|Name Franz Baumann|
|Education Carleton University, University of Konstanz|
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Franz Baumann (born 23 September 1953) is a German former United Nations official, who served as Assistant Secretary-General and United Nations Special Adviser on Environment and Peace Operations at the United Nations Secretariat in New York until the end of 2015.
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Baumann was born in Schramberg, where he received his Abitur in 1973 from Gymnasium Schramberg. He then studied social sciences and management at the University of Konstanz, specializing in international management, and in 1975 studied history of art at the University of Bristol, in the United Kingdom. He obtained his degree in public administration in 1979 from the University of Konstanz and went on to obtain a doctorate in political science in 1992 from Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. His wife, Barbara Gibson, is a Canadian diplomat. She served from 2004 to 2008 as ambassador to the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe in Vienna, in 2015 as Deputy Secretary-General and in 2016 as Secretary-General of ICM, the Independent Commission on Multilateralism (ICM) in New York.
Their daughter was born in 2000.
Baumann worked for the European Parliament in Luxembourg from 1976, in 1979 at the European Commission in Brussels and in 1980 for Siemens in Munich.
He began his career with the United Nations in 1980, serving from 1980 to 1982 as Associate Expert in Nigeria for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). He then worked in various departments at the United Nations Secretariat, including those of management and peacekeeping, and in the Office of the Secretary General. In 1993 he was Chief Administrative Officer of the joint United Nations/Organization of American States Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Haiti (MICIVIH).
In 2002 he was appointed Director for Management of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), in 2004 Deputy Director-General of UNOV, in 2006 Deputy Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and in 2007 Acting Director of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA).
In 2009 he was appointed Assistant Secretary-General for General Assembly and Conference Management at the United Nations Secretariat. In September 2014 he became Senior Deployment Coordinator for Umoja and in September 2015 Special Advisor on Environment and Peace Operations.
Since 2013, he has been a member of the Board of Trustees of the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin.
Since 2015, he has been a member of the Board of Trustees of the German International School New York.