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Ambassador Permanent Representative to the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva

Ambassador Peter Beerwerth
Permanent Representative to the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva

since 2018                      Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the Conference on Disarmament, Geneva


2015 – 2018                   Representative German Representative Office, Ramallah, Occupied Palestinian Territories

2012 - 2015                    Head of Division, Chemical & Biological Weapons Issues, G7-Global Partnership, German Federal Foreign Office

2011 - 2012                    Political Advisor to the Commanding General, Bundeswehr Joint Forces Operations Command, Geltow, Germany

2010 – 2011                   Head of Division, Disarmament Cooperation in the G8-Global Partnership Programme, German Federal Foreign Office

2008 – 2010                   Coordinator for Multilateral Affairs, Special Task Force Afghanistan/Pakistan, German Federal Foreign Office

2004 – 2008                   Deputy Head of Division, Disarmament and Non-Proliferation of Chemical and Biological Weapons, German Federal Foreign Office

1999 – 2004                   Deputy Head of Mission, German Representation at the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, The Hague, Netherlands

1995 – 1999                   Head of Economic Department, German Embassy, Cairo, Egypt

1992 – 1995                   Desk Officer, Public Information Department, German Federal Foreign Office

1990 – 1992                   Deputy Consul General, German Consulate General, Detroit, USA

International positons held:

2003 – 2004                   Facilitator
Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) Programme & Budget consultations, The Hague

2004 – 2007                   Member
Advisory Body for Administrative and Financial Affairs (ABAF) of the OPCW, The Hague

2007 – 2010                   Chairperson
Advisory Body for Administrative and Financial Affairs (ABAF) of the OPCW, The Hague

studied English language and literature, music and philosophy at the Universities of Bonn and St. Andrews, Scotland; and business administration at the Deutsche Angestellten-Akademie, Bonn

in Geneva

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