Ken Roth, Executive Director of Human Rights Watch

A renowned speaker and author in the human rights field, Roth has conducted human rights investigations around the globe. He discussed his experience upholding the rule of law in situations where there is no functioning judicial system and where law enforcement is said to impede conflict resolution, and reflected on the lessons we can learn in resolving complex, international disputes. 


Prof. Robert Mnookin, Chair - Program on Negotiation at Harvard University

An expert in the field of conflict resolution and experienced mediator, Prof. Mnookin has applied his interdisciplinary approach to conflict resolution to a range of issues. He referenced points in history where world leaders were forced to negotiate with defiant adversaries and discussed what lessons could be learned from these experiences.