​Cara Stauß

​Cara Stauß

GGF 2030 Working Group on Role of Cities in Global Governance

Cara Stauß is a civil servant working in the representation of the German federal state of Baden-Württemberg to the European Union in Brussels. For three years, she represented the State Ministry of Social Affairs and Integration before transferring to the Ministry of Rural Affairs and Consumer Protection in 2017. Previously, she served as head of office of a Member of the European Parliament for four years. During that time, she was directly involved in drafting several legislative proposals in the area of consumer protection and the European internal market. Cara is a former fellow of the joint Franco-German Future Dialogue program of the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP), Ifri (the Institut Français des Relations Internationales), and the Robert Bosch Foundation. Cara holds a joint master’s degree in contemporary European studies, which was funded by a scholarship from the Philipp-Matthäus-Hahn-Foundation. She studied at the University of Bath in the UK as well as Sciences Po Paris and Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and received a bachelor’s degree in European studies from the University of Passau, Germany.