About Carolin Albrecht

Carolin is the Country Director for Global Citizen in Germany and has set up the office in Berlin in 2017. Before moving back to Germany, Carolin played a lead role as Head of Advocacy & Campaign for various Global Citizen campaigns and events in Europe, such as the Global Citizen Festival in Hamburg on the margins of the G20-Summit. Prior to joining Global Citizen, Carolin worked at Save the Children International, on the 2012 US elections as well as on solar energy projects in Tanzania.

Why Carolin Albrecht is a Global Citizen

I am a Global Citizen because I fight for the right of every person to lead a self-determined life free of poverty and oppression. We do not need to accept inequality and injustice and we cannot ignore them. We all have a responsibility to do our part for a more just world.

Stories

  1. Article: Global Goals: Die 17 wichtigsten Ziele unserer Zeit

    Global Goals: Die 17 wichtigsten Ziele unserer Zeit

    By Aileen ElsnerCarolin Albrecht  and  Jana Sepehr|March 3, 2019

    Das sind die nachhaltigen Entwicklungsziele für eine gerecht, nachhaltige und gesunde Welt bis 2030. Read more

  2. Article: Entwicklungszusammenarbeit Deutschland ODA

    Etat für Entwicklungszusammenarbeit knackt erstmals die 10 Milliarden-Hürde

    By Carolin Albrecht  and  Jana Sepehr|Nov. 23, 2018

    Doch trotz dieses Erfolgs, wurde das 0,7-Prozent-Ziel nicht erreicht. Read more

  3. Article: Was wird getan, damit das 0,7%-Ziel erreicht wird?

    Was wird getan, damit das 0,7%-Ziel erreicht wird?

    By Aileen ElsnerCarolin Albrecht  and  Jana Sepehr|Nov. 8, 2018

    Wir fragten Politiker*innen – und bekamen diese Antworten. Read more

  4. Article: What Happened Since the Global Citizen Festival in Hamburg?

    What Happened Since the Global Citizen Festival in Hamburg?

    By Carolin AlbrechtAbi Hiscock  and  Jana Sepehr|Aug. 24, 2018

    A first overview of the progress being made. Read more

  5. Article: Das ist seit dem Global Citizen Festival Hamburg dank eures Einsatzes passiert

    Das ist seit dem Global Citizen Festival Hamburg dank eures Einsatzes passiert

    By Aileen ElsnerCarolin Albrecht  and  Jana Sepehr|July 6, 2018

    Ein Überblick über Fortschritte die seit des G20-Gipfels in Hamburg gemacht wurden. Read more

  6. Article: Nationalism Seems To Be on the Rise in 2016 —  Do We Have A Chance To Change This?

    Nationalism Seems To Be on the Rise in 2016 — Do We Have A Chance To Change This?

    By Carolin Albrecht|Dec. 1, 2016

    Today Germany takes over the G20 Presidency. Here’s why it matters. Read more

  7. Article: Email Aktion Polio Haushaltsverhandlung 2016
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    Global Citizens starteten E-Mail Aktion an Bundestagsabgeordnete - mit Erfolg!

    By Carolin Albrecht|Oct. 31, 2016

    Nur mit vereinten Kräften aus Bevölkerung und Politik kann Polio endlich ausgerottet werden. Read more

  8. Article: UN Summits on Refugees: Lots of Talk, But Not a Lot of Action

    UN Summits on Refugees: Lots of Talk, But Not a Lot of Action

    By Carolin Albrecht|Sept. 22, 2016

    The United Nations and President Obama held discussions on this humanitarian crisis. Read more

  9. Article: How European countries are becoming the biggest recipient of their own aid

    How European countries are becoming the biggest recipient of their own aid

    By Carolin Albrecht|April 14, 2016

    Aid rises, but the poor are losing out. Read more

  10. Article: Today is World Food Day! Here’s why this is so important

    Today is World Food Day! Here’s why this is so important

    By Carolin Albrecht|Global Poverty Project|Oct. 16, 2015

    We can end hunger in a generation. Read more