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Reinhard Priebe

Legal Expert

Reinhard Priebe was a judge at the Administrative Court in Stuttgart (Germany) from 1977 to 1984, including a 3 year secondment as assistant to the German Constitutional Court (Bundesverfassungsgericht). From 1984 to 2014, he was an official in the European Commission, working in the Directorates General of Agriculture, External Relations, Enlargement, Fisheries and Internal Security. Reinhard was the director for the Western Balkans 2001-2006, director for the management of fisheries resources 2006-2009 and director for internal security 2010-1014. Since 2014, he has been Visiting Professor at the European Center for Peace and Development, Belgrade, and since 2018 Honorary Professor at the FON-University, Skopje. Reinhard is also the Chair of the Senior Experts’ group on rule of law issues, which prepared reports on the rule of law situation in North Macedonia (2015, 2017) and Bosnia and Hercegovina (2019). He authored many publications on European Law and constitutional law issues.