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Franz KAPS Senior Partnership Advisor (Consultant), Europe and Central Asia Region, The World Bank, Munich

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1964 Masters in Law
1968 Bar Examination (Assessor iur.)
1968-1970 Assistant to Member of German Parliament, Bonn/Germany
1970-1972 World Bank Secretary s Department
1972-1984 Several operational assignments in Central America, Egypt and Yugoslavia
1984-1997 Several senior assignments in the World Bank s Africa Region, including serving as Resident Representative in Dakar Senegal (1984-88)
1997-2000 Senior Partnership Advisor, Office of the Vice President Europe and Central Asia
2000-2004 Senior Partnership Advisor, Office of the Vice President Europe and Central Asia, based in Budapest, Hungary. Prime responsibility: overall coordination between the World Bank and the European Commission (EC) concerning the enlargement process of the European Union (EU) as well as the so-called European Neighborhood Policy (ENP)
 
 Retired in late May 2007 but continues to serve as World Bank consultant, especially on matters related to cooperation between the World Bank s Europe and Central Asia Region and European institutions, especially the European Commission.
2004-2007 World Bank Special Representative for Southeast Europe and co-manager of Joint European Commission-World Bank Office for Southeast Europe, as well as ECA Senior Partnership Advisor, Brussels, Belgium