Spyros Capralos, Special Advisor to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
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New Special Advisor on European Union and Communication issues of the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. M. Varvitsiotis, took over the Head of the Master ICEI (Institutions Communication & European Integration) of ECI Mr. Spyros Capralos.
With studies in Television and Radio, at Salford University of Great Britain Spyros Capralos holds a master’s degree in Political Science from the same university. He specialized in Digital Media, in Furtwangen Universität , Germany, while he holds an M.A. in Quality Journalism and New Technologies from the Donau Universität Krems, Austria, having completed a Fellowship at the ECI. Finally, he has specialized in Crisis Communication Management at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.
He is a member of JURNALISTS’ UNION OF ATHENS DAILY NEWSPAPERS, with honorary distinction from the Foundation for the Promotion of Journalism Athanasios Vassilios Botsis for his presence in political reporting. He has worked in newspapers, in public broadcasting (ERT) and on the Internet.
He has served as director of the Press Office of Nea Dimokratia (2012-2015) and head of the Press Office of Nea Dimokratia in the Parliament (2016-2018). In addition, he worked at the Press Office of the Ministry of Finance.
In 2018 he took over the Department of Development and Research at ECI, while teaching Political Communication in the European Sphere, to take over shortly after the supervision of the Master“Institutions, Communication and European Integration” of the Institute, which is offered with the Institutional Support of the Office of the European Parliament in Greece.
As Mr. Kapralos pointed out : “At a time when Europe is facing great challenges, Communication can play an important role for our common future, improving the image of the European Union, involving citizens more directly in European affairs and building relationships of trust between European actors and citizens. It is in these areas that my work will focus.”