Kai Schnier


Kai Schnier, born in 1989 in Arnsberg, studied International Politics and Journalism at the University College Maastricht, the Chinese University of Hong Kong and at the Otto-Suhr-Institute of the Free University of Berlin. Starting in 2016 as a trainee, he works as an editor at Kulturaustausch. In addition, his pieces were published by Arte and ZDF. Since 2019 he has been involved with Reporters without Borders. Schnier lebt in Berlin.



Articles by this author

Une Grande Nation (Issue IV/2017)

Until we meet again

For 25 years, Germany’s Foreign Office has not only been training its own upcoming talent, but also prospective ambassadors and diplomats from abroad.

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Poorest nation, richest nation (Issue III+IV/2018)

Famous in the Central African Republic

Who's who in the world's poorest and richest nations? We take a look.

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Poorest nation, richest nation (Issue III+IV/2018)

Escape Plans

How do you encourage child soldiers to lay down their weapons? In central Africa, NGOs are using simply illustrated flyers and targeted radio broadcasts.

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Poorest nation, richest nation (Issue III+IV/2018)

... in Oman

The Al Jafaari’s family home is Al Ashkharah, an Omani fishing village.

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Above (Issue I/2019)

In the shadow of the volcano

To locals, the Sicilian mountain Etna both gives life, and – sometimes – takes it away. 

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Someone else's paradise (Issue IV/2019)

Behind the scenes in paradise

Half of the inhabited Maldivian islands are covered with luxury resorts. The locals live elsewhere.

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A story goes around the world (Issue III/2020)

From the underground

Dog-fighting rings, sex clubs, Kurdish street fighters: the photographer Çağdaş Erdoğan documents people in lawless spaces, far beyond the control of the Turkish government.

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