Dr. Evita Schmieg

Research Division: EU/Europe


phone:+49 30 88007-241

2002 – 10/2013 Head of Division Trade, Globalisation, Investment, Federal Ministry for Economic Co-operation and Development

1994 – 2002 Senior Economist Federal Ministry for Economic Co-operation and Development; Trade and Commodity Policy; Planning/Crises Prevention

1991 – 1994 EU-Commission, Brussels, Trade Policy (ACP-States)

09/1986 – 06/1987 German Institute for Development Policy, Post-Graduate Course

04/1983 – 05/1986 Universtiy of Cologne, Diploma in Economics

09/1980 – 03/1983 University of the Saarland, Saarbrücken, Bachelor in Business Administration

WHO’s WHO of Professionals (WHO’s WHO Historical Society, 2001); Federal Academy for Security Policy (BAKS), Seminar Participant (1999); German Marshall Fund of the United States: German Marshall Memorial Fellow (1992)

SWP Publications (selection):

Evita Schmieg

Labour Clauses for Sustainability?

Colombian Trade Agreements Exemplify Potential and Limits

SWP Comment 2018/C 15, April 2018, 8 Pages
Evita Schmieg

Cuba “Updates” Its Economic Model

Perspectives for Cooperation with the European Union

SWP Research Paper 2017/RP 06, April 2017, 28 Pages
Bettina Rudloff, Evita Schmieg

More bones to pick with the EU?

Controversial Poultry Exports to Africa: Sustainable Trade Policy as a Task for the G20

SWP Comment 2016/C 57, December 2016, 4 Pages
Evita Schmieg

Trade and Investment Agreements for Sustainable Development?

Lessons from the EU’s Economic Partnership Agreement with the Caribbean

SWP Research Paper 2015/RP 06, July 2015, 31 Pages
Evita Schmieg

Trade Policy Options for Sub-Saharan Africa

TTIP, EPAs, WTO and African Integration

SWP Comment 2015/C 23, April 2015, 8 Pages

External Publications (selection):

Evita Schmieg, Adam Balcer, Krzysztof Blusz

Germany, Poland and the future of transatlantic community

Foreign Policy and International Affairs, WiseEurope and Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, Warsaw, December 2017
Bettina Rudloff, Evita Schmieg

European chicken drumsticks for West Africa - a threat to local markets?

in: Rural 21, The International Journal for Rural Development, Vol. 51, No. 1/2017, p. 15-17
Evita Schmieg

Theorie der Regionalen Integration – Die Europäische Union und die Karibik

Dissertation, Universität Leipzig 2006
Evita Schmieg

Krisenprävention durch Entwicklungszusammenarbeit?

Instrumente der Entwicklungspolitik und die Bedeutung einer strengen Rüstungsexportpolitik

in: Ulf Engel/Andreas Mehler (Hg.), Gewaltsame Konflikte und ihre Prävention in Afrika, Institut für Afrika-Kunde, Hamburg 1998, S.61-76
Evita Schmieg

Coherence between Development and Agricultural Policies

Intereconomics 1/1997, Vol, 32, Baden-Baden 1997, pp. 35-40

Working Papers of the Research Division (selection):

Evita Schmieg

Global Trade and African Countries

Working Paper No.2, FG EU/ Europa, SWP Berlin, July 2016

In the Media/ »Point of View« (selection):


Adam Balcer, Krzysztof Blusz, Evita Schmieg
Germany, Poland and the future of transatlantic community
Foreign Policy and International Affairs, WiseEuropa and Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, December 2017

Evita Schmieg
External Trade Policy and the Sustainable Development Goals
Implementing the SDGs Will Meet Justified Criticisms of Globalisation
SWP Comments 2017/C 39, October 2017

Evita Schmieg
Trump’s Trade Policy: First International Consequences
SWP Comments 2017/C 19, June 2017

Evita Schmieg
Africa – G20 and Proposals for Marshall Plans
New Instruments for New External Economic Settings?
SWP Comments 2017/C 13, April 2017