Christopher Pridat


Christopher Pridat is an intern with the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi) in Berlin, where he supports the institute’s work on multilateralism and global order, in particular the role of Europe and China, as well as the Global Governance Futures program.

Previously, he worked as a student assistant to Prof. Dr. Manfred Baldus, the chair of public law and modern history of law at the University of Erfurt. Most recently, he interned at the Permanent Mission of Germany to the United Nations. There, he participated in the work of the Fifth Committee of the General Assembly including on matters such as the Joint Inspection Unit and the United Nations Monitoring Mechanism for Syria.

He is currently enrolled at the University of Erfurt, Germany, where he will finish his bachelor’s degree in international relations with a minor in law. Recently, he attended Sciences Po Lyon in France as an exchange student. Starting September 2019, Christopher will pursue a master’s degree in public international law at Utrecht University in the Netherlands, specializing in environmental law and law of the sea. His research interests include international organizations (especially the United Nations and the European Union) as well as the role and the development of international law in areas such as migration, conflict and the environment. Christopher is a scholarship recipient of the Foundation of German Business (Stiftung der Deutschen Wirtschaft).

Languages: German, English, French, Spanish