Claude Bruderlein is director of the Program on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research at Harvard University. From 1990 to 1995, he served with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) as an ICRC delegate in Iran, Israel and the Occupied Territories, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Yemen. In 1996, he joined the United Nations Department of Humanitarian Affairs in New York as special adviser.
Charles K. Cater joined the International Peace Academy in 1999. He is the coauthor, with Elizabeth Cousens, of the forthcoming Occasional Paper, Toward Peace in Bosnia: Implementing the Dayton Accords. He is now a doctoral student in the international relations program at the University of Oxford.
Simon Chesterman is an associate at the International Peace Academy. He has previously worked at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. He is the author of Just War or Just Peace? Humanitarian Intervention and International Law.
Pierre Gassmann's first mission with the ICRC was in Nigeria (Biafra) in 1968–1969. After a stint in the private sector, he returned to the ICRC and has since served as head of mission in Mozambique, Uganda, Angola, San Salvador, the former Yugoslavia, and Colombia. He has held the post of regional director for Africa, and is presently regional director for Eastern Europe.
Alcinda Honwana is senior lecturer in the Department of Social Anthropology at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. She has done extensive research on the impact of political conflict on children and youth, as well as