Dr. Christian E. Rieck

Whose World Order

Previous posts in applied research include the foreign policy think tank at Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, the European Foresight Program at the technology think tank Stiftung Neue Verantwortung, the Latin American Institute of the German Institute for Global and Area Studies GIGA, as well as a Carlo Schmid Fellowship in the area of competition policy at the United Nations in Mexico City. At KAS Christian first worked for several years in comparative democracy studies, where he was involved in the development of a qualitative democracy index. In the foreign policy analysis unit of KAS he was then responsible for development policy, where he dealt extensively with topics such as Agenda 2030, the national sustainability strategy and the German profile in international relations. He also authored studies on, among other things, North African integration, the development agenda of the G7 and G20, Vatican foreign policy, as well as on global migration systems. To lecture on these issues Christian also traveled extensively, talking to media outlets at home and abroad. Christian also teaches international relations, global governance and foreign and development policy at renowned universities in Brussels, Strasbourg, and Potsdam – and is a tutor at the Academy for International Cooperation at GIZ in Bonn. He was a member of the Think Tank 20 process of the G20. The area studies specialist holds a postgraduate degree in Latin American Studies by the University of Oxford. Before that, he studied law and economics in Bayreuth and Seville, then European and international public law at HU Berlin as well as at the European University Institute in Florence. His prize-winning work on European integration was awarded, among others, the Prize on the Future of Europe from the German Council on Foreign Relations.