At the 9th session of the Central Council of EDON that convened on Wednesday 14/10/2020 in Nicosia, elections were held to fill positions in the leadership of the Organization.
Seviros Koulas was elected the new General Secretary of EDON (biographical note attached).
Alkis Silikiotis was elected to the position of Member of the Central Secretariat.
Fotini Charalambous (Member of EDON Larnaca District Secretariat) was elected to the position of Member of the Executive Council.
Finally, Lenos Christoforou (Member of the Secretariat of the EDON Student Branch), Dimitra Neophytou (Member of the District Secretariat of EDON Nicosia-Kyrenia), Konstantina Chrysanthou (Member of the EDON University Student Council), Michalis Christodoulou (Member of EDON Larnaca District Secretariat) and Zacharias Kaveli (Member of EDON Famagusta District Secretariat) were all elected to the Central Council of the Organisation..
At the beginning of the session, Christos Christofias, former General Secretary of EDON (2015-2020), was honored in an very emotional atmosphere.
15th October 2020
Biographical note of Seviros Koulas
Seviros Koulas was born in Nicosia in 1990, is 30 years old and comes from Kythrea and the New Village of Kythrea. He holds a degree in Political Science and History from Panteion University in Athens. He has been a member of AKEL since 2011.
His participation in the People’s Movement began at the age of 15 when he joined the Pancyprian Unified School Students Organization (PEOM) and was actively involved in the Student Branch of EDON and the Student Movement. He was the Secretary of the Pancyprian High School, Vice-President of the Pancyprian School Student Coordinating Committee (PSEM) and President of the Nicosia-Kyrenia District School Student Coordinating Committee (ESEM). He was a member of the Council of the National Student Union of Cyprus (EFEK) of Athens for two years, President (2012-2014) and Organizational Secretary (2011-2012) of the Progressive Student Movement of Athens. He was a member of the Student Council of EDON (2011-2017) and of the Secretariat of the Student Branch (2014-2017). In 2018 he was elected Secretary of EDON Nicosia – Kyrenia District Organisation.
He has been a member of the Central Council of EDON since 2015, a member of its Executive Council since 2016 and a member of the Central Secretariat since 2019.
Source: EDON – United Democratic Youth Organization – Statement by the Central Council of EDON on the election of the new leadership of EDON