Prof D. D. Khanna, former Professor and Head, Department of Defence and Strategic Studies, University of Allahabad is currently Director, Society for Peace, Security and Development Studies, Allahabad. He has authored and edited several books and contributed to journals on security and development problems related to South Asian countries.
Prof. Gert W. Kueck is the Resident Representative of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (Germany) to India. He specialised in international and developmental economics and political affairs. He has a vast experience in academic and practical activities across the globe. Professor Kueck participated actively in several international conferences, many of them within the framework of the United Nations. He has authored books and contributed to journals, particularly on problems related to North-South and South-South relations.