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Mercourios B. Karafotias Edit Profile

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

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.

Membership

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

Connections

Married Maria Agapakis, April 24, 1980. Children: Vassileios, Efrossyni.