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Ms. Kerstin Müller
Director of the Office of Heinrich Boell Foundation in Israel
- Green Parliamentary Spokesperson for Foreign Policy,
- Member of the Foreign Policy Committee,
- Vice Chair of the Subcommittee on Civilian Crisis Prevention.
Ms. Müller is a German politician and has been Member of the German Bundestag from 1994 to 2013. Since 2013, she is leading the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung's office in Israel.
From 2009 to 2013, Kerstin Müller was the Greens parliamentary spokesperson for foreign policy. At the same time, she was serving on the Bundestag’s foreign policy committee and as deputy chairwoman of the subcommittee for civilian crisis prevention.
A trained barrister, Ms. Müller worked intensively on international crises in Sudan/Darfur, the DRC/Great Lakes, Somalia and Zimbabwe. In 2004, she was the first representative of a European government to speak of “ethnic cleansing” in Darfur before the UN Security Council, and ensured that the issue was put on the agenda during Germany’s chairmanship of the UN Security Council. She supported the referral of the Darfur case to the International Criminal Court, and supported the commissioning of the “Forum on Global Issues” and the “Working Group on Civilian Conflict Prevention” at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to draw up the action plan “Civilian Crisis Prevention”.