Sonya Ouertani

German Foundation for International Legal Cooperation

Programs: Society, Culture & PoliticsRegions: Germany, United StatesCategory: Analysis

Sonya Zayneb Ouertani studied international politics and public administration in Germany, France, and Canada. She has various working experiences in the field of international cooperation with German governmental and EU institutions in Thailand, Burundi, Jordan, North Macedonia, and Pakistan. She currently works in the field of international rule of law promotion, access to justice and human rights. Additionally, Sonya is socially engaged in different fields, mainly in Jewish-Muslim dialogue formats and in strengthening a diverse Muslim community in Germany based on an anti-patriarchal and gender-inclusive approach. She analyzes current political developments in critical, decolonizing, and intersectional ways and creates spaces for active solidarity among marginalized groups.

Recent Content


Glendale & Memmingen

Reflections on Social Divisions & Questions of Identity in Germany and the United States In September 2022 and March 2023, the third cohort of the AGI Social Divisions and Questions …

Shifting Structures for Social Cohesion

How Local Organizations Create Inclusive Communities The AGI project on “Social Divisions and Questions of Identity in Germany and the United States” brought together a diverse group of participants to …