Contributors & Speakers 2018
Just Governance for Human Security

Contributors & Speakers 2018


Mr David Chikvaidze 

UN, Chef de Cabinet, Office of Director General United Nations Geneva, Honorary Chair, humansecurityX


Mr Jonathan Rudy 

Senior Advisor of Human Security, Alliance for Peacebuilding  


Mr. Richard Ponzio

Director, Just Security 2020 at Stimson Centre, DC, Hague Institute for Global Justice, The Hague  


Ms Raghad Al Saadi

Principal, Delegate-Nobel Peace Prize Forum 2017 


Mr Rado Harilala Razafindrakoto (Madagascar)

Ministry of Finance, Madagascar 


Ms Tsegga Medhin (Eritrea / USA)

United Nations Women- USA, President  


Ms Haydee Dijkstal (The Hague, Netherlands)

Lawyer, International Criminal Court, US Federal Courts, African Court.


Dr Victoria Vdovychenko (Ukraine)

Founder, Institute of Policy and Government, Ukraine Intercultural Teacher and Researcher 


Ms Mar Mercedes Introini (Spain) 

Facilitator Advocacy Training


Mr Farai Maguwu (Zimbabwe)

Director, Centre for Natural Resource Governance. Honoured by Human Rights Watch for ‘his tremendous courage in working to end rampant violations of human rights throughout the region.’  


Mr Moises Echeverria (USA)

President, Oklahoma Center for Community and Justice  


Ms Michelle Place (USA)

Executive Director, Tulsa Historical Society and Museum


Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh (Ghana)

Minister of Education and Parliament Member of Ghana  


Mr Lawal Abdoulaye Ibrahima (Niger/Mali)

Diplomat at Ministry of Foreign Affairs, African Integration and Nigerians Citizens Abroad of Niger   


Ms Elaine Ham (Lebanon)

Program Officer at Search for Common Ground Lebanon  


Professor Valentin Yakushik (Ukraine)

Professor of Political Science, Social Sciences and Social Technologies, University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Ukraine


Ms Kristin Weis (USA)

Sustainable Development Expert and Founder, Roskanet 


  • Nepal, India, Bangladesh working to address the caste-based discrimination of Dalits 
  • Ghanaian academic administrators responsible for worldwide student governing body 
  • Fellows taking part in newly launched training program, humansecurityXidentifying human security threats around the globe