Only Five Percent of Greeks Abroad Plan to Return, Survey Shows
Only five percent of Greeks living abroad plan to return home in the next five years, a survey by the University of Macedonia revealed on Friday. According to the results of a survey on the attitude of Greek Immigrants to...
The Greek Diaspora Around the World
From ancient times to the modern day, Greeks of the diaspora have enriched the international community in across many fields.
Greek President’s Christmas Wishes to the Greek Diaspora
Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou sent her wishes for Christmas and the New Year to the Greek diaspora and all Greeks living abroad.
The Passion of the Greek Diaspora for Greece
Ever since ancient times, Greeks of the diaspora—those who have left their native land to establish a new life abroad—have enriched the international community. By Constantine Passaris Last year’s bicentennial celebrations of the Greek revolution of 1821 highlighted the passion of...
Souvlaki Wrapper in Ireland Makes 4 Times the Greek Minimum Wage
A €2,500 euro salary is being offered to any Greek who wants to take on the job of a souvlaki wrapper in a Greek souvlaki bar in Dublin, Ireland. The job listing, in addition to the €2,500 salary, promises that...
Registration on Electoral Lists of Greeks Residing Abroad Begins
Greeks who reside abroad but have lived in Greece for two years in the last 35 years can register to vote in national elections via an online platform activated recently, the Interior Ministry said on Wednesday. With its new information...
Greek Parliament Approves Diaspora Vote Bill by Overwhelming Majority
The Greek Parliament approved late on Wednesday the bill granting Greeks who live abroad the right to vote in the country's national elections by an overwhelming majority. The groundbreaking bill will for the first time allow expatriate Greek citizens the...
Bureaucratic Obstacles Make Voting Plan for Greeks Abroad a Meaningless Gesture
Greek political parties seemingly reached a consensus on Tuesday regarding the parameters of proposed legislation which will allow Greek expatriates to vote from their country of residence. However, the bureaucratic obstacles envisaged cast doubt on the sincerity of Greek politicians of...
Greek PM Meets Opposition Leaders On Voting Rights of Greeks Abroad
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis held successive meetings with political party leaders on Friday to discuss the voting rights of Greek citizens who live abroad. Mitsotakis' main aim is to secure an overwhelming majority of two-thirds of Parliamentary members to approve...
Why is the Right to Vote for Diaspora Greeks So Controversial?
Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is to meet with party leaders on Friday for crucial discussions on the right of Greeks living abroad to vote in Greek elections. Mitsotakis and his New Democracy Party proposed that expatriate Greeks should be able...