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Georgios Katrougalos

Georgios Katrougalos is Greek Alternate Minister for Foreign Affairs, where he focuses on European Affairs and International Economic Relations. He is also Professor in the Department of Public Law at the Demokritos University of Thrace since 2002. Previously, Katrougalos served for the Hellenic Republic as Minister of Labour and Social Solidarity as well as Alternate Minister of the Interior and Administrative Reconstruction. Between 2014 – 2015 he was a Member of the European Parliament. Katrougalos was also appointed to the committee of experts which drafted the European Constitution and from 2000-2003 he served at the United Nations under the third Committee of the UN General Assembly. Since 1990, Georgios Katrougalos has participated in the Greek Association of Constitutional Law, in the Greek Society of Political Sciences and in the Greek Society of Social Policy. Furthermore, he is a member of the Council of the International Association of Constitutional Law (IACL).