Secretary-General Appoints Advisory Committee on Genocide Prevention Print
UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan has decided to appoint an Advisory Committee on Genocide Prevention to provide guidance and support to the work of the Secretary-Generals Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide and contribute to the broader efforts of the United Nations to prevent genocide.
It shall be chaired by David Hamburg, President Emeritus of the Carnegie Corporation of New York, Other members are:
Juan E. Mndez, Special Adviser for the Prevention of Genocide
Monica Andersson of Sweden, Senior Adviser, Department for International Law, Human Rights and Treaty Law, Foreign Ministry of Sweden;
Zackari Ibrahim of Nigeria, former Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of Nigeria;
Romo Dallaire of Canada, Canadian Senator and former Force Commander of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Rwanda;
Gareth Evans of Australia, President, International Crisis Group and former Minister for Foreign Affairs of Australia;
Roberto Garretn of Chile, former representative of the High Commissioner for Human Rights for Latin America and the Caribbean and former Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic Republic of the Congo;
Sadako Ogata of Japan, co-Chair of the Commission on Human Security and former High Commissioner for Refugees; and
Archbishop Desmond Tutu of South Africa, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize and former Chairman of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of South Africa.