Analysis

  • Dr. Wibke Hansen
    Dr. Wibke Hansen
    Head of Analysis

    Dr. Wibke Hansen

    Dr. Wibke Hansen

    Head of Analysis Division

    MA Political Science
    MA Peace Studies


    2010 to 2012

    PhD programme, thesis on Organized Crime in Peace Operations

     

    2010 to 2011
    UN Mission in Sudan (UNMIS)
    Special Assistant to the SRSG

    2007 to 2009
    UN Mission in Sudan (UNMIS)
    Special Assistant to the DSRSG (Political)

    Special Assistant to the SRSG

    Since 2002

    Head of Analysis

     

    2001 to 2002
    Postgraduate Program in International Affairs, Robert Bosch Foundation, Stuttgart/Berlin
    Project Coordinator "Recruitment and Training of Civilian Personnel for International Peace Operations"

    2000 to 2001
    Fernuniversität in Hagen, Institute for Peace and Democracy
    Project Coordinator „Postgraduate Training in Interdisciplinary Peace Studies“

     

    1998 to 2000
    German Red Cross
    Project Coordinator for EU Projects on Refugees and Migrants

    Working Languages
    German, English

    Expertise | Responsibilities

    • Organized Crime in Fragile States
    • UN Peace Operations
    • Horn of Africa
    • Measuring Success in Peace Operations
  • Tobias von Gienanth
    Tobias von Gienanth
    Deputy Head Analysis

    Tobias von Gienanth

    Tobias von Gienanth

    Deputy Head Analysis

    MA History
    MA International Affairs

     

    Since 2002

    Desk Officer and Deputy Head, Analysis


    2000 to 2001
    Transparency International, German Section, Berlin

    Project Coordination

     

     

    Working Languages
    German, English

     

    Expertise | Responsibilities

    • Lessons Learned West Africa
    • US Politics and Transatlantic Peacekeeping Issues
    • Online Editor
    • Focal Point for Anti-Corruption
  • Tobias Pietz
    Tobias Pietz
    Deputy Head Analysis

    Tobias Pietz

    Tobias Pietz

    Deputy Head Analysis

    MA Political Science
    MA Peace and Security Studies

     

    Since 2009

    Desk Officer and Deputy Head, Analysis

     

    2007 to 2009

    Project Manager, "Local Ownership" (DSF-ZIF Cooperation)

     

    2003 to 2006
    Bonn International Center for Conversion (BICC)
    Researcher focusing on Peacebuilding, Small Arms, CIMIC, and DDR

    2002 to 2003
    Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy, University of Hamburg
    Scholarship by the German Foundation for Peace Research

    2001 to 2002
    International Labour Organization, Bureau for Gender Equality, Geneva
    Carlo Schmid Scholar

     

    Working Languages
    German, English


    Expertise | Responsibilities

    • Local Ownership in Post-Conflict Areas
    • EU Peace Operations within the framework of CSDP
    • Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) and Security Sector Reform (SSR)
  • Monika Benkler
    Monika Benkler
    Analysis

    Monika Benkler

    Monika Benkler

    Analysis

    MA Political Science

     

    Since 2002

    Desk Officer, Analysis


    2001 to 2002
    Federal Foreign Office, Berlin

    Consultant for the Preparation of the Foundation of the Center for International Peace Operations

    1999 to 2001
    Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ)
    Desk Officer, Crisis Prevention and Conflict Management Unit

    1999
    Feasibility Study for the Federal Foreign Office "Training and Recruitment of Civilian Personnel for Conflict Prevention and Peace Operations"

    Researcher

    1998
    Worldbank/GTZ Research study on social and cultural evolution in the Central African Republic
    Researcher


    1995 to 1998
    German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP), Research Division Middle East and Afrika
    Researcher

    1989 to 1996
    Landshuter Zeitung / Straubinger Tagblatt
    Journalist

     

    Working Languages

    German, English


    Expertise | Responsibilities

    • Compilation of the weekly "Peace Operations Update"
  • Tanja Bernstein
    Tanja Bernstein
    Analysis

    Tanja Bernstein

    Tanja Bernstein

    Analysis

    MA International Affairs und International Economics

    Since 2016

    Research Fellow, Analysis

     

    2009 to 2015

    United Nations, Office of the Secretary General

    Political advisor, Policy and Planning Unit


    2007 to 2009

    UN Mission Nepal

    Personal consultant SRSG

    2002 to 2007
    United Nations, Department of Peacekeeping Operations
    Political advisor

    2002
    UN Mission Kosovo
    Political advisor, Office of the Chief of Staff

    1999 to 2002
    OSCE Mission Kosovo

    Field Office Director, afterwards political advisor, Office of the Chief of Staff

    1997 to 2998
    OSCE Mission Croatia

    Political advisor, Field Office Vukovar, main focus on economic discrimination

     

    1995 to 1996
    German Bundestag

    Research assistant, deputy Klaus Franke

    Working Languages
    German, English, French

    Expertise | Responsibilities

    • Reform of the United Nations
    • Conflict prevention
    • Peace operations of the United Nations
  • Dr. Annika Hansen
    Dr. Annika Hansen
    Analysis

    Dr. Annika Hansen

    Dr. Annika Hansen

    Analysis

    Cand. Polit. (Political Science)
    MA Law and Diplomacy (International Relations)
    PhD (Political Science)

    Since 2016

    Senior Researcher, Analysis

     

    2008 to 2016

    UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations
    i.a. Policy officer/adviser to the UN Police Adviser, Chief Evaluation Team
    Advisor for the Senior Security Sector Reform at the UN Stabilisation Mission in Libya (UNSMIL)


    1996 to 2016
    Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (FFI)
    Project manager and senior analyst on security policy, especially peace operations led by the UN, the EU and other international organisations, rule of law and security sector reform and the role of police in crisis management

    2002 to 2003
    EU Police Mission in Bosnia and Herzegovina (EUPM BiH)
    Chief Political Adviser to the Head of Mission


    2000 to 2002
    International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)
    Research Associate on international police operations

    Working Languages
    German, English, Norwegian

    Expertise | Responsibilities

    • Collection and evaluation of experiences of civilian experts
    • UN peace operations
    • Deployment of police in international missions
  • Nicola Popovic
    Nicola Popovic
    Project "UN-Resolution 1325", Analysis

    Nicola Popovic

    Nicola Popovic

    Project "UN-Resolution 1325", Analysis

    Master of Law in International Peace Support Operations
    Diploma Human Development
    B.A. Political Science

     

    Since 2018

    Project "UN-Resolution 1325", Analysis

     

    2016 to 2018

    Independent consultant for projects regarding Women, Peace and Security at the UN, national governments and civil society

     

    2013 to 2016

    Specialist for the evaluation of training programs at the UN Women Training Center

     

    2012 to 2013

    Project management "Women, Peace and Security" at UN Women Simbabwe

     

    2011 to 2012

    Project management "Gender-sensitive Security Sector Reform" at the UN Women Training Center

    2009 to 2010

    Specialist for "Costing and Financing UNSCR 1325" at the Gloabl Network of Women Peacebuilders

     

    2006 to 2009

    Program coordination "Women, Peace and Security" at the UN International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (UN-INSTRAW)

     

    Working Languages

    German, English, Spanish, French, Italian

     

    Expertise | Responsibilities

    • Agenda "Women, Peace & Security"
    • Participation, Prevention and Responsibility
    • Support of civilian activities to implement UN-resolution 1325
    • Member of the international working group on the implementation of UN-resolution 1325
  • Maximilian Schoppa
    Maximilian Schoppa
    Student Assistant Analysis

    Maximilian Schoppa

    Maximilian Schoppa

    Student Assistant Analysis

    Since 2018

    Student Assistant Analysis

     

     

    Working Languages

    German, English

     

    Expertise | Responsibilities

    • Information management
    • Library
    • Print / Shipping of products
    • Assistence Head of Analysis Division
  • Dr. Andreas Wittkowsky
    Dr. Andreas Wittkowsky
    Head of Project Peace and Security, Analysis

    Dr. Andreas Wittkowsky

    Dr. Andreas Wittkowsky

    Head of Project Peace and Security, Analysis

    PhD Economy

    MA Economy

     

    Since 2011

    Project Coordinator "Peace and Security", Analysis


    2008 to 2010
    German Association for East European Studies, Berlin
    Executive Director

    2001 to 2008
    United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK), European Union Pillar

    • 2006 – 2008 Deputy Head (Deputy DSRSG)
    • 2003 – 2006 Head of the Economic Policy Office
    • 2001 – 2003 Senior Economic Advisor


    1997 to 2001
    German Development Institute
    Research Fellow

    1992 to 1994
    Friedrich Ebert Foundation
    Country Manager Eastern Europe

    Working Languages
    German, English, Russian, French

    Publications
    List of Publications


    Expertise | Responsibilities

    • Coordinator, Working Group on the Comprehensive Approach
    • Peace Operations, Development and Security