VISIT OF THE I.A.O SECRETARIAT TO CHICAGO AND NEW YORK OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
The I.A.O Secretariat has paid a visit to Chicago and New York of the United States at the end of October of 2003. From the I.A.O International Secretariat, deputies from Greece, Russia, Cyprus, Albania, Ukraine, as well as, a member of the I.A.O from Palestine, participated in this visit. The visit to the United States gave the opportunity to politicians, Orthodox in faith, from Chicago, as well as, New York, to be informed of the objectives and activities of the I.A.O, in its decennial course. During their visit in Chicago (29 October – 2 November), the members of the Secretariat met with the Orthodox communities, with deputies, as well as, with political authorities of the city. In addition, a seminar was realized, with the participation of academics, politicians, as well as, representatives of the Orthodox communities of Chicago. ?he delegation of the I.A.O also visited New York (2 – 5 November), where they met with the Archbishop of the United States, Mr. Dimitrios, as well as, with New York political personalities.