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Jim Sarris, New Head of Delphi Bank: ‘The Hellenic Community Will Continue to be at the Core of Our Strategy’

Delphi Bank has a new leader, Jim Sarris who has been appointed the head of the bank following a career in the banking sector that has spanned some 20 years. As the new head of Delphi, Sarris is looking to strengthen the...

Proxenos Program Offers Greek Consulate Services Online for Diaspora

Greeks living abroad are welcoming a new program that will allow filing for documents and official certificates from the Greek Consulate services online. The program known as Proxenos has kicked off in pilot mode in Australia. The aims of the...

Istanbul Diaspora Newspaper Gets Greek Edition

After forty successful years of circulation in Istanbul, Diaspora newspaper Echo will now have an edition published in Greece. In a reception held at the General Secretariat of Information and Communication, General Secretary Lefteris Kretsos hosted Diaspora Greeks, journalists and...

The Debate Over the Diaspora Greeks' Right to Vote

Opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis questioned Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras through Twitter over his refusal to consider giving the right to Diaspora Greeks to vote. Yet, the tweet opened again the debate over the potential of giving the millions of Greek...

‘Reload Greece’ Ready to Move to Other European Capitals

'Reload Greece', the London-based initiative that helps young Greeks with entrepreneurial ideas connect with the Greek diaspora and other investors, is ready to develop in other European capitals. After three successful years, 'Reload Greece' is ready to expand its presence in...

Tsipras Acknowledges U.S. Help in Greece's Bailout Negotiations

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras publicly acknowledged on Tuesday that the U.S. helped Greece in the crucial negotiations for the third bailout. Tsipras spoke to representatives of Diaspora organizations at the Consulate of Greece in New York. "During the difficult time...

60th National Convention of AHEPA Australasia in Barossa Valley

The 60th National Convention of AHEPA Australasia concluded on Saturday, October 18, after a week in Australia’s premier wine region, the Barossa Valley. Over 60 delegates from NSW, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia joined to elect the 2015 National Lodge...

New Bill for Council of Hellenes Abroad

The Greek Deputy Foreign Minister, Kyriakos Gerontopoulos, announced on Thursday that in autumn the Parliament's plenum will discuss and vote on the bill concerning the new Council of Hellenes Abroad (SAE). Gerontopoulos pointed out that the Greek government is trying to...

Greek Australians Honored on Queen’s Birthday

During Australia’s public holiday to celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s birthday on June 9,  nine Greek Australians out of 800 Australians, were honored for their contribution to the community. The greatest distinction, Dame, was bestowed to the Governor of New South Wales,...

Open Festival "Greece All Over" to Start on May 30

“Greece All Over” festival is a celebration of hellenic culture, folklore and produce that aims to boost Greece around the world. The May 30–June 1 event hopes to start a chain reaction of “Greece all over” festivals that spreads worldwide to provide new opportunities for innovative, sustainable...