World Bank Group VP & Special Envoy (2012-2015)²

Ricardo Lagos — President of Chile (2000-2006); Member of the Elders¹⁴

Zlatko Lagumdzija — Prime Minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina (2001- 2002); Foreign Affairs Minister (2012-2015)¹³

Yves Leterme — Prime Minister of Belgium (2008; 2009-2011)¹³

Dr Margaret Levi — Director of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences & Professor of Political Science, Stanford University

Professor Justin Yifu Lin — Chief Economist & Senior Vice-President of the World Bank (2008-2012); Dean of Institute of New Structural Economics, Peking University³

Tzipi Livni — Vice Prime Minister & Minister of Foreign Affairs of Israel (2006-2009); Minister of Justice (2013-2014)³

Petru Lucinschi — President of Moldova (1997-2001)³

Ricardo Luna — Minister of Foreign Affairs of Peru (2016-2018)⁵

Nora Lustig — President Emeritus of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association; Professor of Latin American Economics, Tulane University

Graça Machel — Education & Culture Minister of Mozambique (1975-1986); Deputy Chair of The Elders

Sir John Major — Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1990-1997)

Susana Malcorra — UN Under-Secretary-General for Field Support (2008-2012); Chef de Cabinet to UN Secretary-General (2012-2015); Minister of Foreign Affairs of Argentina (2015-2017)²

Purnima Mane — UN Assistant-Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director UNFPA (2007-2012)²

Moussa Mara — Prime Minister of Mali (2014-2015)³

Paul Martin — Prime Minister of Canada (2003-2006)⁴

Colin Mayer CBE — Professor of Management Studies, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford

Péter Medgyessy — Prime Minister of Hungary (2002-2004)³

Rexhep Meidani — President of Albania (1997-2002)¹³

Mario Monti — Prime Minister of Italy (2011-2013)¹⁴

Rovshan Muradov — Secretary General of NGIC

Joseph Muscat — Prime Minister of Malta (2013-2020)³

Mustapha Kamel Nabli — Governor of the Central Bank of Tunisia (2011-2012)

Piroska Nagy-Mohácsi — Programme Director of the Institute of Global Affairs, LSE; Director of Policy, EBRD (2009-2015)

Dawn Nakagawa — Executive Vice President, Berggruen Institute

Dr Rebecca Newberger Goldstein — Philosopher

Bujar Nishani — President of Albania (2012-2017)³

Chief Olusegun Obasanjo — President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (1999-2007)¹

Josiah Ober — Professor of Political Science and Classics, Stanford University

Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala — Board Chair of the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation; Finance Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (2011-2015)

Djoomart Otorbaev — Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan (2014-2015)³

Ana Palacio — Minister of Foreign Affairs of Spain (2002-2004)²³⁵

Elsa Papademetriou — Vice President of the Hellenic Parliament (2007-2009)³

George Papandreou — Prime Minister of Greece (2009-2011)³

Andrés Pastrana — President of Colombia (1998-2002)¹

  1. J. Patterson — Prime Minister of Jamaica (1992-2005)¹⁵

Dr Philip Pettit — L.S. Rockefeller University Professor of Politics and Human Values, Princeton University

Ambassador Thomas R. Pickering — United States Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs (1997-2000); Ambassador to the UN (1989-1992)⁵

Sir Christopher Pissarides — Nobel Laureate for Economics (2010); Professor of Economics & Political Science, LSE

Rosen Plevneliev — President of Bulgaria (2012-2017)³

Richard Portes CBE — Professor of Economics, London Business School; Founder and Honorary President of the Centre for Economic Policy Research

Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca — President of Malta (2014-2019)³

Romano Prodi — Prime Minister of Italy (2006-2008); President of the European Commission (1999-2004)¹

Michael Puett — Walter C. Klein Professor of Chinese History, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilization, Harvard University

Jorge Quiroga — President of Bolivia (2001-2002)¹

Iveta Radičová — Prime Minister of Slovakia (2010-2012)¹

José Ramos Horta — President of Timor Leste (2007-2012)¹⁵

Òscar Ribas Reig — Prime Minister of Andorra (1982-1984; 1990-1994)¹³

Lord George Robertson — Secretary General of NATO (1999-2003)⁵

Mary Robinson — President of Ireland (19990-1997); UN High Commissioner for Human Rights; Chair of the Elders¹

José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero — Prime Minister of Spain (2004-2011)¹

Dani Rodrik — President-Elect of the International Economic Association; Professor of International Political Economy, Harvard University

Gérard Roland — Professor of Economics & Professor of Political Science, University of California, Berkeley

Petre Roman — Prime Minister of Romania (1989-1991)¹³

Dr Michael Roth — President of Wesleyan University

Nouriel Roubini — Chairman & CEO, Roubini Macro Associates LLC

Ruslana — World Music Award and Eurovision Song Contest winning recording artist; Special Envoy of NGIC

Isabel Saint Malo — Vice President of Panama (2014-2019)²

Juan Manuel Santos — President of Colombia (2010-2018); Nobel Peace Prize Laureate (2016); Member of The Elders

Amartya Sen — Nobel Laureate for Economics (1998); Professor of Economics & Philosophy, Harvard University

Ismail Serageldin — Vice President of the World Bank (1992-2000); Co-Chair of NGIC

Fatiha Serour — Deputy Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in Somalia (2013-2014)²

Rosalía Arteaga Serrano — President of Ecuador (1997)³

Dame Jenny Shipley — Prime Minister of New Zealand (1997-1999)¹

Javier Solana — Secretary General of the Council of the EU (1999-2009); Secretary General of NATO (1995-1999)¹⁵

Professor Sir Richard Sorabji — Honorary Fellow, Wolfson College, University of Oxford

Michael Spence — Nobel Laureate for Economics (2001); William R. Berkley Professor in Economics & Business, NYU⁴

Devi Sridhar — Professor of Global Public Health, University of Edinburgh

Dr Eduardo Stein — Vice President of Guatemala (2004-2008)⁵

Lord Nicholas Stern — Chief Economist & Senior Vice-President of the World Bank (2000-2003); Chief Economist of the EBRD (1994-1999) & Professor of Economics and Government, LSE

Joseph Stiglitz — Chief Economist of the World Bank (1997-2000); Nobel Laureate for Economics (2001); Professor, Columbia University⁴

Petar Stoyanov — President of Bulgaria (1997-2002)³

Laimdota Straujuma — Prime Minister of Latvia (2014-2016)³

Lawrence Summers — United States Secretary of the Treasury (1999-2001); Deputy Secretary of the Treasury (1995-1999); Chief Economist of the World Bank (1991-1993); Director of the National Economic Council (2009-2010)⁴

Boris Tadić — President of Serbia (2004-2012)¹³

Jigme Y. Thinley — Prime Minister of Bhutan (2008-2013)¹

Helle Thorning-Schmidt — Prime Minister of Denmark (2011-2015)⁴

Eka Tkeshelashvili — Deputy Prime Minister of Georgia (2010-2012)³

Danilo Türk — President of Slovenia (2007-2012); President of WLA-Club de Madrid

Professor Laura D’Andrea Tyson — Director of the United States National Economic Council (1995-1996); Faculty Director, Haas Institute for Business & Social Impact, University of California, Berkeley⁴

Cassam Uteem — President of Mauritius (1992-2002); Vice-President of WLA-Club de Madrid⁵

Juan Gabriel Valdés — Minister for Foreign Affairs of Chile (1999); Ambassador to the UN (2000-2003)⁵

Marianna Vardinoyannis — UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador; Board Member of NGIC

Emiliana Vegas — Senior Fellow and Co-Director of the Center for Universal Education, Brookings Institution

Andrés Velasco — Finance Minister of Chile (2006-2010); Dean of the School of Public Policy, LSE

Vaira Vike-Freiberga — President of Latvia (1999-2007)¹; Co-Chair of NGIC

Ernst-Ludwig von Thadden — President, Mannheim University (2012-2019); Professor, Economics Department

Filip Vujanović — President of Montenegro (2003-2018)³

Leonard Wantchekon — Founder & President of the African School of Economics; Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Princeton University

Shang-Jin Wei — Chief Economist of the Asian Development Bank (2014-2016); Professor of Chinese Business and Economy & Finance and Economics, Columbia Business School

Rebecca Winthrop — Senior Fellow and Co-Director of the Center for Universal Education, Brookings Institution

  1. Bin Wong — Distinguished Professor of History; Director of the Asia Institute, UCLA (2004-2016)

Kateryna Yushchenko — First Lady of Ukraine (2005-2010); Board Member of NGIC

Viktor Yushchenko — President of Ukraine (2005-2010)³

Fareed Zakaria — Host of Fareed Zakaria GPS, CNN⁴

Valdis Zatlers — President of Latvia (2007-2011)³

Ernesto Zedillo — President of Mexico (1994-2000); Member of The Elders¹⁴

Min Zhu — Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (2011-2016)⁴

ActionAid UK — Girish Menon, CEO

African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET) — Dr K.Y. Amoako, President and Founder

BRAC International — Dr Muhammad Musa, Executive Director

CARE International UK — Laurie Lee, CEO

Catholic Agency for Oversees Development (CAFOD) — Christine Allen, Director

Save the Children International — Inger Ashing, CEO

Save the Children UK — Kevin Watkins, CEO

The Education Commission — Dr Liesbet Steer, Director

Theirworld — Dr Justin van Fleet, President

WaterAid UK — Tim Wainwright, CEO

¹ Member of the World Leadership Alliance-Club de Madrid

² Member of Global Women Leaders: Voices for Change and Inclusion

³ Member of Nizami Ganjavi International Center (NGIC)

⁴ Member of the Berggruen Institute 21st Century Council

⁵ Member of Global Leadership Foundation

Members of the Parliamentary Network on the World Bank & IMF

Denis Kpwang Abbé — Senator of the Republic of Cameroon (2013-2018)

Francisco Ashley L. Acedillo — Member, House of Representatives of the Republic of the Philippines (2013-2016)

Mohammed Jawad Ahmed — Advisor to the Speaker, Parliament of the Republic of Iraq

Shakeel Shabbir Ahmed — Member of Parliament, National Assembly of the Republic of Kenya

Shamsul Iskandar Bin Mohd Akin — Member of Parliament of Malaysia

Iqbal Abdul Hussein Almadhy MP — Member of Parliament, Parliament of the Republic of Iraq; President of the PN Chapter in Iraq

Njume Peter Ambang — Member of Parliament of the Republic of Cameroon; Member of the Education and Youth Affairs Committee

Ecaterina Andronescu — Senator, Parliament of Romania; Minister of Education (2018-2019); Professor, University Politehnica of Bucharest

Ibtissame Azzaoui — Member of the Parliament of Morocco

Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin — Second Deputy Speaker, Parliament of Ghana

Alpha Bah — Vice President, National Assembly of Guinea

Hafida Benchahida — Senator of the Republic of Algeria; Founding Member of the Mediterranean Women Mediators Network

Hervé Berville — Member of the National Assembly of the French Republic

Nozha Beyaoui — Member of Parliament of the Republic of Tunisia

Sunjeev Kour Birdi — Member of Parliament, National Assembly of the Republic of Kenya

Gary Bodeau — President of the Chamber of Deputies, National Assembly of the Republic of Haiti (2018-2020)

Peter M. Boehm — Senator, Senate of Canada

Mārtiņš Bondars — Member of Parliament of the Republic of Latvia

Liam Byrne MP — Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom; Chair of the Parliamentary Network on the World Bank and IMF

Professor Alejandro Cacace — Representative, National Congress of Argentina

Yunus Carrim — Member of Parliament, National Council of Provinces of Parliament, Republic of South Africa; Chairperson of the Select Committee on Finance

Giulio Centemero MP — Member of the Chamber of Deputies of Italy; Member of the Finance Committee; Co-Chair, PAM Panel on Trade and Investments

Sarah Champion MP — Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom

Olfa Soukri Cherif — Member of Parliament of the United Republic of Tanzania

Sven Clement — Member of the Luxembourg Chamber of Deputies

Gordana Comic — Member of Parliament, National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia (2001-2020)

Shiddi Usman Danjuma — Member of the National Assembly of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

Colin Deacon — Senator, Senate of Canada

Issa Mardo Djabir MP — Member of the National Assembly of the Republic of Chad

Percy E. Downe — Senator, Senate of Canada

Worlea-Saywah Dunah — Founder and Chairman of the Board, Center for Africa Development and Democracy

Nathaniel Erskine-Smith — Member of Parliament of Canada

Marouan Felfel — Member of Parliament of the Republic of Tunisia

Cedric Thomas Frolick — Member of Parliament, National Assembly of Parliament of the Republic of South Africa

Mahmut Celadet Gaydalı — Member of Parliament of the Republic of Turkey

Hajia Alijata sulemana Gbentie — Member of Parliament of the Republic of Ghana (2013-2016)

Najeeb Ghanem — Member of the House of Representatives, Parliament of Yemen

Hawa Abdulrahman Ghasia — Member of Parliament of the United Republic of Tanzania (2005-2020)

Preet Kaur Gill MP — Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom; Shadow Secretary of State for International Development

Patrick Grady MP — Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom

Dr Lahcen Haddad — Member of the Parliament of Morocco; Minister of Tourism, Government of Morocco (2012-2016); Vice President of the SID International Governing Council

Laura Angélica Rojas Hernández — Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies of Mexico

Anthony Kimani Ichung’Wah — Member of Parliament, National Assembly of the Republic of Kenya

Eunice Kabiru — Member of Parliament of Estonia

Rebecca Yei Kamara — Member of Parliament, Parliament of Sierra Leone

Abdul Kargbo — Member of Parliament, Parliament of Sierra Leone

Gideon Keter — Member of Parliament, National Assembly of the Republic of Kenya

Volkmar Klein — Member of the Bundestag of the Federal Republic of Germany

John Muiruri Makuno — Director, Action for Children in Conflict UK

Doruntinë E. Maloku — Member of Parliament of the Republic of Kosovo; Chair of the Committee on Economic Development

Teodomiro Nzé Mangué — Senator, Senate of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea

Janet Zebedayo Mbene — Member of Parliament of the United Republic of Tanzania

Betty McCollum — Congresswoman, United States House of Representatives

Hayat Meziani — Member of Parliament of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria (2012-2017)

Dr Ammar Moussi — Member of Parliament of the Republic of Algeria

Ruzanna Muradyan — Founder, Education Without Boundaries

Irene Wairimu Mwangi — Public Policy Specialist, Kenya

Cornelius Mweetwa — Member of Parliament of the Republic of Zambia

Adamou Namata — Member of the National Assembly of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

Bekono Ebah epse Ndoumou — Member of Parliament of the Republic of Cameroon

Professor George Bureng V. Nyombe — Chairperson of the Committee for Foreign Affairs, Transitional National Legislative Assembly (TNLA), Republic of South Sudan

Hassan Omar Mohamed — Member of Parliament, National Assembly of the Republic of Djibouti; President of the Parliamentary Group of Population and Development

Margaret Mary Quirk MLA — Member of the Parliament of Western Australia

Niki Rattle — Speaker of Parliament of the Cook Islands

Mohamed-Iqbal Ravalia — Senator, Senate of Canada

Dharma Raj Regmi — Parliamentarian, Federal Parliament of Nepal

Dr Azmi Shuaibi — Anti-Corruption Advisor, TI Palestine, Transparency International

Amanda Simard MPP — Member of the Provincial Parliament, Legislative Assembly of Ontario

Andres Sutt — Member of Parliament of Estonia; Deputy Governor and Member of the Executive Board, Bank of Estonia (2001-2009)

Catherine Zainab Tarawally — Member of Parliament, Parliament of Sierra Leone; Deputy Whip, All People’s Congress Party

Dr Olanrewaju Adeyemi Tejuoso — Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (2015-2019)

Umayya Toukan — Senator, Parliament of Jordan

Nguyen Tuong Van — Secretary General of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly

 

 

Source: Education Cannot Wait (ECW)

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