Barbara Haering

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Barbara Haering

"Barbara Haering has twenty-five years of experience in national and international science and security politics and environment issues. She is Director of a private think tank specializing in strategic planning, econcept, Inc. Dr. Haering also Chairs the Board of Foundation of the Geneva International Center for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD) and is Vice-President of the swisspeace Board of Directors. She Chairs the Board of Foundation of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Public Administration in Lausanne (IDHEAP), is member of the European Research Area Board of the European Commission (EC) as well as a member of the ETH Domain Board of Directors.

"She was a member of the National Parliament of Switzerland from 1990 until 2007. In this capacity she chaired the Defense Committee as well as the Committee on Science, Education and Culture and was Vice-President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Organization of Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE).

"Dr. Haering studied at the Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich and has a Ph.D. in Environmental Sciences. She received an Honorary Doctorate in Political Science from the University of Lausanne."

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  1. Directors, Swisspeace, accessed April 7, 2010.