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Dora Bakoyannis - An insider's view on geopolitics and the refugee crisis
Wed 27 September 2017, 18:30 – 20:00 BST
Dora Bakoyannis is a former Minister of Foreign Affairs in Greece. She is a liberal politician and MP with a deep-rooted faith in the European Idea.
1992-93: Minister of Culture
2003-06: Mayor of Athens. (The first female mayor in the city's history, and the first woman to serve as mayor of a city hosting the Olympic Games)
2006-09: Minister of Foreign affairs
2013-Present: Vice President of the EPP/ CD Group of the Council of Europe
Special focus will be given on how the austerity measures have resulted in a humanitarian crisis in a European country such as Greece, a country which simultaneously is required to manage an unprecedented refugee flow.