The Global Initiative Network

Expert

Luc Dockendorf

Counsellor for Human Rights and International Organisations, MFA Luxembourg

Luc Dockendorf started working in international relations in 2003 and has been a career diplomat since 2006. He is currently serving as a Counsellor for Human Rights, International Organisations, and Cyber Policy Issues at the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of Luxembourg. 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 the attachés’ level.

He represents Luxembourg in the EU’s working party on the United Nations (CONUN) and in the Horizontal Working Party on Cyber Issues. Since March 2015, he is Luxembourg’s national 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). At the national level, he coordinates the Inter-ministerial Committee for Human Rights and the Inter-ministerial Committee for Cybersecurity.

He holds an MA in English and International Relations from the University of Aberdeen and is married with three children (aged 7, 9, and 11). His membership in the Global Initiative’s expert network is in a purely personal capacity.