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Wolfgang ISCHINGER Chairman, Munich Security Conference, Munich

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1966-1972 Law School, Universities of Bonn and Geneva, State Examination in Law 1972
1972-1973 Graduate studies in international law, international relations and economics, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA
1973-1975 Cabinet of UN Secretary-General, New York
1975-1979 German Foreign Ministry/Policy Planning, Bonn
1979-1982 German Embassy, Washington
1982-1990 Private Secretary to the Foreign Minister and later, Head of Parliament and Cabinet Division, Foreign Office, Bonn
1990-1993 Minister and Head of Political Department, German Embassy, Paris
1993-1995 Director Policy Planning Staff, Foreign Office, Bonn
1995-1998 Director-General, Political Director, Foreign Office, Bonn
1998-2001 State Secretary, Foreign Office, Deputy Foreign Minister, Berlin
2001-2006 German Ambassador to the United States of America
2006-2008 German Ambassador to the Court of St. James s
2007 EU Representative in the Troika negotiations on Kosovo
since 2008 Chairman, Munich Security Conference
2008-2014 Global Head of Government Relations, Allianz SE
2014 Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office for National Dialogue Roundtables in Ukraine
 Since 2015 Senior Professor, Security Policy and Diplomatic Practice, Hertie School of Governance, Berlin
2015 Chairman, OSCE-mandated Panel of Eminent Persons on European Security as a Common Project

Memberships

International Crisis Group, SIPRI, Stockholm
American Academy, Berlin
Atlantic Council, Washington, D.C.
SWP, Berlin
European Advisory Board of Investcorp, London

Publications

Numerous publications on foreign and security policy with a focus on European and transatlantic issues.