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Fighting drug routes to Europe

Director of the OSCE Conflict Prevention Centre Herbert Salber

1954 - Born in Aachen, Germany
1980 - Graduates, Bonn and Toulouse Universities
1980 - Starts diplomatic service
1990 - Involved with Geneva Conference on Disarmament, the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty and Biological Weapons Convention
1995 - Germany's representative to the UN Special Commission (UNSCOM)
1996 - Deputy head, German permanent mission to the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)
2000 - Head, OSCE Centre in Almaty, Kazakhstan
2002 - Special advisor to the Portuguese OSCE Chairmanship on Central Asia
2003 - Head, division for EU relations with the CIS, South Eastern Europe, Turkey, Asia, Africa and Latin America, Federal Foreign Office, Berlin
2004 - Head, Economic and Scientific Relations Department, German Embassy, Moscow
2006 - Director, Conflict Prevention Centre, OSCE

The Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) has signed a deal to work with Russia and Asia’s Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTA). Both sides are concerned with the situation in Central Asia and, especially, in neighbouring Afghanistan. Why? To talk about this issue, we’ll be talking to the Director of the OSCE Conflict Prevention Centre, Herbert Salber