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Board of Trustees

Dr. Sigrid Arnade
Managing director, Interessenvertretung Selbstbestimmt Leben in Deutschland e.V. (Special Interest Group: Self-determined Life in Germany)
(Member acc. § 6 para. 2 Nr. 1 DIMRG / § 24 para. 1 (e) DIMR-statutes)

Markus N. Beeko
Secretary General, Amnesty International, German Section (Sektion der Bundesrepublik Deutschland e. V.)
(Member acc. § 6 para. 2 Nr. 1 DIMRG / § 24 para. 1 (e) DIMR-statutes)

Dr. Mehmet Gürcan Daimagüler
Attorney
(Member acc. § 6 para. 2 Nr. 1 DIMRG / § 24 para. 1 (e) DIMR-statutes)

Dr. Julia Duchrow, Deputy Chair
Evangelisches Werk für Diakonie und Entwicklung e.V. (Protestant Centre for Development and Social Service), Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service, Head of Department for Human Rights and Peace
(Member acc. § 6 para. 2 Nr. 6 DIMRG / § 24 para. 1 (a) DIMR-statutes)

Henny Engels
Lesbian and Gay Federation in Germany (Lesben- und Schwulenverband in Deutschland e. V.), Federal Executive Board
(Member acc. § 6 para. 2 Nr. 1 DIMRG / § 24 para. 1 (e) DIMR-statutes)

Dr. Bernd Fabritius, MP
German Bundestag, Member of the Committee on Human Rights and Humanitarian Aid of the CDU/CSU Bundestag faction
(Member acc. § 6 para. 2 Nr. 3 DIMRG / § 24 para. 1 (c) DIMR-statutes)

Ute Granold
Attorney
(Member acc. § 6 para. 2 Nr. 5 DIMRG / § 24 para. 1 (c) DIMR-statutes)

Roland Jahn
Federal Commissioner for State Security Files in the former German Democratic Republic
(Member acc. § 6 para. 2 Nr. 4 DIMRG / § 24 para. 1 (c) DIMR-statutes)

Prof. Dr. Markus Krajewski, Chair
Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg, Center for Human Rights Erlangen-Nürnberg (CHREN)
(Member acc. § 6 para. 2 Nr. 4 DIMRG / § 24 para. 1 (c) DIMR-statutes)

Priv.-Doz. Dr. Michael Krennerich
Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg, Nuremberg Human Rights Center (Nürnberger Menschenrechtszentrum - NMRZ)
(Member acc. § 6 para. 2 Nr. 6 DIMRG / § 24 para. 1 (a) DIMR-statutes)

Martin Lessenthin
Speaker of the Board, International Society for Human Rights, German Section (Internationale Gesellschaft für Menschenrechte, Deutsche Sektion e.V.)
(Member acc. § 6 para. 2 Nr. 5 DIMRG / § 24 para. 1 (c) DIMR-statutes)

Markus Löning
Former Federal Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid
(Member acc. § 6 para. 2 Nr. 1 DIMRG / § 24 para. 1 (e) DIMR-statutes)

Christian Mihr
Reporters without Borders (Reporter ohne Grenzen e. V.), Head of German section
(Member acc. § 6 para. 2 Nr. 6 DIMRG / § 24 para. 1 (a) DIMR-statutes)

Fabian Müller-Zetzsche
Sozialverband Deutschland e. V. - SoVD (German Welfare Society), Head of Department for Social Policy
(Member acc. § 6 para. 2 Nr. 2 DIMRG / § 24 para. 1 (d) DIMR-statutes)

Dr. Anja Nordmann
National Council of German Women's Organizations (Deutscher Frauenrat e. V.), Managing Director
(Member acc. § 6 para. 2 Nr. 5 DIMRG / § 24 para. 1 (c) DIMR-statutes)

Prof. Dr. Christine Schirrmacher
University of Bonn, Institute of Oriental and Asian Studies, Dept. for Islamic Studies
(Member acc. § 6 para. 2 Nr. 4 DIMRG / § 24 para. 1 (c) DIMR-statutes)

Frank Schwabe, MP
German Bundestag, Speaker for Human Rights and Humanitarian Aid of the SPD Bundestag faction
(Member acc. § 6 para. 2 Nr. 3 DIMRG / § 24 para. 1 (c) DIMR-statutes)

Dr. Beate Wagner, Deputy Chair
Managing Director, Global Young Acadeamy, Former General Secretary of United Nations Association of Germany (Deutsche Gesellschaft für die Vereinten Nationen – DGVN)
(Member acc. § 6 para. 2 Nr. 1 DIMRG / § 24 para. 1 (e) DIMR-statutes)

Non-voting Members

Hans-Peter Baur
Head of subdepartment 30 - Democracy; Human Rights; Social Development; Digital World,
Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development
(Member acc. § 6 para. 3 Nr. 6 DIMRG / § 24 para. 2 DIMR-statutes)

Verena Bentele
Federal Government Commissioner for Matters relating to Disabled Persons
(Member acc. § 6 para. 3 Nr. 5 DIMRG / § 24 para. 2 DIMR-statutes)

Under-Secretary of State Ulrike Hiller
Authorized Representative for Federal and European Affairs, Bevollmächtigte der Freien Hansestadt Bremen beim Bund, für Europa und Entwicklungszusammenarbeit (State representation Free Hanseatic City of Bremen in Berlin)
(Member acc. § 6 para. 3 Nr. 9 DIMRG / § 24, para. 2 DIMR-statutes)

Dr. Bärbel Kofler
Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid
(Member acc. § 6 para. 3 Nr. 2 DIMRG / § 24 para. 2 DIMR-statutes)

Hartmut Koschyk, MP
Federal Government Commissioner for Matters Related to Ethnic German Resettlers and National Minorities
(Member acc. § 6 para. 3 Nr. 4 DIMRG / § 24 para. 2 DIMR-statutes)

Dr. Michael Maier-Borst
Head of Division for Flight and Asylum assigned to the German Federal Government Commissioner for Migrants, Refugees and Integration
(Member acc. § 6 para. 3 Nr. 1 DIMRG / § 24 para. 2 DIMR-statutes)
 
Dr. Miriam Saati
Head of the subdepartment for Children and Youth,
Federal Ministry of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth
(Member acc. § 6 para. 3 Nr. 7 DIMRG / § 24 para. 2 DIMR-statutes)
 
Dr. Dieter Weingärtner
Head of Directorate-General for Legal Affairs,
Federal Ministry of Defence
(Member acc. § 6 para. 3 Nr. 8 DIMRG / § 24 para. 2 DIMR-statutes)

Dr. Almut Wittling-Vogel
Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Matters,
Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection
(Member acc. § 6 para. 3 Nr. 3 DIMRG / § 24 para. 2 DIMR-statutes)

Honorary Chairman in 2004

Werner Lottje (1946 - 2004)
Chairman of the Board of Trustees from 2001 to 2003, was Head of the Human Rights department in the Social Service Agency of the Diakonisches Werk of the Protestant Church in Germany