European University Institute State of the Union
Speakers -  State of the Union


Jean-Marie Guéhenno

 Jean-Marie Guéhenno is President & CEO of the International Crisis Group and a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. In 2012, he was appointed deputy joint special envoy of UN and the Arab League for Syria, a position he left to chair the commission appointed by President François Hollande to review the French Defense and national security posture. Previously, he served as the UN Under Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations (2000-2008), was Professor at Columbia University and director of the Center for International Conflict Resolution. He has been active on several boards, including the board of the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, of which he became the chairman at the end of 2010.