Carla Schraml

Advisor Mediation & Negotiation Support, Berghof Foundation

Carla Schraml is Advisor Mediation & Negotiation Support at the Berghof Foundation. She is a certified mediator, holds a doctorate in peace and conflict studies from the University of Marburg and a diploma/laurea in sociology from the TU Dresden and the Università degli Studi di Trento. As a trainer, she supports conflict parties and protest movements in political negotiations, as well as (high-level) insider mediators during mediation processes, and regularly provides training to diplomats, politicians, civil society representatives and peace practitioners. Her focus areas include innovation in peacemaking, faith-based (insider) mediation, and addressing identity conflicts.

Before joining Berghof, she worked in the field of peace, dialogue and mediation support at CSSP Berliner Zentrum für Integrative Mediation, as a freelance consultant, at GIZ and the Working Group for Peace and Development (FriEnt) and at the University of Marburg. Carla has lived and worked in Côte d'Ivoire, Rwanda, Burundi and France, has led a dialogue and mediation project in Bosnia-Herzegovina for several years, and has experience with short-term assignments and projects in Kenya, Uganda, Guinea, DR Congo and Liberia.


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