Invitation to an online lecture
The impact of European policies on Greek foreign and defence policy
Thursday, 14 January 2021 at 18.00
(online at the link https://authgr.zoom.us/j/98987728687?pwd=bm9ScXhuc1pBTUsrSk9DZExPaitUZz09)
The Jean Monnet Chair “The Fundamentals of European Integration: Democracy, Institutions and Policies”
of the Department of Political Sciences (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki) invites you to the lecture by
Mr. Alexandros Papaioannou
Diplomat of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
“The impact of European policies on Greek foreign and defence policy”
which will take place online on Thursday, 14 January 2021 at 18.00 through the link
https://authgr.zoom.us/j/98987728687?pwd=bm9ScXhuc1pBTUsrSk9DZExPaitUZz09 (Meeting ID: 98987728687 and password: 749328).
Alexandros Papaioannou studied International Relations at the London School of Economics and has a master’s degree in European Politics and Administration from the College of Europe. He is a diplomat with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and has served in the Embassies of Rome, Moscow, the Holy See, Tunis, as well as in the Permanent Representation to the European Union. He also worked in the offices of the Minister of Foreign Affairs George A. Papandreou, the Deputy Minister of International Economic Affairs and Development Assistance, Miltiadis Varvitsiotis and as a diplomatic adviser to Mr. Giorgos Koumoutsakos, Deputy Minister for Migration. He has worked for many years as a Policy Advisor in the Policy Planning Unit in the Office of the NATO Secretary General and then in the NATO’s Directorate of Political Affairs and Security Policy, where he was primarily involved in relations with the EU. Since October 2020 he is a spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.