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The Director of the Institute of International Relations, Hamburg, Germany at WAI

Visit Staack 1 Prof. Dr. Michael Staack, the Director of the Institute of International Relations of the Helmut Schmidt University/University of the Federal Armed Forces Hamburg (Germany) visited WAI on April 8th, 2015, during his stay in the Republic of Cabo Verde.

Visit Staack 2Prof. Dr. Staack who holds his Ph.D. at the Department of Political Science of the Free University Berlin is a specialist of Regional integration and (security) cooperation in Europe and East Asia. However, he developed in the in the last years a general interest in West African cooperation and integration.

He is since September 2014 member of the High-Level Advisory Group from the Foreign Ministries of Germany and the Republic of Korea on Foreign Policy Implications of Korean Reunification and has a rich academic background.

From 2008 to now he is member of the Advisory Scientific Council of the Foundation “Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy at the University of Hamburg” and is the author of various publications on German Foreign Policy, European Security, China State Construction Engineering Corporation(CSCE), World Order Policy, Transatlantic Relations and East Asia.

Pic 3In the line with the German internationalization strategy in the area of scientific research, Prof. Dr. Michael Staack wishes to collaborate with WAI in the domain of Peace and Security

Both the Director of the Institute for International Relations and Security Studies and the Director General of WAI have expressed their common interest for collaboration between the two institutes in a close future.

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