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Agnes Taibl

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Head of Programme Line; Senior Project Manager and Researcher
+43 (1) 4277 27461
Freyung 6 (Schottenhof), 1. Hof, Stiege II, 1010 Wien


Curriculum Vitae

Key competences

  • Theory and practice of development cooperation with a focus on the human rights based approach, good governance, rule of law and gender equality
  • Project management of EU-funded projects on an international level: project acquisition, project design, contract management, reporting, budgeting and financial management, logistics, project monitoring and evaluation, auditing, project follow-up 
  • Teaching, lectures and presentations in the areas of project management, human rights based approach, the UN human rights system, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and transitional justice
  • Setting up and coordinating multinational teams of experts from various backgrounds, including in politically sensitive contexts

Professional record

  • Researcher / Senior Project Manager, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Fundamental and Human Rights, Vienna
  • Researcher, Centre for Development Research, University for Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
  • Advisor, Fund for Democracy, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Harare, Zimbabwe
  • Advisor, Parliamentary investigative committee on alleged cases of corruption, Vienna
  • Intern with the Country Director and the Strengthening Local Governance Programme, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Intern, HIV/AIDS Unit, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Vienna


  • Master’s degree in Development studies, University of Vienna (focus on peace and conflict studies) with study and research visits to Dar es Salaam, London and Berlin
  • Master programme in International Business Administration, University of Vienna (ongoing, focus on Corporate Social Responsibility)
  • Training in systemic organisational development 
  • Various job-related trainings