Salzburg Global Seminar Session Participant Profiles
Sun 07 Sep - Fri 12 Sep, 2008
(Session 455)

Donald Steinberg Donald Steinberg (Faculty)

Country/Region: United States of America

International Crisis Group

Deputy President, International Crisis Group, New York, NY

Donald STEINBERG is deputy president for policy of the International Crisis Group in Brussels, responsible for global advocacy, policy formulation and field reporting for this NGO charged with preventing armed conflict. He previously served as International Crisis Group’s vice president for multilateral affairs and director of its New York office. Previously he was a senior fellow at the U.S. Institute of Peace in Washington. In 2004, he retired from the U.S. State Department after a twenty nine-year career, having served as ambassador to Angola. He serves on the board of the Women’s Commission for Refugee Women and Children, the advisory committee for the Initiative for Inclusive Security, and the advisory council for the executive director of the United Nations Development Fund for Women. He has written extensively on issues related to Africa, women in conflict and peace, transitional justice, post-conflict reconstruction, landmines, and refugees and internally displaced persons. Mr. Steinberg holds an M.A. from Columbia University in New York and at University of Toronto.