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Hanspeter Wyss

Senior Program Officer, DECIG/KNOMAD, World Bank

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Hanspeter Wyss is a Senior Program Officer at the World Bank' s Development Economics - Indicators Group (DECIG). In the Migration & Remittances team his responsibilities include the contribution to the implementation of the Global Knowledge Partnership on Migration and Development (KNOMAD), primarily in the areas of environmental change and migration, migrants rights and integration in host communities, and gender. Prior to joining the World Bank, he worked for the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), which is part of Switzerland's Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He was SDC's focal point for both the Multilateral Network and for Management for Development Results (2008-13), program manager for multilateral negotiations in sustainable development & environment (2005-2008), as well as deputy head of the Swiss Cooperation Office in Benin (2002-2005). He holds a master degree in development economics (University of Zurich).