Final Papers

1. Critical Assessment of Human Security

•  Herman Joseph S. Kraft, University of the Philippines, The Evolving Security Discourse in Southeast Asia : Implicitly Moving Towards a Human Security Framework

•  Bennett Richardson, Waseda University , The Emergence of a Comprehensive Approach to Human Security Implications for Human Rights in Asia and Beyond

•  Aries A. Arugay, Department of Political Science, University of the Philippines, From State to Human Security? Implications for Security Sector Reform (SSR) in the Philippines

•  Raymund Jose Quilop, University of the Philippines , Human Security and National Security

•  Zarina Othman, Ph.D. Candidate, Universiti Kebangsaan, Malaysia, Human Security in Islam


2. Climate Change and Comparative Study (concept and practice) on Floods Governance and Disasters

Sub-session I:

•  Louis Lebel, USER/MPOWER, Climate Change, Urbanization and the Politics of Flood Management in Monsoon Asia

•  Po Garden, USER /MPOWER, Thai Case Study on Floods in Chiang Mai

•  Le Anh Tuan – Department of Environmental and Water Resources Engineering, College of Technology, Can Tho University (Vietnam), Children Security As Part of the "Living Together with Floods” Strategy in the Mekong River Delta, Vietnam

Sub-session II:

•  Suon Seng, CEDAC, Cambodia , Cambodia, Environment and Man-made disasters

•  R. B. Singh, Reader in Geography, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi (India), Disaster Mitigation for Achieving Human Security in India

•  Yodha Maharddhika, Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia's Experience: Regarding Our Local Wisdom and Promoting Community's Roles for Facing the Disaster


3. Democracy and Human Security

• Mohiuddin Ahmad, Visiting Professor and Co-Director, MAINS Graduate School of NGO Studies, Sungkonghoe University, Human Rights, Democracy and Globalization in Asia: A View from the Bottom

• Eersa Sami Ahuja, Program Officer, Heinrich Boll Foundation, Lack of Democracy and its Effects on Human Security: Spotlight on Pakistan

• R. Ramakumar, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, India, Public Action for Socioeconomic Security: A Note on the Case of Dalit Households in a Village in Kerala, India

4. Ketut Gunawan, Faculty of Social & Political Sciences, Mulawarman University Samarinda, Indonesia (member of the Indonesian API Fellows), Non-State Groups' Actions in Southeast Asia: Origins, Driving Forces, and Networks


4. Displacement and Exploitative Migration

Sub-session I:

•  Yumiko Tanaka, Senior Regional Advisor, Regional Support Office for Asia, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Trafficking in Persons in Thailand and Cooperation by Government of Japan

•  W.K. Chananie Watawala, Human Rights and Peace Studies, Mahidol University, Human Trafficking as a Threat to Human Security: Reflection on the Context of Trafficking in Sri Lankan Women to the Middle-East

•  Mahendra Chalise, Program Director, Helpless Rehabilitation Society ( Nepal ), Girls Trafficking for Sex Trade from Nepal

•  Yuyun Wahyuningrum, Human Rights and Social Development, Mahidol University, Gender Politics in Trafficking Discourses in Indonesia

Sub-session II:

•  Phoebe Naw, International Development Studies, Political Science, Chulalongkorn University, Impacts of Parents' Cross-Border Migration on Children in Hlaing Bwe Township, Kayin State, Myanmar

•  Nwet Kay Khine, International Development Studies, Political Science, Chulalongkorn University, Migration as a Development Strategy: A Case Study of Remittance Flows from Thailand to Mawlamyine, Mon State, Myanmar

• Yuko Kato, International Development Studies, Political Science, Chulalongkorn University, Reintegration of Thai female returnees from Japan and their children in Thailand


5. Insecure Lives for Marginalized Urbanites in Search of Human Security

•  Nguyen Anh Tuan, Program Officer, Action Aid, Protecting Livelihoods in the Periphery of an Encroaching City: Traditional Food Producers in Hanoi

•  Marita Concepcion Castro-Guevara, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Interdisciplinary Studies, Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines, Moving Out of Poverty-Poor and Once-Poor Urbanities' Experience of Mobility and Well-Being in an Urban Informal Settlement

• Syaifudin Zakir, Department of Public Administration, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Universitas Sri Vijaya, Negotiating Housing and Tenure Security in Palembang: Urban Poor Relocation to Multistorey

• Boonlert Visetpricha, Lecturer, Faculty of Sociology and Anthropology, Thammasat University, The Tokyo Homeless in the Globalization Age

• Somsook Boonyabancha, Director, Community Organization Development Institute (Public Organization) Bangkok , Thailand, New Housing Development Direction by Community and Local Partnership in City-wide Scale


6. Human Rights and Human Security:

Sub-session I:

•  Md. Shanawez Hossain, Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies, Waseda University (Japan), Human Security in Asia: Universal Right or Cultural Relativism   

•  Dhani Ram Sapkota, Human Rights and Social Development, Mahidol University, Responsibility to Protect and the Issue of Enforced Disappearances in Nepal: Human Rights and Human Security Concerns

•  Nguyen Hong Hai, Human Rights and Peace Studies, Mahidol University, HUMAN RIGHTS – HUMAN SECURITY – HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: Assessing the inter-relationships of Human Development, Human Security and Human Rights in Poverty Reduction in Vietnam 

•  Buddhadeb Chauduri, Human Security, Indigenous People and Development


7. Crisis of Natural Resources and livelihood security

•  P. Gopinath, Assistant Prof., Centre for Development Studies, TISS, Mumbai, Watershed as a Development Intervention for Providing Livelihood Security in India

•  Abdul Shaban, Assistant Prof., Centre for Development Studies, TISS, Mumbai, Food Security Issues in India with Special Reference to Western Region

•  Kritsda Boonchai, Thammasat University, The Concept of Food Resource Base and the State Policies of Food Resource


8. Rethinking Rural Development

Sub-session I:

•  Chandan Sengupta, Centre for Development Studies, TISS, Mumbai, Multiple Vulnerability in Agrarian Setting: An Indian Perspective of Human Security    

•  Masaya Sekiguchi, Pacific Consultants International ( Japan ), Rural Skills Promotion in Conflict Affected Areas in Southern Afghanistan

•  Gaurang R. Saray, Centre for Development Studies, School of Social Sciences , Tata Institute of Social Sciences ( India ),Freedom from Fear' vs. ‘Freedom from Want': Understanding Human Security in the Context of Rural Violence in Bihar

•  Sok Serey, Cambodia, Basic Education for Rural Children: Current Facts, Situation and Challenges in Post-Conflict Cambodia

Sub-Session II:

•  Ritambhara Hebbar, Centre for Development Studies, TISS, Mumbai, Human Security and the Case of Farmers' Suicides in India: An Exploration

•  Peter Quinn, Faculty of Asian Studies, Australian National University, Human Security and Development in Rural Cambodia

•  Muktasam, Faculty of Agriculture, Mataram University (member of the Indonesian API Fellows), Rethinking Rural Development Approaches to Ensure Human Security in Asia: Lessons Learnt from Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia


9. Engendering Human Security

•  Diana Sorosi, Non-Violence International Southeast Asia, Human Security: Does Gender Matter?

• Suangsurang Lomratanachai, Gender and Development Studies, Asian Institute of Technology, Human Security and Human Rights: Engendering the State Policy in Solving Domestic Violence Problems

• Gabrielle Groves, Gender and Development Studies, Asian Institute of Technology, Operationalizing Human Security for the Empowerment of People with a Gender Perspective in a Post-Conflict Nation: Lessons from Timor Leste

• Abubakar Eby Hara, Faculty of International Studies, Universiti Utara Malaysia (Sintok Kedah, Malaysia), Promoting Women's Security as Human Security: Indonesian women attempt to find their place in the newly Indonesian democracy

• Melizel F. Asuncion, Human Rights and Social Development Program, Mahidol University, Transnational Corporations, Mining and the IFUGAO Women in DIDIPIO: A Study of Power and Marginality  

• Passanan Assavarak, King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi, Patriarchy: Behind the Silent Voices of Domestic Violence


10. Human Security in the Context of Violence and Conflict

Sub-session I:

• Dr. Imtiyaz Yusuf, Graduate School of Philosophy and Religion, Assumption University, Thailand, The Role of Chularajmontri/Shaikh al-Islam in Resolving
 Ethno-religious Conflict in Southern Thailand - The Human Security Dimension

• Dr. Omar Farouk, Faculty of International Studies, Hiroshima City University (Japan), The Human Security Option

• Alisa Hassamoh, Prince Songkla University, Thailand, Security: Defined by the Civil Society in the Southern Thailand

Sub-session II:

• Razaak M. Ghani, Latrobe University, Australia, Is Human Security in Sri Lanka Declining? A Case Study of Human Security in Tsunami and War-affected Areas in Sri Lanka

• Jasmin Nario Galace, Center for Peace Education, Miriam College ( Philippines ), Gun Violence in the Philippines: Human Security Concern

• Rosalie Arcala Hall, University of the Philippines in the Visayas, Civil-Military Cooperation in International Humanitarian and Civil Emergency Activities by Japanese Security Forces in Indonesia and the Philippines


11. International initiatives and cooperation

Sub-session I:

•  United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (Bangkok Regional Office), Human Security in Thailand : UNHCR's Perspective

•  Oscar Gomez, Human Security Program, Tohoku University ( Tokyo ), Implementing Human Security: Japanese Perspective through the United Nations Trust Fund for Human Security

•  Otto von Feigenblatt , Faculty of Political Science, International Development Studies, Chulalongkorn University, Japan and Human Security: 21st Century Official Development Policy Apologetics and Discursive Co-optation

•  Kiratiya Pitisant, International Development Studies, Political Science, Chulalongkorn Universy, International Cooperation as the Answer to China's Energy Security

Sub-session II: 

•  Kasira Cheeppensook, Chulalongkorn University, The ASEAN Way on Human Security

•  Michael Paller, International Development Studies, Political Science, Chulalongkorn University, Towards Governance Reform: A Critical Review of Foreign Assistance to Burma/Myanmar

•  Panadda Pucharoensilp, Scientist and Ph.D Candidate, Centre for Research and Plurality in the Mekong Region (CERP), Khon Kaen University, Local Capacity for Managing Risks and Vulnerabilities in the Thai-Lao Border Area


12. Human Security Education and Research

Sub-session I:

•  Maria Ela L. Atienza, Third World Studies Center , University of the Philippines, Filipino Conceptions of Human Security: Developing a Human Security Index for the Philippines

•  Alfred Oehlers, Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies ( USA ), Mainstreaming Human Security in Professional Military Education

•  Jessada Salathong, Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies, Waseda University, Education for Sustainable Development and Human Security

Sub-session II:

•  Yoichi Mine, Global Collaboration Center, Osaka University, Toward an Open Networking of Human Security Education in Asia: The Inauguration of the Japan Consortium for Human Security Education and Research

•  Takashi Mita, Global Collaboration Center , Osaka University, Human Security and Capacity Development in Asia: A New Seminar

•  Prasong Kalayanathum, Faculty of Education, Chulalongkorn University, An Analysis of the Education Policy Formulation Process in the National Economic and Social Development Plan