George Dikaios is a Junior Research Fellow at the Hellenic Foundation of European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) and a PhD candidate in Political Science and Public Administration at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (UoA). He is also a research fellow at the Institute of European Integration and Policy (UoA), participating mainly in the UNESCO Chair on Climate Diplomacy and the Jean Monnet Module on European Climate Diplomacy. His doctoral research focuses on European diplomacy and international organizations, with an emphasis on climate policy. He is currently a “Stavros Tsakyrakis” Scholar (UoA). In the past, he has been awarded scholarships the Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund (SYLFF) and the A. G. Leventis Foundation. He has studied political science at UoA and Leiden University (The Netherlands). He is a member of several scientific associations (UACES, ESIL, GPSG etc), often participates in international conferences and his articles have been published in Greek and international academic journals.

Recent publications

Dikaios G. and Tsagkroni V. (2021) ‘Failing to build a network as policy entrepreneurs: Greek politicians negotiating with the EU the first quarter of SYRIZA government’. Contemporary Politics. doi:

Dikaios G. (2020) ‘The tangible aspects of “Normative Power Europe”: Exporting EU climate regulation to the IMO’. Jean Monnet Working Papers on EU Multilateral Diplomacy #10.

[in Greek] Dikaios G. (2018) ‘The United Nations contribution to linking sustainable development to environmental protection’. Science and Society: Journal of Political and Moral Theory, 37: 139-169, doi: