Legal Notice / Impressum

(Unless otherwise stated on the respective page)

This is an impressum according to German law and in accordance with § 5 TMG, § 55 RstV.

Liability for the contents on this website lies with
Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung e.V. (Heinrich Böll Foundation)
Schumannstraße 8
10117 Berlin
Phone: +49 (30) 285 34-0
Fax: +49 (30) 285 34-109
info (at)

The Berlin-based Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung is a foundation closely affiliated with the German Green Party. The Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung is represented by its two Presidents and CEO:

The Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung e.V. is a listed association, that is, according to German law, it is incorporated with the following court (Vereinsregister): Amtsgericht Charlottenburg (Berlin), no. VR 17462 B. The Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung e.V. is recognised by the German tax authorities for corporations as a not-for-profit corporation that aims to promote culture, education, and development co-operation (tax ID 27/667/53019).

Our value-added tax (VAT) identification number is USt-IdNr. DE812656172.

The following persons are legally responsible for our websites:

Responsible according to § 18 para. 2 MStV, § 5 TMG

Annette Maennel, Head of Public Relations
Tel: +49 30 28534 - 201



Office Dakar: Usha Ziegelmayer
Office Cape Town: Katrin Seidel
Office Nairobi: Ulf Terlinden
Office Abuja: Jochen Luckscheiter

Middle East und Northern Africa

Office Tel Aviv: Dr. Steffen Hagemann
Office Ramallah: Dr. Bettina Marx
Office Tunis: Dr. Heike Löschmann
Office Rabat: Bauke Baumann
Office Beirut: Joachim Paul  


Office Yangon: Dr. Axel Harneit-Sievers
Office Bangkok: Manfred Hornung
Office New Delhi: Marion Regina Mueller
Office Phnom Penh: Ali Al-Nasani
Office Beijing: Dr. Paul Kohlenberg
Office Hongkong: Layla Al-Zubaidi

Eastern Europe / Southeast Europe

Office Belgrade: Simon Ilse
Office Moscow: Johannes Voswinkel
Office Kyiv: Sergej Sumlenny
Office Tbilisi: Dr. Stefan Meister
Office Sarajevo: Marion Kraske 

Latin America

Office San Salvador: Hans-Georg Janze 
Office Mexiko City: Dr. Dawid Bartelt
Office Bogotá: Florian Huber
Office Rio de Janeiro: Annette von Schönfeld
Office Santiago de Chile: Dr. Ingrid Wehr

EU/North America

Office Brussels: Eva van de Rakt
Office Istanbul: Kristian Brakel
Office Paris: Jens Althoff
Office Prague: N.N.
Office Thessaloniki: Olga Drossou
Office Warsaw: Joanna Maria Stolarek
Office Washington: Bastian Hermisson

All of the above may be contacted via the Foundation's Berlin address.

Liability notice
Despite maximum editorial diligence, we accept no liability for the accuracy, completeness, or timeliness of our web contents. Articles with a byline do not always reflect the point of view of the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung.

For information purposes, this website provides links to external sites. The sole responsibility for external, linked contents is with the operators of the respective sites. Unless there is concrete evidence to the contrary, we do not monitor external links for illegal activities.

If made aware of illegal activity, we will immediately proceed to remove the link in question from our website. For this, please contact Annette Maennel at

Copyright Notice
The contents, that is, all material published on this website, is subject to German copyright law. Wherever possible and appropriate, we do adhere to the strategy pursued by the Creative Commons (CC) movement.

CC licenses make it simple to republish and distribute contents without having to ask our permission. However, should you republish part of our contents, we would be happy to be notified at

If you intend to re-use some of our contents in ways not covered by the license in question, please contact us. Hopefully we will be able to find a solution.

In case a download or a document displayed on this website is not marked otherwise, permission to republish has to be obtained from the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung e.V. or from the respective copyright holder.

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