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Ambassador Harald Braun was born in 1952. He is married and has three children.

1971
Abitur (German High School degree)
1973 - 1975Commercial apprenticeship with IBM Germany
1975 - 1980Studied Economics, History and Literature in Tübingen and New York
1981
Entered the Foreign Service
1983 - 1985German Embassy in Beirut
1985 - 1988German Embassy in London
1988 - 1991Federal Foreign Office Bonn
1991 - 1992Ambassador to Burundi
1992 - 1994Federal Foreign Office Bonn
1994 - 1997
Head of Parliament and Cabinet Division, Federal Foreign Office, Bonn
1997 - 2002 
Minister and Head of Political Section, German Embassy in Washington
2002 - 2003
Ambassador at Large, Directorate-General for Global Issues, Federal Foreign Office Berlin
2003 - 2005Deputy Foreign and Security Policy Advisor, Federal Chancellery
2005 - 2008Corporate Senior Vice President, Siemens AG Munich
since March 2008Research Professor (Global Studies and Diplomacy), State University of New York at Stony Brook
2008 - 2009Minister and DCM, German Embassy in Paris
2010 - 2011Director General for Management, Federal Foreign Office Berlin
July 2011 - January 2014State Secretary of the Federal Foreign Office
As of March 2014Head of the Permanent Mission of Germany to the United Nations, New York

      

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