The diaspora greek a conceivable bridge of Hellenism beyond the delimited geographic limits of Greece,achieved not only they survive but also they develop activities and initiatives aiming at the conservation of national conscience and their cultural heritage. This effort was really important, if we take into consideration that it became without the support of the greek state.
The lack of an enacted form of connection with Greece, was a long-lasting and basic demand of the emigrant hellenism after the breaking to pieces of the services for the emigrant hellenism, beyond the discomfort that it created did not offer the possibility for concrete and responsible briefing on the subjects that concerned them.
In 1983 the greek governement showed particular sensitivity and interest for the problems that concerned the emigrant greeks. Consequence of this interest was the development of a completed immigratory policy, both National and Social.
National because it was comprehended that the emigrant greeks with their collective action and the collaboration with the metropolitan Greece contribute in the configuration of a united exterior policy, and Social because it tries to face a large number of problems that concern the emigrants in the countries of reception as in Greece.
As a result of this new perception constitutes undeniably the creation of General Secretariat for greeks abroad in 1983.