The Flemish Peace Institute is an independent
institute for peace research at the Flemish Parliament.

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of the Peace Institute consists of 19 voting members from different corners of the civil society in Flanders. The members have a mandate of five years and are nominated by the Flemish Parliament. In order to guarantee the independence, the broad basis and the necessary expertise of the Institute, the Decree stipulates a well-balanced representation of civil society.


Axel Delvoie
Luc De Vos

Ward Kennes
Alona Lyubayeva
Jan Van Puyvelde

Nominated by the political parties

Jan Boulogne
Johan Guldix
Peter Wouters
Nominated by the Socio-Economic Council of Flanders (SERV)

Prof. Dr. Ann Pauwels
Prof. Dr. Dirk Rochtus
Prof. Dr. Tom Sauer
Nominated by the Flemish Interuniversity Council (VLIR)

Kristin De Winter
Merel Selleslach
Georges Spriet
Nominated by the Flemish peace movements

Naima Charkaoui
Jan Peumans (Chair)
Filip Reyniers

Co-opted members

Nils Duquet, director ad interim
With advisory vote