Authored Books 

  • Chairing Multilateral Negotiations: the Case of the United Nations, London: Routledge, 2011, (with S. Blavoukos).
  • The History and Politics of UN Security Council Reform, London: Routledge, 2005.
  • The United Nations and the Quest for Nuclear Disarmament, Aldershot: Darmouth, 1993.


      Edited Books

  • The European Union in UN Politics (London and New York, Springer, 2017 (co-editor)
  • The European Union and the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, London, Palgrave, 2016 (co-editor ) forthcoming.
  • The EU Presence in International Organizations, London: Routledge, 2011 (co-editor )
  • Multilateralism and Security Institutions in the Era of Globalization, London: Routledge, 2007 (co-editor ).
  • The United Nations in the Post-Cold War Era, Athens, Sideris, 1998 (co-editor) (in Greek).
  • A United Nations for the Twenty-First Century, The Hague: Kluwer, 1996 (co-editor ).
  • The United Nations in the New World Order (Basingstoke: Macmillan and New York: St Martin Press, 1995. (co-editor ).


    Articles in Journals

o          ‘In Quest for a Single EU Voice in the UN General Assembly: The Politics of Resolution 65/276’, Cooperation and Conflict, (DOI:10.1177/0010836716684879 (co-author) 

o        ‘The EU’s Visibility and Coherence at the UN General Assembly’, Global Affairs, 2(1), 2016, pp. 35-45 (co-author) 

o        ‘Issue Salience and Controversy: Any Effect on Chair’s Autonomy in Multilateral Negotiations?’, International Negotiation, 20(2), 2015, pp. 199-217 (co-author)

o        The EU in the UN General Assembly: Introduction and Literature Review’, International and European Politics , Vol 33, Jan-Feb 2015, pp. 63-70 (in Greek).

o        ‘Identifying Parameters for Foreign Policy Change: A Synthetic Approach’ Cooperation and Conflict, 49(4), 2014, pp. 483-500 (co-author)

o        ‘Do EU Sanctions Strengthen the International Presence of the EU?’, European Foreign Affairs Review, 19(3), 2014, pp. 393-409 (co-author)

o        ‘Calling the Bluff, Exposing the West: the Soviet Engagement in the United Nations Disarmament Negotiations, 1954-5’, Cold War History,14(2), 2014, pp. 359-376  (co-author) 

o    Pursuing National Interests: The 1992 British Presidency of the UN Security Council and the Soviet Permanent Seat’, British Journal of Politics and International Relations, 16(2), 2014, pp. 349-365. 

o    ‘Policy Entrepreneurs and Foreign Policy Change: The Greek-Turkish Rapproachment in the 1990s’, Government & Opposition, 47(4), 2012, pp. 597-617(co-author)  

o    ‘The EU in the United Nations Security Council: the Case of the UNSC Reform’, Journal of European Integration, 33(6), 2011, pp. 731-742 (co-author)


o    ‘Chairs as Policy Entrepreneurs in Multilateral Negotiations’, Review of International Studies, 37(2), 2011, pp. 169-179 (co-author)


o    ‘Autonomous Chairs in Multilateral Negotiations’ Hellenic Review of Political Science, vol 34, 2009, pp, 43-71 (co-author)


o    ‘A President for the European Union: A New Actor in Town?’, Journal of Common Market Studies, 45 (2), 2007, pp.231-252 (co-author)


o    ‘Parameters of the Chairmanship’s Effectiveness: The Case of the Security Council’, The Hague Journal of Diplomacy, 1 (2), 2006, pp. 143-170 (co-author) 

o    ‘Russia’s Attitude towards the Reform of the UN Security Council, 1900-2000’, Journal of Communist Studies and Transition Politics, 20 (4), 2004, pp. 1-24 (co-author) 

o    ‘Anglo-American Diplomacy and the Introduction of the Atomic Energy Issue in the UN: Discord and Cooperation in 1945’, Contemporary British History, 18(4), 2004, pp. 1-21(co-author)  

o    ‘Rescinding the Signature of an International Treaty: The United States and the Rome Statute Establishing the International Criminal Court’, Diplomacy and Statecraft, 14(4), 2003, pp. 21-49 (co-author) 

o    ‘The Southeastern Europe Multinational Peace Force: Problems of and Prospects for a Regional Security Agency’, Politics, 23(2), 2003, pp. 75-82 (co-author) 

o    ‘Anglo-American Differences over the UN during the Cold War: The Uniting for Peace Resolution’, Contemporary British History, 16(2), 2002, pp. 59-76 (co-author) 

o    ‘The Enlargement of the UN Security Council: Reflections from the Current Debate’, Politics, 22(1), 2002, pp. 24-31 (co-author) 

o    ‘Diplomacy at the United Nations: The Dual Agenda of the 1992 Security Council Summit’, Diplomacy & Statecraft, 11(3), 2000, pp. 212-226 (co-author) 

o    ‘Testing CFSP at the UN. EU Voting at the General Assembly, 1990-1997’, Peace and Security, XXXI, 1999, pp. 19-26 (co-author) 

o    ‘The European Union and Greece: Political Acceptability and Financial Transfers’, Politics, 18(2), 1998, pp. 89-99 (co-author) 

o    ‘Innovations in Peacekeeping: The Case of Albania’, Security Dialogue, 29(1), 1998, pp. 49-58 (with G. Kostakos). 

o    ‘The Reform of the UN Security Council and the Non-Aligned States’, International Peacekeeping, 5(1), 1998, pp. 89-109. 

o    ‘Τhe Negotiation of the Non-Proliferation Treaty, 1965-1968: A Note’, International History Review, XIX (2), 1997, pp. 347-357. 

o    ‘The European Union’s Common Foreign and Security Policy and the Reform of the Security Council’, European Foreign Affairs Review, 2(2), 1997, pp.197-209 (co-author) 

o    ‘Disarmament and Arms Limitation: The Case for Regionalism’, Contemporary Security Policy, 17(2), 1996, pp. 284-297 (co-author) 

o    ‘The Relationship Between Development and Disarmament in the United Nations: An Assessment’, International Politics, 33, 1996, pp. 117-133 (co-author) 

o    ‘Novices in Peace Support Operations: The Case of Greece’, Peace and Security, XXVIII, 1996, pp. 25-32 (co-author) 

o    ‘The Disarmament Policy of East and West in the United Nations, 1950-1955’, Ιnternational Politics, 31(3), 1994, pp. 185-205. 

o    ‘Τhe Role of the United Nations in Disarmament and Arms Control: An Assessment’, Cambridge Review of International Affairs, VIII (1), 1994, pp. 63-75. 

o    ‘New Directions in Disarmament’, Global Society, 8 (2), 1994, pp. 35-48 (co-author) 

o    ‘Controlling the Instruments of War: The Role of the UN in Disarmament’, Politics, 14 (1), 1994, pp. 27-33 (co-author) 

o    ‘Peacekeeping and Peacemaking: Some Lessons From Cyprus’, International Peacekeeping, 4, 1994, pp. 394-409 (co-author) 

o    ‘Democratization, Decentralization and Disarmament at the United Nations’, International History Review, XV (4), 1993, pp. 688-713. 

o    UN: Elaborating Principles and Norms for Disarmament Negotiations’, Peace and Security, vol. XXIV, 1993, pp. 20-28. 

o    ‘Western Europe and the Gulf Crisis: Toward a European Foreign Policy?’, Politics, 12 (2), 1992, pp. 28-34 (co-author) 

o    Τhe United Νations as an early casualty of the East-West Conflict over the Nuclear Disarmament Issue. A View from Within’, Global Society, 3 (3), 1991, pp. 97-119 (co-author) 

o    ‘The United Nations and the Nuclear Disarmament: A Case Study in Failure?’, Current Research on Peace and Violence, XII (1), 1990, pp. 7-16 (co-author)


 Guest Editor in Journal

Guest Editor in the special issue of The Hague Journal of Diplomacy, 1(2), 2006, on ‘Chairing International Processes’.

Guest Editor, The EU in the UN General Assembly: Participation, Visibility and Influence, International and European Politics (journal in Greek), Vol 33, Jan-Feb 2015.


Contributions in International Handbooks

o       ‘Nested Institutions’, in Joachim Koops and Raphael Biermann (ed) The Palgrave Handbook on Interorganizationalism (London:Palgrave, 2017), pp. 303-317. 

o       ‘The United Nations’, in James Sperling (ed) A Handbook on Governance and Security (London, Edward Elgar, 2014): pp. 689-706 (co-author) 

o        ‘The EU in the UN Security Council’, in Knud Erik Jørgensen and Katie Laatikainen (eds.) Handbook on Europe and Multilateral Institutions (London and New York: Routledge, 2013) (co-author) 

o        ‘The Role and the Power of the Chair in International Organizations’, in Bob Reinalda (ed) The Routledge Handbook of International Organization (London and New York, Routledge, 2013) (co-author)


       Other Publications (discussion papers etc) 

‘The External Performance of Non-Governmental Organizations’, The Jean Monnet Papers on Political Economy, 09/2014, The University of the Peloponnese. 

 ‘The Chair in the UN Context: Assessing Functions and Performance’, Clingendael Discussion Paper in Diplomacy, no 101 (The Hague: Clingendael Institute), November 2005 (with S. Blavoukos). 

 ‘Continuity and Change in the post-Constitution EU Presidency: A New Actor in Town?”, Hellenic Center for European Studies (EKEM), Working Paper 1/2005, June 2005 (with S. Blavoukos and G. Pagoulatos).  

‘EU Representation in the UN Security Council: Bridging the ‘Capabilities-Expectations Gap’, Essex Papers in Politics and Government, no 157, May 2002 (co-author) 

‘The UN and Collective Security in the Gulf Crisis: A Missed Opportunity?’, New Zealand International Review, vol. XVIII, no 4, July-August 1993, pp. 20-24 . 


          Papers in Collective Volumes

 o    ‘Foreign Policy Change’, contribution to the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Foreign Policy Analysis (London & New York, Springer, 2017) (co-author) 

o     ‘Inter-Organizational Relations in a Nested Environment: Regional Organizations in the UN’, in Aglaya Snetkov and Stephen Ares (eds), Multilateral Institutions in International Security (London: Routledge, forthcoming, 2017) (co-author)

 o    ‘The EU in UN Politics: Analytical and Empirical Challenges’, in S. Blavoukos and D. Bourantonis (eds) The European Union in UN Politics: Actors, Processes and Performance (London, Palgrave, 2017) (co-author)

 o    ‘The Politics of UNGA Resolution 65/276: A Tale of the European Union’s  Performance in the UNGA’, in S. Blavoukos and D. Bourantonis (eds) The European Union in UN Politics: Actors, Processes and Performance (London, Palgrave, 2017) (co-author)

o    ‘Conclusions’, in S. Blavoukos and D. Bourantonis (eds) The European Union in UN Politics: Actors, Processes and Performance (London, Palgrave, 2017) (co-author)

o    ‘Μελετώντας τη Διεθνή Επίδοση της Ευρωπαϊκής Ένωσης: Ένα Αναλυτικό Πλαίσιο’, συμβολή σε συλλογικό τόμο, Αθήνα: Παπαζήσης, 2016 

o     ‘The International Nuclear Non-Proliferation Policy Framework under the NPT and Related Instruments’, in S. Blavoukos, D. Bourantonis and C. Portela (eds.) The European Union and the Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (London: Palgrave, 2015) (co-author)pp. 33-48.

o        ‘Introduction’ in S. Blavoukos, D. Bourantonis and C. Portela (eds.) The European Union and the Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (London: Palgrave, 2015), pp. 3-11. 

o        ‘Assessing the EU’s Performance in the Field of Nuclear Non-Proliferation’, in S. Blavoukos, D. Bourantonis and C. Portela (eds.) The European Union and the Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (London: Palgrave, 2015) (co-author)pp. 227-241. 

o        The Role of Greece in the EU Institutions: The Case of the EU Presidency’ in N. Maravegias, An Assessment of the 50-year Involvement of Greece in the European Affairs (Athens,2015) (co-author) (in Greek). 

o        ‘The United Nations in the first Years of the Cold War: 1945-1950’, in Th. Karvounarakis (ed) The Cold War: An Interdisciplinary Approach (Athens, Sideris, 2012), pp. 389-407. (In greek)  

o        ‘Introduction: The EU Presence in International Organizations’, in S. Blavoukos and D. Bourantonis, The EU Presence in International Organizations (London: Routledge, 2011) (co-author) 

o        ‘Conclusions’, in S. Blavoukos and D. Bourantonis, The EU Presence in International Organizations (London: Routledge, 2011) (co-author) 

o        ‘Identifying Parameters for Foreign Policy Change’ in K. Lavdas, D. Xenakis and D. Chrysochoou (eds) New Directions in the Study of International Relations (Athens, Sideris, 2010), pp. 193-213 (in Greek) (co-author) 

o         ‘Assessing Multilateralism in the Security Domain: Theoretical and Conceptual Issues’, in D. Bourantonis, K. Ifantis and P. Tsakonas (eds.) Multilateralism and Security Institutions in the Era of Globalization (London: Routledge, 2007), σελ. 1-17 (co-author) 

o         ‘Veto Players, International Institutions and the Security Council Reform’, in D. Bourantonis, K. Ifantis and P. Tsakonas (eds.) Multilateralism and Security Institutions in the Era of Globalization (London: Routledge, 2007) σελ 303-323(co-author)  

o        ‘Thucydides’ Writings on Diplomacy and Their Relevance to Current Practice’, in P. Kousoulis and K. Magliveras (eds) Moving Across Borders - Foreign Relations, Religion and Cultural Interactions in the Ancient Mediterranean, Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta Vol. 159 (Leuven,  Peeters, 2007), pp. 51-70  (co-author) 

o        ‘Cooperation Between United Nations and Regional Organizations’, in P. Kopacek (ed.) Supplementary Ways for Improving International Stability (Bucharest: IFAC, 1998), pp. 33-38 (co-author)


o        ‘ The UN and the Search of Global Security: Competitive Paradigms of International Relations and International Organizations:; in TH. Chrstodoulides and D. Bourantonis (eds) The United Nations in the Post-Cold War Era (Athens, Sideris, 1998), pp. 21-64. (in Greek) (co-author) 

o        ‘Greece’s Participation in International Peacekeeping and its Candidacy for a Non-Permanent Seat at the UN Security Council’, ELIAMEP Yearbook 1988 (Athens, ELIAMEP, 1988), pp. 261-268 (co-author)

o        ‘Confidence-Building Measures and Security in the Balkans:  The Role of Greece’, in Yearbook 1997, Institute of International Relations (Athens, Sideris, 1997), pp. 177-198. 

o        ‘Purchasing Loyalty: Greece and the European Union’, in C. Paraskevopoulos, R. Grinspun and Th. Georgakopoulos (eds.) Economic Integration and Public Policy: NAFTA, the European Union and Beyond (London: Edward Elgar, 1996) (co-author) 

o        ‘Greece and the Falklands Conflict’, in S. Stavridis and C. Hill (eds.) Domestic Sources of Foreign Policy. Western European Reactions to the Falklands Conflict (Oxford: Berg, 1996), pp. 90-97 (co-author) 

o        ‘Peace, Security and Development: Roles for the UN in the Twenty-First Century’, in D. Bourantonis and M. Evriviades (eds.) A United Nations for the Twenty-First Century (The Hague: Kluwer, 1996), pp. 1-16 (co-author) 

o        ‘Time for Change: The Reorganization of the Security Council’, in C. Hufner (ed.) An Agenda for Change: Νew Tasks for the United Nations (Opladen: Leske + Budrich, 1995), pp. 105-118 (co-author) 

o        ‘The idea of Democracy: Component part of Europe’s Cultural Entirety’, in H. de Beaulieu (ed.) From Democratic Deficit to an Europe for the Citizens (Namur: Presses Universitaires De Νamur, 1994), pp. 19-26(co-author)

o        ‘Creating Conditions of Stability in the Balkans’, in P. Kopacek (ed.) Supplementary Ways for Increasing International Stability (Oxford: Pergamon Press, 1994) (co-author) 


      Book Reviews

 o        Evanthis Hatzivassiliou, ‘Greece and the Cold War. Frontline State, 1952-1957’ (London and New York: Routledge), in Cold War History, 8 (1), 2009, pp. 124-5. 

o        Roberto Aliboni, George Joffe and Tim Niblock (eds.) ‘Security Challenges in the Mediterranean Region’ (London: Frank Cass, 1996), in Contemporary History Review, 20 (2), 1999. 

o        James Hawdon, ‘Emerging Organizational Forms: The Proliferation of Regional Intergovernmental Organizations in the Modern World System’ (Westport: Greenwood Press, 1996) in International History Review, XX (2), 1998. 

o        Geoff Simons, ‘The United Nations: A Chronology of Conflict’ (New York: St Martin Press, 1994) in International History Review, XVII (3), 1995. 

o        Adam Roberts and Benedict Kingsbury (eds.) ‘The United Nations –Divided World’ (Οxford: Oxford University Press, 1994) in Millennium: Journal of International Relations, 24 (1), 1995.




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