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Sally Abi Khalil Middle East and North Africa Regional Director, Oxfam
Adamu Abubakar Executive Director, Centre for Community Excellence Zamfara (CENCEX)
Elmehdi Ag Wakina Director, Malian Association for Survival in the Sahel, Association Malienne pour la Survie au Sahel
Fernando Ajanth Regional Security Coordinator, DG ECHO
Saria Akkad SNA coordinator, Syrian NGOs Alliance - SNA
Hamza al-Kateab Cofounder & CEO, Action for Sama
Radhya Al-Mutawakel Chairperson, Mwatana for Human Rights
Mauot Anyang Chairperson, South Sudan Association of the Visually Impaired
Cathrine Andersen Special representative for protection of civilans, Ministry of foreign affairs
Raed Arafat Department for Emergency Situations, Head of organization
Shahin Ashraf ICVA and Islamic Relief, Vice Chair - ICVA / Head of Global Advocacy - Islamic Relief
Santiago Ávila Corrales Director, Asociación Jóvenes Contra la Violencia Honduras
Noor Azizah Co-founder and Director of Advocacy, International Relations, and Women's Leadership, Rohingya Maìyafuìnor
Ikenna Azuike Founder, Jollof Rice Productions BV
Maïmouna Ba Founder, Maman Sahélienne
Gabriela Baczynska Reuters, Chief Correspondent
Beth Bechdol Deputy Director-General at the Food and Agriculture Organization, United Nations
Brenda Behan Director, World Food Programme
Karima Ben Bih the World Bank, Disaster-FCV Global lead
Christina Bennett CEO, Start Network
Guillaume Binet Photographer, CEO, M.Y.O.P Agency, MYOP
Laura Boillot Director, Article 36
Josep Borrell Fontelles High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission,
Fatime Boukar Kossei Minister of Social Action, National Solidarity and Humanitarian Affairs, Government of Chad
Julien Bouzon Deputy Head of Unit, ECHO D1 (West and Central Africa), DG ECHO
Ilze Brands Kehris UN ASG, OHCHR
Inger Brodal Senior Advisor, Norad - Norwegian Development Cooperation Agency
Ted Chaiban Unicef Deputy Executive Director – Humanitarian Action and Supply Operations,
Jagan Chapagain Secretary General & CEO, IFRC
Pauline Chetcuti Head of Humanitarian Campaigns and Advocacy, Oxfam International
Harpinder Collacott Executive Director - Europe, Mercy Corps
Camilla Corradin Director, Nigeria INGO Forum
Aline Coudouel Senior Project Manager, Action Global Communications
Dominic Crowley Emergency Director & VOICE President, Concern Worldwide
Rania Dagash-Kamara Assistant Executive Director, United Nations World Food Programme
Ugochi Daniels Deputy Director General for Operations, International Organization for Migration
Joanna Darmanin Head of Unit, DG ECHO
Hans Das Deputy Director-General and Chief Operations Officer, DG ECHO, European Commission
Gemma Davies Senior Research Fellow, Humanitarian Policy Group / ODI
Florence Daunis Director of Operations, Humanity and Inclusion, Handicap International / Humanity and Inclusion
Anouk Delafortrie Regional Information Officer, DG ECHO
Paula de Diego Rincón Deputy Head of Unit for Prevention and Evaluation, Humanitarian Action Office, Spanish Cooperation Agency
Álvaro De Vicente Head of Regional Office, ECHO
Dennis Dijkzeul Professor, Ruhr University Bochum
Maksym Dotsenko Director General, Ukrainian Red Cross Society
Lisa Doughten Director, Financing and Partnerships Division,
Bram Ebus Consultant, International Crisis Group
Jan Egeland Secretary General, NRC
Mohammed Elhaj Sub-National Protection Co-coordinator, INTERSOS
Lara Evans Social Protection Advisor, USAID
Maïlin Fauchon Global Logistics Cluster Coordinator, UN World Food Programme
Emma Flaherty Implementation Lead, REAP
Sarah Fuhrman Technical Advisor on Principled Humanitarian Access, World Food Programme
Gloria Gaggioli Director Geneva Academy & Professor UNIGE, Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights
Abdulmalik Gajam Commissioner for Budget and Planning, Ministry for Budget and Planning, Zamfara state government
Virginia Gamba Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, OSRSG
Caroline Gennez Belgian Minister of Development Cooperation and of Major Cities,
Beatrice Godefroy Director, Public Policy Engagement, Climate Action Accelerator
Charles Goerens Member of European Parliament, European Parliament
Filippo Grandi High Commissioner, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Catherine-Lune Grayson Head of Policy, International Committee of the Red Cross
Martin Griffiths Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, United Nations
Jerome Grimaud Senior Protection Advisor, NorCap/Procap
Anča Gunta Vice-President, European Disability Forum
Nadia Hardman Researcher, Refugee and Migrants Rights Division of Human Rights Watch
Nimo Hassan Abdilahi Director, Somali NGO Consortium
Jameel Hodish Abdo CEO, Tamdeen Youth Foundation
Dominique Hyde Director of the Division of External Relations, UNHCR
Camille Jacquot IHL/IHRL Legal Advisor, Geneva Call
Hanna Jahns Director B - Strategy and Policy, European Commission - DG ECHO
Marwan Jilani Vice-President, Palestine Red Crescent Society
Bruno Jochum Executive Director, Climate Action Accelerator
Rebecca Kabuo Activist, LUCHA
De-Joseph Kakisingi President, CONAFOHD
David Kälin Urban Services and Policy Advisor, ICRC
Natalia Kanem Executive Director, United Nations Population Fund
Kamaluddeen Kamil Kayode Resident Representative, UNDP
Fatima Khaddour Head of Programs, Basmeh & Zeitnooneh
Afshan Khan UN Assistant Secretary-General and Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement Coordinator, Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement Secretariat
Dr Hans Kluge Regional Director for Europe,
Michael Koehler Grand Bargain Ambassador,
Swonty Kone Officer Campagne Humanitaire et Conflit, Oxfam au Burkina
Andrea Koulaimah Director, DG ECHO
Vaios Koutroulis Professor, International Law Centre, Faculty of Law and Criminology, Université libre de Bruxelles
Gyöngyi Kovács Erkko Professor in Humanitarian Logistics, HUMLOG Institute / Hanken School of Economics
Pim Kraan CEO, Save The Children
Tomas Kral Advocacy Coordinator, Danish Refugee Council
Esther Kuisch Laroche Director of Partnerships and Specialized Support,
Sandra Lamarque Coordinator of Operations, MSF Médecins Sans Frontières
Max Lamesh Director for Humanitarian Affairs, Luxembourg Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs,
Ulrike Last Policy & Development Lead, Inclusive Humanitarian Action, Governance and Protection, FEDERATION HANDICAP-FR
Nic Lee Executive Director, INSO
Antón Leis Garcia Director, Spanish Agency for International Development (AECID)
Janez Lenarčič Commissioner for Crisis Management, European Commission
Elke Löbel Commissioner for refugee policy, Director for displacement and migration; crisis prevention and management, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Germany
Laura Lo Castro Representative in Chad, UNHCR
Gisella Lomax Senior Advisor on Information Integrity (Misinformation, Disinformation and Hate Speech), UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency
Sandrine Lusamba Mbuyi Executive Coordinator, Solidarité Féminine pour la paix et le développement intégral "SOFEPADI"
Nisar Majid Research Director, LSE
Maximilian Martin Global Head of Philanthropy, Lombard Odier Group
Jose Gabriel Martin Fernandez Managing Director, acciona.org Foundation
Alix Masson Senior Advocacy Advisor, Network for Empowered Aid Response
Habib Mayar Deputy General Secretary & Executive Director of g7+ Foundation, The g7+
Cindy McCain Executive Director, United Nations World Food Programme
Séverin Médard Yangou-Bemodo Fund Manager, UNOCHA
Haileselassie Medhin Programmes Director - People, IKEA Foundation
David Miliband President and CEO, International Rescue Committee
H. Kit Miyamoto Global CEO & Humanitarian Coordinator, Miyamoto International
Mathias Mogge Secretary General / CEO, Deutsche Welthungerhilfe e.V.
Andrew Moore Head of Region, The HALO Trust
Andrew Morley President and Chief Executive Officer, World Vision International
Mohammed Moukine Billah Acting Director, South Sudan NGO Forum
Denis Mukwege Mukengere Medical Director, Panzi Hospital
Syed Muqadas Saeedi SUN Civil Society Coordinator, Afghan Civil Society Alliance for Food Security & Nutrition
Jamie Munn Executive Director, ICVA
Najmuddin Najm Chief Executive Officer, Aga Khan Foundation, Afghanistan
Gloria Climate youth advocate, Plan International
Haingombaliha Nofy Narindra Nahary Technical Expert, SAMPAN'ASA MOMBA NY FAMPANDROSOANA FJKM (SAF/FJKM)
Sorcha O'Callaghan Director, Humanitarian Policy Group, ODI
Janina Ochojska MEP, European Parliament, EU Institution
Ebele Okobi CEO, The New Humanitarian
Eliana Olaizola Gomitolo International Programs Director, Doctors of the world
Huibert Christiaan Oldenhuis Global Head of Programming, Nonviolent Peaceforce
Maja Ostaszewska Actress, Gifted
Mustafa Othman Executive Director, SHAQODOON ORGANIZATION
Rein Andre Paulsen Director, Office of Emergencies and Resilience, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Caroline Pellaton Director of operations, Geneva Water Hub
Raşit Pertev Country Manager, World Bank
Maciej Popowski Director General, European Commission - DG ECHO
Deike Potzel Director-General for Stabilisation and Humanitarian Assistance, German Federal Foreign Office
Pierre Prakash Director, Asia Program, International Crisis Group
Alice Priddy Senior legal adviser, IHL Centre
Kayla Pries Head of Programme, Danish Refugee Council
D Karlo Purba Program Director, ADRA Indonesia
Sajid Raihan Country Manager, Start Fund Bangladesh
Martin Raiser Vice President, South Asia Region, The World Bank
Ramesh Rajasingham Head and Representative of OCHA Geneva and Director of the Coordination Division, United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)
Monica Ramos Global WASH Cluster Coordinator, UNICEF
Gordon Rattray Programme Coordinator, European Disability Forum (EDF)
Paula Redondo Pereira Head of Listing and Regulatory Affairs, Luxembourg Stock Exchange
Alex Jose Rios Montiel School Director, Fe y Alegria
Heidy Rombouts Directorate General of Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid, MFA Belgium
Macarena Romero Álvaro Advocacy Chief Department, Entreculturas
Cecilia Roselli Director Humanitarian Policy and representative in Geneva, Norwegian Refugee Council
Johannes Rueck Network Coordinator, German WASH Network
Ahmed Murtala Rufai Associate Professor, Department of History and International Studies, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria
Nadine Saba Director, Akkar Network for Development-AND
Minata Samate Commissioner for Health, Humanitarian Affairs and Social Development, African Union Commission
Sigurd Schelstraete Ministry Foreign Affairs, Director Disarmament and Non-Proliferation
Charlotte Schneider Global Program Director, Action Against Hunger - Action contre la Faim
Frederik Schutyser Deputy Head of Unit, DG ECHO
Martin Seychell Deputy Director General, European Commission, DG INTPA
Michael Siegel Advocacy Associate Director, Action contre la Faim
Milena Sinisterra Romero Territorial Office coordinator, Jesuit Service Refugee Colombia
Anya Sitaram Director, Rockhopper Media
Charlotte Slente Secretary General, Danish Refugee Council
Federico Soda Director, Department of Humanitarian Response and Recovery, IOM
Mirjana Spoljaric President of the International Committee, Red Cross
Sofia Sprechmann Secretary General, CARE International
Matina Stevis-Gridneff Brussels Bureau Chief, The New York Times
Dominik Stillhart Deputy Director General, Ambassador, Head of Humanitarian Aid and SHA Division, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation SDC
Philippe Marc Stoll Senior Techplomacy Delegate, International Committee of the Red Cross
Kathryn Striffolino Director for Humanitarian Policy, Mercy Corps
Eva Svoboda Head of Policy, Research and Humanitarian Diplomacy, ICRC
Asuncion Taboada Lanza Head of Humanitarian Action, Fundación Entreculturas
Abdel Hakim Tahir Arim Country Director’, ADES
Hafsar Tameesuddin Co-Secretary General, Asia Pacific Network of Refugees Rights Network
Cecile Terraz Supply chain director, Plan International
Tomas Tobé MEP and Chair of the European Parliament Committee on Development, European Parliament
Leyla Traore Head of Representation to Ethiopia and the African Union, European Investment Bank
Marta Valdes Humanitarian Director, Oxfam
Olivier Vandecasteele Director, Protect Humanitarians
Marcia Vargas Operations Manager, Center of Competence on Humanitarian Negotiations CCHN - CICR
Camilla Waszink Executive Director of Partnerships and Policy, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
Yaika Weber Manager, Fe y Alegria
Jakob Wernerman Director of Humanitarian Assistance, Sida
Namukabo Werungah Staff Reporter and Editor, The New Humanitarian
Stephen Wilkinson Director, IHL Centre- Diakonia
Christina Wille Director, Insecurity Insight
Mandy Yamanis Director of the Global Partnership Centre, GOAL
Patrick Youssef Regional Director for Africa, ICRC
Carlos Zorrinho EP Standing Rapporteur for Humanitarian Aid, EP
Yuyun Wahyuningrum Representative of Indonesia, ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR)
Dr Martin Scott Associate Professor, University of East Anglia
Ursule Democratic Republic of Congo,
Meron Ethiopia,
Yvonne Chad,
Catherine Russell Executive Director, UNICEF
Melinda Bohannon Director, Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
Tristan Azbej State Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Inma Vazquez Head of Humanitarian Diplomacy, Medecins sans Frontieres
Michel Botzung Head, IFC-UNHCR Joint Initiative on Private Sector Solutions in Forced Displacement, International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Luca Pupulin CEO, IMPACT Initiatives
Sarah Spencer Independent Expert and Consultant,
Brieuc Pont France's Special Envoy on Nutrition and Secretary General of the "Nutrition for Growth" Summit,
Fardosa Abdullahi SP Policy Coordinator, Government
Matthew Nims Deputy Assistant to the Administrator, United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Carl Hartzell Deputy Director General and Head of the Department for Multilateral Governance and Humanitarian Policy, Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Sweden
Maryna Slobodnichenko Deputy Minister of Health of Ukraine for European Integration, Ministry of Health of Ukraine
Ali Al-Jaberi Moderator, ProModeration
Franck Bousquet Deputy director of the IMF’s Institute for Capacity Development, overseeing the IMF’s global partnerships
Lukah Katangila Founder - Choreographer, Ndoto Goma Kids
Stella Ronner-Grubačić Deputy Managing Director for Values and Multilateral Relations and Ambassador for Gender and Diversity, EEAS (European External Action Service)
Natalie Boucly Deputy Commissioner-General Programmes and Partnerships, United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA)
Juliet Parker Director, ALNAP
Alibashir Ibrahim Executive Director, Nexus Consortium
Andreas Kravik State Secretary, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Jakub Wiśniewski Ministry of Foreign Affairs Republic of Poland,
Faris Arouri Director, Association of International Development Agencies - AIDA
Jean-Pierre Delomier Operations Deputy Director, Humanity & Inclusion
Vadym Aristov Director General, Revival Institute for Future
Hana Omar Director of International Relations and Partnerships, King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre
Edita Hrdá Permanent Representative of the Czech Republic to the EU,