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Sotiroula Charalambous
Minister of Labour and Social Insurance





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Mrs Sotiroula Charalambous assumed office as Minister of Labour and Social Insurance on 29 February 2008.

She was elected to the House of Representatives under the banner of the AKEL Party in the May 2001 elections. She was re-elected in May 2006 and served until her appointment as Minister.

She has served as Chairwoman of the House Standing Committee on Labour and Social Insurance, Chairwoman of the House Standing Committee on Equal Opportunities for Men and Women and as member of the House Standing Committee on Financial and Budgetary Affairs.

She studied Political and Social Science at the Sofia Academy of Social Sciences and Social Administration from which she graduated in 1986.

After returning to Cyprus she worked for the Pancyprian Federation of Labour (PEO), which she has served from several posts. In January 2006 she was elected Central Organising Secretary of PEO.

She is a member of the Central Committee of the AKEL Party and a member of the Pancyprian Federation of Women’s Organisations (POGO).

She was born in 1963 in the Ayios Memnonas quarter of the town of Famagusta, which has been under military occupation by Turkey since 1974. She is married and has two daughters and one son.

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