Who's coming in 2014?

So far, people from more than 20 countries have announced their participation in the conference on Just Governance for Human Security.

They include Europeans from West and East seeking to answer the tensions which threaten the continent’s achievements of the past 65 years; Africans working to improve governance and advance development; Indians who have made the struggle against corruption a central issue in the current election; peacemakers from the Middle East; and many more.

The theme is ‘The human factor in global change’. Among those leading discussions will be:

Dr Ekuru Aukot of the Committee of Experts which developed the 2010 Kenyan constitution

Mr Neil Buhne, Director, Bureau for Conflict Prevention and Recovery, UNDP

Dr John Carlisle, Chair, Cooperation Works Ltd, UK

Dr Ali Sait Çetinoglu, Founder of Turkey’s Free University; working to heal Turk-Armenian relations

Mr Steve Killelea who created the Global Peace Index and the Institute for Economics and Peace

Mr Prabhat Kumar, former Cabinet Secretary, Indian Government, now Director of the IC Centre for Governance, Delhi

Mr Farai Maguwu, Director of Zimbabwe’s Centre for Natural Resource Governance

Dr Rama Mani of the World Future Council

Prof Katherine Marshall, Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs, University of Georgetown, USA

Dr Myroslav Marynovych, Vice-Rector, Ukrainian Catholic University, Lviv, founder of Amnesty International Ukraine

Mr Brendan McAllister, International mediator; formerly Victims Commissioner, Northern Ireland

Dr Joe Montville, Senior Associate, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington D.C, and Director, Program on Healing Historical Memory (HHM), George Mason University

Mr William Morris, Chair, International Communications Forum

Imam Muhamad Agus Mulyana, Director of International Affairs, Djuanda University, Indonesia

Ambassador Ara Papian, President of "Modus Vivendi" Center for Social Science, Armenia

Mrs Jayashree Rao, Director, Grampari Rural Development Training Programme, India

Dr Ravindra Rao, Director of Asia Plateau, where thousands of Indians train each year in ethical leadership

Lt Gen John Sanderson, former Governor of Western Australia, widely experienced in peacekeeping

Mr Heribert Scharrenbroich, Chair, Board of Trustees, CARE Deutschland-Luxemburg

Prof Eugene Sensenig-Dabbous, of Notre Dame University, Lebanon, active in the struggle to enable Lebanon’s newly-discovered oil to benefit national development

Mr Matthias Stieffel, founder of Interpeace

Mr Graham Turner, Journalist and author, formerly the BBC’s Economics Correspondent

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