Frank Evers is researcher at the IFSH and has been deputy head of CORE since 2004. From 2000 to 2001, he worked as Economic and Environmental Adviser at the OSCE Office in Yerevan (Armenia). In 2001, he was one of the founders of the Yerevan Århus Centre - the first of more than sixty environmental centers in the Europe-wide Århus network working to implement the UNECE Convention of the same name. From 1996 to 1999, he was Deputy Head of the OSCE Mission to Ukraine and Head of the Mission’s branch office in Simferopol (Crimea), later Deputy OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Ukraine.  He studied telecommunications, Eastern European studies and economics in Russia and Germany. He graduated from the Free University of Berlin, where he wrote his Ph.D. thesis on Russia’s privatization campaign in 1996.

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Frank Evers is responsible for OSCE-related projects at CORE in the areas of political consultancy, training and capacity building. He mainly works on implementing projects commissioned by the German Federal Foreign Office and other foreign ministries. His working focus is related to the structures and policy approaches of the OSCE.  His specialist areas range from OSCE conflict management and transnational security issues such as civil radicalization prevention in the religious sphere, to the economic and environmental dimension. He deals with structural and operational OSCE matters, from field operations and OSCE Institutions to co-operation with organizations such as the Council of Europe. Regionally, his work focuses on Belarus, Russia and Ukraine, the South Caucasus and Central Asia. His professional achievements include leading contributions to designing and establishing the OSCE Academy in Bishkek, the Diplomatic Academy in Yerevan, the OSCE Network of Think Tanks and Academic Institutions, and special CORE training courses for Incoming OSCE Chairmanships.


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