Member of the Board and Executive Committee of the Konstantinos Karamanlis Foundation for Democracy (1997). Member of the New Democracy (ND) local authority secretariat (1990). Member of the ND Women's Movement secretariat (1993). Member of the ND International Relations secretariat (1987).
Athens Municipal Counsellor (1998).
Member of the European Parliament (since 1999). EPP coordinator in the Committee on Women's Rights and Equal Opportunities (2002).
Founder member of the 'Women of Europe' Award (Brussels) (1987). Founder and President of the European Centre for Communication and Information (Athens) (1989). Vice-Chairman of the European Movement (Greek section) (1998). Chairman of the International Organisation for the Promotion of Women in Europe (Brussels - from 1999). Member of the governing board of the European Centre for Culture (Geneva) (2004). Member of the governing board of the Foundation for the Child and the Family (Athens, 1998).
Knight of the Legion of Honour (French Republic). Plaques awarded by international and European organisations.