Chair: Dr Thierry Tardy, Head of Research, Geneva Centre for Security Policy, Switzerland
Working Group I: The Peacekeeping-Peacebuilding Nexus
Co-Facilitators: Mr John Karlsrud, Research Fellow, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs
Mr Gareth Bayley, Deputy Head, Conflict Group, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, United Kingdom
Working Group II: Inter-institutional Cooperation: Cross-Organizational Lessons Learned
Co-Facilitators: Ms Beth Daponte, Evaluation Chief, Office of Internal Oversight Services, United Nations
Maj. Gen. (Retd.) Robert Gordon, Former Force Commander, United Nations Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea (UNMEE) and Senior Adviser, Challenges Forum
Working Group III: Case Study Afghanistan: What Lessons for United Nations and Regional Organizations in the Protection of Civilians in a High Intensity Environment
Co-Facilitators: HE Mr Gilles Rivard, Deputy Permanent Representative of Canada to the United Nations and Chair of the United Nations Special Committee for Peacekeeping Operations
Ms Annette Leijenaar, Head, Division Conflict Management and Peacebuilding, Institute for Security Studies, South Africa
Working Group IV: Case Study Afghanistan: What Lessons for United Nations and Regional Organizations in the Protection of Civilians in a High Intensity Environment?
Co-Facilitators: Dr Alan Ryan, Executive Director, Australian Civil-Military Centre
Dr Alaa Abdalaziz, Head of Programs Unit, Cairo Regional Center for Training on Conflict Resolution and Peacekeeping in Africa
Working Group V: Command and Control, United Nations and Regional Organizations: Current Issues Structures and Solutions for the Future?
Co-Facilitators: Ms Madalene O’Donnell, Division of Policy, Evaluation and Training, United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations and Department of Field Support
Dr Alexandra Novosseloff, Senior Policy Adviser, Ministry of Defence, France