The Honorable Nickos Dendias

Parliamentary Spokesperson of Nea Democratia & Former Minister of Public Security & Citizens Protection; Former Minister of National Defense, Hellenic Republic

Nikos Dendias was born in Corfu.


He is a graduate of the Athens College and of the Athens

University Law School (with honors). He holds a Master of Laws

(LL.M.) from the University of London, specializing in Maritime and

Insurance Law (University College - UCL) and Criminology (London

School of Economics - LSE).


He is a Supreme Court lawyer.


From March 2004 to December 2015 he was MP for Corfu with

Nea Dimokratia. In January 2015 he was elected MP for Athens

2nd District, first in votes among his fellow candidates on N.D.



In January 2016 he was appointed parliamentary spokesperson

of Nea Dimokratia.


He has served as Minister of National Defense from November

014 until January 2015, as Minister of Development and Competitiveness from June 2014 until November 2014, as Minister of Public Order and Citizen Protection from June 2012

until June 2014, as well as Minister of Justice,  from January

2009 to the national elections of October 4, 2009.


He has served on numerous Parliamentary Committees. Has been elected as Chairman of the Migration Committee of the Council of Europe in 2013 and Vice President in 2012, being a member of the Committee since 2004.


He is married to Dafni Lala and has three children.

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