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Dr Volker Perthes

Non-Resident Senior Fellow

Short Curriculum vitae

Since February 2021 UN Special Representative for Sudan and head of the new United Nations Integrated Transition Assistance Mission in Sudan (UNITAMS)

1 October 2005 - 30 September 2020 Director of the German Institute for International and Security Affairs and Executive Chairman of the Board of SWP

2016-2018 Chairperson of the Ceasefire Task Force (CTF) of the International Syria Support Group

2015-2016 UN Assistant Secretary General, Senior Advisor to the UN Special Envoy for Syria

2006-2019 Professor, Humboldt University Berlin

1992-2005 Senior Research Associate at SWP, Head of Middle East and Africa Division up to March 2005

1999 Habilitation, Duisburg University

1991-1993, Assistant Professor, American University of Beirut

1990 PhD, Duisburg University

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