Heidi Tagliavini

President of artasfoundation, Swiss Diplomat. Head of several peacekeeping missions and mediation processes for the OSCE, the UN, and the EU


Cyrus Mosayebi

Vice-President of artasfoundation, Independent marketing consultant


Barbara Ellenberger
Dramaturg and former Artistic Director of the TAK, Theater am Kirchplatz Liechtenstein, and Miller's Theatre, Zurich

Angelo Gnädinger
Jurist. interim Executive Director Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, Geneva and former Director General of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).

Dagmar Reichert

Cultural Geographer, Consultant, Lecturer at the Zürich University of the Arts

Isa Stürm

Margit Wästfelt

Austrian diplomat

Advisory Board

Mauro Abbühl
Co-Director, artlink – Cultural Cooperation, Bern


Günther Bächler
Special Representative for the South Caucasus of the OSCE

Daniel Baumann

Director of the Kunsthalle Zürich

Christine Beerli

Vice-President of the ICRC, President of the Association “Solothurner Filmtage"

Franziska Burkhardt

Director of the arts centre Progr, Bern

Catherine David

Artistic director of Documenta 10, Curator, Paris

Maaike Engelen
Child and Adolescent Psychoanalyst, London


Sandro Lunin

Artistic Director of the Kaserne Basel

Maren Haartje

Activities in Feminist Education, Peace Research and Security Policy. Programm-Managment for  FriedensFrauen worlwide.

Ursula König
Independent Mediator and Consultant for Conflict Transformation

Thomas D. Meier
Dean of the Zurich University of the Arts

Nicole Müller
Writer and Director of Communications

Danielle Nanchen
Section Head, Federal Department of Culture, Switzerland

Birgit Reichert
TV and film producer, Vienna

Meret Schlegel

Dancer and Choreographer, Swiss Dance Award 2015, Zurich

Dieter Senghaas
Professor for Peace Research, University of Bremen

Alice Thomann

Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation

Gisela Ullmann
Supervisor and Coach in Organisations, Zug