My name is Joachim Rücker. Thank you for visiting me on my homepage.
Currently I am the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to the Kingdom of Sweden, please see www.stockholm.diplo.de.
Until June 2008, I have been the Special Representative of the Secretary General and head of the United Nations Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK), see www.unmikonline.org or “UNMIK 1999-2008”.
1993 until April 2001 I have been Mayor of the industrial City of Sindelfingen
in Baden-Württemberg / Germany. If you want to know more about
Sindelfingen, I suggest you visit www.sindelfingen.de.
From May 2001 until July 2002 I have been Ambassador and Deputy High
Representative for Administration and Finance in the Office of the High Representative (OHR) in Sarajevo,
Bosnia and Herzegovina. Thereafter I was Head of the Budget and Finance Division at the Foreign Ministry
(Auswärtiges Amt) in Berlin. From February 2005 to August 2006 I have been Ambassador and Deputy Special
Representative of the Secretary General in charge of UNMIK's EU Pillar for Economic Reconstruction.
Before I ran
for mayor, I have been with the German Foreign Service with postings
in Vienna, Daressalam and Detroit. From 1991-93 I was an adviser
to the SPD parliamentary group in Bonn.
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