Dr. Stefan Weckbach

Economist, doctorate in economic and political sciences, German Foreign Service from 1980 to 2014

Senior posts in the German diplomatic service

  • Deputy Consul General in Rio de Janeiro (1992-1994)
  • Head of the Unit for the Restitution of Cultural Goods at the Federal Foreign Office (1994-1997)
  • Deputy Permanent Delegate to UNESCO, Paris (2001-2004)
  • Deputy Head of Mission / acting Ambassador in Colombo (2008-2011)
  • Consul General in Chennai (2011-2014)

Languages: English, Spanish, French, Portuguese

Main focus of consultancy

  • India, Afghanistan, Pakistan (also Sri Lanka, Maldives)
  • Central and South America (Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay)
  • Europe (EU, Spain, Hungary)
  • Political analyses, newspaper articles
  • Concomitant business consultancy, in particular consulting small and medium-size enterprises in international affairs (economic, political and risk assessments)
  • Speeches and lectures
  • Training of executive staff members abroad
  • Specialties (UNESCO including World Heritage)
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