Speakers

Conference Host, Ms Zeina Yaziji, Sky News Arabia

His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan Bin Mohammed Al QasimiMember of Supreme Council, Ruler of Sharjah
Her Majesty Queen Rania Al-AbdullahQueen of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
MrAntónioGuterresPrevious United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
HE Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al NahyanMinister of Culture, Youth and Community Development, United Arab Emirates
Dr. Nabil ElArabyPrevious Secretary-General, League of Arab States

Rt. Hon. Gordon Brown, UN Special Envoy for Education (Video Message)

Mr. Amin AwadDirector, MENA Bureau, UNHCR- Introductory remarks
HE DrGhadaWaliMinister of Social Affairs, Egypt
Ms. Zainab Hawa BanguraUnder-Secretary-General and Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict
Ms. Margot EllisDeputy Commissioner General, United Nations Relief Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East
Ms. Anne C. RichardAssistant Secretary of State, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration, United States of America
Ms. Louise AubinDeputy Director, Division of International Protection, UNHCR- Introductory remarks
HE Mr. Rashid DerbasMinister of Social Affairs, Lebanon
HE Ms. Reem Abu HassanMinister of Social Affairs, Jordan
Ms. Maria CalivisRegional Director for the Middle East and North Africa, UNICEF
Dr. AblaAmawiCountry Director, UN Women, Egypt- Introductory remarks
Ms. Maria SemaanChild Protection Program Coordinator, KAFA Association, Lebanon
Dr Manal TahtamouniDirector, Noor Al Hussein Foundation, Jordan
Ms. Karen WhitingSenior Protection Officer (SGBV/Child Protection), UNHCR Jordan
Ms. Katharina LumppHead of Protection Service, MENA Bureau, UNHCR- Introductory Remarks
Ms Leila ZerrouguiUnder Secretary-General and Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict (Video Message)
Mr. Claude BruderleinStrategic Advisor to the President, International Committee of the Red Cross
Mr. Alec WargoProgram Officer, Office of the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General for Children and Armed Conflict
Mr. Laurent ChapuisRegional Child Protection Advisor, Regional Office for Middle East and North Africa, UNICEF
Ms. Lena KarlssonDirector, Child Protection Initiative, Save the Children- Introductory remarks
Ms. Samar MuharebDirector, Arab Renaissance for Democracy and Development (ARDD)-Legal Aid, Jordan
Ms. Mala RocheProject Manager, Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA), Norwegian Refugee Council, Lebanon
Mr. Amit SenRegional Protection Officer, UNHCR
Ms. Amanda MelvilleSenior Regional Child Protection Officer, UNHCR- Introductory remarks
Dr. Ibrahim DrajiProfessor of International Law, Expert in Protection and Trafficking in Persons
Ms. JumanahZabanehRegional Officer, Save the Children, Lebanon
Mr. Nick GrisewoodChild Labour expert
Mr. Tariq Mohammed Al GurgChief Executive Officer, Dubai Cares
Ms. Elizabeth TanDeputy Regional Representative (Protection), UNHCR Egypt
Dr. Roger HearnRegional Director for the Middle East and Eurasia, Save the Children
Mr. Michael NiconchukEmergency Response Coordinator, Questscope, Jordan
Ms. Lynne FeatherstoneParliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for International Development (DFID), United Kingdom
Ms. Preeta LawSenior Protection Coordinator, UNHCR- Introductory Remarks
HE Ms. Najla Al KaabiAssistant Undersecretary, International Organizations, Ministry of International Coordination and Development (MICAD), United Arab Emirates
Mr. Mervyn LeeSenior Global Counsellor, Mercy Corps
Ms. Rym GhazalJournalist and Writer
Mr. Miroslav DusekSenior Director, Head of Middle East and North Africa, World Economic Forum
Mr. EJ JacobsProgam Director, Nduna Foundation
Mr. Badr JafarManaging Director, Crescent Group
Ms. Carol TanKennedy School of Government, Harard University
Mr. Oisin WaltonProgramme Manager, Vodafone Foundation