About us

A team of 15 staff members is in charge of maintaining Berlin’s international contacts in Division IV B. The leader of the Division is Barbara Berninger. The directorate for international relations and protocol is headed by Thomas Pröpstl, Chief of Protocol of the federal state of Berlin. Sawsan Chebli, Permanent Secretary for International Relations, has political responsibility for this area. You can download her CV below.

CV of Sawsan Chebli

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Each member of the team is responsible for one or more regions. Their primary task is to organize networks of stakeholders in Berlin and in the respective partner city, establish contacts to the cities and countries in question, and organize and carry out individual projects.

You can find the e-mail address and telephone number of the staff member in charge on the page dedicated to each city partnership.