09/08/2015: CHAT WITH THE GREEK CONSULATE - Added Aug 16, 2015
CHAT WITH THE GREEK CONSULATE
Boston International is excited to continue its Chat with the Consulate Series. On September 8th, we welcome Iphigenia Kanara, Consul General of Greece in Boston. Ms. Kanara will lead a discussion on current affairs in Greece and the mission of the Greek Consulate in Boston.
Tuesday, September 8th
5:30PM to 7:30PM
Day Pitney LLC
1 International Pl , # 16
Boston, MA 02110
Please RSVP at http://chatwiththegreekconsulate.eventbrite.com
Iphigenia Kanara, member of the Greek Diplomatic Corps since 2000, was appointed Consul General of Greece in Boston in April 2013. Prior to taking office, she held the position of Director of the Office of the Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Previously, during her term as Director of the Office of the Director General of Political Affairs of the Foreign Ministry from 2009 to 2012, a significant proportion of her responsibilities were, inter alia, monitoring the progress of the Greek – US bilateral relations. From 2004 to 2009 she served in the Permanent Greek Delegation to the European Union in Brussels. Initially, she was involved in matters regarding Enlargement of the EU and subsequently was appointed coordinator (Antici) of the Councils of Ministers of the Union and the Summits of Heads of State and Government. She graduated from the Department of International and European Economic and Political Studies of the University of Macedonia in Thessaloniki, with specialization in International Relations and Diplomacy. She holds a postgraduate degree (MSc) from the London School of Economics in European politics. She speaks English, French and Spanish. She is married and has one daughter.
ABOUT THE CHAT WITH THE CONSULATE SERIES: In addition to our intellectual speaker events, Boston International hosts events that are social and cultural in nature. Our Chat with the Consulate series allows Boston International members the opportunity to socialize and network, while also engaging with consuls in the Boston area on a range of exciting international topics.