Dr Volker Köhler

Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection, Germany

Dr. Volker Köhler was born in Hamm, North-Rhine Westphalia in 1976. After school he studied law at the University of Münster, North-Rhine-Westphalia. He completed his second law exam in 2005 and started to work at the University of Cologne in an Institute for European Law. He started to work as a judge in 2007 at the regional court of Cologne. In 2009 he was assigned to work as a prosecutor for one year. From 2010 he worked at the district court of Cologne in various divisions from civil law, criminal law and care law.

Since September 2019 he is assigned a position as legal officer in the Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection in the division for Consumer Policy in the Information Society, Telecommunications ans Media Law. One of his main areas of responisbility is the network enforcement act.

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DEEP DIVE: Social Media and Peacebuilding – Challenges and Opportunities I

Virtual Session 12Relate

Social media can play a corrosive role in the dissemination of hate and incitement to violence – but it can also contribute to positive change. How can we approach these challenges and use social media as a tool in peacebuilding?

Dr. Volker Köhler was born in Hamm, North-Rhine Westphalia in 1976. After school he studied law at the University of Münster, North-Rhine-Westphalia. He completed his second law exam in 2005 and started to work at the University of Cologne in an Institute for European Law. He started to work as a judge in 2007 at the regional court of Cologne. In 2009 he was assigned to work as a prosecutor for one year. From 2010 he worked at the district court of Cologne in various divisions from civil law, criminal law and care law.

Since September 2019 he is assigned a position as legal officer in the Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection in the division for Consumer Policy in the Information Society, Telecommunications ans Media Law. One of his main areas of responisbility is the network enforcement act.

Join me in:

DEEP DIVE: Social Media and Peacebuilding – Challenges and Opportunities I

Virtual Session 12Relate

Social media can play a corrosive role in the dissemination of hate and incitement to violence – but it can also contribute to positive change. How can we approach these challenges and use social media as a tool in peacebuilding?

The FriEnt Peacebuilding Forum is a series of events on current and overarching challenges and trends in peacebuilding. With the Peacebuilding Forum, we want to provide future-oriented impulses for the development of peacebuilding and strengthen the visibility and importance of the policy field in its entirety.

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