Independent consultant and advisor in the fields of democratization, civic participation and ecological transition. Mr. Weinber worked for the Heinrich Boell Foundation (hbs) (1997-2012). He established, organized and directed the hbs office in Israel and worked mainly on the issues of minority rights and the participation of civil society in the Israeli democracy. While serving as Director of the hbs EU office in Brussels, he contributed to the debates over the the enlargement of the EU and ecological transition. From 2008 to 2014, Mr. Weinber was an Advisor to the Green MEP. During the same period, he served as Secretary General of the Green European Foundation. Currently, Mr. Weinber is a freelance consultant at Action in Mediterranean (AIM). Claude Weinber is also involved in democracy promotion activities in Tunisia, Morocco and Algeria.