Theerada SuphaphongAugust 30, 2018
Ms. Theerada Suphaphong is Thailand Country Representative of the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue (HD), Geneva-based organization working on conflict prevention and resolution in areas around the world. Theerada graduated from the University of Oregon in 1996 and subsequently worked as an academic staff in the Thai Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs during 2001- 2005. She continued her studies in International Development Studies at Chulalongkorn University in Thailand and worked on project-based activities ranging from policy research to social advocacy during 2006 – 2008. Theerada has started working with HD since 2009 to manage projects that use of dialogue as the tool for conflict resolution in Southern Thailand and the national reconciliation. She facilitates dialogue at various levels and engages with political actors, policy makers, victim groups, and civil society to build common ground on how to prevent violence. Currently, Theerada is undertaking a research to develop index to assess the impact of the National Economic and Social Development Plan, in line with the UN SDGs indicators.