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Dr. Christian BERGER Head of Delegation, Delegation of the European Union to Turkey, Ankara

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1986-1987 Operations officer with the Austrian UN-Peacekeeping Battalion on the Golan, UNDOF 1989-1994 Working with the United Nations in Gaza and Jerusalem 1994-1997 Deputy Director at the OSCE in Vienna and Secretary of the OSCE Permanent Council; Deputy Executive Secretary to the Joint Consultative Group (Treaty on Conventional Forces in Europe) and the Open Skies Consultative Commission 1997 Mr Berger joined the European institutions 1997-1999 Committee of the Regions 1999-2001 Responsible for relations with Syria, European Commission 2001-2005 Political Advisor on Middle Eastern issues 2005-2006 EU Representative to the Quartet Special Envoy Mr Wolfensohn 2006-2008 Head of the Crisis Response & Peacebuilding Unit in the EC 2009-2011 EU Representative for West Bank & Gaza office since 2011 Director for North Africa, Middle East, Arabian Peninsula, Iraq and Iran in the European External Action Service; law degrees from Vienna and London