Ministry for Intergenerational Affairs, Family, Women and Integration of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia

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Ulrich PostUlrich Post has been Vice-Chairperson of VENRO, the association of German development non-governmental organisations, since 2005. He additionally heads up the Policy and External Relations department at food aid organisation Deutsche Welthungerhilfe. After studying political science and economics in Berlin and Hamburg, Ulrich Post worked as a journalist for the weekly news magazine "stern" and for "der überblick", the house publication of the German Evangelical Church, among other positions. He also worked for the publishing house Gruner+Jahr AG as a text documentarist in the field of foreign policy. From 1988 to 1992, Ulrich Post was Head of the Communication Department of the Christian Council of Lesotho, through the agency of the service network "Dienste in Übersee". Following this stint, Ulrich Post became managing director of Germanwatch in Bonn, an advocacy organisation focusing on international environmental policy and North-South issues. Since 2006, Ulrich Post has been a member of the board of management of Alliance2015, a strategic partnership of seven secular European aid organisations.


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