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Dr. Wolfgang-Christian Fuchs

President

International Association of Former Political Prisoners and Victims of Communism

Dr. Wolfgang-Christian Fuchs

Dr. Fuchs worked for 20 years at the Federal Ministry of the Interior. His functions there ranged from several years in the Police Directorate, three years as member of the executive staff at the Federal Ministry of the Inte­rior, one year as Head of the Minister’s Office at the Thüringen Ministry of the Interior, and five years as repre­sentative of the Federal Ministry of the Interior at the Permanent Representation of the Federal Republic of Germany to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in Brussels. In addition, he worked for seven years at the Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution (antiterrorism and counterintelligence).

Since March 2014 he has been Commissioner of the Union of the Opferverbände kommunistischer Gewaltherr­schaft (UOKG), and since August 2014 he has been President of the International Association of Former Political Prisoners and Victims of Communism (InterAsso).

Christian Fuchs is an ancien of the NATO Defense College in Rome (spring 2010 course) and a board member of the Association of the Friends of the Federal Academy for Security Policy.

Dr. Fuchs studied law at the universities of Bonn, Erlangen-Nuremburg, Würzburg, Speyer and London. He received a scholarship from the German Academic Exchange Service and the British Council, and completed his Ph.D. at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität in Bonn, in 1985.

Expertise

Foreign and security policy
Long-term issues for the German security policy
Chancellor authority on guidelines and problems related to Germany’s security policy coordination
European demographics as a cause of new confrontation
The cyber space threat

Memberships

International Club in the Federal Foreign Office, Berlin
German Atlantic Association, Berlin
Association of the Friends of the Federal Academy for Security Policy (BAKS), Berlin
Casino-Gesellschaft in Berlin 1786
Gelber Kreis e.V. – Christian-Conservative Association of Friends
Berliner Freitagsrunde
Rotary Club Berlin-Kurfürstendamm
Freunde und Förderer der Stiftung Kulturwerk Schlesien, Würzburg (Chairman)
Orden vom Deutschen Haus St. Marien zu Jerusalem (lay member), Frankfurt am Main
Verband der Baltischen Ritterschaften e.V.

References

Federal Academy for Security Policy (BAKS), Berlin
Rotary Club Berlin Kurfürstendamm

Languages

German, English

Speakers fee

Upon request

Contact

ISPSW
Giesebrechtstraße 9
D – 10629 Berlin
Tel: +49 (0)30 88918905
Fax: +49 (0)30 88918906
Email: info@ispsw.de
Web: www.ispsw.de