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Bernhard Wrabetz

Head of Department for Humanitarian Assistance for the Austrian Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs (BMEIA)

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Ambassador Mag. Bernhard Wrabetz is an Austrian diplomat and currently the Head of Department for Humanitarian Assistance of the Austrian Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs.

From 2009 to 2013 he served as the Austrian Ambassador to Portugal and Cape Verde and from 2013 to 2016 as the Austrian Ambassador to India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, the Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka.

After receiving Master Degrees in History and French from the University of Vienna, and graduating from the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna, Ambassador Wrabetz started his diplomatic career as Junior Professional Officer for the UNDP in Mauretania. In the course of his career he has inter alia been First Secretary at the Permanent Mission of Austria to the United Nations, New York, Political Counsellor at the Austrian Embassy in London and Special Assistant to the Executive Secretary of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO).

Ambassador Wrabetz has also been the Foreign Policy Advisor for two federal Chancellors of Austria.

He is married with two children.