Kirsten Schönefeld

Kirsten Schönefeld (on maternity leave) is Project Manager and Integrative Mediator of CSSP’s Kosovo project. Prior to joining CSSP in 2015, she worked as a project manager and Peace Consultant in Civil Peace Service (programme of the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development) in a variety of conflict resolution and peace building fields: Roma inclusion in Macedonia (GIZ – German Society for internationa Cooperation, 2014 – 2015), school mediation, community mediation and Transitional Justice in the context of interethnical relations in Macedonia (Forum Civil Peacve Service, 2011 – 2014), community mediation/communal conflict resolution in Uganda (German Development Service, 2010 – 2011). Before being deployed abroad, she was an MP’s chief of staff at German Bundestag and delt with policy issues concerning EU integration of the West Balkans as well as migration and immigration in Germany. Kirsten is a mediator and graduated in Social Sciences (Diplom/MA).