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Jan-Christian Niebank

German Institute for Human Rights
Policy Adviser
Jan-Christian Niebank is a researcher and policy adviser in the international department of the German Institute for Human Rights. His main areas of expertise include business and human rights, human rights-based development policy, human rights as a criterion for the licensing of German arms exports, and climate, environment and energy. Most recently he worked intensively on coal mining in Colombia, the garment sector in Asia and land rights in Côte d'Ivoire, with corresponding research stays on site.