Speakers & Chairs

Mohamed Abdel-Salam

Secretary General, Committee for Human Fraternity (former Advisor to the Grand Imam of Al Azhar)

Souad Abderrahim

Mayor of Tunis

Sayyid Badr Bin Hamad Bin Hamood Al Busaidi

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Oman

Nayef Falah Mubarak Al Hajraf

Secretary General, Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC)

Riyad Al Malki

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, Palestine

Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Saudi Arabia

Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bahrain

Hamad bin Sulaiman Al-Bazai

Deputy Minister of Finance, Saudi Arabia

Mohammed A. Al-Hadhrami

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Yemen

Sultan Bin Rashid Al-Khater

Undersecretary, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Qatar

Ahmed Al-Mandhari

Director, Regional Office for Eastern Mediterranean, World Health Organization (WHO)

Rania Al-Mashat

Minister of International Cooperation, Egypt

Ahmed Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Kuwait

Dlawer Ala’Aldeen

President, Middle East Research Institute (MERI)

Gianluca Alberini

Principal Director for the United Nations and Human Rights, Directorate General for Political Affairs and Security, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Italy

John R. Allen

President, Brookings Institution, USA

Obaid Amrane

Chief Executive Officer, Ithmar Capital, Morocco

Kalla Ankourau

Minister for Foreign Affairs, Cooperation, African Integration and Nigeriens Abroad, Niger

Inger Ashing

CEO, Save the Children International

Véronique Aubert

Co-Chair, Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack (GCPEA)

Jean-Marc Aveline

Archbishop of Marseille, France

André Azoulay

Advisor to the King of Morocco

Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo

Secretary General, Origanization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)

Alpha Barry

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Burkina Faso

Evarist Bartolo

Minister for European and Foreign Affairs, Malta

Fathi Ali Abdul Salam Bashagha

Minister of the Interior, Government of National Accord (GNA), Libya

Hanne Beirens

Director, MPI Europe

Elisabetta Belloni

Secretary General, Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Italy

Josep Borrell Fontelles

High Representative For Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, European Union

Ouided Bouchamaoui

Nobel Peace Prize 2015 (co-laureate); Past President, Utica, Tunisia

Nasser Bourita

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Morocco

Baiba Braže

Assistant Secretary General, NATO

Ilaria Capua

Director, One Health Center of Excellence, University of Florida, USA

Nikos Christodoulides

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Cyprus

Ada Colau

Mayor of Barcelona

Giuseppe Conte

President of the Council of Ministers, Italy

Laura Cozzi

Chief Energy Modeler, International Energy Agency (IEA)

Michele Crisostomo

Chiarman, ENEL, Italy

Fadi Daou

President, Adyan Foundation, Lebanon

Marwa Daoudy

Associate Professor, Associate Professor, Georgetown University, USA; Author “The Origin of the Syrian Conflict, Climate Change and Human Security”

Marta Dassù

Senior Advisor European Affairs and Editor-in-chief of Aspenia, Aspen Institute Italia; President, Women Empower the World - WE, Italy

Emanuela Del Re

Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Italy

Claudio Descalzi

CEO, ENI, Italy

Luigi Di Maio

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Italy

Qu Dongyu

Director-General, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

Tarek El-Molla

Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resource, Egypt

Bassam Fattouh

Director, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies, United Kingdom

Paul Gallagher

Secretary for Relations with States, Holy See

Virginia Gamba

Special Representative of the UN Secretary General for Children and Armed Conflict

Anwar Gargash

Minister of State, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Paolo Gentiloni

Commissioner for Economy, European Commission

Carmela Godeau

Regional Director, MENA Region, IOM Cairo

Arancha Gonzalez Laya

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Spain

Claudio Graziano

Chairman, Military Committee, European Union

Rafael Grossi

Director General, The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

Laura Guercio

Universities Network for Promoting the Rights of Children in Armed Conflicts

Lorenzo Guerini

Minister of Defence, Italy

Ranieri Guerra

Assistant Director-General, World Health Organization (WHO)

Tarik Hamane

Executive Director and Head of Development, Agency for Solar Energy (MASEN), Morocco

Marco Hannappel

President and Managing Director, Philip Morris Italia

Wu Hongbo

Special Representative of the Chinese Government on European Affairs, China

Ihsan Abdul Jabbar Ismail

Minister of Oil, Iraq; Director General, Basra Oil Company

Subrahmanyam Jaishankar

Minister of Foreign Affairs, India

Othman Jerandi

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Migration and Tunisians Abroad, Tunisia

Ylva Johansson

Commissioner for Home Affairs, European Commission

Nasser Kamel

Secretary General, Union for the Mediterranean (UFM)

Azza Karam

Secretary General, Religions for Peace

Kristina Kausch

Senior Fellow, The German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF)

Abbas Khadim

Senior Fellow & Iraq Initiative Director, Atlantic Council, USA

Andrey Kortunov

Director, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), Russian Federation

Ján Kubiš

Special Coordinator for Lebanon, United Nations

Francesco La Camera

Director-General, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

Luciana Lamorgese

Minister of the Interior, Italy

Begoña Lasagabaster

Country Representative in Tunisia and Libya, UN Women

Sergey Viktorovich Lavrov

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Russia

Jean Yves Le Drian

Minister of Foreign Affairs, France

Hugh Lovatt

Policy Fellow, European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR)

Paolo Magri

Executive Vice President, Italian Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI), Italy

Ahmed Omar Maiteeq

Vice Chairman of the Presidential Council (PC), Government of National Accord (GNA), Libya

Ahmed Maitig

Vice-President, Presidential Council, GNA, Libya

Giorgio Marrapodi

Director General for Development Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Italy

Giampiero Massolo

President, Italian Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI), Italy

Joseph McMonigle

Secretary General, International Energy Forum (IEF)

Angela Me

Chief of the Research and Trend Analysis Branch, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

Alberto Melloni

Director, John XXIII Foundation for Religious Studies (Fscire), Italy

Nickolay Mladenov

Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, United Nations

Miguel Ángel Moratinos

High Representative, United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC)

Pol Morillas

Director, Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB), Spain

Hassan Nadhem

Minister of Culture, Iraq

Dario Nardella

Mayor of Florence; President, Eurocities

Geir O. Pedersen

Special Envoy for Syria, United Nations

Matthew A. Palmer

Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs, U.S. Department of State

Fabio Petito

Head, Religions and International Relations Programme, Italian Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI), Italy; University of Sussex, United Kingdom

Fausto Pocar

Honorary President, International Institute of Humanitarian Law

Alessandro Profumo

CEO, Leonardo, Italy

Hannah Rae Armstrong

Senior Consulting Analyst for Sahel, International Crisis Group (ICG)

Francesco Rocca

President of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent

Michèle Rubirola

Mayor of Marseille

Guy Ryder

Director General, International Labour Organization

Ayman Safadi

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, Jordan

Ghassan Salamé

UN Former Special Representative for Libya

Andreas Schaal

Director Global Relations, The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Marina Sereni

Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Italy

Nadia Shahin

General Manager, Kawar Group, Jordan

Yousef Shawarbeh

Mayor of Amman

Tunç Soyer

Mayor of İzmir

Nayla Tabbara

Cofounder and Vice President, Adyan Foundation, Lebanon

Olivér Varhélyi

Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement, European Commission

António Vitorino

Director General, International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Tarik Yousef

Director, Brookings Doha Center

Mohammad Javad Zarif

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Islamic Republic of Iran