Bodo von Borries
Head of Department Humanitarian Assistance, Peacebuilding and Participation at VENRO, the umbrella organisation of development and humanitarian non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Germany
At VENRO, Bodo von Borries is responsible for the areas Humanitarian Assistance, Peacebuilding and Participation. VENRO is the German umbrella organisation for development and humanitarian non-governmental organisations. It currently has 140 members.
Previous work includes directing the South American regional office for terre des hommes Germany (based in Bolivia), representing the Civil Peace Service Consortium at the Gruppe Friedensentwicklung (FriEnt) [Working Group on Development and Peace] in Bonn, coordinating the human rights unit of the charitable organisation of Protestant churches in Germany, EDK/Bread for the World in Stuttgart, and providing international convoys for human rights defenders in Columbia as part of Peace Brigades International.