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Thomas GREMINGER Secretary General, OSCE - Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, Vienna

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1990-1991 Attaché, Swiss Embassy in Tel Aviv
1991-1992 Attaché, Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs - Policy and Research Division
1992-1994 Diplomatic Adviser for Development Policy, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) - Development Policy and Research Division
1994-1996 Deputy Head, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) - Development Policy and Research Division
1996-1998 Head, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)- Development Policy and Research Division
1999-2001 Chargé d'Affaires, Swiss Embassy in Maputo, Mozambique
1999-2001 Country Director, Switzerland's Development Cooperation Programme in Mozambique
2002-2004 Deputy Head, Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs - Political Affairs Division IV, Human Security
2004-2010 Head, Ambassador, Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs - Political Affairs Division IV, Human Security
2010-2015 Ambassador, Chairperson of the OSCE Permanent Council (during the Swiss OSCE Chairmanship in 2014), Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the UN, the OSCE and the International Organizations in Vienna
2015-2017 Deputy Director General of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation
since 2017 Secretary General, OSCE - Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe

Memberships

PeaceNexus Foundation, Chair of the Board
DCAF Advisory Board

Publications

Streitkräfte und zivile Akteure in komplexen multilateralen Friedensoperationen, in: Military Power Revue der Schweizer Armee, April 2007
Ein Ausbau der militärischen Friedensförderung ist überfällig, in: ASMZ 11/2009, 8-10
Die Entwicklung der zivilen Friedensförderung der Schweiz, in: Zivile Friedensförderung der Schweiz: Bestandsaufnahme und Entwicklungspotential, hg. V. Andreas Wenger, Zürich 2011, S. 13-68
The Human Dimension Committee of the OSCE, in: Novak M., Januszewski K. M., and Hofstätter T. (eds.): All Human Rights for All; Vienna Manual on Human Rights, Vienna 2012, p. 219-225