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About me

Christa Wüthrich is an independant journalist. She has worked as an author, teacher and IKRK delegate nationally as well as internationally.

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About Me

Do not grow weary
but gently
to the wonder
as if a bird should light
hold out your hand.

(Hilde Domin)

Experiences

  • Freelance journalist and author since 2002
  • Delegate of the ICRC (International Committee of the Red Cross) in detention centres in Rwanda (2007 / 2008)
  • Engagement in International Development and Cooperation in Nepal (2006 / DEZA) and Senegal (2007 / FAS), focussing on peace- and development strategies.
  • Articles for Swiss media on the political and social situation in Moldavia (2017), China (2016), the Philippines (2015), Thailand (2015), Singapore (2014), Sri Lanka (2014), Japan (2014), Mexico (2012), Uganda (2012), New Zealand (2011), Buurkina Faso (2010), Bangladesh (2010), Mongolia (2010), Ruanda (2009), South Africa (2008), Mali (2007), Australia 2006), Nepal (2006), Peru (2004), Argentina (2004), Chile (2004), Ecuador (2004) and Cuba (2003).
  • Journalist at the World Social Forum in Belém (2009) for media in Switzerland, Austria and Germany.
  • Member of the Ecuadorian press delegation during the football World Cup in Germany 2006.
  • Journalist for the Ecuadorian daily newspaper „El Comercio“. (2004)
  • Experience working for print media, radio and tv
  • Primary teacher in Switzerland (2002) and mexico city (1998) specialising on intercultural education.

Education

  • Master in International Studies / Peace and Conflict Resolution (2006 / University of Queensland Australia), Mediation Diploma (UQ)
  • Diploma in Journalism (2002 / Ringier Journalist School Zürich);
  • College of Teacher Training (1998 / Rorschach)

Print Media

  • The articles have been published in several Newspapers, magazines, books and journals in Switzerland, Germany and Austria.

Publications

  • “Der Panda – Biologie, Gefährdung und Schutz, Symbolik”. 2018. elk Verlag. Winterthur
  • “Genozid = Völkermord”. 2014. Kohl Verlag. Kerpen-Buir.
  • “Appenzellerland”. 2012. Appenzeller Verlag. Herisau. (p.64-68)
  • “fern so nah”. 2010. wuethrich.eu. Genf.
  • “Genozid – Völkermord am Beispiel Ruanda”. 2009. elk verlag. Winterthur.
  • “Heimat – What’s that?”. 2003. Sabon Vexer Verlag. St.Gallen. (p.72-79)
  • “zwischengedanken”. Lyrik. 1998. Eigenverlag. Speicher.