The Forum’s priorities
The principal guiding bodies of the Forum
Supervisory Board (SB)Structure
Among the prominent politicians, public figures, and world-renowned scientists who sit on the Supervisory Board are Hans BLIX, Ambassador (former Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency), Ph.D. (Sweden); Desmond BROWNE, Vice Chairman of the Nuclear Threat Initiative (former UK Secretary of State for Defense, Secretary of State for Scotland, Member of Parliament), Lord Browne of Ladyton (United Kingdom); Jayantha DHANAPALA, President of the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs (former UN Under-Secretary-General heading the Department for Disarmament Affairs), Ambassador (Sri Lanka); Rolf EKEUS, Ambassador (former High Commissioner on National Minorities, Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe) (Sweden); Gareth EVANS, Chancellor of the Australian National University (former Senator and Member of Parliament, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Australia) (Australia); Igor IVANOV, President of the Russian International Affairs Council (former Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Secretary of the Security Council of the Russian Federation), Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Russia); Henry KISSINGER, Chairman of Kissinger Associates (former US Secretary of State, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs), Ph.D. (United States); Vladimir LUKIN, Deputy Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Council of the Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, President of the Paralympics Committee of the Russian Federation, Professor at the National Research University – Higher School of Economics (former Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee and Deputy Chairman of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, Human Rights Commissioner of the Russian Federation, Ambassador to the USA), Ph.D. (Russia); Sam NUNN, Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Nuclear Threat Initiative (former Chairman of the US Senate Armed Services Committee and the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations) (United States); William PERRY, Professor at the Stanford University (former US Secretary of Defense), Ph.D. (United States); Roald SAGDEEV, Distinguished Professor at the University of Maryland, Director Emeritus of the Space Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Russia/United States). Members of the Supervisory Board issue recommendations on Forum involvement as a high-profile NGO for strengthening international peace and security.
International Advisory Council (IAC)Structure
The International Advisory Council consists of more than 50 leading experts from many countries. IAC members make proposals on the Forum’s agenda, arrange events and participate in drafting the Forum’s final documents (declarations, memoranda, statements etc.) to be circulated to top-tier politicians, heads of international organisations and public figures around the world.
Organizing Committee (OC)Structure
Chairman of the Organizing Committee is Vladimir DVORKIN, Deputy Chairmen are Alexey ARBATOV and Sergey OZNOBISHCHEV.