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Mercourios B. Karafotias

Mercourios B. Karafotias, Greek diplomat. Recipient medal of European Community, 1993, 94. Member International Institute for Strategic Studies (London), American Society Political Science.

Background

  • Karafotias, Mercourios B. was born on November 18, 1951 in Athens. Son of Vassileios and Efrossyni (Hatzikakidou) Karafotias.

  • Education

    • Law Degree, University Athens, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy in Political Sciences, University Geneva, 1991.

    Career

    • Joined Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 1977. Member Permanent Delegation of Greece to United Nations, Geneva, 1980-1986. Counsellor, charge d'affaires Greek Embassy, Islamabad, Pakistan, 1986-1991.

      Head United Nations section Greek Ministry Foreign Affairs, 1991-1992. Head diplomatic cabinet Deputy Minister Foreign Affairs, 1992. Deputy director North Atlantic Treaty Organization Directorate Greek Ministry Foreign Affairs, 1992-1993.

      Consul general of Greece Stuttgart, Germany, 1993-1997. Head Greek delegation European Community Monitoring Mission in former Yugoslavia, 1993, political counsellor, 1994.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member International Institute for Strategic Studies (London), American Society Political Science.

    Connections

    • Married Maria Agapakis, April 24, 1980. Children: Vassileios, Efrossyni.
    • father: Vassileios Karafotias
    • mother: Efrossyni (Hatzikakidou) Karafotias
    • spouse: Maria Agapakis
    • children: Vassileios Karafotias
    • Efrossyni Karafotias
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    Born November 18, 1951
    (age 66)
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