Dr. Volker Jacoby

Dr. Volker Jacoby

Dr. Volker Jacoby

Head of Team Training, Operations

v.jacoby(at)zif-berlin.org

PhD Political Science

 

Since 2013

Head of Training

 

2012 to 2013

UN Regional Center for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia (UNRCCA), Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

Human Rights Officer

 

2010 to 2012

OSCE Centre in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Deputy Head ad interim, and Senior Economic and Environmental Officer

 

2009 to 2010

Long-term assignments as Political Analyst with ODIHR Election Observation Missions in Moldova, Uzbekistan, Ukraine and the UK

Short-term assignments as Master Trainer with ZIF on election observation

 

2007 to 2008

Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ), Kunduz, Afghanistan

Advisor Capacity Development

2005 to 2007

UN Tajikistan Peace-building Support Office (UNTOP), Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Political Affairs Officer

 

1998 to 2004

OSCE Mission to Georgia

Various Positions, a.o. Coordinator for Political and Military Affairs, Human Dimension Officer and Spokesperson

 

1998 to 1999

Conferral of a doctorate, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University Frankfurt, Germany

 

Working Languages

German, English, Russian

 

Expertise | Responsibilities

  • Planning of preparation and specialization courses for civilian personnel in international peace operations
  • National and international outreach
  • European Training Network (ENTRi)
  • Development of tailored training courses