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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

Hooman Majd

Iran analyst

November 19th, 2010, Asia, Author/Novelist, English, Farsi, Journalist/Commentator, New York, North Africa and Middle East, North America, North America, USA, War and Conflict

Hooman Majd

Hooman Majd was born in Tehran, Iran in 1957, and lived abroad from infancy with his family who were in the diplomatic service. After a long career in the entertainment business, he devoted himself to writing and journalism full-time. He worked at Island Records and Polygram Records for many years, with a diverse group of artists, and was head of film and music at Palm Pictures, where he produced The Cup and James Toback’s Black and White. His book The Ayatollah Begs to Differ was published in 2008, and his latest book The Ayatollahs’ Democracy was published in the Fall of 2010.

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Iran analyst

Area of Expertise: War and Conflict
Geographical Expertise - Region: Asia, North Africa and Middle East, North America
Languages: English, Farsi
Field of Work: Author/Novelist, Journalist/Commentator
City: New York
Country: USA
Continent: North America

Email: hooman.majd@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

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

J. Peter Pham

Director of the Michael S. Ansari Africa Center at the Atlantic Council

May 3rd, 2010, Author/Novelist, Development, English, French, International Relations, Italian, Law and Human Rights, New York, Non-Governmental, North Africa and Middle East, North America, North America, Religion, Subsaharan Africa, Terrorism, USA, War and Conflict

J. Peter Pham

Dr. J. Peter Pham is the Director of the Michael S. Ansari Africa Center at the Atlantic Council in Washington, DC.

Dr. Pham was previously Senior Vice President of the National Committee on American Foreign Policy, and editor of its bimonthly journal, American Foreign Policy Interests. He was also a tenured associate professor of Justice Studies, Political Science, and Africana Studies at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, where he was director of the Nelson Institute for International and Public Affairs.

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Director of the Michael S. Ansari Africa Center at the Atlantic Council

Area of Expertise: Development, International Relations, Law and Human Rights, Religion, Terrorism, War and Conflict
Geographical Expertise - Region: North Africa and Middle East, North America, Subsaharan Africa
Languages: English, French, Italian
Field of Work: Author/Novelist, Non-Governmental
City: New York
Country: USA
Continent: North America

Email: jpeter.pham@theglobalexperts.org

Jagdish Bhagwati

Professor of International Economics, Columbia University

February 5th, 2010, Academia, Asia, Author/Novelist, Business and Globalization, English, Europe, Hindi, International Relations, Migration and Integration, New York, Non-Governmental, North Africa and Middle East, North America, North America, Subsaharan Africa, USA

Bhagwati

Professor Jagdish Bhagwati is a senior fellow for international economics at the Council on Foreign Relations and a professor at Columbia University.

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Professor of International Economics, Columbia University

Area of Expertise: Business and Globalization, International Relations, Migration and Integration
Geographical Expertise - Region: Asia, Europe, North Africa and Middle East, North America, Subsaharan Africa
Languages: English, Hindi
Field of Work: Academia, Author/Novelist, Non-Governmental
City: New York
Country: USA
Continent: North America

Email: j.bhagwati@theglobalexperts.org

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