The Berlin International Economics Congress
An Interdisciplinary Analysis of the Roles of Global Politics & Civil Society in International Economics
Prof. Dr. Ludger Volmer
Former State Minister in the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Ludger Volmer was one of the founding members of the Green Party, which supported anti-militarism and had its roots inter alia in the Peace Movement. Dr. Volmer was party president from 1991-1994.
From 1994-2005 Dr. Volmer was a member of the Parliamentary committees of foreign affairs, economic cooperation and development, finance, United Nations; he was also a member of the Parliamentary assemblies of Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, Council of Europe and Inter-parliamentary Union Deputy Chairman of German-American and German-Russian parliamentary groups.
Since the summer of 2006, Dr. Volmer lectures at the Otto-Suhr-Institut and at the Free University of Berlin, where he teaches in the Department of International Relations Foreign and Security Policy. In addition, Dr. Volmer is a social and political scientific advisor on the board of the "German Institute for Small and Medium Enterprises".