Georgios Papanikolaou

Born on 15 August 1977, Athens, Greece
MEP for Greece between 2009 – 2014
Group of the European People’s Party
Curriculum Vitae:

  • Law degree, National Kapodistrian University of Athens (2002).
  • Master’s degree in public law, Faculty of Law, National Kapodistrian University of Athens (2004).
  • PhD candidate in public law in the Faculty of Law, University of Athens.
  • Trainee lawyer at the Athens Bar (2002-2003).
  • Lawyer. Own law firm from 2004.
  • President of ONNED, the political youth organisation of Nea Demokratia – elected in 2004 and re-elected in 2007.
  • Member of the Nea Demokratia Political Bureau and Central Committee.
  • Secretary of the Nea Demokratia student organisation (DAP-NDFK) (2001-2004) and elected student representative in the Athens University Senate, and the General Assembly and Administrative Board of the Athens University Faculty of Law. Leader of the DAP-NDFK law students’ association (1998-2000).
  • Leader of Nea Demokratia Youth Organisation delegations to the following youth organisations: European Youth Forum, International Young Democrat Union, Youth of the European People’s Party, European Democrat Students, and Democrat Youth Community of Europe.


  • Delegation to the EU-Chile Joint Parliamentary Committee


  • Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
  • Delegation to the Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly


  • Committee on Culture and Education
  • Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly
  • Special Committee on Organised Crime, Corruption and Money Laundering

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