Evika Karamagioli

Deputy Director, Gov2u

Evika is a jurist that serves since 2009 as Gov2u Deputy Director.  Evika joined Gov2U in 2005 as a Project Manager in the ICT for Policy and Citizen Engagement Unit. Prior to joining Gov2U she was a Grants & Research Coordinator in the Greek NGO access2democracy, Scientific Associate at the Centre for European Constitutional Law Themistocles and Dimitris Tsatsos Foundation, and responsible for European Project Management at the Athens Bar Association, Greece. She has extensive experience in designing and managing research projects funded from International and National Development Agencies in the areas of e-democracy, eParticipation and eInclusion. She also contributed as a researcher in the elaboration of a series of studies concerning public administration modernization and eGovernment. From 2007-2008 she was involved as an independent expert in the Ad hoc committee on eDemocracy of the Council of Europe (CAHDE). She is currently a reviewer in the European Journal of ePractice. She holds a Masters in International Security and Defence from the University of Grenoble, France and a Masters in Crisis Management from Athens University, Greece. She is currently a PhD candidate at the University Paris 8, France. She has published extensively on the subjects of eDemocracy and human rights and ICT.