Min. Kefalogianni unveils sustainable tourism initiatives at informal EU ministerial meeting

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Minister of Tourism Olga Kefalogianni showcased Greece’s and the Ministry of Tourism’s initiatives to advance the agenda of sustainable tourism development during an informal gathering of EU Tourism Ministers in Belgium. The central focus of the discussion revolved around ensuring the resilience of the tourism ecosystem. In her presentation, Kefalogianni highlighted the establishment of the […]

Award-Winning Film MEDIUM Makes its U.S. Premiere at 39th Santa Barbara International Film Festival 

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LOS ANGELES, CA – {February 16, 2024} – The award-winning film MEDIUM made its U.S. Premiere on Monday, February 12, 2024 at the 39th Santa Barbara International Film Festival.   The director, co-producer, and writer Christina Ioakeimidi was in attendance for the screening and Q & A. Medium is an Ekso Production and made its World Premiere at the 2023 Sarajevo Film Festival where […]

The Consulate General of Grecce in NY is open on Saturday for a Public engagement session

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The Consulate General of Greece in New York is pleased to announce a milestone initiative taking place on Saturday, February 17th. Breaking from the usual daily schedule, the Consulate General is very excited to initiate a pilot program and offer extended operational hours for a public engagement session. This unprecedented initiative is taking place on […]

Gerapetritis and Kerry discussed about “blue economy” and9th Our Ocean Conference


The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Georgios Gerapetritis, addressed the audience at the event titled “Our Ocean Countdown, Greece 2024: An Ocean of Potential,” held at the Wilson Center in Washington, a think tank affiliated with the US Congress.  Gerapetritis underlined that “the oceans constitute the lifeblood of our planet and are fundamental to life on […]

Football stadiums to open on Tuesday, February 13, with new rules, Vroutsis says


Football stadiums will open again on Tuesday, February 13, with new rules, Alternate Sports Minister Yannis Vroutsis said on Wednesday during the briefing at the Ministry of Digital Governance. A new Permanent Committee for Combating Violence is being established, which will impose strict sanctions on those who break these rules. Among the measures are the […]

Piraeus Bank, UNHCR announce new cycle of vocational training program for refugee women


More opportunities for refugee women: Refugee Women Academy announces new training initiatives in 2024 Piraeus Bank and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, are pleased to announce the continuation of the Refugee Women Academy, a pioneering initiative aimed at giving refugee and asylum-seeking women new skills through vocational training. The programme, building on the success of […]

New York. Holocaust Remembrance Day

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An extremely emotional and moving evening (1.18.2024) at the Hebrew Union College for the Holocaust Remembrance Day of Greek Jewry, organized by Conculate General of Greece in New York. Beatriki Saias-Magrizou, author of the book “The Bracelet of Fire”, described the story of the annihilation of the Jews of Thessaloniki during World War II, through […]