Tuesday, 19 November 2019
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Embassy of Greece in Ottawa


Dimitrios Azemopoulos
Ambassador of Greece to Canada

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- Degree in Law, University of Athens, Cum Laude

- Degree in Political Science and Public Administration, University of Athens, Cum Laude

- Master of Laws, LLM, University of London, London School of Economic and Political Science

- DEA in History of Institutions, University of Paris II

- National School of Public Administration. Athens. Diplomatic Section, ranking first

- Master in International and European Studies, University of Athens. Cum Laude


1992 Third Secretary of Embassy. Diplomatic Cabinet of the Minister for Foreign Affairs, MFA

1994 Diplomatic Cabinet of the President of the Hellenic Republic

1995 Promoted to Second Secretary of Embassy

1995 Greek Embassy in Warsaw, Poland

1997 Promoted to First Secretary of Embassy

1999 Council of the European Union, detached in the Council Secretariat covering as desk officer all aspects of work related to the OSCE/Council of Europe and terrorism

2001 Member of Cabinet of two European Commissioners consecutively, responsible for employment, non-discrimination and equal opportunities

2001 Promoted to Second Counsellor of Embassy

2003 Promoted to First Counsellor of Embassy

2005 Diplomatic Cabinet of the Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs. MFA

2005 Department for OSCE and Council of Europe. MFA

2007 Cabinet of the Secretary General for European Affairs. MFA

2007 Greek Embassy in Oslo, Norway with parallel accreditation to Reykjavik, Iceland

2009 Consul General of Greece in Toronto. Canada

2014 Department for European Countries. MFA

2015 Director of Studies, Diplomatic Academy, MBA

2016 Promoted to Minister Plenipotentiary, Second Class

2016- Head of Department of Personnel, MFA


English, French, Italian, Spanish (fluent)

Turkish, German, Polish (working knowledge)