypox in Multiple Countries .  The World Health Organization has determined the multi-country outbreak of  monkeypox  is a Public Health Emergency of International Concern ( click here  to view the WHO’s determination). Actions to Take:​ ·          Travelers should AVOID : o    Close contact with sick people, including those with skin lesions ...
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Worldwide Caution: August 2, 2022

On July 31, 2022, the United States conducted a precision counterterrorism strike in Afghanistan that killed Ayman al-Zawahiri, Osama bin Laden’s deputy and successor as leader of al-Qa’ida.  Al- Zawahiri was one of the masterminds of the attacks against the United States on September 11, 2001, and had continued to urge his followers to attack ...
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