Ambassador Brita Wagener


since 2017      Ambassador, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

2014 – 2017    Consul General, New York, USA

2012 – 2014    Ambassador, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Baghdad, Iraq

2009 – 2012    Consul General, Istanbul, Turkey Consul General, Istanbul, Turkey

2006 – 2009    Ambassador, Commissioner for German Personnel in International Organisations,
                           Federal Foreign Office, Berlin

2003 – 2006    Minister Plenipotentiary, Deputy Head of Mission German Embassy, Cairo

2000 – 2003    Head of Human Rights Division, Department of Global Affairs, Multilateral
                           Organisations, Foreign Office, Berlin

1998 – 2000    Deputy Head of Personnel Division, Foreign Office, Bonn and Berlin

1997 – 1998    Deputy Head of Middle East Division, Foreign Office, Bonn

1994 – 1997    Counsellor, Economic and Commercial Affairs, Embassy, Tel Aviv

1991 – 1994    Counsellor, Political Affairs, German Embassy New Delhi

1988 – 1991    First Secretary, Division of Public International Law, Foreign Office

1985 – 1988    Second Secretary, Legal and Consular Affairs, Embassy Cairo

1980 – 1983     Legal Internship (Referendarzeit)

1983                   Second State Examination in Law, joining the German Foreign Service

1974 – 1978      Studies of law at Bonn and Hamburg Universities, First State Examination
                             in Law (MA) 1978

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Dear reader,   Welcome to the website of the German Embassy in Addis Ababa!   Germany and Ethiopia look back on a long and successful cooperation. In more than 100 years since the conclusion of…

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