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Alexandra Papadopoulou 
Head of EULEX Kosovo

Biography:

Ms. Alexandra Papadopoulou, Head of EULEX Kosovo

Nationality: Greek

Ms. Papadopoulou, a senior Greek diplomat with extensive experience in the Balkans, has previously served in Kosovo as the Head of the Greek Liaison Office in 2000.
Her most recent appointments include serving as the Permanent Representative of Greece to the European Union in Brussels, as well as Director General for EU Affairs in the Greek Foreign Ministry during Greece’s 2014 Presidency of the EU.
Additionally, Ms. Papadopoulou has served as the Deputy Permanent Representative of Greece to the United Nations, as well as the Head of the Greek Liaison Office in Skopje for over five years.

Education:
Master’s Degree in International Relations and International Law, University of Pennsylvania, USA (Fulbright Scholar)
Law Degree, University of Athens, Greece 

Languages:
Greek (mother tongue), English, French

Professional Experience:
Present: Head of the European Union Rule of Law Mission (EULEX) in Kosovo
2015 – 2016:  Ambassador of Greece to Uruguay and Paraguay
2014 – 2014:  Permanent Representative of Greece to the European Union
2013 –2014:  Director General of European Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Greece
2007 – 2012:  Head of Greek Liaison Office, Skopje
2002 – 2007:  Deputy Permanent Representative of Greece to the UN, promoted to Ambassador in 2006
2001 – 2002:  Deputy Director of Department of Balkan Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Greece
2000:  Head of Greek Liaison Office, Pristina
1999 – 2000:  Department of International Organisations (UN Affairs), Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Greece
1994 – 1999:  Consul General of the Greek Embassy, Toronto, Canada
1991 – 1994:  Deputy Head of Mission, Greek Embassy, Amman, Jordan
1981 – 1987:  Secretary of the Embassy, Department of North American, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Athens, Greece. 

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