Advisory Board

The Advisory Board provides guidance and oversight in the selection and implementation of IHJR projects.
Hisashi Owada, Chairman
President of the International Court of Justice. Former President Japan Institute of International Affairs. Former Permanent Representative of Japan to the United Nations.

Wim Blockmans
Professor Emeritus of Medieval History at Leiden University.

HRH Prince Zeid Ra’ad Zeid Al Hussein
Permanent Representative of Jordan to the UN. Former Ambassador of Jordan to the United States and Mexico. Former President of the Assembly of States Parties to the International Criminal Court.

Maha Kaddoura
Founder and President of Kaddoura Foundation. Trustee of Tufts University since 1993, Member of the Board, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University and Member of the Dean’s Committee of the Kennedy School of Government.

Anthony Kennedy
Associate Justice, United States Supreme Court. Served on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Margaret MacMillan
Warden of St. Antony’s College, Oxford University. Professor of History, formerly at University of Toronto and Former Provost of Trinity College.

Edward Mortimer
Chief Programme Officer and Senior Vice President, Salzburg Global Seminar. Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford. Former Director of Communications, United Nations.

Sonia Picado
Chair of the Board of the Inter-American Institute of Human Rights, Costa Rica. Former Ambassador of Costa Rica to the United States and Chair of the International Commission of Inquiry on East Timor. Served as Judge and Vice-Chair of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights.

Jacques Rupnik
Director of Research at CERI (Centre for International Studies and Research) at Sciences-Po, Paris. Professor at the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium.

Theo Sommer
Editor-at-Large of Die ZEIT. Moderator and Dean of the Bucerius Summer School on Global Governance in Hamburg, Germany. Co-founder of The Atlantic Times.

The IHJR

The Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation (IHJR) works with educational and public policy institutions to organize and sponsor historical discourse in pursuit of acknowledgement, and the resolution of historical disputes. Founded in 2004, the Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation (IHJR) is an independent, nonprofit institution based in The Hague.