ABOUT OUR COALITION

The Coalition for a World Security Community is incorporated in the District of Columbia (United States) and New South Wales (Australia).

OFFICERS

A/Prof Chris Hamer

PRESIDENT

Didier Jacobs

Vice-President, and Secretary/Treasurer

Bio

Directors

Ralph Pullmann

BOARD MEMBER

Silvia Solidoro

BOARD MEMBER

Luiz Bispo

BOARD MEMBER

John Davenport

BOARD MEMBER

ADVISORY BOARD

Richard Ponzio

Director of the Just Security 2020 Program and a Senior Fellow at the Stimson Institute.

Olivier D’Argenlieu

President, World Citizens March

Daryl Le Cornu

President, World Citizens Association of Australia.

PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Ton Macel

Translator, Vice-President of Wereld Federaklisten Beweging Nederland.

Farsan Ghassim

Doctoral candidate, University of Oxford.

Peter Davidse

Has worked in civil society and as an IT professional for multinationals.

Ralph Pullmann

Entrepreneur. Nationality: USA.

Chris Powers

Chris Powers, Vice Chair, Federal Union (UK) and Treasurer, JEF (Europe). Chris Powers is a Federalist based in England and Treasurer of the Young European Federalists (JEF Europe).

Allen Luke

Marketing and commercialization strategist. Expertise in branding, messaging and marketing communications for many non-profits and public service organizations promoting positive change.

Dr. Zeny Edwards

Architectural historian; immediate past Director, UNAA Peace Program, past President of the National Trust of Australia, now serving as Vice-Chair of the Institute for Global Peace and Sustainable Governance.

Didier Jacobs

Senior Policy Advisor, Oxfam America. author of Global Democracy: The Struggle for Political and Civil Rights in the 21st Century (Vanderbilt University Press, 2007).

Brett Samuel

IT consultant; media committee, World Citizens Association of Australia.

Richard Ponzio

Director of the Just Security 2020 Program and a Senior Fellow at the Stimson Institute.

Richard Rosecrance

Adjunct Professor and Senior Fellow, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.

Dr. Wali Islam

Vice-President, World Citizens Association of Australia, and Director, WCA Aid program in Bangladesh.

Chris Hamer

Honorary Associate Professor in Physics, University of New South Wales. Chairman, Institute for Global Peace and Sustainable Governance; President, World Citizens Association of Australia

Dr. Anna Cornelia Beyer

Senior Lecturer, Deputy Director of the Centre for Security Studies, School of Law and Politics, University of Hull, UK.

Austin Mackell

Freelance journalist, CEO of Write In Stone Pty Ltd. Council member, World Citizens Association of Australia.

James Yunker

Professor of Economics (retired), Western Illinois University (Macomb, Illinois). Author of several books on the idea of a Federal Union of Democratic Nations.

Silvia Solidoro

Research Associate, European University Institute, Fiesole, Florence, Italy; Lecturer and Teaching Assistant, University of Salento, Lecce, Italy.

John Davenport

Professor of Philosophy and Director of Peace and Justice Studies (2014-16) at Fordham University in New York City.

Radhiga Dey

Public servant, New South Wales Government and Justice of the Peace in NSW. Treasurer, World Citizens Association of Australia.

Michelle Cavanagh

Historian, Researcher, Writer; author of: Margaret Holmes The Life and Times of an Australian Peace Campaigner.

Brian Hyouk Son

Project Officer (Regional Programmes), Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities, Australia. Social Media Manager, United Nations SDG Action Campaign based in New York and Global Goals Mexico.

Pera Wells

Retired diplomat, former Secretary-General of the World Federation of United Nations Associations (2006-9); Vice-President of the Australian Council for Human Rights Education; Board Member of the Institute for Economics and Peace; Distinguished Fellow of the Australia India Institute; Member of the Australian Institute of International Affairs.

Titus Alexander, FRSA, UK

Honorary Fellow, Crick Centre for the Public Understanding of Politics

Pera Wells

Retired diplomat, former Secretary-General of the World Federation of United Nations Associations (2006-9); Vice-President of the Australian Council for Human Rights Education; Board Member of the Institute for Economics and Peace; Distinguished Fellow of the Australia India Institute; Member of the Australian Institute of International Affairs.

Daniel Hinšt, Croatia (EU)

Political Scientist and policy analyst; co- founder and Vice President of the think tank, Centre for Public Policy and Economic Analysis (CEA); leader of the project Detektor focused on analyzing disinformation risks for liberal democratic policies and institutions.

Dion Sampson, Australia

Co-founder, VR Democracy. Mission: ‘Strengthening democracy through civic education’.

Dr. Quoc-Hung Tran, Vietnam

Vice-President, Vietnam Democracy Center

Guy Kennedy, Australia

Co-founder, VR Democracy. Mission: ‘Strengthening democracy through civic education’.

Peter Orvetti

Editor, One World Digest

Reinaldo Rodriguez Hernandez, Chile

President, Movimiento Unido por la Defenza de los Derechos Humanos

Dr. Quoc-Hung Tran, Vietnam

Vice-President, Vietnam Democracy Center

Guy Kennedy, Australia

Co-founder, VR Democracy. Mission: ‘Strengthening democracy through civic education’.

Gesa Mike Munabi, Uganda

Organization: Students for Global Democracy Uganda Reasons For Joining: To effectively engage young people, principally the student community in Uganda in discussing and come up with global solutions for a democratic world federation, that would guarantee global security and freedom Relevant Experience: Students for Global Democracy Uganda is a student-led nonprofit and non- partisan organization founded in 2005 that inspires young people, principally students, to adopt and promote principles of leadership, good governance and sustainability with the goal of greater youth participation in democratic processes and sustainable development efforts in Uganda and the outside world.

SUPPORTERS

Global Challenges Foundation

Global Challenges Foundation (Sweden) funded the development of our proposal and our participation in the 2018 Paris Peace Forum.

World Citizens Association

World Citizens Association (Australia) has agreed to provide support to our organization.

World Federalist Movement

The World Federalist Movement (WFM-IGP) has officially recognized our Coalition as a Transnational Working Group in the area of peace and security, and supports in principle the concept of a World Community of Democratic Nations, as one
possible first step towards a democratic world federation.

World Citizens March

World Citizens March (France) has agreed to provide support to our organization.

Stimson Center

The Just Security 2020 program of the Stimson Center (USA) has agreed to support our organization.

Institute for Global Peace & Sustainable Governance

Institute for Global Peace and Sustainable Governance (Australia) has agreed to provide support to our organization.