Dr. Christiane Höhn

Dr. Christiane Höhn

Adviser to the European Union Counter-terrorism

Biography

Dr. Christiane Höhn is an adviser to the European Union Counter-terrorism Coordinator Gilles de Kerchove, covering a broad range of counter-terrorism issues. She joined the Council of the European Union in 2004. In her previous assignment, she worked on non-proliferation and disarmament. From 2004 to 2009, she was an Administrator Transatlantic Relations, working on EU-US and EU-Canada relations as well as on issues relating to counter-terrorism and international human rights and humanitarian law. She holds the German State Examinations in law, an LL.M. (Harvard Law School) and a Ph.D. in international law (Heidelberg University). Ms Höhn also studied at the Graduate Institute for International Studies in Geneva and Passau University. Prior to joining the EU in 2004, she was a researcher at the Max Planck Institute for International Law in Heidelberg and an Affiliate at the Center for Public Leadership, Harvard Kennedy School, where she worked on leadership development.