Advisory Council

The Advisory Council is a high-level, statutory body of Interpeace, whose mandate is to provide the organization with strategic advice and guidance on peacebuilding policy and practice. It is also a testing ground for new ideas and methods.



Ambassador Rosemary McCarney

Permanent Representative of Canada to the United Nations and the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva

El Salvador

Ambassador Rubén Zamora

Permanent Representative of El Salvador to the United Nations


Ambassador Terhi Hakala

Permanent Representative of Finland to the United Nations in Geneva


Mr. Jelte van Wieren

Director of the Stabilisation and Humanitarian Aid Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands


Ambassador Veronika Bard

Permanent Representative of Sweden to the United Nations in Geneva