Christoph von Toggenburg

Job role: 
Head
Affiliation: 
Member type: 
Practitioner/Implementer
Researcher
Brief Biography: 

Christoph von Toggenburg has been active as a global change-maker for the last 20 years. He has been working at the World Economic Forum and is a Global Leadership Fellow. During the 10 years prior to that, he has been working in conflicts around the world for the International Committee of the Red Cross and the UN. He suffered severely from PTSD following a very violent ‘security incident’ in the Central Africa Republic in 2006.

He founded and still chairs the Colour the World Foundation and carried out humanitarian expeditions such as Run for Help (1998), Bike for Help (2002) and Alegria (2010).

For his humanitarian efforts, his art, film and photo projects he has received numerous international awards. He spoke at TEDx and is passionate about people, change and action.

www.vontoggenburg.com

Regions of interest: 
Africa
Middle East
North America
Central America and the Caribbean
South America
Asia
Europe
Oceania
Population: 
Children and adolescents
Adults
Minority populations
Humanitarian and conflict health
Country: 
Switzerland

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