The International Advisory Board is a consultative body of eminent professionals who provide guidance and assistance to IHJR projects and programming. The IHJR is appreciative of their generosity of time and expertise.


Hisashi Owada, Chairman
Judge and former President of the International Court of Justice.  Former President,  Japan Institute of International  Affairs. Former Permanent Representative of Japan to the United Nations.


Yves Doutriaux
Member of the French Conseil d’État. Former  Ambassador to the OSCE in Vienna,  Minister Plenipotentiary for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Deputy Ambassador to the United Nations in New York.


Mark Ellis
Executive Director, International Bar Association. Former Legal Advisor to the Independent International Commission on Kosovo.



Richard Goldstone
Former Chief Prosecutor of the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and for Rwanda from 1994 to 1996. Previously served as Justice of the Constitutional Court in South Africa.


Margaret MacMillan
Warden of St. Antony’s College, Oxford University. Professor of History, formerly at University of Toronto and Former Provost of Trinity College.



Edward Mortimer
Distinguished Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford. Former Chief Programme Officer and Senior Vice President, Salzburg Global Seminar.  Former Director of Communications, United Nations.


Jacques Rupnik
Director of Research at CERI (Centre for International Studies and Research) at Sciences-Po, Paris. Professor at the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium.