03/12/2012 02:22 pm ET Updated May 12, 2012

Greeks of the World, Unite!

After two years of being portrayed in the international media as lazy, incompetent and escape goats for the breakdown of the global financial system, Greeks from all over the world unite their voices with the sole aim of telling a simple truth: Greece cannot be identified with the failures of its political system. Greece is the cradle of global ideals like democracy and olympism; Greece is the birthplace of charismatic individuals that excel all over the world in science, arts and entrepreneurship.

In the first conference of the network distinguished diaspora Greeks like George Bizos, Andy Manatos, Stamatis Krimigis, Ioannis Gousias, Steve Vranakis, Peter Economides and Nadia Haralampou will meet in Athens to elaborate their vision of a new Greece and to join forces for the development of a platform that will unite Hellenism.

The conference will take place on the 5th of April and will be broadcasted live through the site. The conference is the first initiative of, a network which has as its main mission the global promotion of Greek national identity.