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    President Obama on the Tragic Shooting in Orlando

    So this is a sobering reminder that attacks on any American -- regardless of race, ethnicity, religion or sexual orientation -- is an attack on all of us and on the fundamental values of equality and dignity that define us as a country.

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  • U.S. Envoy Hochstein joins PM and other dignitaries in signing a section of the newly inaugurated TAP pipeline(State Department Photo)

    Trans-Adriatic Pipeline Inauguration

    May 17 - Amos J. Hochstein, Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs at the U.S. Department of State joined Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and other dignitaries in a ceremony marking the construction of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP).

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  • Greek Startups SXSW 2016

    Greek Startups Pitch at SXSW 2016!

    The U.S. Embassy Athens, in collaboration with The Hellenic Initiative and Austin-based International Accelerator, supported the participation of 24 Greek startup professionals in the SXSW Interactive 2016 Festival.

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  • Greek Creative Delegation at SXSW 2016

    Greek Creative Delegation at SXSW 2016

    The U.S. Embassy Athens supported the participation of twelve professionals from creative industries in Greece at the SXSW Education, Interactive, Film and Music Festival 2016.

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More News From the Consulate

  • 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Summit

    May 26 - The Department of State announced the partners and steering committee for the 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) to be hosted by President Obama June 22-24 at Stanford University.

Greeks Gone West Reloaded

  • Greeks Gone West: 20 Journey

    Greeks Gone Westis a pioneering American Studies program, currently on its second season, which depicts life in the U.S. through the work experiences of a score of people with roots in Greece.  As you know, Greece is in a period of severe economic hardship, and there is considerable public interest in the world of work in the U.S., including but not limited to entrepreneurship and innovation.  The series was born of our desire to highlight the world of work in the U.S. and to leverage Greece’s talented diaspora in the U.S.  Employment specifically, showcasing U.S. models of work, as Greece tries to pull itself out of a five year economic recession.  


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