The High Commissioner

HIGH COMMISSIONER OF THE REPUBLIC OF CYPRUS IN THE UK

ANDREAS S. KAKOURIS

DIPLOMATIC CAREER:ย 
July 2017 Director, Middle East and Africa Division September 2013 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Kingdom of Sweden with parallel accreditation to Norway and Latvia
August 2011 Director of the Cyprus Question and Turkey Division
September 2010 Director, Diplomatic Office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs
December 2006 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the United States of America, with parallel accreditation as High Commissioner to Canada and Permanent Representative to the International Civil Aviation Organisation
August 2002 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Ireland
August 2000 Director of the Political Division (Multilateral Affairs). Represented Cyprus at the EU-Associate Countries Political Directors meetings, and Senior Official for the EuroMediterranean Partnership
September 1996 Deputy Chief of Mission, Washington DC
August 1992 Embassy to Belgium (with accreditation to the Netherlands, Ireland and Luxembourg), and concurrently at the Permanent Delegation of Cyprus to the European Communities

January 1989 Political Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

February 1984 Vice Consul in New York, with concurrent accreditation to the Permanent Mission of Cyprus to the UN. Delegate to successive UN General Assembly Sessions from 1984-1991. Covered Fourth Committee (decolonization), Second Committee (economic) and First Committee (disarmament) issues

EDUCATION:
1981-1982 MA International Affairs โ€“ Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
1978-1981 BA (Hons) Politics โ€“ Lancaster University, United Kingdom

Mr Kakouris was born in 1960. He is married to Mrs Kareen Farrell Kakouris. They have a son Stephen and a daughter Andreana.

CV Andreas S Kakouris

 

 

 

 

 

 

Selected Articles and Speeches of the High Commissioner:ย 

#Shakespeare400 To tweet or not to tweet

Cyprus- A European Island in the Commonwealth

Cyprus as an EU and Commonwealth member state

A reinvigorated Commonwealth

Cyprus and the Eastern Mediterranean Global Strategy Forum Lectures

Cyprus the EU and the Eastern Mediterranean

Diplomacy and the Politics of Fear

The Food of Love