Christina Krause is currently the coordinator for Migration and Refugee Issues at the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS) in Berlin. Before joining KAS, Dr. Krause worked for UNHCR in Berlin (2000 – 2005) mainly dealing with protection and resettlement of refugees from former Yugoslavia. Here she also followed the talks and developments of the first comprehensive legislation on migration in Germany (Zuwanderungsgesetz) – which became the subject of her Ph.D. thesis. For KAS Dr. Krause has served as representative in the Sarajevo-Office, worked on the desk for the Andean Countries and most lately the Western European Countries. She holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Kiel. Her Master’s thesis dealt with migration flows from Albania to Italy via the Strait of Otranto in the late 1990ies.