Walter Fust

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"Walter Fust is CEO/Director of the Global Humanitarian Forum in Geneva since May 2008. Born in 1945, Walter Fust studied at St. G allen University and graduated with a Master’s degree in Political Science. He joined the Swiss diplomatic service in 1975 where he was assigned to Geneva, Baghdad and Tokyo. During the years 1985 and 1986 he was personal advisor to Federal Councilor Dr. Kurt Furgler, Minister of Public Economy and President of the Swiss Confederation (1985). End of 1986, he was elected as Managing Director of the Swiss Office for Trade Promotion (OSEC). From 1990 to 1993, he served as Secretary-General of the Ministry of Interior (Science/Research, Environment, Culture, Social Affairs, Public Health, etc.). From September 1993 to April 2008, Ambassador Walter Fust was Head of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC). Walter Fust is Chairman of UNESCO’s International Program for the Development of Communication (IPDC) and President of" [1]

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  1. Trustees, Bibliotheca Alexandria, accessed February 10, 2011.