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Dr. Costas Vlassis Named New Greek Diaspora Minister

The important post of Deputy Foreign Minister responsible for Worldwide Hellenism and the Greek Diaspora is now held by Arcadia MP Dr. Costas Vlassis....

Will Diaspora Vote Constitutional Amendment Garner Unanimous Parliamentary Support?

The final version of the ruling New Democracy's (ND) proposed constitutional amendment concerning the voting rights of Greeks abroad was submitted to the Parliament...

Varoufakis’ MeRA25 Says Government Violates Greek Diaspora’s Voting Rights

Yanis Varoufakis' Mera25 party issued a statement on Monday saying that it will vote down the Greek government's new bill granting voting rights to...

Greek Government Creates Bipartisan Committee Over Greek Diaspora Vote

Greece's Ministry of the Interior will soon establish a bipartisan committee to discuss the technicalities of the bill which aims to grant suffrage rights...

Greek PM Mitsotakis to Meet With Opposition Leaders Ahead of Crucial Diaspora Vote Bill

The office of Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has contacted the leaders of each parliamentary party in order to arrange face-to-face meetings this week to...

New Website Helps Greeks Abroad Deal with Greece’s Bureaucracy

As they met with fellow Greeks from abroad, two business partners -- Stefanos Vamvakaris and Panagiotis Markos -- saw the increasing need for an...

Tsipras Vows to Give Some Greeks Abroad the Vote

Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras signaled that he is partly prepared to heed to opposition calls to allow Greeks residing abroad to vote in...

Opposition Leader Wants Votes for Greeks Abroad

Greece's main opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis has called on the SYRIZA-led government to legislate for the Greek diaspora to vote in general elections. In an interview...

New Book Examines Greek Diaspora’s Benefaction Work

Greeks abroad have been in the vanguard of helping and supporting communities in the homeland before, during and after the creation of the modern...

‘Forgotten’ Greeks Abroad Need Support, Says Minister

Greece must build bridges and move closer to Greeks in Africa, Deputy Foreign Minister for Greeks Abroad, Terence Quick, has said. Speaking on Sunday after...

Diaspora TV Show Features Greek Fashion, Cuisine

This year’s first episode of Greece in our Hearts -- the popular web TV show for the Greek diaspora -- has featured two prominent...

Greeks, Cypriots with Roots in Alexandria to Visit Egypt After Diaspora Deal

Cyprus, Greece and Egypt have signed a cooperation protocol that aims to bring Cypriots and Greeks; who used to live in Alexandria, back to...

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