- Products as Ambassadors Mar 10, 2011
Martin Wählisch is a lawyer specializing in International Law, and Senior Researcher at the Center for Peace Mediation/Institute for Conflict Management at the European University Viadrina and the Humboldt-Viadrina School of Governance. Together with Behar Xharra, he has been working on Kosovo’s Public Diplomacy in a research project for the Friedrich-Ebert Foundation in Pristina. Previously, he has been deputized to the German Embassy in Pristina. Mr. Waehlisch has been also a Research Fellow of the American University in Kosovo (AUK). Among others, his articles and analyses about Kosovo have been published at Security Watch of the Swiss International Relations and Security Network (ISN) at ETH Zurich, Kosovo’s English-language newspaper Prishtina Insight as well as Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL).
Mr. Waehlisch graduated from Humboldt University Law School, and was educated at the German UN Training Centre, MGU Moscow, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Harvard Law School, and Long Island University. He has been with the United Nations (New York, Beirut), the German Foreign Office (Special Task Force Afghanistan), the European Commission (Berlin) and a Russian refugee and human rights NGO (Moscow, Caucasus). He is currently based as a researcher with the Common Space Initiative in Beirut and most recently joined the Issam Fares Institute (IFI) for Public Policy and International Affairs at the American University of Beirut.
Public Diplomacy of Kosovo: Status Quo, Challenges, and Options. CPD Perspectives, Paper 3. April, 2011.