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Home Events General Assembly of the Club of Rome EU Chapter

May 26: The Annual General Meeting of the CoR-EU, on 26 May, elected Friedrich Barth (born in Heidelberg 1962) to the Board of Directors. Friedrich is Senior Advisor Environment, Climate and Energy at UNDP representation in Brussels and Vice-Chair of the European Water Partnership (EWP). He has 20 years of professional experience in environmental affairs, working with the German Environment Ministry, the European Commission, the Institute for Organisational Communication (IFOK), the German Development Cooperation Government Agency and the United Nations.

Friedrich Barth

Günter Burghardt

The AGM also confirmed the mandate of Dr. Günter Burghardt, who was co-opted to the Board in December 2010. In March 2011 he was elected Vice-President of the Board by his peers. Günter served as EU Ambassador to the United States from 2000 to 2004 after a 30-year-long career at the European Commission. He was a close aide to former EC President Jacques Delors, as Deputy Chief of Staff, Diplomatic Advisor and Political Director. He currently is Senior Counsel at the law firm Mayer Brown International, Brussels, and teaches as a guest professor at the College of Europe (Bruges) and Law faculty of the Ghent University.

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