Despoina Papadopoulou - OSCE Rapporteur

An enthusiastic, consistent, responsible and creative person with a spirit of cooperation.

Despoina Papadopoulou

OSCE Rapporteur

Who are you?

I am a third year Law student, born in Kilkis, which is in Central Macedonia. Regarding my extracurricular academic activities, I am doing my internship in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Greece at the sector of economic development and international diplomacy in Thessaloniki, whilst currently I serve as the Vice President of Seminars & Conferences of the European Law Students’ Association – ELSA, with the responsibility of organizing and coordinating social and legal events, conducting study visits to local groups of the international network and to institutions, while essentially promoting the legal knowledge.
 
I am engaged in amateur theater and in arthrography in a local online newspaper and addicted to simulations, which I discovered during my university years. Concerning the simulation experience, I participated in ThessISMUN 2015 and 2016, Harvard WorldMUN 2016, in the Model of the Hellenic Parliament 2016, during which I was honored with the “rhetoric” award and in RhodesMRC 2015, during which I was awarded with an “Honorable Mention” and in 2016 with the “Future Diplomat” award. Additionally, I was Vice-President of the Commission for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in the 1st National Student Simulation of the UN Committees for Human Rights entitled “Students in the role of diplomat”.
 
I am a member of Greek Association for Political and Economic Studies (GRAPESS) and I speak English, French and German.

Why did you join the Board of RhodesMRC 2017?

I am determined to challenge my leadership skills and contribute to the organization.

Why is RhodesMRC special?

An innovative model taking place in a decentralized area, characterized by professionalism.