Professor Kamal Abdel-Malek
Chief Editor of the Arabic and World Literature journal; Professor of Arabic literature; taught at Princeton and Brown universities.
Sheikh Dr. Muhammad Al-Hussaini
Senior Lecturer in Islamic studies at the Oxford Centre for Religion and Public Life; Senior fellow in Islamic studies at the Westminster Institute.
H.E. Dr. Ali Rashed Al Nuaimi
First chairman of the International Steering Board of Hedayah, the International Center of Excellence for Countering Violent Extremism; Founder and chairman of the World Council of Muslim Communities; Member of the Executive Council of the Government of Abu Dhabi.
Former Prime Minister of France; European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science.
Professor Mohammed S. Dajani Daoudi
Founder of Islamic “Wasatia” movement to promote reconciliation and tolerance; prominent Palestinian scholar and peace activist; Founding Director of the American Studies Graduate Program at Al-Quds University.
Professor Hatice Dogan
Professor of Theology at Nevsehir Hacı Bektas Veli University, Turkey.
Dame Louise Ellman
Former UK Member of Parliament for the Liverpool Riverside constituency and Chair of the Jewish Labour Movement.
Former EU Ambassador to Iraq and Namibia; Member of the European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee; Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Slovenia, Qatar and Kuwait; Member of the Steering Committee of the World Movement for Democracy, Czech Republic.
Former Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly for the North Antrim constituency.
Dr. Jean-Christophe Rufin
President of Action Against Hunger and Co-founder of Médecins Sans Frontières; Former Ambassador of France to Senegal and the Gambia.
Former member of the Irish Parliament and Chairman of the Irish Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee; Former Irish Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence and member of EU Councils of Justice and Home Affairs and Defence Ministers.