Driven by suggestions from the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform team, the Consortium governs the strategic decision-making process regarding Geneva Peace Week that includes, among others, the thematic direction of each edition, criteria for applications, event formats and participation modalities. Members of the Consortium (listed below) work collaboratively to bring diverse perspectives, innovative ideas and different skills to the table to achieve a common goal: making each edition of Geneva Peace Week a unique experience.

DCAF- Geneva Centre for Security Sector Governance

  • Hans Born, Assistant Director and Head of the Policy and Research Department
  • Dawn Lui, Project Officer, Policy & Research Division

Geneva Centre for Security Policy

  • Annika Hilding Norberg, Head of Peace Operations and Peacebuilding
  • Zoë Venetis, Junior Professional Officer Global Support Group

Geneva Graduate Institute

  • Léna Menge, Manager of Strategic Partnerships and Public Relations
  • Sabrina Imhof, Head of Events
  • Alain Vogel, Events and Conference Coordinator

Geneva Graduate Institute’s Centre on Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding

  • Eliza Urwin, Head of Research
  • Maëlys Glück, Outreach Coordinator and Knowledge Manager

Geneva Peacebuilding Platform

  • Annyssa Bellal, Executive Director
  • Dany Diogo, Geneva Peace Week Lead
  • Gabriela Buser, Hospitality and Fundraising Coordinator
  • Tatiana Avanthay, Communications Coordinator


  • Luvini Ranasinghe, Head of Communications

Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the UN and other international organisations in Geneva

  • Andrea Aeby, Counselor, Peace & Security

Principles for Peace

  • Peter Batchelor, Director Partnerships and Advocacy

Quaker United Nations Office, Geneva

  • Chatrina Schumacher, Peace and Disarmament Programme Assistant


The United Nations Office at Geneva

  • Elena Zhelokhovtseva, Associate Expert - Office of the Director-General 

Initiatives of Change Caux Foundation

  • Sarah Noble, Head of Global Engagement in International Geneva

The Kofi Annan Foundation

  • Maud Roure, Deputy Director for Programmes
  • Karen Zamberia, Programme Officer - Elections and Democracy 
  • Sofia Anton, Programme Manager - Youth and Peace