Project assistant

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Desired position type: Full-Time
Location: Athens Attica, Greece

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A motivated and ambitious professional with extensive knowledge of international relations and EU policies, coupled with strong administrative skills and organisational abilities. Benefits from expertise in the management of international projects and events, as well as the ability to conduct thorough research, analysis and reporting of key issues. A confident and communicative individual adept at liaising with a diverse range of people, including colleagues, managers, business owners, government officials, and the general public.


MA: Advanced International Studies (2006)
Modules included: International Relations, EU Policies, Public Choice, European Identity
Thesis: Social Integration of Immigrants in Austrian and Greek Societies: Commonalities and Differences

Certificate: Post Graduate Certificate in International Studies (2005)
Modules included: International Relations, European Law, European Institutions and EU Policies, Conflict Resolution, Human Rights System, Macroeconomics, International Economics, Development Cooperation, Research Methods

BA: International and European Studies (2004)
Modules included: International Relations, International and European Law, EU Policies, Diplomatic History, Greek-Turkish Relations, Principles of Welfare State, European Institutions, International Institutions, UN System

ERASMUS: Political Sciences (2002)


Job title:Research Fellow of Marangopoulos Foundation for Human Rights.
Main duties: Carrying out research on human rights’ issues, drafting short reports, performing administrative tasks, representing the Foundation at various conferences.
Name of organization: Marangopoulos Foundation for Human Rights,
Type of organization: Non-Governmental Organization

Job title:Editions Officer at European Public Law Organization
Main duties:Edited texts in various EPLO languages and ensured typographical accuracy in conformity with EPLO editorial rules and style, proofread English, French, German and Spanish texts, transcribed conference speeches, identified and retrieved documents and information from the Intra-net, Internet, EPLO databases, liaised with authors/collaborators of EPLO publications, represented the Office of Editions at various EPLO conferences/events.
Name of organization:European Public Law Organization
Type of organization: International

Job title:Business consultant at the Business Creation Services Centre of Syros (KYDED),Greece
Main duties:Offered advisory, technical services, provided guidance to persons interested in creating a small-medium enterprise, participated in the coordination of the functioning of the Business Creations Services Centers established on Milos, Symi, Kalymnos, Kos and Rhodes (May-December 2008), participated in the organization of two conferences in June 2008,coordinated the transnational activities of the INNO EQUAL project (study visits, international conference), acted as a contact person of the Secretary General of the Southern Aegean Region on relations with CPMR.
Name of organization: Southern Aegean Region
Type of organizaton: Public

Job title:Trainee at the Directorate General for Political Affairs (Division of External and Multilateral Relations)
Main Duties:Worked within the External and Multilateral Relations Division, with responsibility for drafting a Report on the relations between the Council of Europe and the United Nations between 2003 and 2006.
Name of organization: Council of Europe
Type of organization: International

Dates: 07/11/2005-29/06/2006
Job title:Trainee at the Unit of Research and Data Collection
Main duties: Worked with the EUMC-RAXEN database, including reviewing and revising all data entries regarding the activities and publications of Organizations that are actively combating racism and xenophobia.
Name of organization:European Monitoring Centre on Racism and Xenophobia (EUMC)
Type of organization: European Agency

Dates: 06/09/2005 – 30/09/2005
Job title:Trainee at the Directorate General for Political Affairs
Main duties:Drafted two reports, the first, on the October 2005 regional elections in Styria, Austria and the second, on the state of relations between the Council of Europe and the OSCE on institutional and field levels.
Name of organization: Council of Europe
Type of organization: International

Job title: Trainee-Secretarial assistant at the Austrian Consulate, in Syros (Greece)
Main duties: Performed secretarial tasks, carried out research on legal issues for the purposes of the Consulate.
Name of organization: Austrian Consulate of Syros
Type of organization: Consulate

Dates: 10/02/2003-20/12/2003
Job title: Research assistant at the Department of International and European Institutions of Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences
Main duties: Performed secretarial/administrative tasks, undertook research on various EU policy issues and supported a workshop of the Network for European Women’s Rights, held in Athens in October 2003.
Name of employer: Dr. Maria Katsiyianni-Papakonstantinou, Assistant Professor of International and European Institutions, Department of International and European Studies, Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences.
Type of organization: Educational


  • Computer skills: European Computer Driving Licence (received in June 2003).


    Experience in organizing workshops/conferences-both local and international

Groups & Associations

    CISV, Hellenic Red Cross Youth, Trainee of the Hellenic Red Cross-Volunteering Samaritan Corps

Spoken Languages

    BASIC KNOWLEDGE OF SPANISH, Certificate of Proficiency in English, French (Sorbonne II Diploma), German: Good, Turkish basic