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Wolfgang Obenland

DSC03659_2Wolfgang Obenland (*1980) has been program coordinator at the Global Policy Forum since 2010. Earlier, since 2004, he has been a founding member of GPF Europe and worked with GPF in various capacities as a free lancer. He is is a member in the coordinating committee of the Netzwerk Steuergerechtigkeit Deutschland (Tax Justice Germany) and a member of the Reflection Group on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. 2016-18 he coordinated a coalition of NGOs, trade unions and initiatives producing the annual report "Germany and the global Sustainable Development Agenda" ( Among his fields of expertise are global tax and financial issues, alternative models of well being and development, the discussions around humanitarian interventions and R2P, as well as the role of transnational corporations in global policy making.

Previously, Wolfgang has been a co-organizer of the independent media and arts festival plattform:[no budget] in Tübingen for several years. Also, he is a partner in and co-founder of the company Zählwerk, specializing in data analysis, web applications and design.

He studied political science and general rhetorical sciences at Trier, Tübingen and Uppsala University.

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