Ortwin Hennig

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Ortwin Hennig (Ambassador, Vice President and Director of the Conflict Prevention Program, EastWest Institute)

"With an academic background in Political Science from the Free University of Berlin and the London School of Economics and as an alumnus of the NATO defense college in Rome, Ambassador Hennig has specialized in arms control and security policy matters. Next to his diplomatic postings in Kabul, Afghanistan; in Moscow, during Soviet times and after; in Brussels with the German Representation to the European Commission; and in Vienna with the German Representation to the OSCE, Ambassador Hennig has also served the Office of the German Federal President as a foreign policy advisor. His last assignment before joining EastWest Institute was as Commissioner for Civilian Crisis Prevention, Conflict Resolution and Post-Conflict Peace Building for the German Federal Foreign Office in Berlin. Ambassador Hennig has published on arms control, the OSCE and conflict prevention." [1]

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  1. International Task Force on Preventive Diplomacy, East West Institute, accessed February 26, 2008.