Minster for Federal Affairs, Europe and the Media of North Rhine-Westphalia


Klaus RudischhauserKlaus Rudischhauser is in charge of the European Commission’s new Directorate B ”Quality and Impact of Aid” at DG Development and Co-operation – EuropeAid since 2011. His responsibilities include Quality of aid, Evaluation, Inter-institutional relations as well as Information and Communication. He joined the European Commission in 1989 and took up duty in the Directorate-General Environment. Subsequently he worked on assistance to the Newly Independent States and then was Head of Unit at the Directorate-General Personnel and Administration and the Directorate-General Energy and Transport where he was in charge of the Transeuropean Transport Networks. From 2007 to 2011, Klaus Rudischhauser was Director at the Directorate-General Development and Relations with ACP Countries. His areas of responsibility covered amongst others: Programming of the European Development Fund (EDF), Panafrican issues, Peace and Security in Africa, Migration, Governance, Budget support and debt relief.

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