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The German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) 2005f
Rauchstr. 18 Berlin 10787, Germany
tel:49-30 2542310 fax:49-30 25423171

Organizational Status: Independent institute, founded in 1955.

General Description: The DGAP is a foreign policy think tank which actively takes part in political decision-making and promotes the understanding of German foreign policy and international relations. As a German forum for foreign policy, DGAP facilitates a comprehensive network of political, economic, and academic decision-makers, and foreign politicians use its institution as a link to the German public. DGAP provides a platform for constructive and controversial debate at conferences and in study group meetings and public events; policy-oriented analyses from its research institute fellows; authoritative publications on contemporary topics through its journal Internationale Politik and other publications from its research institute; and an extensive range of information in its library and documentation section.

Annual Budget: EUR 3.5 million (2003)

Staff: 24 (14 research, 10 administrative/support), 10 visiting, 25 intern

Executive Officers:
Dr. Von OPPENHEIM, Alfred Freiherr (President)
Mr. FRITJOF, Von Nordenskjold (Vice President)
Prof. Dr. SANDSCHNEIDER, Eberhard (Otto-Wolff-Director of the Research Institute)
Ms. ROSENBLADT, Sabine (Executive Editor, Internationale Politik)

Public Relations:
Ms. HIEPKO-ODERMANN, Kari (Event and PR Department)

(As of November, 2004)

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