Wolfgang Ischinger

Wolfgang Ischinger is the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to the Court of St. James. He worked at the UN Secretariat in New York and was later posted to Washington, D.C. and to Paris. In Bonn, he served as Private Secretary to Foreign Minister Genscher. From 1993 to 1998, Ambassador Ischinger served in various senior positions in the Foreign Ministry, where he led German delegations to a number of international negotiating processes, including the Bosnia Peace Talks at Dayton, Ohio, the negotiations concerning the NATO-Russia Founding Act, as well as the negotiations on NATO and EU enlargement, and on the Kosovo crisis.

From 1998 to 2001, Mr. Ischinger was State Secretary (Deputy Foreign Minister) in the German Foreign Office. From 2001 to 2006, he served as Germany's Ambassador to the United States of America in Washington, D.C. He moved to his current post in London in March 2006.

Mr. Ischinger has published widely on foreign policy, security and arms control policy as well as on European and transatlantic issues. (2007)










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