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Mr Philipp Lustenberger


Co-Head of the Mediation Program at swisspeace

Philipp Lustenberger is Co-Head of the Mediation Program at swisspeace. He has more than 10 years of experience in mediation, dealing with the past, peacebuilding and protection issues. Between 2014 and 2018, Philippe worked at the Embassy of Switzerland in Bogota. As Senior Advisor for the Peace Process in Colombia, he supported and accompanied the peace negotiations as well as the implementation of the Final Peace Agreement. Previously, he served as an Associate Political Affairs Officer at the Mediation Support Unit of the UN Department of Political Affairs in New York. He has worked in Colombia, Guatemala, India, the Philippines and Sudan. Philipp studied in Geneva, Bologna and Washington D.C. He holds a M.A. degree in International Relations, with focus on Conflict Management.