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Mag. Dr. Gerhard PFANZELTER Secretary General, CEI - Central European Initiative, Trieste

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1962-1966 Law Studies (doctorate in law), University of Innsbruck, Austria 1964-1965 International Law, University of Strasbourg, France 1966-1967 School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Bologna Centre 1967-1968 School of Advanced International Studies, Washington D.C., M.A. in International Relations 1969-1972 Federal Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Cabinet of the Foreign Minister 1972-1975 First Secretary, Austrian Embassy Rome, Italy 1975-1979 Permanent Mission of Austria to the United Nations New York, Counsellor and Deputy Chief of Mission 1979-1983 Deputy Director of Department for International Organizations, and Head of Policy Co-ordination Unit, Federal Ministry for Foreign Affairs 1983-1989 Ambassador to Senegal, Gambia, Cape Verde, Guinea Bissau, Mali, Guinea and Mauritania 1989-1993 Ambassador to Syria 1993-1999 Director of Department for International Organizations, and Head of Delegation to Global Conferences, Federal Ministry for Foreign Affairs 1999-2008 Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations New York 2000-2001 Vice-President of ECOSOC 2002-2003 Vice-President of the General Assembly 2006 Austrian Presidency of the European Union 2007-2008 Austrian Security Council Campaign 2009 Alternate Secretary General of the Central European Initiative since 2010 Secretary General of the Central European Initiative, Trieste, Italy