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The Advisory Board

The German government mandates the members of the Advisory Board for Civilian Crisis Prevention and Peacebuilding for four years. The current Advisory Board (2023 - 2026) includes twenty members from German academia and civil society.
  • © Deutsche Hochschule der Polizei

    Deputy Commissioner Crime (retired) Lars Wagner

    Former Deputy Commissioner Crime (ret.) at the German Police University

    Advisory Board Chair

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  • © Berghof Foundation

    Prof. Hans-Joachim Gießmann

    Senior Advisor and former Managing Director of the Berghof Foundation

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  • © Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik

    Lieutenant General (retired) Rainer L. Glatz

    Former commander of the Bundeswehr Operations Command as well as former Senior Distinguished Fellow of the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP)

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  • Portrain Melanie Hauenstein
    © Melanie Hauenstein

    Melanie Hauenstein

    Director, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Germany Representation Office (GRO), Bureau for External Relations and Advocacy (BERA)

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  • Portrait Prof. Dr. Andreas Heinemann-Grüder
    © Andreas Heinemann-Grüder

    Prof. Andreas Heinemann-Grüder

    Fellow at the Global Public Policy Insitute in Berlin and Professor of Political Science at the Center for Advanced Security, Strategic and Integration Studies (CASSIS) at the University of Bonn.

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  • © IDOS

    Dr habil Julia Leininger

    Head of Research Programme at the German Institute for Development and Sustainability (IDOS)

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  • © Justitia et Pax

    Dr Jörg Lüer

    Managing Director of the German Commission Justitia et Pax, and Catholic Managing Director of the Joint Conference Church and Development

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  • © M. Mauritsen, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik

    Dr Claudia Major

    Director of the Security Policy research group at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs

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  • © Vereinte Evangelische Mission

    Dr Jochen Motte

    Member of the Coordination Board of the Forum Human Rights and Member of the Board of the United Evangelical Mission

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  • © Claudia Höhne

    Nora Müller

    Director of the International Politics Division and Director of the Berlin office of the Körber Foundation

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  • © Winfried Nachtwei

    Winfried Nachtwei

    Member of the Bundestag (retired)

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    © Jens Oellermann

    Dr Jana Puglierin

    Senior policy fellow and head of the Berlin office of the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR)

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  • Dr. Matthias Ries (c) Lisa Hanlon
    © Lisa Hanlon

    Dr Matthias Ries

    Manager of the Working Group on Peace and Development (FriEnt)

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  • Dr Sonja Katharina Schiffers

    Director of the South Caucasus regional office of the Heinrich Böll Foundation

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  • © Kopf und Kragen Fotografie

    Ginger Schmitz

    Managing Director of the German Platform for Peaceful Conflict Management

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  • © Potsdam-Institut für Klimafolgenforschung (PIK)

    Dr Barbora Šedová

    FutureLab Leader at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)

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  • Portrait Dr. Martin Vehrenberg

    Martin Vehrenberg

    Deputy Managing Director AGIAMONDO

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  • Dr Antonia Witt

    Head of the Research Group "African Intervention Politics" at the Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (PRIF).

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Former members

  • © Hessische Stiftung Friedens- und Konfliktforschung

    Dr Melanie Coni-Zimmer

    Senior Research Fellow and Project Leader at the Leibniz Institute at the Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (PRIF)

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