5 p.m., Thursday, January 31,
7th Floor Events Room, Glickman Library, USM Portland
Stratos Efthymiou will talk about his work as Consul General of Greece in Boston and his country’s regional challenges, initiating a discussion about Greece and developments in the Balkans and Eastern Mediterranean.
Stratos Efthymiou is a career diplomat working for the Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs. From early 2016 to September 2017 he was the Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Director of its Information & Public Diplomacy Department. As Spokesperson he was part of the Greek negotiating team in the UN Conferences on the Cyprus issue in Geneva and in Crans Montana.
He was also responsible for the public diplomacy and the social media of the Greek Foreign Ministry and for the communication aspects of international events such as the Ancient Civilization’s Forum and the two Rhodes Conferences for Security and Stability in the Eastern Mediterranean.