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  • The President Delivers Remarks at the Global Health Security Agenda Summit (YouTube)

    Global Health Security Agenda Summit

    President Obama addressed 44 nations gathered at the White House for the Global Health Security Agenda Summit on September 26, 2014.

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  • Secretary of the U.S. Army Visits Athens ( Photo by John G. Martinez, Photojournalist to the Secretary of the Army)

    Secretary of the U.S. Army Visits Athens

    Secretary of the United States Army, John McHugh, met today with Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, Alternate Minister of Defense Fofi Gennimata, Chief of the Hellenic Defense Forces Mikhail Kostarakos and other senior Greek officials.

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  • 20th U.S. University Fair in Athens

    20th U.S. University Fair in Athens – Join the world’s best!

    The Fulbright Foundation presents its annual US University Fair on Monday, 6 October 2014. Representatives and alumni from U.S. colleges and universities will be available to offer information to students interested in studying in the U.S.

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  •  Ambassador Opens Border Protection Conference (State Department Photo)

    Ambassador Opens Border Protection Conference

    Ambassador Pearce welcomed officials from several countries to a conference hosted by the George C. Marshall Center European Center for Security Studies to discuss issues in border protection, trafficking in persons, and terrorist networks.

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  • U.S. Ambassador Welcomes Fotini

    U.S. Ambassador Welcomes Fotini

    Ambassador Pearce welcomed Fotini Papaleonidopoulos to the U.S. Embassy on Sept. 18. Hard to believe it has already been ten years since we watched Fotini blow out the flame of the Olympic torch at the closing ceremonies of the 2004 Olympic Games!

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Embassy News

  • Foreign Service Test

    US Embassy Athens will be offering the Foreign Service Test (FSOT) on Saturday, October 4, 2014. Registration for the test is between August 27, to October 1, 2014

News from Washington


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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 will take place in Chevy Chase, Maryland, September 29-October 3, 2014. 

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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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Absentee Voting Week

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    Absentee Voting Week is Sept. 29-Oct. 6, 2014

    Be an Active Voter by taking the necessary steps to vote in the 2014 U.S. elections and participating in Absentee Voting Week!

NATO Summit

TTIP Press Conference, October 3, 2014

Welcome to the Mosaiko Website!

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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. Exchanges Program

  • Alumni in Action featuring Taun Toay, Levy Economics Institute(Photo Courtesy: Taun Toay)

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

  • International Exchange Alumni