The gathering brought attention to the pressing instability gripping the Sahelo-Saharan region and underscored the critical need for solutions. Conventional crisis resolution methods have fallen short, prompting an urgent call for the rapid development, testing, and implementation of innovative and transformative approaches.
Saleem Ali, Distinguished Professor of Energy and the Environment, University of Delaware
Maria Nicoletta Gaida, President, Ara Pacis Initiatives for Peace and Pax Humana Foundation – Rome, Italy
Amb. Ret. Charles Ray, Trustee and Director of Africa Program Foreign Policy Research Institute, Washington, D.C.
Gen. Ret. Didier Castres, GEOS ADIT Group President and Former Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, French Army
Sasha Toperich, Executive Vice President, Transatlantic Leadership Network, Washington, D.C.