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White House Celebration of Greek-American Community and US-Greece Relations Continues

2024-04-15T10:10:17-04:00

- President Biden maintains 38 year tradition - President Joe Biden attends the Greek Independence Day Reception, Thursday, April 4, 2024, in the East Room of the White House.                          Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz) WASHINGTON, DC, April 12, 2024 – For the 38th consecutive year, the President of the United States invited Greek-American community leaders, led by the Greek Orthodox Archbishop of America, to the White House on the occasion of the celebration of Greek Independence Day. On April 4, 2024 President Joe Biden and His Eminence Archbishop [...]

White House Celebration of Greek-American Community and US-Greece Relations Continues2024-04-15T10:10:17-04:00

39th Annual PSEKA Cyprus Conference to take place June 11-13, 2024 in Washington, DC

2024-04-15T10:09:33-04:00

(L-R)  PSEKA President Philip Christopher, Cyprus Ambassador Marios Lysiotis, Congressman Chris Pappas, Cyprus Government Spokesman Konstantinos Letymbiotis, Mike Manatos, AHEPA Board Chair Nick Karacostas WASHINGTON, DC, January 31, 2024 — On the occasion of the 50th Dark Anniversary of the invasion and occupation of Cyprus, the 39th Annual PSEKA Conference will take place on June 11-13, 2024 in Washington, DC at the Willard InterContinental Hotel. Conference participants will once again meet with top-level officials in the US Congress and the Administration who formulate U.S. policy toward Cyprus, Greece and Turkey. Ranking Member James Risch joined by U.S. Ambassador to Greece George Tsunis and [...]

39th Annual PSEKA Cyprus Conference to take place June 11-13, 2024 in Washington, DC2024-04-15T10:09:33-04:00

Manatos & Manatos Celebrates 40 Years

2024-04-15T09:27:55-04:00

(L-R) Mike Manatos, Speaker Emerita Nancy Pelosi, Archbishop Elpidophoros, and Andy Manatos WASHINGTON, DC, December 15, 2024 – Many of Washington, DC’s most influential individuals, from both political parties and over decades, (listed below) joined Greek-American leaders from across the country in celebrating the 40th anniversary of Manatos & Manatos.  US policymakers from the White House, State Department, Defense Department, US Congress and US Courts, as well as thought leaders from the media, universities and thinktanks gathered at the spectacular new Limani restaurant on December 13. To see more pictures from this celebration, click here. (L-R) Mike Manatos, [...]

Manatos & Manatos Celebrates 40 Years2024-04-15T09:27:55-04:00

Ambassador Papadopoulou US Congress Farewell

2024-04-15T08:37:14-04:00

WASHINGTON, DC, October 2, 2022 – Ambassador Alexandra Papadopoulou came to Washington, DC four years ago (in February of 2020) as Greece’s first woman to serve as Ambassador of Greece to the United States.  She left in July of 2023 to serve as Greece’s first Ambassador directly promoted to Deputy Foreign Minister of Greece.  A number of senior US Senators, Members of Congress and Congressional staff celebrated her service in Washington, DC and her new appointment at a September 12 reception in the US Capitol Building hosted by Manatos & Manatos. Those in attendance included: The Chairman of the Senate [...]

Ambassador Papadopoulou US Congress Farewell2024-04-15T08:37:14-04:00

Over 40 Prominent Hellenes Mentor Greek-American Students

2023-08-06T18:33:42-04:00

Over 40 Prominent Hellenes Mentor Greek-American Students WASHINGTON, DC, August 2, 2023 – Some of the most prominent current and former U.S. government officials, business leaders and other influential opinion leaders of Greek origin met with Greek-American students from across the country as part of the 8th Annual NHS Heritage America program from July 26-29. This annual program is hosted by the National Hellenic Society and Manatos & Manatos. This year's program featured a hybrid format of meetings in person and via Zoom. These esteemed speakers shared their family immigration experiences from Greece and [...]

Over 40 Prominent Hellenes Mentor Greek-American Students2023-08-06T18:33:42-04:00

NSA Sullivan and Assistant Secretary Lewis Receive Awards from PSEKA Cyprus Conference

2023-06-27T16:35:35-04:00

NSA Sullivan and Assistant Secretary Lewis Receive Awards from PSEKA Cyprus Conference WASHINGTON, DC, June 27, 2023 – Today White House National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan and Assistant Secretary of State for Political Military Affairs Jessica Lewis were presented with their awards from the 38th Annual PSEKA Cyprus and Hellenic Leadership Conference. Both were scheduled to receive their awards during the May 9-11 conference in Washington, DC. Last-minute international travel changes and illness prevented them from doing so. During today’s meetings, Sullivan and Lewis were engaged on issues of concern to the community, which were highlighted at the conference for the over 40 [...]

NSA Sullivan and Assistant Secretary Lewis Receive Awards from PSEKA Cyprus Conference2023-06-27T16:35:35-04:00

Greek-American Students: Apply now for 8th Annual Heritage America Program

2023-06-24T18:47:59-04:00

Greek-American Students: Opportunity to be Mentored by Some of the Community's Biggest Names WASHINGTON, DC, May 30, 2023 -- Greek-American college students can now apply to be mentored by many of the most prominent Greek-Americans across the country in-person and online July 26-29, 2023. The deadline for applications to the 8th annual National Hellenic Society Heritage America Program is Wednesday, July 12. To apply for this year's hybrid program, please click here. Stavridis, Tenet, Negroponte…Dukakis, Podesta, Stephanopoulos, Psaki, Priebus…Sarbanes, Bilirakis, Titus, Malliotakis, Pappas…NowThis, Fox News, New York Times, Georgetown Cupcakes, Spotify, Facebook…Archbishop Elpidophoros, the Ambassadors of [...]

Greek-American Students: Apply now for 8th Annual Heritage America Program2023-06-24T18:47:59-04:00

Over 40 US Foreign Policymakers Participate in
 38th Annual PSEKA Cyprus and Hellenic Leadership Conference

2023-05-23T17:03:00-04:00

Over 40 US Foreign Policymakers 
Participate in
 38th Annual PSEKA Cyprus and Hellenic Leadership Conference (L-R) PSEKA President Philip Christopher, Cyprus Ambassador Marios Lysiotis, Congressman Chris Pappas, Cyprus Government Spokesman Konstantinos Letymbiotis, Mike Manatos, AHEPA Board Chair Nick Karacostas WASHINGTON, DC, May 23, 2023 – The most consequential foreign policymakers in the United States Congress from both parties participated in the 38th Annual Cyprus and Hellenic Leadership Conference May 9-11 as over 100 Cypriot and Greek-American leaders converged on Capitol Hill. The conference was hosted by PSEKA and its President Philip Christopher and co-hosted by many of [...]

Over 40 US Foreign Policymakers Participate in
 38th Annual PSEKA Cyprus and Hellenic Leadership Conference2023-05-23T17:03:00-04:00

United States Congress
 Commemorates Greek Independence

2023-03-24T17:13:31-04:00

United States Congress
 Commemorates Greek Independence WASHINGTON, DC, March 24, 2023 – This week, legislation was introduced in the US Senate and US House of Representatives commemorating the 202nd anniversary of Greece’s independence and celebrating democracy in Greece and the US. Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ), once again led this effort in the US Senate and Senator John Barrasso (R-WY) was again the lead Republican sponsor. They were joined by 41 other US Senators (list below) as original cosponsors of S. Res. 119 which was introduced in the US Senate yesterday. [...]

United States Congress
 Commemorates Greek Independence2023-03-24T17:13:31-04:00

38th PSEKA Cyprus Conference 
to take place May 9-11, 2023 
in Washington, DC

2023-01-03T19:11:19-05:00

38th PSEKA Cyprus Conference 
to take place May 9-11, 2023 
in Washington, DC WASHINGTON, DC, January 3, 2023 — We are pleased to announce the 38th PSEKA Cyprus Conference will return in person May 9-11, 2023 in Washington, DC. A block of discounted rooms is available at the Willard InterContinental hotel where some of the meetings and the conference dinner will take place. To secure one of these reduced rate rooms, please email efagan@manatos.com Conference participants will once again meet with top-level officials in Congress and the Administration who formulate U.S. policy toward Cyprus, Greece and Turkey. [...]

38th PSEKA Cyprus Conference 
to take place May 9-11, 2023 
in Washington, DC2023-01-03T19:11:19-05:00