Board

Justice and Peace Netherlands (Justitia et Pax Nederland) is a foundation under civil law. It is responsible for finance and personnel, and oversees the preparation and implementation of activities of the organisation.

The foundation has a board consisting of five members, as well as an advisory board (also called the commission for Justice and Peace). The commission is a platform of representatives of Catholic organisations and independent advisors in the field of human rights and social justice.

Members of the board

  • Chairman: Drs. Jan Henneman, former ambassador of the Netherlands;
  • Vice-chairman: Piet Kuijper, former manager at Cordaid;
  • Treasurer: Herman van der Laan, former manager at the International Labour Organisation;
  • mr. Monique Frank, former ambassador of the Netherlands;
  • Kees van Kortenhof, former manager at Christelijk Nationaal Vakverbond (trade union)

Director: mr. Sebastiaan van der Zwaan

Members of the advisory board

  • Chairman: Drs. Jan Henneman, former ambassador of the Netherlands;
  • Vicechairman: Piet Kuijper, former manager at Cordaid;
  • Treasurer: Herman van der Laan, former manager at the International Labour Organisation;
  • mr. Monique Frank, former ambassador of the Netherlands;
  • Miranda Iping, manager at Katholieke Radio Omroep;
  • Kees van Kortenhof, Christelijk Nationaal Vakverbond (Dutch trade union);
  • F. Thoolen (SMA), missionary at Sociëteit voor Afrikaanse Missiën;
  • Yvonne Donders, Head of the Department of International and European Public Law at the University of Amsterdam;
  • Jakob de Jonge, director of the Hague Peace Projects (non-profit organisation);
  • Kees Kouwenaar, Senior advisor for International Strategy to Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam;
  • Dr. Fons Coomans, professor of International and European Law at Maastricht University.

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