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Hiro Sakurai

Representative, Soka Gakkai International

February 12th, 2010, Civil Society, English, Law and Human Rights, New York, Non-Governmental, North Africa and Middle East, North America, North America, Religion, Terrorism, United Nations, USA, War and Conflict, Women's Rights, Youth Issues

Hiroyuki Sakurai

Hiro Sakurai is the representative of Soka Gakkai International (SGI) to the United Nations in New York, and has managed SGI’s United Nations Liaison Office since 1997.

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Representative, Soka Gakkai International

Area of Expertise: Civil Society, Law and Human Rights, Religion, Terrorism, War and Conflict, Women's Rights, Youth Issues
Geographical Expertise - Region: North Africa and Middle East, North America
Language: English
Field of Work: Non-Governmental, United Nations
City: New York
Country: USA
Continent: North America

Email: hiroyuki.sakurai@theglobalexperts.org

Hooshang Amirahmadi

President, American Iranian Council

February 12th, 2010, Academia, Activist/Humanitarian, Business and Globalization, Civil Society, Development, English, International Relations, Iran, New Jersey, Non-Governmental, North Africa and Middle East, North America, North America, Religion, USA, War and Conflict

Hooshang Amirahmadi

Dr. Hooshang Amirahmadi is an Iranian academic and political analyst, and professor of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University, New Jersey. He is also president of the American Iranian Council.

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President, American Iranian Council

Area of Expertise: Business and Globalization, Civil Society, Development, International Relations, Religion, War and Conflict
Geographical Expertise - Region: North Africa and Middle East, North America
Geographical Expertise - Country: Iran
Language: English
Field of Work: Academia, Activist/Humanitarian, Non-Governmental
City: New Jersey
Country: USA
Continent: North America

Email: hooshang.amirahmadi@theglobalexperts.org

Ian Bancroft

Co-Founder and Executive Director, TransConflict

July 14th, 2010, Balkans, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Business and Globalization, Civil Society, English, Europe, Europe, French, Kosovo, London, Media, Migration and Integration, Minority Rights, Non-Governmental, Serbia, Spanish, Terrorism, UK, War and Conflict

Ian Bancroft_1

Ian Bancroft is co-founder and executive direvtor of Transconflict, an organization undertaking conflict and post-conflict projects and research throughout the Western Balkans. He writes for The Guardian on Western Balkan affairs, focusing primarily on Serbia, Kosovo and Bosnia-Herzegovina.

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Co-Founder and Executive Director, TransConflict

Area of Expertise: Business and Globalization, Civil Society, Media, Migration and Integration, Minority Rights, Terrorism, War and Conflict
Geographical Expertise - Region: Balkans, Europe
Languages: English, French, Spanish
Field of Work: Non-Governmental
City: London
Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Serbia, UK
Continent: Europe

Email: ian.bancroft@theglobalexperts.org

Iason Athanasiadis

February 28th, 2011, Afghanistan, Arabic, Asia, Asia, Civil Society, English, Europe, Greek, Iran, Istanbul, Journalist/Commentator, Kabul, Law and Human Rights, Media, Migration and Integration, North Africa and Middle East, Persian, Religion, Terrorism, Turkey, Turkish, War and Conflict, Women's Rights

Iason Athanasiadis_

Iason Athanasiadis is a photojournalist, documentary film-maker and international lecturer working on the intersection of the Eastern Mediterranean with the Arab, Persian and Turkic Middle East and Central Asia. He has covered some of the contemporary region’s signature crises, including the 2011 Arab revolts, the 2010 Afghan surge, the Greek economic crisis, the 2009 Iranian pro-democracy movement, the 2006 Lebanese war, the 2003 US-led invasion of Iraq and the passing of Syrian President Hafez al-Assad in 2000. Iason has lived in Cairo, Damascus, Sanaa and Tehran. He is currently based between Istanbul and Kabul.

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Area of Expertise: Civil Society, Law and Human Rights, Media, Migration and Integration, Religion, Terrorism, War and Conflict, Women's Rights
Geographical Expertise - Region: Asia, North Africa and Middle East
Geographical Expertise - Country: Iran
Languages: Arabic, English, Greek, Persian, Turkish
Field of Work: Journalist/Commentator
City: Istanbul, Kabul
Country: Afghanistan, Turkey
Continent: Asia, Europe

Email: iason.athanasiadis@theglobalexperts.org

Ismail Serageldin

Director, Bibliotheca Alexandrina

February 12th, 2010, Activist/Humanitarian, Africa, Alexandria, Arabic, Asia, Author/Novelist, Civil Society, Development, Egypt, English, Euro-Med, French, Government, North Africa and Middle East, North America, Religion

Ismail Serageldin

With twenty-one honorary doctorates and a PhD from Harvard University, Dr. Ismail Serageldin is considered a specialist on sustainable development issues, particularly related to scientific and agricultural development. He is a former Vice President of the World Bank, and the current director of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina.

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Director, Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Area of Expertise: Civil Society, Development, Religion
Geographical Expertise - Region: Asia, North Africa and Middle East, North America
Languages: Arabic, English, French
Field of Work: Activist/Humanitarian, Author/Novelist, Government
City: Alexandria
Country: Egypt
Continent: Africa

Email: ismail.serageldin@theglobalexperts.org

Javeed Alam

March 3rd, 2011, Academia, Activist/Humanitarian, Asia, Asia, Author/Novelist, Civil Society, English, India, India, Law and Human Rights, Media, New Delhi, Terrorism, Urdu, War and Conflict

Javeed_Alam

Professor Javeed Alam is former Head of Department of Centre For European Studies, CIEFL. Mr. Alam is India specialist and his wide range of expertise include e.g. philosophical treatment of modernity, secularism, marxism and communist movement, democracy as well as politics and the caste system in India.

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Area of Expertise: Civil Society, Law and Human Rights, Media, Terrorism, War and Conflict
Geographical Expertise - Region: Asia
Geographical Expertise - Country: India
Languages: English, Urdu
Field of Work: Academia, Activist/Humanitarian, Author/Novelist
City: New Delhi
Country: India
Continent: Asia

Email: javeed.alam@theglobalexperts.org

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