Impressions from Wroxton


The 13th Workshop of Parliamentary Scholars and Parliamentarians took place between the 29th and the 30th of July 2017 at the Wroxton College in Wroxton, Oxfordshire, UK. The 1st Workshop was held at the Berlin Science Centre in 1994. Its success led to it being a biennial event. A one-of-its-kind gathering of all relevant stakeholders around representative institutions. It is no coincidence that the workshop is sponsored, among others, by the Inter-Parliamentary Union, which closely monitors all contributions and presentations.

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Paper: «Implementing structured public access to the legal reports on bills and law proposals of the Scientific Service of the Hellenic Parliament»


My new article on «Implementing structured public access to the legal reports on bills and law proposals of the Scientific Service of the Hellenic Parliament» just went online (13 July 2017).


In an era of end-to-end digitalization in parliamentary institutions, open data and established printed and electronic publication formats for contemporary and future content, the old, non-digitized and potentially corroded content still poses a great challenge in terms of preservation and promoting efficient usage.

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Paper: «Implementing Digital Parliament Innovative Concepts for Citizens and Policy Makers»

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My conference paper on «Implementing Digital Parliament Innovative Concepts for Citizens and Policy Makers» went first online on 13 May 2017.

The organizational stability of Parliaments comes in direct contradiction with rapid progress in digital technology in recent decades, particularly in the ICT domain.

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PRINCE2 Practitioner certified

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After passing the relevant examination in July 2017, I am now a certified PRINCE2® Practitioner. PRINCE2 (PRojects IN Controlled Environments) is a process-based approach for project management providing an easily tailored and scalable method for the management of all types of projects. The method is the de-facto standard for project management in the UK and is practiced worldwide. PRINCE2 is a flexible method that guides you through the essentials for running a successful project regardless of project type or scale. PRINCE2 can be tailored to meet the requirements of any industy or organization.

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Visiting the European Parliament Reseach Service


An official visit of the Hellenic Parliament Research Service to the European Parliament Research Service (EPRS) took place on 28-29 June 2017. I was very fortunate to be part of this historic mission, as it represented the first official visit of our service to a foreign parliament in 30 years! Read the full post »

Συνέντευξη: Επισκέπτης καθηγητής στη Μαδρίτη – μια σύντομη καταγραφή εμπειριών


Το κτίριο της Νομικής Σχολής του Πανεπιστημίου Complutense στη Μαδρίτη


Ακολουθεί η συνέντευξή μου στον δημοσιογράφο Τόμη Τσομπανίδη –

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Για την σημασία της επίσκεψης του Προέδρου Ομπάμα στην Ελλάδα μίλησα με το

Για την επίσκεψη Ομπάμα στη χώρα μας και τη σημασία της συνομιλήσαμε με τον συμπατριώτη μας δρ Φώτη Φυτσιλή, προϊστάμενο του τμήματος Επιστημονικής Τεκμηρίωσης και Εποπτείας της Επιστημονικής Υπηρεσίας της Βουλής των Ελλήνων.

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My presentation at the EUPADRA inaugural conference


The inaugural conference of the Joint Master in Parliamentary Procedures and Legislative Drafting (EUPADRA) took place on Monday 3 October in the magnificent premises of the Italian Chamber of Deputies in Rome, Italy. The conference had the title «THE TRANSFORMATION OF PARLIAMENTARY ORGANISATION BY TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION«.

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Meine Teilnahme am Europanetzwerk Deutsch


Im Juni diesen Jahres hatte ich die großartige Möglichkeit Teil des langjährigen Programms des Goethe-Instituts „Europanetzwerk Deutsch“ zu sein. Der Kurs in Berlin und München präsentiert thematisch den Hightech-Standort Deutschland und spricht Interessenten aus Forschung und Entwicklung, Naturwissenschaft und Technik, Wirtschaft, Außenhandel und Politik an.

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