Special Representative for Relations with Jewish Organisations and Holocaust Remembrance

24.05.2023 - Article

Ambassador Dr Robert Klinke has been the Special Representative of the Federal Foreign Office for Relations with Jewish Organisations, Issues Relating to Antisemitism, International Sinti and Roma Affairs, and Holocaust Remembrance since July 2022.

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Curriculum vitae

Born in Frankfurt/Main on 26 January 1960

Since July 2022
Federal Foreign Office, Sonderbeauftragter für Beziehungen zu jüdischen Organisationen, Antisemitismusfragen, internationale Angelegenheiten der Sinti und Roma, Holocaust-Erinnerung

2018 bis 2022
Embassy Zagreb, Ambassador

2016 bis 2018
Consulate General Masar-e Scharif, Consul General

2013 bis 2016
Embassy Prag, Minister

2012 bis 2013
Federal Foreign Office, Protocol Department, Advisor

2009 bis 2012
Federal Foreign Office, Head of Division, Department of Economic Affairs

2007 bis 2009
Embassy Brasília, Head of the Economic Service

Federal Academy for Security Policy

Exchange diplomat, Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Oslo

2005 bis 2007
Federal Foreign Office, Task Force on Freedom of Information

2004 bis 2005
Federal Foreign Office, Task Force on Strategy and Planning

2003 bis 2004
Federal Foreign Office, Head of Controlling

2002 bis 2003
Federal Foreign Office, United Nations Department

1999 bis 2002
Federal Foreign Office, Economic Department

1996 bis 1999
Embassy Khartoum, Deputy Head of Mission

1993 bis 1996
Permanent Representation to the Western European Union, Brussels

1992 bis 1993
Federal Foreign Office, State Secretary´s Office

1979 bis 1999
Studied Law and Islamic Sciences

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