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Suyoun Jang


Suyoun Jang

Suyoun Jang

Suyoun Jang joined SIPRI in October 2014 as Researcher with the Peace 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
  • Jang, S. and Suh, J.-J., 'Development and Security in International Aid to North Korea: Commonalities and Differences among the European Union, the United States, and South Korea', The Pacific Review, (March 2017)
  • Milante, G. and Jang, S., 'Measuring Peacebuilding and Statebuilding in the New SDG Framerwork', Journal of Peacebuilding & Development, 11(1): 110-119 (April 2016).
  • Foghammar, L., Suyoun, J., Asylbek Kyzy, G. et al, 'Challenges in Researching Violence affecting Health Service Delivery in Complex Security Environments', Social Science & Medicine, (31 March 2016).
  • Milante, G., Jang, S., Park, H. and Ryu, K., Goal 16 - The Indicators We Want: Virtual Network Sourcebook on Measuring Peace, Justice and Effective Institutions (UNDP, 2015)
  • Kalinowski, T., Jang, S., 'Investigating Commonalities and Changes in Labor and Financial Relations in East Asia' Korea Observer, 45(4): 493-521 (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. and Jang, S., 'Human Security and Development: Divergent Approach to Myanmar/Burma' Pacific Focus 28(1): pp 120-143, 2013
  • Howe, B. and 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 Singh, H., Duerkop, C. (eds.), Comprehensive Security in the Asia-Pacific Region (Konrad Adenauer Stiftung: Seoul, 2009), pp. 327-403