Analysis

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

    Dr. Wibke Hansen

    Dr. Wibke Hansen

    Head of Analysis Division

    w.hansen(at)zif-berlin.org

    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

    t.vongienanth(at)zif-berlin.org

    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

    t.pietz(at)zif-berlin.org

    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

    Expertise | Responsibilities

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

    Tanja Bernstein

    Tanja Bernstein

    Analysis

    t.bernstein(at)zif-berlin.org

    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
  • Carina Böttcher
    Carina Böttcher
    Student Assistant

    Carina Böttcher

    Carina Böttcher

    Student Assistant

    c.boettcher(at)zif-berlin.org

    Diploma Public Administration

     

    Since 2017

    Student Assistant, Analysis

     

    2013 to 2015

    German Embassy Teheran

    Desk officer in the legal and consular section

    Working Languages

    German, English, French

     

    Expertise | Responsibilities

    • Assistence Head of Analysis Division
    • Information management
  • Dr. Annika Hansen
    Dr. Annika Hansen
    Analysis

    Dr. Annika Hansen

    Dr. Annika Hansen

    Analysis

    an.hansen(at)zif-berlin.org

    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
    English, Norwegian

    Expertise | Responsibilities

    • Collection and evaluation of experiences of civilian experts
    • UN peace operations
    • Deployment of police in international missions
  • Alischa Kugel
    Alischa Kugel
    Analysis

    Alischa Kugel

    Alischa Kugel

    Analysis

    a.kugel(at)zif-berlin.org

    MS International Affairs

    Since 2016

    Research Fellow, Analysis

     

    2010 to 2015
    New York University Center on International Cooperation (CIC)
    Senior Program Officer, Crisis Diplomacy and Global Peace Operations / Lead Researcher and Co-Author of the Annual Review of Global Peace Operations


    2009 to 2010
    Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, UN Liaison Office
    Policy Analyst for peace and security issues

     

    2004 to 2007
    Global Action on Aging
    Program Coordinator for programs with a focus on poverty eradication, social protection and the inclusion of older persons interests in national social policy and wider development goals

    2003 to 2004
    Global Policy Forum
    Associate for the International Justice and UN Reform programs 

     

    Working Languages

    English


    Expertise | Responsibilities

    • Multilateral Peace Operations
    • Humanitarian Aid and Peace Operations
    • Crisis Prevention and Mediation
    • Peacebuilding
  • Karl Rüdiger Tillmann
    Karl Rüdiger Tillmann
    Liaison Officer Ministry of Defense

    Karl Rüdiger Tillmann

    Karl Rüdiger Tillmann

    Liaison Officer Ministry of Defense

    k.tillmann(at)zif-berlin.org

    Lieutenant colonel

    MA Pedagogics

     

    Since 2017

    Liaison Officer of the Ministry of Defense, Member of Analysis and Team Training, Operations

     

    2014 to 2016

    United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA)

    Military and political consultant

     

    2005 to 2014

    Exploratory and evaluation trips (DR Kongo, Sudan, South Sudan, Mali, Eritrea, Ethopia, Uganda, Indonesia, Caukasus, etc)

     

    2005

    Development and implementation of a licenced course for UN-military observers and consultants of the Argentinian Army

     

    2003

    United Nations

    Training and Consultancy, focus: support of future staff of the African Union

    1999 / 2001
    Trainer for the Partnership-for-Peace-Program in the Czech Republik

    1995 / 1996
    UN-Military Observer in Georgia/Abchasien (UNOMIG)

    Since 1984
    Military use i.a. "Zentrum Innere Führung"; BMVg; German Armed Forces United Nations Training Centre in Hammelburg; Bundeswehr Operations Command

     

    Working Languages

    German, English

     

    Expertise | Responsibilities

    • Planning, implementation and support of trainings to "safety and security"
    • Development of strategies to implement work processes regarding DDR and SSR
    • Coaching of management staff for international peace operations

     

     

  • Diana Vuzic
    Diana Vuzic
    Student Assistant

    Diana Vuzic

    Diana Vuzic

    Student Assistant

    d.vuzic(at)zif-berlin.org

    BA Politics and Public Administration

     

    Since 2016

    Student Assistant, Analysis

     

    Working Languages

    English

    Expertise | Responsibilities

    • Information management
    • Library
    • Print / Shipping of products
    • Assistence Head of Analysis Division
  • Anna von Gall
    Anna von Gall
    Project "UN-Resolution 1325", Analysis

    Anna von Gall

    Anna von Gall

    Analysis, Project "UN-Resolution 1325"

    a.vongall(at)zif-berlin.org

    Fully qualified lawyer

     

    Since 2017

    Project "UN-Resolution 1325", Analysis

     

    2016

    Bundeskoordinierung Spezialisierter Fachberatung gegen sexualisierte Gewalt in Kindheit und Jugend

    Legal Officer

     

    2015 to 2016

    Association of Women's Shelters (Frauenhauskoordinierung e.V.)

    Legal Officer

     

    2010 to 2015

    European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR)

    Coordinator "Gender and Human Rights"

     

    2009 to 2010

    Tbilisi State University Ivane Javakhishvili (TSU)
    Coordinator LL.M. Program (DAAD-Scholarship), Lectureship in General Civil Law

     

    2008 bis 2009
    Forum Menschenrechte
    Office management

    Working Languages

    German, English

     

    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
  • 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

    a.wittkowsky(at)zif-berlin.org

    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