Toru H.

Program Officer at Mekong Institute (MI)

Master's Degree



In 2007, I completed M.A. degree in International Relations and Security Studies from the University of Waikato in New Zealand. I wrote M.A. thesis on the indigenous development and self-determination in West Papua and it was published in May 2008 in the form of monograph. Since April 2009, I had worked at Bann Unrak Children’s Home in Sangklaburi district, Kanchanaburi province of Thailand as project coordinator. Since December 2009, I worked at Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM - ASIA) as Human Rights Defenders (HRD) Program Associate as Coordinator of the Asian NGO Network on National Human Rights Institutions (ANNI). Currently, I am working at Mekong Institute, a Greater – Mekong Subregion (GMS) Inter - Governmental Organization (IGO). I have coordinated the implementation of development project funded by the Japan – ASEAN Integration Fund (JAIF).


  • development
  • human rights
  • children
  • trade customs
  • civil society
  • japan
  • thailand
  • new zealand
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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