Sunday, 9 May 2021

The Permanent Representative

PANAYIOTIS STOURNARAS H.E. Ambassador Panayotis Stournaras


Born on March 22, 1957, in Volos, Greece
Studies: Law Degree, Athens University Law School

Diplomatic career
-    1983 Joined the Diplomatic Service
-    1984 Attaché, International Economic Organizations Directorate, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA)
-    1985 Third Secretary, Latin America Desk, MFA
-    1987 DCM, Embassy of Greece in Cuba
-    1989 Promoted Second Secretary
-    1991 DCM, Embassy of Greece in Sweden
Member of the Greek Delegation to the EC Monitor Mission Yugoslavia
(July- October 1992)
-    1993 First Secretary, Schengen Directorate, MFA
-    1994 Head of Cabinet of the Secretary General for European Affairs, MFA
-    1996 Second Counsellor, Consul of Greece in Houston, USA
-    1998 Promoted First Counsellor
-    1999 Member of the Greek delegation to the 54th session of the U.N. General Assembly, New York
-    2000 Permanent Representation of Greece to the EU, Brussels, Belgium
-    2004 Training Director, Diplomatic Academy, MFA
-    2007 Senior Counsellor for Political Affairs, Embassy of Greece in the U.S.A.
-    2009 Promoted Minister Plenipotentiary Second Class
-    2009 Ambassador of Greece to Morocco, also accredited to Mauritania, Senegal,The Gambia and Guinea-Bissau
-    2012 Promoted Minister Plenipotentiary First Class
-    2013 Director for UN and International Organizations, MFA
Member of the Greek delegation to the 68th session of the U.N. General Assembly, New York
-    2013 Director for OSCE and Council of Europe, MFA                                                                -    as of October 2019 Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Greece to the Office of the United Nations and to the other International Organizations in Geneva

Marital status: Bachelor
Fluent in English, French and Spanish

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