Speakers: Sir John Holmes, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinatior, United Nations
Ms Karen Koning Abuzayd, Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near Eas, United Nations
Mr Peter Zangl, Director-General ot fhe Humanitarian Aid Department of the European Commission, European Union, presented by Mr Michael Curtis, DG ECHO, Head of Sector, European Union
Dr Wolf-Dieter Eberwein, President, Voluntary Organizations in Cooperation in Emergencies, Belgium
Background Paper: Dr Gary Troeller, Research Associate, Center for International Studies, Massachusettes Institute of Technology, United States "The Importance of Humanitarian Actors in Peace Operations: The Need for Effective Coordination"
Keynote Speech: The Limits of Crisis Management by Mr Jacques Audibert, Director for Strategic Affairs, Security and Disarmament, Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs, France