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The Mediterranean Online Forum 2020
9-13 November
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Giannis Kefalogiannis
Deputy Minister of Infrastructure and Transport, Hellenic Republic

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Giannis Kefalogiannis has studied Law at the Law School of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and earned a Master's degree in Politics and International Relations at Columbia University in New York (CUHA).

He has also specialized in the Law of mediation technique at Harvard Law School.

Before getting into politics, he worked as a Lawyer in Greece specializing in Criminal and Civil Law.

Ηe has also served as an Advisor to the Permanent Representation of Greece to the United Nations (UN).

In 2012, Giannis Kefalogiannis was elected Member of Parliament with the party of New Democracy and became the youngest member of parliament in that period. He was elected to the honorary position of Secretary of Parliament, a position he held until 2019.

He was re-elected in January 2015, in September 2015 and in July 2019.

After the 2019 election, he was appointed Deputy Minister for Infrastructure and Transport in the Cabinet of Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

He has been a member of the Standing Committees on Hellenic Parliament, a member of the Board of the Greek Community at CUHA in New York, a member of UNICEF and he speaks English and German.