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    Conference on Museum Practices

    On December 4, the U.S. Embassy in Athens, the Benaki Museum and the British Council are organizing the conference “The Future is Now: Evolving Museum Strategy, programming and Communication.”

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    President Obama on the Ferguson Grand Jury's Decision

    President Obama urged the public to accept the grand jury's decision not to indict the Ferguson, Missouri, police officer who fatally shot an unarmed teenager this past summer.

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  • Ambassador Pearce observing olive oil production at local olive grove in Kalamata (State Department Photo)

    It's all things Kalamata!

    Olives, olive oil, wine, archeology, even an impromptu visit with American students visiting the ancient site of Messene. Check out our photo gallery for the highlights of Ambassador Pearce’s trip to the region.

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    International Education Week 2014

    International Education Week is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide.

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  • U.S.-China Announcement on Climate Change

    U.S.-China Announcement on Climate Change

    The United States of America and the People’s Republic of China have a critical role to play in combating global climate change, one of the greatest threats facing humanity. The seriousness of the challenge calls upon the two sides to work constructively together for the common good.

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Embassy News

  • Thanksgiving Day

    U.S. Embassy/Consulate Will Be Closed on November 27, 2014 in observance of Thanksgiving Day.

  • Security Enhancements to the Visa Waiver Program

    Effective Nov. 3, 2014, those seeking to travel to the U.S. from countries in our Visa Waiver Program (VWP) will be required to provide additional data fields of information in the travel application submitted via the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA).

News from Washington


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    National Native American Heritage Month

    National American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month is celebrated every November to recognize the intertribal cultures and to educate the public about the heritage, history, art, and traditions of the American Indian and Alaska Native people. 

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    Voting Information

    The U.S. Embassy in Athens encourages you to vote in this year's general elections. Every vote counts, but time is quickly running out, so act today! Generally, all U.S. citizens 18 years or older who are or will be residing outside the United States during an election period are eligible to vote absentee in any election for Federal office.  

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    Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

    The seventh round of negotiations on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP) agreement concluded on October 3 with a press conference from lead negotiators. USTR’s Dan Mullaney and EU negotiator, Ignacio Garcia-Bercero, said progress has been made. 

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    Immigrant & Diversity Visa Webchat

    U.S. Embassy Athens Consul General Mark Marrano and Visa Chief Matthew Hurley participated in a live web chat on immigrant visas and the diversity visa program, answering a wide range of questions on immigrating to the United States. 

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    Report IP Theft

    U.S. government's clearinghouse for investigations into counterfeiting and piracy. 

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    American English

    A website for teachers and learners of English as a Foreign Language Abroad  

Meet The U.S. Ambassador (Greek)

  • Meet U.S. Ambassador David D. Pearce (YouTube Video)

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Welcome to the Mosaiko Website!

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Model UN

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Greeks Gone West

  • 23 journeys Greeks Gone West is a series of video vignettes the U.S. Embassy in Athens made about the world of work in the U.S. Through the prism of Greeks and Greek-Americans with interesting work lives, we hope to improve the understanding of U.S. society and to show possibilities during a time, in Greece, when life seems full of limitations and frustrations.

United for Ukraine

  • Latest News on Ukraine

AEIF 2014

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U.S. Consulate Thessaloniki

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    Social Security and Federal Benefits, Athens, Greece

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    The Athens Field Office has jurisdiction over U.S. immigration matters in the following countries: Greece, Bahrain, Cyprus, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen.


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International Exchange Alumni

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