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Dr Markus EdererState Secretary of the Federal Foreign Office

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Dr Markus Ederer
State Secretary of the Federal Foreign Office

Born in 1957, married, one daughter

State Secretary Markus Ederer
State Secretary Markus Ederer© Bundesregierung / Denzel

Curriculum vitae

1979 – 1983
Study of Law, International Relations, Political Science and South-East Asian Studies,
University of Passau, Germany, and University of Geneva, Switzerland

1985
Master of Laws (LL.M.), University of Miami, USA

1988
Doctor of Laws, University of Passau, Germany

1988
Joined the Foreign Service

1989 – 1990
Private Secretary to the Minister of State, Federal Foreign Office

1990
Head of Economic and Legal Affairs, German Embassy, Ottawa

1990 – 1993
Economic Affairs Officer, German Embassy, Moscow

1993 – 1996
Press Officer, Federal Foreign Office

1996 – 1998

Deputy Spokesperson, Federal Foreign Office

1998 – 1999
Deputy Head of South-Eastern Europe Division, Federal Foreign Office

1999 – 2002
Chef de Cabinet, Special Coordinator for the
Stability Pact for South-Eastern Europe, Brussels

2002 – 2005
Head of Directorate, Political and Economic Intelligence,
Federal Intelligence Service

2005 – 2010
Head of Policy Planning Staff, Federal Foreign Office

2011 – 2013
Ambassador, Head of the Delegation of the European Union to China and Mongolia

Since January 2014
State Secretary of the Federal Foreign Office, Berlin

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