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Ambassador Günther A. Granser

Ambassador Günther A. Granser

Günther  A. Granser

Ambassador Prof. Dr. Günther A. Granser was born in Gmunden, Upper Austria, in 1944, is married to Ms. Beate Granser and has 2 children.

With a thorough background in international relations, executive government consulting and humanitarian diplomacy, Ambassador Granser began is diplomatic executive level career in 1994 as the ambassador of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta’s Embassy in the Republic of Albania.

Education and Studies: International Economics

International diplomatic experience:
17. 09. 2009 Permanent Observer to the United Nations in Vienna and UNODC and IAEA
02. 02. 2011 Permanent Observer to the CTBTO
Ambassador of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta in the Republic of Albania:  1994 – 2010
Ambassador of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta in the Republic of Macedonia: 1996 – 2010

President (1979 – present): International Council OIER-Organization for International Economic Relations,
Consultative Status at the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (ECOSOC), United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Council of Europe

Secretary General (1969 – 1974): Danube European Institute

Member of the following boards:
United Global Academy
United World College, Triest
Friends of the National Theatre, Munich

Member of the advisory board of ICR.

Publisher:
Global Panorama
Europa Journal

Awards:
Grand Commander of the Order of Merit of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta
Grand Commander of the St. Gregorius Order of the Holy See
Grand Commander of the Order of Merit with Star and with Sash of the Federal Republic of Germany
Grand Officer of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Austria
Austrian Cross of Honour for Science and Art, First Class
Grand Officer of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Italy
Bavarian Order of Merit

Hon. Doctor and Hon. Senator of international universities

Author and editor of books, magazines and essays on international relations and organization management

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