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Karola PAUL Representative of the UNHCR Vienna, Public Information

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Education: 1965- 70 University of Marburg and Freiburg, Federal Republic of Germany, University Law Degree (First State Examination) 1970-71 Institut Européen des Hautes Etudes Internationales, France Diploma 1971-73 Post-graduate Civil Service Training (Referendar), Federal Republic of Germany, State Law Degree (Second State Examination) Professional Experience: 1973-74 Lawyer 1974-79 Civil Servant, Federal Agency for the Recognition of Foreign Refugees, Nuremberg, Federal Republic of Germany Functions with UNHCR: 1979-82 Associate Legal Officer, UNHCR Branch Office in Bonn, Germany 1982-85 Deputy Representative and Legal Adviser, UNHCR Branch Office in Bonn, Germany 1985-88 Assistant Representative (Legal), UNHCR Branch Office in Mogadishu, Somalia 1988-90 Deputy Representative, UNHCR Branch Office in Manila, Philippines 1991-93 Chief, Promotion of Refugee Law Section, Division of International Protection, UNHCR Headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland 1993-95 Deputy Representative, UNHCR Branch Office in Bangkok, Thailand 1995-99 Deputy Director, Bureau for Europe, UNHCR Headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland 1999- Representative, UNHCR Branch Office in Vienna, Austria