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Botschafter Dr. Detlef Wächter




Dr. Detlef Wächter

Studied history, political science and law. Master of Philosophy, Cambridge (UK) 1990; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Bonn, 1993.
Married to Dr. Katja-Maria Wächter, one son, two daughters.


1994 – 1995  Federal Foreign Ministry, Bonn

                     Diplomatic Academy

1995 – 1997  Federal Foreign Ministry, Bonn

                      Desk Officer

1997 – 1999  German Embassy, Cairo

1999 – 2002  German Embassy, Helsinki

2002 – 2005  Federal Foreign Ministry, Berlin

                      Directorate General, Political Affairs

2005 – 2007  German Delegation to NATO, Brussels

2007 - 2010  Federal Chancellery, Berlin, Director

                     Security Policy, USA and Canada, Western Europe and 


2010-2014  German Embassy, Washington DC

2014-2015  Federal Foreign Ministry, Head North America Department

2015 -2017 Federal Chancellery, Senior Director

                   Security Policy, USA and Canada, Western Europe and


2017           Ambassador to the United Republic of Tanzania

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