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Ambassador Dr. Bernd von Münchow-Pohl

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Dr. Bernd von Münchow – Pohl,

born on August 19, 1955 in Brunswick, married, 2 children

1974                University Entrance Examination

1974 – 1980    Studies of History and German philology

1976 – 1977    Community Service, Trinity Presbyterian Church, New York City

1980                Scientific diploma in Teaching, Göttingen

1981 – 1981    Teacher, regional Police Academy, Hannoversch Münden

1982 – 1984    Doctorate – Fellowship as Scientific Assistant, Max-Planck-Institute for History, Göttingen

1985 – 1986    Adviser, Lebenshilfe e. V., Berlin (NGO)

1986 – 1988    Traineeship for the A-Level of the Foreign Service

1987                Doctorate in Philosophy, Göttingen

1988                German Embassy, Seoul

1988 – 1991    German Embassy, Washington

1991 – 1994    German Embassy, Warsaw

1994 – 1997    Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Berlin

1997 – 2001    German Embassy, Kingston, Chargé d’Affaires

2001 – 2005    Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Berlin, Deputy Head of Division

2005 – 2008    German Embassy, New Delhi, Head of the Economic Division

2008 – 2011    German Embassy, Washington, Head of the German Information Center

2011 – 2012    Visiting Scholar, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington

2012 – 2015    Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Head of Division

2015 – 2018    German Embassy, Niamey, Ambassador

Since 2018      German Embassy Kingston, Ambassador

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