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SAE Directorate - Message of condolences on the death of the Archbishop of Athens
Press Releases 28.01.2008
To Standing Holy Synod of the Church of Greece Athens With deep respect, I wish to express the sincere feelings of sorrow and grief of the Presiding Board of the World Council of Hellenes Abroad and the World Hellenism for the death of Archbishop Christodoulos of Athens and All Greece. May most merciful God rest his soul and place hi... more
SAE Africa - Inauguration of new offices
Press Releases Pretoria , 21.01.2008
The new SAE Africa-Near/Middle East offices in Pretoria were formally inaugurated today in the presence of Greece’s Deputy Foreign Minister Theodoros Kassimis and his South African counterpart Sue van der Merwe. Earlier, the SAE Africa-Near/Middle East Coordinating Council and the Hellenic Community of Pretoria, which celebrates its 100th ann... more
SAE Oceania - Coordinating council meet in Perth, Western Australia
Press Releases Sydney , 20.01.2008
In accordance with standing procedures, SAE Oceania & Far East Regional Coordinating Council will convene in Perth, Western Australia on February 8-10, 2008 in the presence of Regional Coordinator George Angelopoulos, A’ Alternate Coordinator Peter Demourtzidis, B’ Alternate Coordinator John Bellas, Secretary Dimitrios Kanellakos, Treasurer Mich... more
Meet with young expatriates from Southern Hemisphere countries
Press Releases Athens , 11.01.2008
The 130 young Greek expatriates from Southern Hemisphere countries, aged between 18 and 25, who are the guests of the Foreign Ministry General Secretariat for Greeks Abroad, attended a dinner hosted by World Council of Hellenes Abroad (SAE) Alternate President and Africa-Near/Middle East Regional Coordinator Charis Gouvelis and SAE Treasurer Cos... more
SAE Latin America - Literary Competition 2007
Press Releases 08.01.2008
*+Announcement of prize winners+* The results of the literary competition for young writers titled “The first Greek in my family” were announced in a meeting that took place at the SAE office in Santiago on January 2, 2008 in the presence of the SAE Central and South America Regional Coordinator. The competition was held within the frame... more
SAE Africa - Kenya
Press Releases Pretoria , 06.01.2008
SAE Africa - Near/Middle East Regional Coordinator Charis Gouvelis contacted Hellenic Community of Kenya President Evangelos Spyropoulos on the occasion of the tragic developments taking place in the country. He was informed that for the moment the members of the local Greek community are safe and reiterated SAE’s support and active assistance r... more
SAE USA - New Year’s Message from the Coordinator
Press Releases Chicago , 02.01.2008
*A New Chapter* Annually, at the beginning of the year, we assess the year behind us and plan for our future activities. In our announcements we refer to our common vision and goals, to the imperative that we draw the younger generations into our programs, to the preservation of Greek paideia, the promotion of ethnic issues and to the need to... more
SAE Presiding Board and Thessaloniki City Council special meeting
Press Releases Thessaloniki , 13.12.2007
A special meeting to examine cooperation potential and the signing of a relative memorandum was held by World Council of Hellenes Abroad (SAE) Presiding Board and the Thessaloniki City Council on December 12. During the meeting, SAE President Stefanos Tamvakis presented honorary plaques to Thessaloniki Mayor Vasilis Papageorgopoulos in recog... more