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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...

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...

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'...

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...

Government, Opposition Clash Over Greek Diaspora Vote

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis described on Thursday a proposal submitted by main opposition party SYRIZA on the ability of diaspora Greeks to vote in...

Bill Granting Voting Rights to Greeks Living Abroad Ready By October

Greek Minister of the Interior Takis Theodorikakos announced on Monday that the government's bill which grants Greek citizens who live abroad the right to vote...

PM Tsipras Afraid of Greek Diaspora Vote, Says Opposition

The main opposition New Democracy (ND) party accused Prime Minister Alexis Τsipras on Tuesday of treating the Diaspora as second-class Greeks after he revealed...

Greek President Honors Eight Distinguished Members of the Diaspora

The President of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopis Pavlopoulos, honored eight distinguished Greek nationals living abroad in a ceremony held at the Athens Concert Hall on Thursday...

Greek Diaspora May Get to Vote in 2019 Elections

Greek nationals living outside of Greece may soon obtain the right to cast a vote from overseas. The Greek government on Wednesday announced its...

‘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...

Katrougalos: Protecting the Rights of UK-Based Greeks After Brexit Is a Priority for Athens

The two top priorities for Greece's foreign ministry are to push for a new EU social rights protocol during the discussion on the future...

ND Leader Mitsotakis’ Message to the Greeks of the Diaspora

Main opposition New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis sent a message to the Greeks abroad asking for their cooperation for the reconstruction of the country. "We...

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