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HALVING 

TASK FORCE

GLOBAL VIOLENCE

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Leading the international mobilization to halve global violence by 2030 is a high-level political Task Force made up of an exceptional and diverse group of ‘architects’, who aim to:
 

  • help shape the global debate on violence reduction;
     

  • stimulate action-oriented research;
     

  • garner increased political capital and stimulate higher levels of investment in evidence-based policies;
     

  • and provide political, strategic and thought leadership.

Co-Chairs:

H.E. Fiorella Salazar

Minister of Peace and Justice, Costa Rica

H.E. Amb. Dee-Maxwell Saah Kemayah Sr

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Liberia

H.E. Lindiwe Daphney Zulu

H.E. Patricia Danzi

Minister of Social Development, South Africa

Director General, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation

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The Halving Global Violence Task Force Co-chairs are ministerial level Member State representatives with a history of support and deep experience in violence reduction efforts and debates. They provide high-level political leadership and strategic direction to the efforts to halve violence by 2030, inspiring leaders to make ambitious commitments to elevate SDG16.1. Each Co-Chair brings the regional and thematic expertise needed to drive transformative change and measurable progress in violence reduction.

Members:

Ghida Anani

Dr. Vasu Gounden

Asif Saleh

Óscar Escobar

ABAAD

ACCORD

BRAC

Mayor of Palmira, Colombia

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Dr. Helder da Costa

G7+

Tuesday Reitano

Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime

Daniel de Torres

Small Arms Survey

Elman Peace Centre

Ilwad Elman

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Dr. Najat Maalla M’jid

UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence Against Children

Dr. Peter Batchelor

UNDP

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Hajer Sharief

Together We Built It

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Ilona Szabó de Carvalho

Igarapé Institute

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Verlaine-Diane Soobroydoo

UN Women

Dr. Etienne Krug

WHO

Dr. Howard Taylor

Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children

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Task Force Members are representative of diverse organizations, agencies and coalitions supporting the Movement to Halve Global Violence. They help mobilize international and regional organizations, multi-stakeholder partnerships, civil society, and the private sector to accelerate progress, build political will and consensus, and develop a shared agenda for violence reduction.

Expert Advisors:

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Dr. Rachel Kleinfeld

Dr. Robert Muggah

Igarapé Institute

Jordan Street

Saferworld

Rachel Locke

Impact:Peace

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Dr. Roberto Dondisch

Fellow, Stimson Center

Dr. Angela Me

UNODC

Kessy Ekomo-Soignet

URU, Peace Direct

Flávia Carbonari

Independent Consultant

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Bernard Harborne 

World Bank

Tyler Beckelman

U.S. Institute of Peace

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The Task Force's Expert Advisors are the researchers, thought-leaders, and policy influencers shaping the research and policy recommendations of the Movement to Halve Global Violence. They lend their expertise and insight to shape and disseminate proven, evidence-based policy solutions and strategies to save lives and reduce global levels of violence.

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PEACE DAY STATEMENT:
Halving Global Violence – A Crucial Step Towards Peaceful Societies