AP People – Herr Karsten Voigt

Coordinator for German-American CooperationFederal Foreign Office, Werderscher Markt 1, 10117 Berlin, Germany

Postal Address: 11013 Berlin, Germany

Tel.: 0049-1888-17-2870

Fax: 0049-1888-175-2870

E-mail: ko-usa-vz@auswaertiges-amt.de




Member of the Board of Directors and Deputy Director of Frankfurt Community College

since 1 February 1999

Coordinator for German-American Cooperation at the Federal Foreign Office



Chair of the German Young Socialists Organisation


Member of the German Federal Parliament (Bundestag)


Member of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Bundestag


Deputy member of the Defence Committee of the Bundestag


Foreign-policy spokesman of the parliamentary group of the SPD


Member of the executive Committee of the SPD – Chair of the Commission on International Relations


Chairman of the German-Russian Parliamentarians’ Group


Member of the national executive Board of the SPD

Since 2000

Chairman of the Advisory Council of the Berlin Allied Museum

International involvement


Member of the Parliamentary Assembly of NATO


Chairman of the Defence and Security Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly of NATO


Vice-President of the Parliamentary Assembly of NATO


President of the Parliamentary Assembly of NATO


Member of the Executive Committee of the Social Democratic Parties of the European Union (SPE)



Studied history, German and Scandinavian Studies at the Universities of Hamburg, Copenhagen and Frankfurt


  • Member of the Board of the German Society for Foreign Affairs, Berlin
  • Member of the Board of Trustees of the Atlantik-Brücke
  • Member of the Executive Board of the Aspen-Institute Berlin
  • Director of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Alliierten Museum Berlin
  • Member of the Board of the German-Russian Forum
  • Member of the RAND Europe Advisory Board
  • Honorary Board Member of the Magazine of the Federation of German-American Clubs (“Gazette”)
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