Speakers 2019

We are excited to share with you an alphabetically ordered list of confirmed speakers, panellists and moderators for the 5th Humanitarian Congress Vienna. Check out the professional backgrounds and experiences below.

Christina Bennett

Head, Humanitarian Policy Group Overseas Development Institute – London

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Françoise Bouchet-Saulnier

Legal Director of Médecins sans Frontières (MSF)

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Franck Bousquet

Senior Director, Fragility Conflict Violence and Forced Displacement, The World Bank

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Hernan del Valle

Rita E. Hauser Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies at Harvard University, former Head of Advocacy and Communications for Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

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Alistair Dutton

Director, SCIAF - Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund

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Melissa Fleming

Head of Communications and Chief Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

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Cornelia Füllkrug-Weitzel

Heather Harrison Dinniss

Senior Lecturer, International Law Centre of the Swedish National Defence University

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Angela Kane

former UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs and Under-Secretary-General for Management in the United Nations

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Karin Kneissl

Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Austria

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Bernhard Kowatsch

Head of Innovation Accelerator, World Food Programme

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Toby Lanzer

Deputy Special Representative for the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA)

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Mark Lowcock

Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)

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Peter Maurer

President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

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Corinna Milborn

Rubina Möhring

Journalist, Director, Reporters Without Borders Austria

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Manfred Nowak

Professor for International Human Rights, University of Vienna, Co-Director of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Human Rights

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H.E. Vivian Okeke

Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to the Republic of Austria, the Republic of Slovakia and Permanent Representative to International Organizations in Vienna

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Andreas Papp

Monique Pariat

Director-General in DG European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO)

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Nanjira Sambuli

Senior Policy Manager, World Wide Web Foundation

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Riya Saxena

Kathrin Schick

Filipa Schmitz Guinote

Policy Advisor, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

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Daniel Sheeran

Deputy Chief, Joint Operations Centre (JOC), Mission de l’Organisation des Nations Unies en République Démocratique du Congo (MONUSCO)

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Eva Svoboda

Deputy Director of International Law and Policy, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

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Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle

Archbishop of Manila and President of Caritas International

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Ben Taub

Andras Vamos-Goldman

Adjunct Professor, International Law, Center for Global Affairs, New York University.

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Darelle Van Greunen

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Director, NMMU Center for Community Technologies

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Annelies Vilim

Director, Global Responsibility, Austrian Platform for Development and Humanitarian Aid

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Stefan Voigt

DLR - Earth Observation Centre, Georisiken und zivile Sicherheit

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Bernhard Wrabetz

Head of Department for Humanitarian Assistance for the Austrian Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs (BMEIA)

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