Security Sector Governance and Reform: Sharing experiences from the Southeast Asian region

14 June 2013, Sukosol Hotel(formerly Siam City Hotel), Bangkok

Jointly organized by CPG, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, DCAF, National Strategy Development Centre


Session 1: Welcome and Introduction

Keynote address

Senator ACM Veeravit Gongsakdi, Chair, Senate Ad Hoc Committee for the Study on Problems of Security Sector Reform of the State


Brief introduction of key concepts

Dr. Hans Born, Senior Fellow, GenevaCentre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces

Panel 2: Sharing experiences on Security Sector Governance and Reform in the Southeast Asian region: Cambodia, Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand            



H.E. Amb. Pou Sothirak (Cambodia), Visiting Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, ISEAS, Singapore

Dr. Mario Aguja (The Philippines), Secretary of the Inter Parliamentary Forum on Security Sector Governance in Southeast Asia (IPF-SSG), Former Member of Parliament, Professor at the Department of Sociology, Mindanao State University, General Santos City

Air vice-Marshal (rtd), Dr. Koesnadi Kardi, M.Sc. RCDS (Indonesia), Rector University UPN “Veteran”, Jakarta

Maj.Gen.Surasit Thanadtang, Deputy Superintendent, National Defence College



Prof. Dr. Heiner Haenggi, DCAF

Closing Session: Wrap-up, Evaluation and Closure

Representatives of co-organizers

Dr. Duc Quang Ly, CPG

Prof. Dr. Heiner Haenggi, DCAF

Mr. Marc Saxer, FES          

Gen. Dr. (Ret) Pahol Sanganetra, NSDC