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Colonel (OF-5) Dominique SAUDAN
Infantry Officer Swiss Armed Forces
Higher education in 5 different countries. Subjects studied:
  • International Relations, International Security Policy,
  • International Law, Contemporary History and
  • World Economy
Born : 04 November 1960 in Switzerland

Previous Assignments:
So far 18 international assignments for CHE Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) and CHE Ministry of Defence (MOD).
Among them are:
  • OSCE Mission to Moldova, Negotiator in Transdniestrian conflict between Chisinau and Tiraspol;
  • OSCE Mission to Ukraine, OSCE Representative in Crimea;
  • OSCE Electoral Observer in Kirghizstan, Moldova, Ukraine, Russia,Georgia and Bosnia-Herzegovina;
  • OSCE Mission to Georgia, Chief Logistics;
  • United Nations Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO),
  • Military Observer, Israel, Syria and Lebanon;
  • United Nations Mission to Nepal (UNMIN), Chief Mission Information Officer;
  • European Union Force (EUFOR), Senior National Representative of Swiss Contingent in Bosnia – Herzegovina and Situation Analyst at EUFOR HQ in Sarajevo;
  • United Nations Political Mission in Burundi (BNUB), Military Adviser to SRSG;
  • United Nations Mission in Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO), Military Adviser to DSRSG;
  • Different assignments in Colombia, Kosovo and Timor East;
  • Graduated from Geneva Centre of Security Policy (GCSP);
  • Graduated from European Institute of Zurich with a paper about "European integration and Russia in the field of security policy";
Other activities:
Study of foreign languages (so far 14 languages learned), travelling around the world (so far 126 countries visited), sport (running, skiing, cycling, swimming and tennis), hiking in the mountains.

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