Agnes van Ardenne-van der Hoeven is Dutch Minister for Development Cooperation.
Mohamed Salih is a faculty member of the Institute of Social Studies in the Hague and professor of politics of development at Leiden University.
Nick Grono is a member of the International Crisis Group.
Juan Méndez is special advisor on the prevention of genocide to the UN Secretary General and president of the International Center for Transitional Justice.
Fouad Ibrahim is professor emeritus of the African department at the University of Bayreuth.