Prof. Dr. Dirk Messner (vice chair)

Political Scientist

German Development Institute
Tulpenfeld 6
53113 Bonn

Tel.: +49 228 94927-110
Fax: +49 228 94927-130


Scientific staff:

Director of the German Development Institute, Bonn (since 2004); Co-Director of the Center for Advanced Studies on Global Cooperation Research, University of Duisburg-Essen; Teaches political science at the University of Duisburg-Essen; Professor for International Political Economy at the University of Munich (2003); Academic Director of the Institute of Development and Peace, Duisburg (1996-2003); Numerous research activities in Latin America and Asia. Memberships: China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development; Scientific Advisory Council of the German Foundation for Peace Research; German Commission for UNESCO. Member of the WBGU since 2004. Since 2009 Vice Chair.