30.09.1961
ippg@otenet.gr
Lecturer in European politics, migration and refugee issues.

Career

Institution(s) and position(s)
01.01.2007–...   
Aristotle University of Thessalonica, School of Politics, Greek, Lecturer in European politics, migration and refugee issues
01.01.2003–...   
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Department of English Language and Literature, Greek; Trainer in the post-graduate course on Conference Interpreting
01.01.2007–31.12.2007   
Fulbright Visiting Scholar of Michigan State University, School of Social Sciences, East Lansing, USA. Research project entitled “Patterns of integration of migrants in Europe and America”
01.01.2004–31.12.2007   
Aristotle University of Thessalonica, School of Politics, Greek, Adjunct Professor in Political system and Constitution of the E.U
01.01.2003–31.12.2007   
University of the Aegean, School of Sociology, Greek, Adjunct Professor in Sociology of modern migration
01.01.2003–31.12.2003   
University of Macedonia, Department of International and European Economic and Political Studies, Adjunct Professor
01.01.2002–31.12.2002   
Greek Council for Refugees, Athens. Legal advisor. Member of the Legal Assistance Unit. Responsible for European programs and legal support for refugees and asylum seekers in Greece.
01.01.1996–31.12.2002   
European Parliament, Brussels. Conference interpreter. Interpreting in the committees on legal affairs, internal and justice affairs and constitutional issues.
01.01.1994–31.12.1996   
Socrates and Youth Office, Brussels. Free-lance consulting and assessment of project applications for activities in E.U. and Central and Eastern Europe
01.01.1987–31.12.1996   
Attorney-at-law, Athens, Athens Bar association

Qualifications

Field of research
FIELD OF RESEARCH: 2. Culture and Society; 2.7. Law; CERCS SPECIALITY: S155 European law
 
 
Additional information
Consulting experience and other relevant information:

9/2010-1/2011 - Cyprus.
Trainer for the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Cyprus, providing training to staff involved in the return of third country nationals illegally staying in the country concerning the fair treatment of these latter.

3/2010-6/2010 - Cyprus.
Consultant and trainer to the Asylum Department of the Ministry of Interior, providing training to staff – eligibility officers on refugee determination procedure, issues of cessation of status and on subsidiary protection.

1/2008-6/2008 - Greece.
Consultant –legal advisor of the United Nations High Commissioner on Refugees (UNHCR) in a research project on the treatment by the Greek State of unaccompanied minors applying for asylum in Greece. The research delved into the comparison of the current situation in Greece with the country’s international and national obligations and made proposals for the improvement of the situation.

1/2007-5/2007 - Montenegro
Team leader in a European Agency for Reconstruction project on the Visa Reform for the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Montenegro. In the context of the reform of the visa system in Montenegro, analysis of the current data protection system of Montenegro, proposing of adaptation to the EU norms and drafting of ToR specifications for future legislative modification based on the acquis communautaire.

1/ 2006 – 8/2006 - Hungary
Participation as an expert in the program of Institution-building “Twinning light” with Hungary. The field of responsibility, in this context, covers integration of refugees and migrants in the Hungarian society.

1/2006 – 11/2006 - Cyprus
Expert in a training program with the Asylum Department of the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Cyprus. The training consisted in analyzing for the Dublin Office of the Department analysis and day-to-day practice on the implementation of the E.C. Regulations on Eurodac and “Dublin-II”.

1/2006 – Malta
Participation as an expert in the program “Twinning light” with Malta in the fields of the implementation of the E.C. Regulations on Eurodac and “Dublin-II”. Expertise offered in the analysis of cases and the specific application of these two regulations by the relevant authorities of the Ministry of Interior of Malta.
26.06.2018
  • Leitud 2 kirjet
ProgrammLiikNumberNimiProjekti algusProjekti lõppVastutav täitjaAsutusFinantseerijapoolne rahastamine
MUUVA694Regionaalne õigusemõistmine ja õigusriikluse arendamine piirkondlikul tasandil01.12.201431.12.2015Katrin Nyman-MetcalfTallinna Tehnikaülikool; Tallinna Tehnikaülikool, Sotsiaalteaduskond, Õiguse instituut, Jean Monnet Euroopa õiguse õppetool10 619,00 EUR
MUUVA15044Regionaalsed kohtud ja õigusriikluse areng regionaalsel tasandil, fookusega Aafrika kohtusüsteemile01.01.201631.01.2017Katrin Nyman-MetcalfTallinna Tehnikaülikool; Tallinna Tehnikaülikool, Sotsiaalteaduskond, Õiguse instituut, Jean Monnet Euroopa õiguse õppetool11 744,23 EUR