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About

Born in Berlin to Irish & German parents, Mr Holzapfel spent most of his adult life in the MENA region. As Head of Political Section, he is currently also responsible for the communication and cultural activities of the EU in Morocco.

He has been working on cross-cultural cooperation since his first assignment with the Task for Dialogue with the Muslim World of the German Foreign Office. Throughout his extensive regional postings that brought him to Egypt, Lebanon, Palestine, Yemen and Washington, he has been exploring ways to foster understanding across cultural boundaries .