The Council on State Fragility provides strategic and policy leadership to the Reducing State Fragilities initiative. The Council advances new ideas and evidence-based thinking in global fora and works to build consensus on new approaches to address state fragility among major international institutions and countries affected by conflict and fragility. The Council is composed of eminent persons who have a deep understanding of the opportunities and challenges in addressing different dimensions of state fragility.
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (Co-chair), Former President, Liberia
David Cameron (Co-chair), Former Prime Minister, United Kingdom
Dr. Donald Kaberuka (Co-chair), Special Envoy, African Union’s Peace Fund
Amat Al Alim Alsoswa, Former Minister of Human Rights, Yemen.
Lakhdar Brahimi, Special Envoy, UN
Dr. Isobel Coleman, COO, GiveDirectly
Paul Collier, Director, IGC
Dr. Mo Ibrahim, Founder and Chair, Mo Ibrahim Foundation
President Olusegun Obasanjo, Special Envoy for Africa, UN
Dame Minouche Shafik, Director, The London School of Economics and Political Science
Dr. Rajiv Shah, President, The Rockefeller Foundation
Tidjane Thiam, Special Envoy, African Union