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Gareth Evans, (Australia)

Gareth Evans has been President and Chief Executive of the Brussels-based International Crisis Group since January 2000. An Australian Senator and MP from 1978 to 1999, and a Cabinet Minister for thirteen years (1983-96), as Foreign Minister (1988-96), he played prominent roles in developing the UN peace plan for Cambodia, concluding the Chemical Weapons Convention, founding the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum and initiating the Canberra Commission on the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. His many publications include "Cooperating for Peace" (1993) and the articles "Cooperative Security and Intrastate Conflict" (Foreign Policy, 1994) and "The Responsibility to Protect" (Foreign Affairs, 2002). He served as Co-chair of the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty and was also a member of the UN Secretary-General's High-level Panel on Threats, Challenges and Change.