THE GLOBAL INITIATIVE NETWORK
Desk Officer, Human Rights, Global, and Cyber Policy Issues
Luc Dockendorf is a career diplomat from Luxembourg (since 2006) and the current desk officer for Human Rights, International Organisations, and Cyber Policy Issues at the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs. During his country’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union in 2015, he chaired the Friends of the Presidency on Cyber Issues group at attachés’ level. He represents Luxembourg in the EU’s working parties on human rights (COHOM), on the United Nations (CONUN), and in the Horizontal Working Party on Cyber Issues. Since March 2015, he is Luxembourg’s focal point for the responsibility to protect (R2P). From 2011-2015, he was at Luxembourg’s Mission to the UN in New York, covering the Peacebuilding Commission and the Security Council (the Grand Duchy was a non-permanent member in 2013-2014). From 2009-2011, he was the national delegate to the OECD’s Development Assistance Committee (DAC). He is the Luxembourg Government point of contact for the Open Government Partnership. At the national level, he coordinates the Inter-ministerial Committee for Human Rights and the Inter-ministerial Committee for Cybersecurity.
His membership in the Global Initiative against Transnational Organised Crime’s expert network is in a personal capacity. He holds an MA in English and International Relations from the University of Aberdeen and is married with three children (aged 5, 6 ½, and 8).