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Rainer Lucht

Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe


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Rainer Lucht is the Senior Policy and Strategy Adviser of Diakonie Emergency Aid / Germany (Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe) where he has served for over 16 years. He holds a Masters in Political Science and completed a PhD in Cultural Anthropology. His responsibilities in this post touch on issues such as the question of ethical quality in humanitarian aid and the relation between humanitarian aid, politics and the military. One of his major focus is on international security policy, military interventions, civil-military relations and the positioning of humanitarian Aid in the major conflicts since the nineties. He represents DEA in NGO networks and in relations to public donors and governments on both the German and the European level. He has evaluated and advised on humanitarian aid programs carried out by DEA.
Previously, he worked for over 10 years in various development projects in Central America and India.