April 16, 2012

Honorary Members: Government Officials

  • Jerry E. Abramson
    Mayor of Louisville, USA
  • Pawel Adamowicz
    Mayor of Gdansk, Poland
  • Sam Adams
    Mayor of Portland, USA
  • Minoo Akhtarzand
    Governor of Jonkoping, Sweden
  • Tadatoshi Akiba
    Former Mayor of Hiroshima, Japan
  • Torsten Albig
    Minister President of the State of Schleswig-Holstein,  Germany
  • Talal Al-Krenawi
    Former Mayor of Rahat, Israel
  • Lincoln Almond
    Former Mayor of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, USA
  • Carlos Alvarez
    Former Mayor of Miami, USA
  • Magdalena Anderson
    Governor of Västerbotten County, Sweden
  • Mariano Arana
    Former Minister of Housing, Land and Environment of Uruguay
  • Alfonso Alonso Aranegui
    Spokesperson for the PP in the Senate; Former Mayor of Vitoria Gasteiz, Spain
  • Johnny Araya Monge
    Former Mayor of San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Menahem Ariav
    Former Mayor of Nazareth Illit, Israel
  • Iñaki Azkuna
    Mayor of Bilbao, Spain
  • Jean-Paul Bachy
    Chairman of the Regional Council of Champagne-Ardenne, France
  • Lars Bäckström
    Governor of Västra Götaland County, Sweden
  • Yolanda Barcina Angulo
    President of the Chartered Community of Navarre
    Former Mayor of Pamplona, Spain
  • Roy E. Barnes
    Former Governor of the State of Georgia, USA
  • Phil Bateman
    Former Mayor of Wolverhampton, UK
  • Laurent Beauvais
    Chairman of the Regional Council of Lower Normandy, France
  • Pavel Bem
    Former Mayor of Prague, Czech Republic
  • Cathy Berx
    Governor of Antwerp, Belgium
  • Jens Beutel
    Lord Mayor of Mainz, Germany
  • Zeev Bielski
    Former Mayor of Raanana, Israel
  • Janis Birks
    Former Chairman of the Riga City Council, Latvia
  • Joseph Roger Bismuth
    Senator, Member of the Tunisian Parliament
  • Rod R. Blagojevich
    Former Governor of the State of Illinois, USA
  • Wolfgang Boehmer
    Former Minister of the State Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
  • Shlomo Bohbot
    Mayor of Ma’alot-Tarshiha, Israel
  • Britt Bohlin
    Governor of Jämtland County, Sweden
  • Jens Bohrnsen
    Lord Mayor of Bremen, Germany
  • Janet Bolitho
    Councilor Sandridge Ward
    Former Mayor of Port Phillip, Australia
  • Pierre Bourque
    Former Mayor of Montreal, Canada
  • Trudy Bowen
    Former Mayor of Wolverhampton, UK
  • Royston Brady
    Former Lord Mayor of Dublin, Ireland
  • Daniel Brelaz
    Mayor of Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Moty Brill
    Former Mayor of Arad, Israel
  • Dave Bronconnier
    Former Mayor of Calgary, Canada
  • Lee P. Brown
    Former Mayor of Houston, USA
  • Sam Brownback
    Governor of Kansas, USA
  • Pascale Bruderer Wyss
    Member of the Council of States of Switzerland
  • Oscar Pablo Bruera
    Mayor of La Plata, Argentina
  • Itzhak Buchovza
    Former Mayor of Ohr Yehuda, Israel
  • Sila Calderón
    Former Governor of the Associated State of Puerto Rico
  • Elizabeth Cameron
    Chief Executive of the Chamber of Commerce
    Former Lord Provost of Glasgow, Scotland
  • Bernard Caprasse
    Governor of Luxembourg, Belgium
  • Donald L. Carcieri
    Former Governor of the State of Rhode Island, USA
  • Emilio Cárdenas
    Former Ambassador of Argentina to the UN, Argentina
  • Stefan Carlsson
    Governor of Kalmar County, Sweden
  • Antonio Carmona Rodrigues
    Former Mayor of Lisbon, Portugal
  • Peter Harry Carstensen
    Minister-President of Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
  • Angel Centeno
    Former Secretary of Worship, Argentina
  • Sergio Chiamparino
    Mayor of the City of Torino, Italy
  • Bob Chiarelli
    Former Mayor of Ottawa, Canada
  • Chris Christie
    Governor of the State of New Jersey, USA
  • Herrn Wolfgang Clement
    Former Minister of Economy and Labor, Germany
  • Job Cohen
    Leader for the Labor Party in the House of Representatives
    Former Mayor of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Gerard Collomb
    Mayor of Lyon, France
  • Raphael Comte
    Senator, Council of States Canton Neuchâtel, Switzerland
  • Derek R. Corrigan
    Mayor of the City of Burnaby, Canada
  • Antonio Costa
    Mayor of Lisbon, Portugal
  • Irwin Cotler
    Former Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada
  • Richard M. Daley
    Mayor of Chicago, USA
  • Lodewijk De Witte
    Governor of Flemish Brabant, Belgium
  • Juan Del Granado Cosio
    Former Mayor of La Paz, Bolivia
  • Bertrand Delanoë
    Mayor of Paris, France
  • Jimmy Delshad
    Former Mayor of Beverly Hills, USA
  • Barbel Dieckmann
    Former Mayor of Bonn, Germany
  • Eberhard Diepgen
    Former Mayor Governor of Berlin, Germany
  • Sheila Dikshit
    Chief Minister of the Government of New Delhi, India
  • Sheila Dixon
    Former Mayor of Baltimore, USA
  • Øystein Djupedal
    Governor of Aust-Agder County, Norway
  • Konstanty Dombrowicz
    Former Mayor of Bydgoszcz, Poland
  • Robert Doyle
    Mayor of Melbourne, Australia
  • Jim Doyle
    Former Governor of the State of Wisconsin, USA
  • Markus Dreyfus
    Cabinet Secretary, Parliament House, Australia
  • Claude Durieux
    Governor of Hainaut, Belgium
  • Rafal Dutkiewicz
    Mayor of Wroclaw, Poland
  • Hans Eichel
    Former Minister of Finance, Germany
  • Stuart Eizenstat
    Former Deputy Secretary of the Department of Treasury, USA
  • Rolf Ekeus
    Commissioner, International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP)
    Former High Commissioner OSCE, The Netherlands
  • Adi Eldar
    Mayor of Karmiel, Israel
  • John Engler
    Former Governor of the State of Michigan, USA
  • Tadeusz Ferenc
    Mayor of Rzeszów, Poland
  • Christian Ferrazino
    Former Mayor of Geneva, Switzerland
  • Miriam Fierberg-Ikar
    Mayor of Netanya, Israel
  • Michel Foret
    Le Gouverneur de la Province de Liège, France
  • M.J. Mike Foster, Jr.
    Former Governor of the State of Louisiana, USA
  • Bo Frank
    Mayor of Vaxjo, Sweden
  • Demszky Gabor
    Former Mayor of Budapest, Hungary
  • Jim Geringer
    Former Governor of the State of Wyoming, USA
  • James S. Gilmore III
    Former Governor of the State of Virginia, USA
  • Rudolph Giuliani
    Former Mayor of the City of New York, USA
  • Parris N. Glendening
    Former Governor of the State of Maryland, USA
  • Zvi Gov-Ari
    Mayor of Yavne, Israel
  • Konrad Graber
    Senator, Council of States Canton Lucerne, Switzerland
  • Jennifer M. Granholm
    Former Governor of the State of Michigan, USA
  • Christine Gregoire
    Governor of the State of Washington, USA
  • Juan Manuel Guillen Benavidez
    President of the Arequipa Region, Peru
  • Felix Gutzwiller
    Senator, Member of the Swiss Parliament
  • Mark Hackett
    Former Lord Mayor of Manchester, UK
  • James K. Hahn
    Former Mayor of Los Angeles, USA
  • Michael Häupl
    Mayor of Vienna, Austria
  • André Hédiger
    Former Mayor of Geneva, Switzerland
  • Chris Heister
    Governor of Vasterbotten County, Sweden
  • Henri of Luxembourg
    Grand Duke of Luxembourg
  • Ernst Hirsch-Ballin
    Professor, University of Amsterdam
    Former Minister of Justice, The Netherlands
  • Ann-Catherine Hjerdt
    Mayor of Linköping, Sweden
  • Jim Hodges
    Former Governor of the State of South Carolina, USA
  • Mike Huckabee
    Former Governor of the State of Arkansas, USA
  • Ron Huldai
    Mayor of Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
  • Anneli Hulten
    Mayor of Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Jon M. Huntsman, Jr.
    Former Governor of the State of Utah, USA
  • Rosa Iervolino Russo
    Mayor of Naples, Italy
  • Claude Janiak
    Senate Canton of Basel-Country, Switzerland
  • Patrick Janssens
    Mayor of Antwerp, Belgium
  • Tadeusz Jedrzejczak
    Mayor of Gorzow, Poland
  • Boris Johnson
    Mayor of London, UK
  • Liz Johnstone
    Senior Policy Advisor with the Municipal Association of Victoria
    Former Mayor of Port Phillips, Australia
  • Alain Juppé
    Mayor of Bordeaux
    Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, France
  • Khalil E. Kasem
    Former Mayor of Tira, Israel
  • Sam Katz
    Mayor of Winnipeg, Canada
  • Vera Katz
    Former Mayor of Portland, USA
  • Fabienne Keller
    Vice President of the Senate’s Finance Commission, France
  • Dirk Kempthorne
    Former Governor of the State of Idaho, USA
  • Angus S. King
    Former Governor of the State of Maine, USA
  • John A. Kitzhaber
    Governor of the State of Oregon, USA
  • Ralph Klein
    Former Premier of Alberta, Canada
  • Roland Koch
    Former Minister-President of the State of Hesse, Germany
  • Aram Kocharyan
    Former Governor of Lori Region, Armenia
  • Hannelore Kraft
    Minister-President of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Janusz Kubicki
    Mayor of Zielona Gora, Poland
  • Renate Kuenast
    Member of the Bundestag, Germany
  • Shlomo Lahat
    Former Mayor of Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Juan Archivaldo Lanús
    Former Ambassador to France
    Former Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Argentina
  • Patxi Lazcoz
    Former Mayor of Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
  • Richard Leese
    Leader of the Council, Manchester, UK
  • Jaime Lerner
    Former Governor of the State of Parana, Brazil
  • Raul Alcaíno Lihn
    Former Mayor of the City of Santiago, Chile
  • Jörgen Linder
    Former Lord Mayor of Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Ken Livingstone
    Former Lord Mayor of London, UK
  • Gary Locke
    Ambassador of the United States to China
  • Patxi López
    President of the Basque Government, Spain
  • Julio Macchi
    Former President of the Chamber of Commerce of Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Ueli Maer
    President of the Swiss Confederation
  • Ishaie Maimon
    Former Mayor of Safed, Israel
  • Jacek Majchrowski
    President of the City of Krakow, Poland
  • Motti Malka
    Former Mayor of Kiryat Malachi, Israel
  • Dannel Malloy
    Governor of the State of Connecticut, USA
  • Ulrich Maly
    Lord Mayor of the City of Nuremberg, Germany
  • Stephen Mandel
    Mayor of Edmonton, Canada
  • Jack  Markell
    Governor of the State of Delaware, USA
  • Janusz Marszalek
    Former Mayor of Oswiecim, Poland
  • Hugues Martin
    Former Mayor of Bordeaux, France
  • Judy Martz
    Former Governor of the State of Montana, USA
  • Artur Mas i Gavarró
    President of the Government of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain
  • Denis Mathen
    Governor of Namur, Belgium
  • Corine Mauch
    Mayor of Zurich, Switzerland
  • Pierre Maudet
    Mayor of Geneva, Sweden
  • Guillermo Mc Gough
    Consul General of Argentina in Barcelona, Argentina
  • Norm McFarlane
    Former Mayor of the City of Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
  • Bent Melchior
    Former Chief Rabbi of the Republic of Estonia
  • Vitor José Melicias Lopes
    President, Union of Friars Minor of Europe
    Former Commissioner for the Support of the Transition in Timor-Leste
  • Christine Mills
    Former Mayor of Wolverhampton, UK
  • Ruth Ann Minner
    Former Governor of the State of Delaware, USA
  • Joe Mitchinson
    Former Mayor of Gateshead, UK
  • Francisco Moita Flores
    Mayor of Santarém, Portugal
  • Jose Antonio Monagas Terrace
    President of the Junta de Extremadura, Badajoz, Spain
  • General Paco Moncayo Gallegos
    Former Mayor of Quito, Ecuador
  • Michael J. Moncrief
    Mayor of Fort Worth, USA
  • Jean-Luc Moudenc
    Former Mayor of Toulouse, France
  • Glen Murray
    Former Mayor of Winnipeg, Canada
  • Janet Napolitano
    Secretary of Homeland Security, USA
  • Juan Carlos Navarro
    Former Mayor of Panama City, Republic of Panama
  • Gavin Newsom
    Mayor of San Francisco, USA
  • Greg Nickels
    Former Mayor of Seattle, USA
  • Elisabeth Nilsson
    Governor of Östergötland County, Sweden
  • Jürgen Nimptsch
    Mayor of Bonn, Germany
  • Meir Nitzan
    Former Mayor of Rishon Le-Zion, Israel
  • Maria Norrfalk
    Governor of Dalarna, Sweden
  • Michael A. Nutter
    Mayor of the City of Philadelphia, U.S.A.
  • Jorge Obeid
    Former Governor of Santa Fe, Argentina
  • Karlheinz Ospelt
    Former Mayor of Vaduz, Principality of Liechtenstein
  • Bill Owens
    Former Governor of the State of Colorado, USA
  • Margareta Palsson
    Governor of Skane County, Sweden
  • Solomon Passy
    Former Minister of Foreign Affairs
    Member of the Parliament, Bulgaria
  • Miguel Pastor Mejia
    Current Secretary of Public Transportation, Housing and Infrastructure
    Former Mayor of Tegucigalpa, Honduras
  • George E. Pataki
    Former Governor of the State of New York, USA
  • Deval L. Patrick
    Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, USA
  • Alfredo Peña
    Former Mayor of Caracas, Venezuela
  • Giuseppe Pericu
    Former Mayor of Geneva, Italy
  • Luis Picón Quedo
    President of the Huánuco Region, Peru
  • G. Pillay
    Chief Justice, Mauritius
  • Matthias Platzeck
    Governor of the State of Brandenburg, Germany
  • Donald L Plusquellic
    Mayor of Akron, USA
  • Kerry Prendergast
    Mayor of Wellington, New Zealand
  • Jean-Jack Queyranne
    Governor of the Rhône-Alpes, France
  • Jarmo Rantanen
    Former Mayor of Tampere, Finland
  • Kasim Reed
    Mayor of Atlanta, USA
  • Peter Rehwinkel
    Mayor of Groningen, The Netherlands
  • Marcelino Iglesias Ricou
    Spokesperson for PSOE in the Senate
    Former President of the Government of Aragon, Spain
  • Joseph P. Riley, Jr.
    Mayor of Charleston, USA
  • Gregor Robertson
    Mayor of Vancouver, Canada
  • Itzhak Rochberger
    Mayor of Ramat Hasharon, Israel
  • Jim Rodgers
    Former Mayor of Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Jürgen Roters
    Mayor of Cologne, Germany
  • Michael Rounds
    Former Governor of the State of South Dakota, USA
  • John G. Rowland
    Former Governor of the State of Connecticut, USA
  • Fernando Ruas
    Mayor of Viseu, Portugal
  • Juergen Ruettgers
    Former President of the State Nordrhein-Westfahlen, Germany
  • Alberto Ruiz Gallardón
    Minister of Justice
    Former Mayor of Madrid, Spain
  • Israel Sadan
    Former Mayor of Hedera, Israel
  • Roberto Salcedo
    Former Mayor of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Alfredo Sanchez Monteseirin
    Former Mayor of Sevilla, Spain
  • Mark Sanford
    Former Governor of the State of South Carolina, USA
  • Alberto Patricio Santa Marina
    Federal Judge, Argentina
  • Edgar Savisaar
    Mayor of Tallinn, Estonia
  • Heinz Schaden
    Mayor of Salzburg, Austria
  • Otto Schily
    Former Minister of Interior, Germany
  • Renate Schmidt
    Former Minister for Family, Seniors, Women and Youth, Germany
  • Johann N. Schneider-Ammann
    Councilor, Head of the Federal Department of Economic Affairs (FDEA), Switzerland
  • Bernt Schneiders
    Mayor of Haarlem, The Netherlands
  • Fritz Schramma
    Former Mayor of Cologne, Germany
  • Horst Seehofer
    President of the Bundesrat, Germany
  • Jeanne Shaheen
    Former Governor of the State of New Hampshire, USA
  • Evgeni Shulepov
    Mayor of Vologda, Russia
  • Karel Schwarzenberg
    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister Foreign Affairs, Czech Republic
  • Eva-Riitta Siitonen
    Former Lord Mayor of Helsinki, Finland
  • Heide Simonis
    Former Minister of the State Schleswig-Hols, Germany
  • Ingemar Skogö
    Governor of Västmanland County, Sweden
  • Mary Smith
    Former Mayor of Sunderland, UK
  • John So
    Former Lord Mayor of Melbourne, Australia
  • Bernard Soulage
    President of GIE Goal Public Transport GART-UTP
    Former Vice President for European Affairs and International Relations, France
  • Peter Struck
    Former Minister of Defense of Germany
  • Samuel C. Sullvain
    Former Mayor of Vancouver, Canada
  • Don Sundquist
    Former Governor of the State of Tennessee, USA
  • Marta Suplicy
    Senator; Former Mayor of Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Yaacov Terner
    Former Mayor of Beer Sheva, Israel
  • Wolfgang Tiefensee
    Federal Minister of Transport, Building and Urban Affairs of Germany
  • Stanislaw Tillich
    Minister-President of the Free State of Saxony, Germany
  • Gerald Tremblay
    Mayor of Montreal, Canada
  • Lutz Trumper
    Mayor of Magdeburg, Germany
  • Alexander Tschappat
    Mayor of Bern, Switzerland
  • Göran Tunhammar
    Governor of Skåne County, Sweden
  • Christian Ude
    Mayor of Munich, Germany
  • Piotr Uszok
    Mayor of Katowice, Poland
  • Daniel Vaknin
    Former Mayor of Beit Shemesh, Israel
  • Jozias Van Aartsen
    Mayor of The Hague, The Netherlands
  • Max Van Den Berg
    Queen’s Commissioner in Groningen, The Netherlands
  • Simone Veil
    Former President of the European Parliament, France
  • Waleter Veltroni
    Former Mayor of Rome, Italy
  • Thomas Vilsack
    Secretary of Agriculture of the United States of America
  • Alexander Vinnikov
    Governor of the Jewish Autonomous Region, Russia
  • Mark R. Warner
    Former Governor of the State of Virginia, USA
  • Dianne L. Watts
    Mayor of Surrey, Canada
  • Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul
    Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany
  • Hazel Williams
    Former Lord Mayor of Liverpool, UK
  • Keun-min Woo
    Governor of Jeju Province, South Korea
  • Corinne Wood
    Former Governor of the State of Illinois, USA
  • Klaus Wowereit
    Mayor of Berlin, Germany
  • Simcha Yosipov
    Mayor of Or Akiva, Israel
  • Michael Zampelas
    Former Mayor of Nicosia, Cyprus
  • Paolo Zanotto
    Former Mayor of Verona, Italy
  • Helen Zille
    Premier of the Western Cape Province, South Africa
  • Yechiel Zohar
    Mayor of Netivot, Israel
  • Artcras Zuokas
    Former Mayor of Vilnius, Lithuania
  • Brigitte Zypries
    Former Minister of Justice, Germany