Hisashi Owada, Chairman
Judge and former President of the International Court of Justice. Former President, Japan Institute of International Affairs. Former Permanent Representative of Japan to the United Nations.
HRH Prince Zeid Ra’ad Zeid Al Hussein
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. Former 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.
Member of the French Conseil d’Etat. Former Ambassador to the OSCE in Vienna, Minister Plenipotentiary for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Deputy Ambassador to the United Nations in New York.
Executive Director, International Bar Association. Former Legal Advisor to the Independent International Commission on Kosovo.
Former Chief Prosecutor of the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and for Rwanda from 1994 to 1996. Previously served as Justice of the Constitutional Court in South Africa.
Distinguished Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford. Former Chief Programme Officer and Senior Vice President, Salzburg Global Seminar. Former Director of Communications, United Nations.
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.
Director of Research at CERI (Centre for International Studies and Research) at Sciences-Po, Paris. Professor at the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium.
The Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation (IHJR) under the auspices of EUROCLIO 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 IHJR has conducted multi-year projects in Asia, Africa, Europe and the Middle East.