International Cooperation is becoming increasingly important for the IB. Therefore, on 28 November 2016 the first meeting of the newly established Presidium Commission International Cooperation was held in Berlin. The Commission will advise the Presidium on strategic decisions. Regional focus is the Middle East and North Africa, East and Southeast Europe as well as Central and East Asia.
On the picture from left to right: Uwe Berner (Vice President), Dr. Martin Blumhofer (Member of the Advisory Board), Prof. Dr. Christa Randzio-Path (Member of the Presidium), Sebastian Engmann (Managing Director of the IB-Unit Products & Programmes), Karola Becker (Member of the Executive Board), Thiemo Fojkar (Chairman of the Executive Board), Konrad Tack (Member of the Presidium), Hans-Joachim Wilms (Member of the Presidium) and Richard Schottdorf (Director of the International Cooperation Department).
Further members are Ines Kühnel (Member of the Advisory Board) and Harald Denecken (Member of the Presidium).