Greek Prime Minister Mitsotakis urges young people to participate in politics during Yale visit

On September 21, 2023, Prime Minister of Greece Kyriakos Mitsotakis visited Yale University’s Schwarzman Center to engage in a dialogue with Yale College Dean Pericles Lewis. The event, part of the Dean’s Dialogue Series, saw the Prime Minister emphasizing the importance of young people entering politics to drive societal change.

Mitsotakis shared his personal journey from the private sector to politics and encouraged students and young professionals to consider a career in political leadership. He discussed the need for grooming the next generation of leaders and the challenges and rewards of working in politics. The event ended with a lively Q&A session and enthusiastic interactions with the audience. As he departed Yale to address the United Nations General Assembly, Mitsotakis left students inspired to make a difference.


Read a full recap of the event by visiting the Schwarzman Center website.