Program Officer

Dr. Benjamin Stachursky, Berlin Benjamin Stachursky
Curriculum Vitae
2016 Consultant/Trainer for an e-learning course on “Gender and Human Rights”; Human Rights Education Associates (HREA)
2015-16 Analysis of the child and youth rights focus of programs and projects of the German governmental development cooperation (2012-2015) for the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) (together with F. Seidensticker); ICON Institute Consulting Group
2015 Organisation and coordination of a study tour for the Chairman of Pakistan’s National Commission for Human Rights, project “Supporting Advocacy for Human Rights in Pakistan” of Democracy Reporting International (DRI)
Consultant/Trainer, development of curriculum and teaching of an e-learning course on “Engaging men and boys in gender equality programming”; Human Right Education Associates (HREA)
Court Mediator, Greater Boston District and Municipal Court Mediation Program; Mediation Works Inc. (MWI)
Evaluation of the Egyptian Center for Housing Rights (together with F. Seidensticker and O. Mandil); Misereor
Fellow in Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment and Consultant/Trainer for an e-learning course on “Gender and Human Rights”; Human Rights Education Associates (HREA)
since 2014 Programme Officer at Seidensticker Coaching and Consulting
2014 Report on “Instruments for the Monitoring of the Implementation of the Child Rights Convention” for the Child Rights and Development Cooperation Project (together with Dr. Anna Holzscheiter); German Institute for Human Rights
2012 – 2013 Organisation and coordination of study trips for delegations of the Egyptian National Council for Human Rights and the Tunisian Constitutional Assembly, project of the Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
Research/scientific consulting on the topic “Human Rights of LGBTI in Development Cooperation”, project of the German Institute for Human Rights
2012 Teamleader, “Stakeholderanalysis” in the field of human rights in Egypt, project of the Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
Short-term mission, “Needs and Capacity Assessment” of the Egyptian National Council for Human Rights, project of the German Institute for Human Rights
2011 “Dimensions of and approaches to the work with men in the field of gender equality in development cooperation”, study for the Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
2010 Projektmanager, consultancy for Plan International Germany. Study, workshop and conference on the topic “Towards climate smart programming in Plan”, Project of the Potsdam Center for Policy and Management (PCPM)
2003 – 2007 and since 2012 Egypt expert and member of the Egypt coordination group of Amnesty International, German section
Seit 2007 Regular positions as visiting lecturer at the University of Potsdam and the Free University Berlin
2003 Iraq-crisis team, Amnesty International, German section, department for public relations and campaigns
2002 – 2003 Organisation and coordination of a lecture series and a colloquium on the topic “National and international protection of human rights”, German Institute for Human Rights
Formal Education, Training
2014 Chamber of Industry and Commerce Berlin (IHK): Train the Trainer (IHK certificate)
2013 Potsdam Graduate School and teamwerken | de: Konfliktmanagement
2010 University of Potsdam, Economics and Social Sciences Faculty, Germany: PhD (Dr. rer. pol.) in International Relations
2006 Amnesty International, Frankenwarte Academy: Lobby and Research in the field of Human Rights
2005 German Institute for Human Rights: National and International Human Rights Protection
2000 University of Westminster, Centre for the Study of Democracy, UK: MA in International Relations and Political Theory
1996 – 2000 Undergraduate and graduate studies of political science, sociology and international law in Rome, Munich and London
Publications
2013 The Promise and Perils of Transnationalization. NGO Activism and the Socialization of Women’s Human Rights in Egypt and Iran (New York, London: Routledge)
2011 “OHCHR”, in K. Freistein and J. Leininger (Hrsg.), Handbuch Internationale Organisationen – Theoretische Grundlagen und Akteure (München: Oldenbourg Wissenschaftsverlag)
2006 “Global norms, local activism – Advocacy NGOs and the socialisation of women’s human rights in Egypt”, in J. Franzke (Ed.): Making Civil Societies Work – Zivilgesellschaft und gesellschaftliche Praxis (Potsdam: Universitätsverlag Potsdam)