Doris Peschke, born 1957 in Hannover/Germany, holds a university diploma in Protestant theology. After studies in Berlin (West), Göttingen, the Ecumenical Institute Bossey (Geneva/Switzerland) and Marburg from 1976-1982 and an internship with the World Council of Churches' Programme to Combat Racism in 1981, she was working for the representation of the Namibian liberation movement SWAPO of Namibia in Bonn (1983-1988) and as Secretary for Churches' Development Services of the Protestant Church in Hesse and Nassau (1988-1999) based in Frankfurt/Main. Since September 1999, she is General Secretary of the Churches' Commission for Migrants in Europe, an ecumenical agency of churches in Europe on migration and integration, asylum and refugees, and against racism and discrimination. Information on CCME: www.ccme.be
Doris Peschke has supervised the conceptualization and publication of “Mapping Migration in Europe – Mapping Churches’ Responses” by Darrell Jackson and Alessia Passarelli, published by CCME, Nova Research Centre and WCC in spring 2008 (http://www.ccme.be/fileadmin/filer/ccme/70_DOWNLOADS/20_Publications/2009-07-04_CCME_Publ_-_Mapping_migration_-_Mapping_Churches_responses.pdf).
Among a variety of presentations and articles on migration and refugee protection are: