Miltiadis  VarvitsiotisNEA DIMOKRATIA

Miltiadis Varvitsiotis

Member of Parliament V2' DYTIKOU TOMEA ATHINON

Contact Info

Web Site:
Athens, 3, G. Gennadiou 3 & Akadimias str., 10678, Athens, Tel.: 210-3809931-4, Fax 210-3831877.

Personal Info

Place and Date οf Birth:
Born in Athens on 21-06-1969.
Marital Status:
He graduated from the Law School of the University of Athens and completed his postgraduate studies in the field of International Relations at Harvard University – Boston.
Foreign Languages:
English, Italian, French.

Parliamentary Activities

He has been elected as Μember of the Greek Parliament since 2000.
In April 2000 he was elected Secretary of the Presidium of the Greek Parliament.
He is also a regular member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe and of the Western- European Union Assembly, positions he has held since 2004.
From 2006 to 2007 he was appointed as a Deputy parliamentary representative of ND.
From September 2007 to January 2009, he was the Chairman of the Standing Parliamentary Committee for Foreign Affairs and Defence. In July 2012 he was re-elected in the same position until the period of June 2013.

Political/Social Activities

During 2001-2004, he was Chairman of the Mercantile Marine section and during 2004-2007 of the Development section of the New Democracy political Party.
From January to October 2009, Mr Varvitsiotis served as Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, with responsibility for economic diplomacy and international development assistance.
On June 25 2013, he was appointed Minister of Shipping, Maritime Affairs and the Aegean by the Prime Minister Mr Antonis Samaras. This position was held until 25 January 2015.
On February 2015, Miltiadis Varvitsiotis assumed responsibility for Secretariat of Strategic Planning and Political Programme of New Democracy.