Steering Committee

The Steering Committee oversees the Management Committee, the Executive Coordinator and the Platform’s management and is responsible for strategic orientation. The Committee also contributes to the high-level networking of the Platform. The Steering Committee members are:

Amb. Nathalie Chuard

Director @ DCAF - Geneva Centre for Security Sector Governance

Amb. Nathalie Chuard

Amb. Thomas Greminger

Director @ Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP)

Amb. Thomas Greminger

Itonde Kakoma

President @ Interpeace

Itonde Kakoma

Prof. Keith Krause

Director @ Centre on Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding (CCDP)

Prof. Keith Krause

Nozizwe Madlala-Routledge

Director @ Quaker United Nations Office (QUNO) Geneva

Nozizwe Madlala-Routledge

Hiba Qasas

Executive Director @ Principles for Peace Foundation

Hiba Qasas

The Management Committee

The Management Committee advises the Platform's Executive Coordinator in the management of the Platform. It is a working-level committee that provides input into Platform activities, planning, and strategy. It acts on behalf of the Steering Committee, and includes:

Hans Born

Assistant Director and Head of the Policy and Research Division @ DCAF - Geneva Centre for Security Sector Governance

Hans Born

Dr Rebecca Brubaker

Director of Policy, Learning and Advisory Services @ Interpeace

Dr Rebecca Brubaker

Florence Foster

Representative for Peace and Disarmament @ QUNO

Florence Foster

Annika Hilding Norberg

Head of Peace Operations and Peacebuilding @ Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP)

Annika Hilding Norberg

Hiba Qasas

Executive Director @ Principles for Peace Foundation

Hiba Qasas

Eliza Urwin

Head of Research @ Centre on Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding (CCDP)

Eliza Urwin

Advisory Board

The Advisory Board advises the members of the Steering Committee and the Platform's Executive Coordinator in the substantive programming of the Platform. It is composed of members from a representative group of International Geneva stakeholders, with an active interest and role in peacebuilding.

The Board represents academia, UN organizations, international NGOs, civil society and diplomatic and donor representatives:

  • Andrea Aeby, Counselor, Peace & Security, Section Global Affairs, Permanent Mission of Switzerland
  • Jason Aplon, Post Conflict / DDR Advisor, Transition and Recovery Division, International Organization for Migration (IOM)
  • Anne-Marie Buzatu, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, ICT4Peace Foundation
  • Silvia Cattaneo, Senior Policy Advisor, Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD)
  • Guillaume Charron, Director, Independent Diplomat
  • Gregory Connor, Policy Specialist, Conflict Prevention, Peacebuilding, and Responsive Institutions, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
  • Adam Day, Head of Geneva Office, United Nations University Centre for Policy Research 
  • Elisabeth Decrey Warner, Board Member, Leaders pour la Paix
  • Maria Dimitriadou, Special Representative to the UN and WTO, World Bank Office Geneva
  • Tiffany Easthom, Executive Director, Nonviolent Peaceforce
  • Christie Edwards, Head of Policy, Programmes, and Legal, Geneva Call
  • Samuel Emonet, Executive Director, Justice Rapid Response (JRR)
  • Nicolas Florquin, Head of Unit, Data & Analytics, Small Arms Survey
  • Robin Geiss, Director, United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR)
  • Joëlle Germanier, Director, Centre of Competence on Humanitarian Negotiation (CCHN) 
  • Catriona Gourlay, Executive Director, PeaceNexus Foundation
  • Silja Halle, Manager, UNEP-EU Climate Change and Security Programme, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
  • Agnès Hurwitz, Global Lead on Rule of Law, Governance, and Peacebuilding, UNHCR - the UN Refugee Agency
  • David Lanz, Deputy Director, Mediation Support and Policy, Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue (HD)
  • Anna Leissing, Head of Policy & Platform, Project Director of Center for Peacebuilding (KOFF), Swisspeace
  • Sacha Meuter, Head of Policy and Research, Fondation Hirondelle
  • Federico Negro, Coordinator OIC, Coordination Support Unit for Peace and Resilience, International Labour Organization (ILO)
  • Sarah Noble, Director of External Relations, The New Humanitarian
  • Peter Prove, Director, Commission of the Churches on International Affairs, World Council of Churches
  • Madeleine Rees, Secretary General, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF)
  • Tuesday Reitano, Deputy Director, Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime
  • Maud Roure, Head of Programmes, Kofi Annan Foundation (KAF)
  • Amjad Saleem, Manager, Protection, Inclusion and Engagement, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)
  • Nicolas Sion, Head of Development, Fight for Humanity
  • Eva Svoboda, Policy Lead, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

 

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