• Chairman, Center for Strategic Studies, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Turkey.
    Bülent Aras is a Senior Scholar and Coordinator of the Conflict Resolution and Mediation stream at Istanbul Policy Center and Professor in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Sabancı University. He is also the academic advisor to H.E. Prof. Dr. Ahmet Davutoğlu, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey. As a leading expert on Turkish foreign policy, Middle Eastern politics,...
  • Partner and Chairman of Asset Management, BTG Pactual
  • Colonel (Ret.) and Former Head, Interim Agreement Administration and the Peace Administration
  • University of Miami
    Born and raised in Argentina, I grew up used to economic and political instability. I was a teenager when the armed forces overthrew the Peronist government and launched an unprecedented program of state terror. With the return to democracy in 1983, I became actively involved in the cultural renaissance of the time as a university student, journalist, and theater director.While a graduate student...
  • Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Studies in the Social Sciences, Department of History, Columbia University
    Charles K. Armstrong is The Korea Foundation Associate Professor of Korean Studies in the Social Sciences in the Department of History and the director of the Center for Korean Research at Columbia University. A specialist in the modern history of Korea and East Asia, Armstrong has published several books on contemporary Korea, including Tyranny of the Weak: North Korea and the World, 1950-1992 (C...
  • Dr. Cynthia J. Arnson is director of the Latin American Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.  Her most recent work has focused on democratic governance, conflict resolution, citizen security and organized crime, international relations, and U.S. policy in the Western hemisphere. Arnson is a member of the editorial advisory board of Foreign Affairs Latinoamérica, th...
  • Vice President, Board of Universidad de la Americas; Former Ambassador of Chile to the United States
  • Former National Security Advisor to the President of Mexico
  • Professor of Political History of East Asia, Chukyo University (until March) and Waseda University (from Spring), Japan
    ASANO Toyomi is a professor of political history and international relations at Chukyo University. He graduated from doctoral course of the Graduate school of Advanced Social and International Studies in Tokyo University in 1998, affiliated as a research associate with Asia-Pacific Research Center of Waseda University 1998-2000, inaugurated to be a professor in Chukyo University in 2000, receiving...
  • High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission


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