On this page you can find an overview of the speakers attending the Stop the War on Children Global Symposium.

HRH Princess Viktória de Bourbon de Parme

Co-host & Patroness, Save the Children The Netherlands
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Helle Thorning Schmidt

CEO, Save the Children International
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Pauline Krikke

Mayor, Municipality of The Hague
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Jane Ferguson

International Journalist and War Correspondent
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Erik de Baedts

General Director of the Carnegie Foundation - Peace Palace
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Pim Kraan

CEO, Save the Children The Netherlands
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Keynote speakers

High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
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Fatou Bensouda

Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court
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Samuel Kofi Woods

Former Minister of Public Works of the Republic of Liberia.
Human Rights Lawyer
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Save the Children Ambassadors

Panel Safety - Speakers

UN Special Representative Virginia Gamba

Special Representative to the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict
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Dr. Ibrahim M. Shinwari

Deputy Minister of Education, Government of Afghanistan
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Luciana Micha

National Coordinator for the Implementation of International Humanitarian Law, Ministry of Defense, Government of Argentina
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Vanessa Murphy

Institutional Expert Children and International Humanitarian Law, ICRC
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Peter Wilson

UK Ambassador to The Netherlands, Government of the United Kingdom
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Panel Justice - Speakers

Veronique Aubert

Senior Conflict & Humanitarian Research and Policy Advisor, Save the Children UK
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Shaheed Fatima QC

Barrister at Blackstone Chambers, London
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Karim Khan QC

Special Advisor and Head of the Investigative Team to Promote Accountability for Da’esh/ISIL crimes (UNITAD)
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Lieutenant-general Martin Wijnen

Vice Chief of Defence, Ministry of Defence, Government of The Netherlands
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Ishmael Beah

Human Rights Activist, Bestselling Author from Sierra Leone
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Panel Practical Help - Speakers

Leslie Snider

Director, MHPSS Collaborative for Children and Families in Adversity
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Reina Buijs

Director General International Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Trade and Development, Government of The Netherlands
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Mark Jordans

Director, Research and Development, War Child; Professor, Child and Adolescent Global Mental Health, University of Amsterdam
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Sherrie Rollins Westin

President, Social Impact & Philanthropy, Sesame Workshop
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Dr. Malik Nedam Aldeen

Yasmine Sherif

Director, Education Cannot Wait
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