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Permanent Mission of Greece to the United Nations

The Permanent Representative

CURRICULUM  VITAE

CURRICULUM VITAE
OF Dr. CATHERINE BOURA
MINISTER PLENIPOTENTIARY
PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF GREECE TO THE U.N.


Born in Athens, Greece

CAREER:

1983 Joined the Diplomatic Service
1984-1985 Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Diplomatic Office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs
1986-1987 Diplomatic Office of the Vice-President of the Government
1987-1991 Greek Embassy in Nicosia, Cyprus, Secretary of Embassy
1992-1994 Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Albanian Desk, Department for Relations with Balkan Countries
1994-1997 Greek Embassy in London, U.K., Counselor
1997-1999 Ministry of Foreign Affairs
European Correspondent, Department of EU Common Foreign and Security Policy
1999-2002 Policy Planning and Early Warning Unit, Council of the E.U., Brussels
2003-2004 Ministry of Foreign Affairs
EU Presidency issues, Diplomatic Office of the Minister of Foreign  Affairs
2004-2007 Consul General of Greece in New York
2008-2009 Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Director, Department for European Countries
2009-2011 Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Chief of Protocol
2011-March 2015 Ambassador of Greece to Lebanon

EDUCATION:

-    BA (Literature)
Athens University
-    MA (History, South-East Europe)
School of Slavonic and East European Studies, London University
-    PhD (History, Ottoman Empire)
King’s College, London University


FOREIGN LANGUAGES: English, French


DECORATIONS:

-    Grand Commander of the Order of the Phoenix (Hellenic Republic)
-    Grand Officer of the National Order of the Cedar (Lebanon)
-    Commander First Class of the Royal Order of the Polar Star (Sweden)
-    Grand Commander, Order of Merit (of the Italian Republic)
-    Grand Decoration of Honour in Gold with Star, First Class (Austria)
-    Commander of the Order of the Lion (of Finland)
-    Commander of the Order of Dannebord (Denmark)

-    Grand Commander Grade A΄, of the Order of Sts. Peter and Paul of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All East

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