H.E. Yorgos Diacofotakis, Ambassador of Greece to Serbia

Yorgos Diacofotaki Ambassador of Greece to SerbiaH.E. Yorgos Diacofotakis is newly elected Ambassador of Greece to Serbia. H.E. Ambassador Yorgos Diacofotakis was born in Alexandria, Egypt, (1961) and began his diplomatic career in 1989. He has a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Athens Faculty of Law, National School of Public Administration, and a ‘DEA’ Master of Advanced Studies Degree in International Relations, University PARIS 1 – Sorbonne, Paris, Ph.D. in International Law, Panteios University, Athens.

During the last decade he has served as a Defence Counsellor Permanent Representation of Greece to NATO in Brussels; Deputy Director of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, A5 Directorate on Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, the Caucasus, the Black Sea and Central Asia; Policy Coordinator on EU human rights policy in Russia, Belarus, Ukraine and Moldova; Chef de File on OSCE Human Dimension, European External Action Service, Brussels, Director, MFA, A12 Directorate on European CFSP & CSDP. Ambassador Diacofotakis speaks English and French and has a good knowledge of Arabic (Egyptian). He is a married father of four children.