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  • Kerry on Syria and Countering Terrorism (State Department Photo)

    Kerry on Syria and Countering Terrorism

    Secretary Kerry (Sept. 30): "I appreciate the fact that Russia's presidency has chosen to focus on this issue, and I welcome the opportunity to talk about the urgent challenge of countering terrorism in the Middle East, North Africa, and elsewhere."

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  • President Barack Obama bids farewell to Pope Francis following a private audience at the Vatican, March 27, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

    Pope Francis' Visit to U.S.

    Pope Francis makes his first-ever trip to the United States on a three-city tour that will take him to Washington, DC, New York, and Philadelphia.

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  • Rebecca Fong, U.S. Consul General Thessaloniki (State Department Photo)

    New U.S. Consul General in Thessaloniki

    The American Consulate General announces the arrival of the new Consul General Ms. Rebecca A. Fong, who is succeeding Robert P. Sanders.

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  • Trafficking in Persons Report 2015

    Trafficking in Persons Report 2015

    Secretary Kerry (July 27): "This report is ... one of the best means that we have as individuals to speak up for adults and children who lack any effective platform whatsoever through which they are able to speak for themselves."

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  • New York Comic Con

    New York Comic Con

    Over 1,000 visitors joined the Athens Comics Library, where organizers announced the winner of the competition supported by the U.S. EMBASSY ATHENS, who will travel to New York Comic Con this October.

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More News From the Consulate

  • Columbus Day

    U.S. Embassy/Consulate will be closed on October 12 in observance of Columbus Day.

  • 2015 Global Diaspora Week

    Secretary Kerry (Oct. 9): "Welcome to the launch of the Global Diaspora Week here at the State Department. We’re very proud of this effort and it’s a very important effort in many, many ways."

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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