Month: November 2011

Luc van de Goor

Luc van de Goor Advisory Board Member Luc van de Goor is Director Research at the Clingendael Institute. About He has a background in history and conflict studies and has researched issues concerning fragile states, in particular reform of the security sector, DDR (disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration), conflict prevention and early warning, and peacebuilding (including issues of governance and democracy assistance). He is currently working on Security and Justice for the United Nations. After graduating from the University of Utrecht with an MA in History Of International Relations, he joined Clingendael in 1993. In 2005 he became Head of...

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Roland Paris

Roland Paris Advisory Board Member Dr. Roland Paris is University Research Chair in International Security and Governance at the University of Ottawa, founding director of the Centre for International Policy Studies, and associate professor in the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs. About His research interests are in the fields of international security, international governance and foreign policy. Before joining the University of Ottawa in 2006, he was director of research at the Conference Board of Canada, the country’s largest think tank; foreign policy advisor in the Department of Foreign Affairs and the Privy Council Office of the...

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Alpaslan Özerdem

Mokhtar Lamani Advisory Board Member Dr. Alpaslan Özerdem is director of the Centre for Peace and Reconciliation Studies (CPRS) at Coventry University. About With over 15 years of field research experience in Afghanistan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, El Salvador, Kosovo, Lebanon, Liberia, the Philippines, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka and Turkey, he specializes in the politics of humanitarian interventions, disaster response, security sector reform, reintegration of former combatants and post-conflict state building. He has also taken an active role in the initiation and management of several advisory and applied research projects for a wide range of national and international organizations. Alpaslan leads the...

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Mokhtar Lamani

Mokhtar Lamani Advisory Board Member Ambassador Mokhtar Lamani, a distinguished international diplomat, is currently the Head of the Office of the UN-League of Arab States Joint Special Representative for Syria, a post he has held since August 2012. About Between 2007 and 2010, Mokhtar served as a senior visiting fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation in Waterloo, where he led innovative projects on minority issues in the Middle East, and cosmopolitanism and citizenship in the Islamic world.In 2006, he served as special representative of the League of Arab States in Iraq, where he worked to reconcile the...

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Johanna Mendelson Forma

Johanna Mendelson Forman Advisory Board Member Dr. Johanna Mendelson Forman is a senior associate with the Americas Program at the Center for Security and International Studies (CSIS), where she works on renewable energy, the Americas, civil-military relations and post-conflict reconstruction. About A former co-director of the Post-Conflict Reconstruction Project, she has written extensively on security sector reform in conflict states, economic development in postwar societies, the role of the United Nations in peace operations and energy security. In 2003, she participated in a review of the post-conflict reconstruction effort of the Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq as part of...

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Eboe Hutchful

Eboe Hutchful Advisory Board Member Eboe Hutchful is the chair and Interim Executive Secretary of the African Security Sector Newtork (ASSN). About He is a professor of Africana Studies at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, USA, and has taught at several other universities in Africa and North America, including the University of Toronto, Trent and Waterloo Universities in Ontario, the University of Ghana and the University of Port Harcourt. Professor Hutchful is a long-time researcher on civil-military relations, security sector reform, and international development issues. He is the author of Ghana’s Adjustment Experience: The Paradox of Reform (James Currey,...

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Lucía Dammert

Lucía Dammert Advisory Board Member Dr. Lucía Dammert is professor at the Universidad de Santiago de Chile. About She has worked in academic institutions in the United States, Argentina and Chile. Formerly she served as the director of the Security and Citizenship Program at FLACSO Chile and executive director of the Global Consortium on Security Transformation. Her publications include books and articles on community participation, citizen security, social conflict and urban issues in national and international journals. Her most recent books are Maras: Gang Violence and Security in Central America (2011) edited with Thomas Bruneau and Elizabeth Skinner and...

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Ernie Regehr

Hannah Stone is a researcher and writer focused on crime, violence, counternarcotics policy and human rights in Latin America.

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Bessma Momani

Hannah Stone is a researcher and writer focused on crime, violence, counternarcotics policy and human rights in Latin America.

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Nancy Regehr

Hannah Stone is a researcher and writer focused on crime, violence, counternarcotics policy and human rights in Latin America.

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