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Curriculum Vitae of Ambassador Retzlaff

Curriculum Vitae

Ambassador Christoph Retzlaff

born 10 March 1962 in Stuttgart, married, three children

1981
Higher education entrance qualification
1981-1983
Alternative civilian service
1983-1989
Studies of Law and History, Freiburg and Berlin
1989
First State Law Examination, Freiburg
1990-1993
Legal internship, Berlin and Brussels
1992
M.A. Contemporary History
1993
Second State Law Examination, Berlin
1993-1994
Foreign Service School, Federal Foreign Office
1994-1997
German Embassy Moscow
1997-2001
Federal Foreign Office, Department for United Nations and for Personnel
2001-2004
German Embassy Rangoon, Deputy Head of Mission
2004-2008
Federal Foreign Office, Deputy Head of Division, Political Directorate
2008-2011
Permanent Representation of Germany to the United Nations, New York, Political Department
2011-2014
Federal Foreign Office, Head of Division, European Directorate
2014-2016
German Embassy Cairo, Deputy Head of Mission
Since 07/2016
German Embassy Accra, Head of Mission

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