Giorgos Dimitrakopoulos

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Giorgos Dimitrakopoulos (Greek: Γιώργος Δημητρακόπουλος) (b. 18 September 1952, Athens) is a Greek politician and Member of the European Parliament for New Democracy ; part of the European People's Party.[1]

Background[edit]

Graduate of the Legal Faculty of the University of Athens (Public Law and Political Science Department) (1972–1976): postgraduate studies (Master of Arts) in International Affairs at the American University (Washington, 1977–1979); postgraduate studies in international law and diplomatic history at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy (Boston, 1979–1981).

Political Career[edit]

Political affairs adviser in the Prime Minister's Diplomatic Office (1983–1986). Political affairs adviser in the Foreign Ministers' Diplomatic Office (1986–1989). Member of the European Parliament (from 1994). First Vice-Chairman of the Committees on Petitions and Citizens rights (1994–1999). Chairman of the Delegation for relations with Switzerland, Iceland and Norway (1999–2000). Second Vice-President of the European Parliament (2002–2004). Chairman of the Conciliation Committee (2000–2004). Responsible for Euro-Mediterranean cooperation.

Other appointments[edit]

Press and communications attaché at the Greek Embassy in Washington, USA (1977–1979). Diplomatic history researcher at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Boston, USA (1979–1981). Visiting professor at the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs Institute of Diplomacy (Athens, 1983–1988).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Your MEPs : Giorgos DIMITRAKOPOULOS". Europa. Retrieved 17 October 2010. 

External links[edit]

MEP Giorgos Dimitrakopoulos discusses Gas and energy crisis between the European Union, Ukraine and Russia, January 2009, ISRIA