Advisory Board

The Advisory Board provides technical and critical analysis of the activities of PTP to ensure the respect of quality standards in compliance with UNITAR mandate and UN guidelines.

PTP is privileged to have the expertise of the following individuals on the Advisory Board (click on the names to read more):


Jean-Marie Guéhenno

Advisory Board Chairperson, Former United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations



Senator, General Romeo Dallaire

Former Commander of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Rwanda



Lt. General Obiakor

Former Force Commander of the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) and Former UN Military Adviser for Peacekeeping Operations



HE Minister Zainab Bangura

Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict and Minister of Health and Sanitation of Sierra Leone



Lt. General Satish Nambiar

Former Force Commander and Head of Mission UN Protection Force in Yugoslavia



Dr. Almut Wieland-Karimi

Director of the Centre for International Peace Operations (ZIF)



Mr. Alan Doss

Senior Political Advisor of the Kofi Annan Foundation and Former Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General to the Democratic Republic of the Congo



Mr. Ken Inoue

Former Director and Chief Governance Advisor, Democratic Governance Support Unit, United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor Leste


UNITAR PTP draws on their vast experience and knowledge in order to ensure that the programme remains on the cutting edge of training for peace operations. It is also enjoys the support of United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations and Field Support, whose close co-operation with PTP is spearheaded by Kevin Kennedy, Chief - Integrated Training Service.