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Suyoun Jang


Suyoun Jang

Suyoun Jang

Suyoun Jang joined SIPRI in October 2014 as Researcher with the Security and Development Programme. Her current research is on fragile states, security and development and Korea and Swedish ODA in conflict affected fragile states. She is a PhD candidate in Development Cooperation from the Graduate School of International Studies, Ewha Womans University, Korea. 

She is seconded to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) as Technical Adviser to support the PRAIA Group on Governance Statistics in Praia, Cape Verde from 1 November 2016 to 31 March 2017

Subject expertise

security and development, development cooperation, human security, fragile states, Korea ODA

Phone number
+46 766 286 249
Korean, English

MIS in Development Cooperation, Ewha Womans University

South Korea
External publications
  • Suh, J., Jang, S., Aiding North Korea for Purpose? Commonalities and Differences among the European Union, the United States, and South Korea (2015, forthcoming)
  • Kalinowski, T., Jang, S., 'Investigating Commonalities and Changes in Labor and Financial Relations in East Asia' Korea Observer, 45(4): 493-521 (2014)
  • Milante, G., Jang, S., From 'Fragility' to 'Complexity': Reframing Development in Difficult Places. SIPRI Essay (November 2014).
  • Jang, S., Howe, B., 'South Korea's Contribution to the Promotion of Human Security' in Howe, B., The Protection and Promotion of Human Security in East Asia (Palgrave Macmillan: London, 2013).
  • Howe, B., Jang, S., 'Human Security and Development: Divergent Approach to Myanmar/Burma' Pacific Focus I28(1): pp 120-143, 2013
  • Howe, B., Jang, S., 'Promoting Human Security through the United Nations: UN Contributions and Policy Implications' The Korean Journal of Security Affairs 18(1): pp 62-82, 2013
  • Kim, Eun Mee, Jae-eun Lee, Jinkyung Kim, Suyoun Jang, 'OECD and UN on Human Security and Poverty Reduction in the World' in Eds Singh, H., Duerkop, C., Comprehensive Security in the Asia-Pacific Region (Konrad Adenauer Stiftung: Seoul, 2009).