Dr. Fotis Fitsilis

 

 

Democratic Governance and Parliamentary Development

 

 

 

Selected  References

Education

      

Certifications

Collaborations

  

  

  

  

Recent Publications
  • Perspectives on Federalism – ‘Interparliamentary cooperation and its administrators’ (forthcoming in 2018)
  • KM4Dev Journal  – ‘Implementing structured public access to the legal reports on bills and law proposals of the Scientific Service of the Hellenic Parliament’ (2017)
  • SCIECONF 2017 Proceedings – ‘Content reconstruction of parliamentary questions’(2017)
  • Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science  – ‘Implementing Digital Parliament Innovative Concepts for Citizens and Policy Makers’ (2017)
  • 13th Wroxton Workshop – ‘Strengthening the Capacity of Parliaments through Development of Parliamentary Research Services’ (2017)
  • PADEMIA 3rd annual conference – ‘Historical evolution of referenda and applications in contemporary democracy’ (2016)
  • Online Papers on Parliamentary Democracy – ‘Parliamentary control of Governmental actions on the interaction with European organs in the Hellenic Parliament and the National Assembly of Serbia’ (2016)
  • Jusletter IT – Moderated Policy Discourse vs. Non-moderated Crowdsourcing in Social Networks – a Comparative Approach’(2013)
  • Book – ‘Popular economics: A reference guide in times of crisis – The Greek case study’ (2013)
  • Lifelong Learning conference Proceedings – ‘Lifelong learning and economic growth’ (2008)
Latest Talks & Lectures
  • Talk – ‘Strengthening the capacity of parliaments through development of Parliamentary Research Services’, 13th Wroxton Workshop of Parliamentary Scholars and Parliamentarians (July 2017)
  • Visiting professor – ‘Law Faculty, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain (March 2017)
  • Conference talk – ‘Historical evolution of referenda and applications in contemporary democracy’ PADEMIA 3rd annual conference (May 2016)
  • Conference talk – ‘Parliaments in the Digital Era – Innovation, Challenges, and Prospects’ 19th International Symposium for Legal Informatics (February 2016)
  • Invited talk – ‘Inaugural conference of the EUPADRA Master Program in Rome, Italy (October 2016)
  • Invited lecture – ‘Legal informatics and parliamentary topics’, Law Faculty of the University of Athens, Greece (May 2016)
  • Lecture  – ‘Knowledge Management mechanisms: Practical aspects versus theoretical concepts’, Hellenic-American University in Athens, Greece (June 2015)
  • Lecture – ‘The role of international relations in the global technical assistance market’, New York College in Athens, Greece (January 2015)
  • Lecture  – ‘The European Integration Process of Serbia – The Role of the Serbian National Assembly’, Megatrend University, Belgrade, Serbia (October 2014)
  • Presentation – ‘Twinning closing event, Belgrade Serbia (October 2014)

 

Professional Trainer
  • Web seminar – Capacity building, Instituto de Capacitación Parlamentaria, Honorable Cámara de Diputados, Argentina (August 2017)
  • National Centre of Public Administration and Self-Governance – Project management/MS© Project/Competitive EU projects, Athens/Patra/Iraklion/Lesvos, Greece (2016-2017)
  • EU Twinning project – Director of capacity building, National Assembly, Belgrade, Serbia (2013-2014)
  • Various Training Centers – e-Business/Market research/Hardware maintenance & operation, Athens, Greece (2005-2006)

Professional Activity

Santiago de Compostela

Trends in Nanotechnology Conference (September 2002)

Colorado Springs, Colorado

13th International Symposium on Integrated Ferroelectrics, paper presentation (March 2001)

Portorož

Electroceramics VII Conference, paper presentation (September 2000)

Aachen

Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule, alma mater

Hagen

FernUniversität in Hagen, alma mater

Brussels

  • European Parliament Research Service, workshop presentation (May 2017)
  • PADEMIA 3rd annual conference, paper presentation (May 2016)
  • Resident Twinning Advisor seminar, European Commission (June 2012)

Wroxton, Oxfordshire

13th Wroxton Workshop of Parliamentary Scholars and Parliamentarians (July 2017)

Buenos Aires

Instituto de CapacitaciónParlamentaria, Honorable Cámara de Diputados de la Nación Argentina, web seminar presentation (August 2017)

Madrid

Universidad Complutense de Madrid, visiting professor on parliamentary procedures and legislative drafting (March 2017)

Saltsburg

19th International Legal Informatics Symposium, presentation (February 2016)

Rome

EUPADRA Joint Master Program, inaugural conference, presentation (October 2016)

Athens

Hellenic Parliament, Scientific Service (current position)

Belgrade

Resident Twinning Advisor (2013-2014)

Tashkent

Elections, Short-term observer (December 2014)

Addis Ababa

UNDP Africa Regional Hub (RSCA), Governance and Peacebuilding Experts Roster

Yerevan

Strategic planning, networking and technical assistance to the Armenian Community of Greece, with links to Yerevan and aboad

London

Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD): Peer-reviewer of publications on Post-Legislative Scrutiny (2017)

Kumasi

Setting up an NGO to support governance and counter corruption

Mogadishu

Assistance in establishing a legislative library at the Federal Parliament of Somalia (April 2018)

Selected Posts

Visiting the European Parliament Reseach Service

An official visit of the Hellenic Parliament Research Service to the European Parliament Research Service (EPRS) took place on 28-29 June 2017. I...
Expertise

Parliamentary Developer

Hands-on experience with parliamentary institutions

Strategy and Policy Advisor

Drafting and implementation of strategic plans

Transparency and Governance Capacity Building

Experienced professional trainer

Academic Lecturer and Researcher

Parliamentary procedures, legislative drafting & open data

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