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Papakosta Katerina

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Katerina Papakosta

Deputy Minister (former) Ministry for Citizen Protection

Deputy Minister (former) Ministry of Health

Member of Parliament (former) New Democracy, independent

Katerina Papakosta is a lawyer, and a former Member of Parliament with New Democracy (2000-09, 2012-15, Sept. 2015-18) and independent (2018-19). A cadre for New Democracy since the late 1980s, she served as party Secretary for Women’s Issues (2004-13), and Deputy Minister of Health in the New Democracy-PASOK coalition government (2014-15). In 2018, she quit New Democracy to found her own Party, Nea Elliniki Ormi (New Hellenic Momentum), and was appointed Deputy Minister for Citizen Protection in the SYRIZA government. She was a candidate MP with SYRIZA in 2019, but did not get elected.