Professor A.G. (Bert) Koenders - Chair, AIV
Bert Koenders is a Professor of Peace, Justice and Security at Leiden University and Special Envoy for Fragility for the World Bank. Between 2014 and 2017 he was Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands. Mr Koenders was also Under-Secretary-General of the UN and head of UN peacekeeping operations in Côte d’Ivoire and Mali. Between 2007 and 2010 Mr Koenders was the Netherlands’ Minister for Development Cooperation. He was a member of the House of Representatives from 1997 to 2007 and prior to that worked for the EU, the OECD and Parliamentarians for Global Action.
- Member of the Board of Trustees of the International Crisis Group
- Commissioner of the International Commission on Missing Persons
- Chair of the Max van der Stoel Foundation