Editorial Board

Juergen Braunstein
Professor Ann Florini
Dr Ian Goldin
Thomas Hale
Parag Khanna
Dr Mathias Koenig-Archibugi
Charles A. Kupchan
Marion Laboure
Kate Macdonald
Professor Anthony McGrew
Dr Eva-Maria Nag
Danny Quah
Professor Dani Rodrik
Antonio Savoia
Anmol Saxena
Dr Hackan Seckinelgin
Dr Jill Stuart
Andy Sumner
Professor Laurence Tubiana

Advisory Board

Professor Tim Besley
Professor Jagdish Bhagwati
Professor John Braithwaite
Professor Mick Cox
Professor Geoffrey Garrett
Professor Takatoshi Ito
Professor Mary Kaldor
Professor Inge Kaul
Professor Robert Keohane
Professor Sir David King
Andreas Klasen
Professor Julian Le Grand
Professor Sebastiano Maffettone
Professor John Ruggie
Professor Jeffrey Sachs
Professor Lord Nicholas Stern
Professor Joseph Stiglitz
Vinod Tare
Professor Shang-Jin Wei
Professor Ngaire Woods
Professor Tianbiao Zhu

Practitioners' Board

Sanmit Ahuja
Mr Lakhdar Brahimi
Richard Burge
Augustin Carstens Carstens
Howard Davies
Mr Kemal Dervis
Bill Emmott
Pascal Lamy
Chris Miller
Alastair Newton
James Orbinski
Mr Romano Prodi
Mr Jean-Michel Severino
Javier Solana
Theo Sommer
George Soros
Mr Peter Sutherland
Professor Muhammad Yunus

Mary Kaldor

Professor Mary Kaldor
Professor of of International Development London School of Economics
Professor of of International Development, LSE
Founding member of the European Nuclear Disarmament
Founder and Co-Chair of the Helsinki Citizen's Assembly


Mary Kaldor is a Professor in the Department of International Development and Director of the Civil Society and Human Security Research Unit at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Prior to this she worked at Sussex University as Jean Monnet Reader in Contemporary European Studies.

She is highly regarded for her innovative work on democratisation, conflict, and globalisation. She was also a founding member of European Nuclear Disarmament (END), a founder and Co-Chair of the Helsinki Citizen's Assembly and a member of the International Independent Commission to investigate the Kosovo Crisis established by the Swedish Prime Minister.

Professor Kaldor is the author of New and Old Wars: Organised Violence in a Global Era (2nd ed. 2006), which is now in it’s second edition and has been translated into twelve languages. She has also authored numerous other books, including Global Civil Society: An Answer to War (2003) and Human Security: Reflections on Globalization and Intervention (2007). She is also editor and co-author of the annual Global Civil Society Yearbook.

At the request of Javier Solana, she was the Convener of the Study Group on European Security Capabilities, which produced the influential Barcelona report, 'A Human Security Doctrine for Europe'.

Professor Kaldor’s work was recognised with the receipt of Commander of the British Empire (CBE) in 2003 for 'services to democracy and global governance'.