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Speakers -  The State of the Union



Heiko Nitzschke

Heiko Nitzschke works in the Policy Planning Unit of the German Foreign Office. Previously, he served in the Security Council team at the German Mission in New York; as Deputy Head of Mission in Sudan; Political Affairs Officer with the UN Mission in Sudan; and Desk Officer for UN Peacekeeping in Berlin. Before that, he worked at the International Peace Academy (now International Peace Institute) in New York. He is co-editor of ‘Profiting from Peace: Managing the Resource Dimension of Armed Conflict’ and has published on the political economy of civil war, peacekeeping and Sudan.