Advisory Board

The Advisory Board advises the members of the Steering Committee and the Platform 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. This group represents academia, UN organisations, international NGOs, civil society and diplomatic and donor representatives.

  • Anna Alvazzi del Frate, Director of Programmes, Small Arms Survey
  • Sandra Avilés, Senior Advisor, Programme Development & Humanitarian Affairs, FAO Liaison Office in Geneva
  • Salman Bal, Senior Political Coordination Adviser, Political Affairs and Partnerships Section, Office of the Director-General, United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG)
  • Maurizio Bona, Senior Advisor, Relations with Parliaments and Science for Policy, CERN – European Organization for Nuclear Research
  • Philippe Bovey, Secrétaire Général, Fondation Hirondelle
  • Sebastian Brack, Senior Political Officer, Kofi Annan Foundation (KAF)
  • Samuel Emonet, Director of Operations, Justice Rapid Response (JRR)
  • Sidonia Gabriel,  Head of Policy & Platform, Project Director of Center for Peacebuilding (KOFF), Swisspeace
  • Catriona Gourlay, Executive Director, PeaceNexus Foundation
  • Barbara Hintermann, Secretary General, CAUX - Initiatives of Change Foundation
  • Louis Hoffmann, Head, Transition and Recovery Division, Department of Operations and Emergencies, International Organization for Migration (IOM)
  • David Jensen, Policy and Planning Coordinator, Post-Conflict and Disaster Management Branch, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
  • Donato Kiniger-Passigli, Coordinator, Fragile States and Disaster Response, International Labour Organization (ILO)
  • Tuesday Reitano, Head of the Secretariat, Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime
  • Masayo Kondo Rossier, Emergency Preparedness Section (EPS), Emergency Services Branch (ESB), Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)
  • Albrecht Schnabel, Senior Fellow, Research Division, Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF)
  • Sara Sekkenes, Conflict Prevention and Recovery Advisor – Partnerships, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
  • Hugo Slim, Head of Policy, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
  • Katia Papagianni, Director, Policy and Mediation Support, Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue
  • Pascal Rapillard, Head of the Division External Relations and Policy, Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD)
  • Jyoti Sanghera, Chief of Section of the Human Rights and Social and Economic Issues, United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
  • Tammi Sharpe, Senior Adviser (Development & Solutions), Donor Relations and Resource Mobilisation Service, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
  • Anki Sjoeberg, Programme Director, Geneva Call
  • Daniel Stauffacher, Chairman, ICT4Peace Foundation
  • Jos Verbeek, Special Representative to the UN and WTO, World Bank Office Geneva