Bureau of International and Constitutional Institutions

Foundation and Purposes
The Bureau was founded in 1997. It implements research programmes on the international commitments and foreign policy of Greece as well as the protection of human rights. It registers the problems and evaluates the priorities of the participation of Greece to international organizations. It elaborates proposals for the more efficient participation of Greece to the European Union. The Bureau studies also the education in Greece (primary, secondary, university). It creates a database of international conventions, case-law and resolutions. It studies the compliance of our country with the international legal order in connection with Greek Constitutions of the other members of the European Union.

Supervisory Committee:
Emmanuel Roucounas, Apostolos S. GeorgiadesAnna Benaki- Psarouda, Michael Stathopoulos  Nikiforos Diamandouros

Alternate Member: Epaminondas Spiliotopoulos

Emmanuel Roucounas (Tel. +30 210-3664 706), e-mail: eroucoun@academofathens.gr

Administrative Staff:

Kontoe Kallirroi (Tel.: +30 210 3664 739), email: kelly@academyofathens.gr


Research Programmes


  • The Education in Greece. Report of the Primary Education (forthcoming)
  • Ekaterini Vassilikou, Vulnerabilite et precarite chez les femmes immigrees en Grece. Recits de femmes, droits de l'homme et malheur ordinaire, 2005
  • Ioannis Stribis, Institutionalization of Cooperation Between InterGovermantal Organisations and NGOs: The BSEC Experience, Non-State Actors and International Law 2005 (vol.5), p.p21-57

What's new?
Selection of lectures and presentationsto congresses and other meetings:

Emmanuel Roucounas

  • The Limits of Theory in the Search for Universal Values, International Symposium on Universal Values, Athens, May 2004
  • Victims of Terrorist Acts, Strasbourg, October 2004
  • Nicolas Saripolos and the first teaching of international law in the Athens University, December 2004
  • The Future of the Scientific Information Chain, All European Academies (ALLEA), Budapest, March 2005
  • International Human Rights Network of Academies and Scholarly Societies, London, May 2005
  • International regulation in the field of bioethics and biotechnology: The challenges of biotechnology in the contemporary world, Athens, May 2005
  • Terrorism and Human Rights, Strasbourg, June 2005
  • Human Rights, a Shelter for the Environment, Athens, June 2005
  • Conciliation as an element of the Greek Culture, Athens, June 2005
  • The international dimension of the civil society, Proceeding of the Academy of Athens, June 2005

Ioannis Stribis

  • The crisis of the UN peacekeeping operations, Athens, December 2003


84, Solonos str, 106 80 Athens
Tel.: +30210-3664739
Fax.: +30210-3664742