Natascha Zupan

Natascha Zupan studied Middle Eastern Studies and History. After short term assignments with peace building organisations in Palestine and Macedonia, she worked for KOFF/swisspeace, focusing on peace building and development, the Middle East and former Yugoslav Countries. In 2003, she joined the Swiss Ministry of Foreign Affairs as an Adviser in Bosnia, Macedonia, Serbia and Kosovo, supporting the design and implementation of Switzerland's regional peace building program with a focus on dealing with the past, political dialogue and media. Since 2004, Natascha is Coordinator of the Working Group on Peace and Development (FriEnt), an association of nine German governmental and civil society organisations.