President
Hellenic Association of Political Scientists

 

Areas of Expertise
Children and Armed Conflict, Civil Society, Climate Change, Comparative Politics, Corporate Social Responsibility, Diplomacy, Economic Development, Environment, Ethics and Leadership, European Union, Genocide, Global Food Security, Green/Sustainable Energy, Health, Millennium Development Goals, Peacekeeping, Poverty and Inequality, Refugees and Displacement, Sustainable Development, United Nations, Violence Against Children, Women, Peace and Security

Region of Focus
Central and South Asia, Europe, North Africa, North America, Sub-Saharan Africa

Background
Graduated from the Faculty of international and European Economic and Political Studies at the University of Macedonia (Economic and Social Sciences) with expertise in politics and diplomacy. In the period 2009-2010, attended the program Comparative Policy in the Queen Mary in London. He also obtains the Master Title, “Environment and Health” in the Medical Faculty of Athens. He is a PhD candidate in International Health Economics and Policy at the University of Piraeus.He has completed e-learning programs such as: Conflict Analysis at the United States Institute of Peace and Specialization Diploma in Education to Human Rights at the Dicastero della Social Care Company della Congregazione Salesiana.

He is working in the company “KANTOR MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS S.A.”, as consultant to the National Contact Point of URBACT for Greece and Cyprus and Scientific Associate of the Laboratory of Health Economics and Management of the University of Piraeus. He has worked as a Special Adviser of the Mayor in the Municipality of Ilidas and as a Scientific Associate of the Hellenic Parliament, while up to nowdays cooperating with Members of the Hellenic Parliament at the level of the Communication Policy and assisting parliamentary work. He worked as a researcher and assistant researcher in programs of the Technological Institute of Athens (2010-2011). He was also director of the blog, leksis.net. He is a registered member of the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He was a trainee of the Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs in D1 Directorate and the office of the European Parliament.

He has fulfilled military obligations(2007-2008) with an honour commendation from the Chief of National Defense. In 2013, he has completed with success, an educational program: Sea Land Border Security and Refuges/Arms/Dual use Goods Control of the Multinational Peace Support Operations Training Center (MPSOTC) of the Ministry of Defence (accredited centre of U.N. – NATO).He is also active in non-scientific areas, such as volunteer during the Olympic Games, Athens 2004.

He is a member of the Athenian Youth Union of Pontus. In 2014, at the regional governmental elections in the region of Western Greece, he received from his compatriots, above 2,200 votes, ranked in 4th position.In 2008, Mr. Sidiropoulos Symeon founded the Organisation E.O.NE.P.E., the Scientific Association of Young Political Scientists, in which he presided until 2015, elected on three successive electoral processes. In October 2015, at a special session of the Administrative Committee of H.A.P.Sc Youth proclaimed as a Honorary President of E.O.NE.P.E., honored for his excellent work and achievements. From 2015, he is the President of the Hellenic Association of Political Scientists, and he has attributed the title of Excellent Member of the Organization.

Recent Publications
Symeon Sidiropoulos, Athanasios Vozikis (2016) Mapping – Categorization of Organizations operating in the Area of Health and the sources of funding (International – Hellenic Republic)

Symeon Sidiropoulos, Athanasios Vozikis, Dimitrios Kritas, Theodoros Fouskas (2016) Study of health policies applicable to patients refugees – migration flows to Greece (Hellenic Republic – Organizations)

Book: The Forthcoming Constitutional Revision: The Problems of the Hellenic Constitution and the proposed solutions by the lawyers and the political scientists of E.O.NE.P.E. (2014 – H.A.P.Sc.) Published by the Hellenic Parliament (117 pg.)