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Daniel Brombacher

Head, Global Partnership on Drug Policies and Development (GPDPD)

Daniel Brombacher is the head of the “Global Partnership on Drug Policies and Development (GPDPD)”, a global program at the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH.

The program is implemented on behalf of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and under the political lead of the Federal Drug Commissioner. It is based in Berlin, Bonn, Bogotá, Bangkok and Tirana.

Before joining GIZ, he worked at the German think tank SWP, focusing on research and policy advice on drug policy and organized crime. He holds a Master’s degree in political science from the Albert-Ludwigs University of Freiburg and has published numerous articles, policy papers and books on organized crime, drugs and development policies.

He has been a fellow of the German Academic Scholarship Foundation, the German Academic Exchange Service, the Robert-Bosch-Foundation and member of the Global Diplomacy Lab by the Mercator Foundation, the BMW-Foundation, the Robert-Bosch-Foundation and the Federal Foreign Office. He is a member of the Global Advisory Board of the LSE Journal of Illicit Economies and Development.

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