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Ambassador Christoph Retzlaff

Christoph Retzlaff, Ambassador

Portrait of Ambassador Christoph Retzlaff

The excellent relations between Germany and Ghana have enormous potential. Ghana and Germany share the same values and Ghana is an anchor of stability in West Africa. Our Reform- and Investment Partnership leads the way into the future.

Christoph Retzlaff, Ambassador

Curriculum Vitae

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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