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US Embassy in Athens Gearing Up For Independence Day in Colorful Display

The historic Chancery Building of U.S. Embassy Athens, designed by Walter Gropius – one of the most prominent figures of modern architecture - has been lighted in the colors of the American flag as the U.S mission in Greece...

Protesters Clash With Police at Black Lives Matter March in Athens

Greek police threw tear gas to disperse a crowd of demonstrators who hurled firebombs in a march toward the U.S. Embassy compound in Athens on Wednesday in a protest over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. According to the...

US Embassy Donates Protective Supplies to Greek Police

The US embassy in Greece on Monday donated protective personal supplies to the Hellenic Police for use by its personnel against the Covid-19 coronavirus. The supplies, which include 15,000 gloves and 8,200 face masks, were personally delivered by US Ambassador...

Celebrating 200 Years of Friendship: US Embassy Launches #USGreece2021 Logo

US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt has unveiled the #USGreece2021 logo which the US government will use for all its programming in commemoration of the 200th anniversary of Greece’s independence. “I’m very proud of what we’ve accomplished over the past...

US Embassy Issues Travel Warning for Lesvos, Samos, Chios and Evros Border

The American Embassy in Athens and the American Consulate General in Thessaloniki issued a travel warning on Wednesday for US citizens who currently are visiting or will soon visit the islands of Lesvos, Chios, Samos or the border area in...

US Embassy to Support ''2020 STEM STARS GREECE'' Educational Competition

The American Embassy in Athens announced recently that it will support the ''STEM STARS GREECE'' educational competition that will take place in Athens this year. The US Embassy, in partnership with SciCo, said that the ''100mentorsnetwork'' will be joining STEM...

US Embassy Searching for Young Greek Stars of the Science World

The U.S. Embassy in Athens, together with the Greek nonprofit organization SciCo, are organizing the "Stem Stars Greece" competition with the aim of supporting, highlighting, and rewarding students who have a special inclination towards science, technology, engineering or mathematics...

Thousands March in Athens to Commemorate Polytechnic Uprising

Thousands marched on the streets of Athens toward the US Embassy on Sunday to commemorate the anniversary of the Polytechnic uprising and the victims of the deadly 1973 crackdown by the police and the army of a student uprising...

Former PM Tsipras to Join Demo on Polytechnic Uprising Anniversary

Former PM Alexis Tsipras announced that he will join demonstrators on Sunday for the yearly march to the U.S. Embassy marking the 1973 Polytechnic uprising. The leader of leftist SYRIZA is thought to be the first former Greek PM to...