Solution Talk by Adam Kahane

SIU and 21 partners co-organized a special event “Solution Talk by Adam Kahane”. The organizers invited Adam Kahane, an expert on peace process who has dialogue experiences from more than 20 countries across the world, including South Africa after apartheid, to tell his lessons to Thai society.

Adam Kahane in Thailand
Adam Kahane talking at “Solution Talk” (Photos from Kapook)

6 September 2013 – SIU and 21 partners co-organized a special event “Solution Talk by Adam Kahane”. The organizers invited Adam Kahane, an expert on peace process who has dialogue experiences from more than 20 countries across the world, including South Africa after apartheid, to tell his lessons to Thai society.

The Scenario Thailand project, the main driver of this event, aims for more dialogues among Thailand’s political actors, leading the way to the sustainable peace and reconcilation process.

The event was joined by Mr. Phongthep Thepkanjana, Deputy Prime Minister and Mr. Apirak Kosayodhin, former Bangkok Governor. The participants number is around 140 people from various sectors.

More information for this event at Siam Intelligence site (in Thai).

SIU Join Sessions with Adam Kahane, Scenario Experts

In 2009 and early 2010, SIU has introduced “scenario planning” as one methodology for peace negotiation and reconciliation in Thailand crisis. Our main output is the book Think Tank and the seminar Seminar “Get Over Thailand Conflict”, also Online TV program and several article published.

In 2009 and early 2010, SIU has introduced “scenario planning” as one methodology for peace negotiation and reconciliation in Thailand crisis. Our main output is the book Think Tank and the seminar Seminar “Get Over Thailand Conflict”, also Online TV program and several article published.

This week, Adam Kahane, a scenario expert who successfully brought this methodology into South Africa during 90s, comes to Thailand for observing and studying Thailand’s political situation. SIU was invited by organizer for two of Kahane’s sessions.
The first one was public seminar “Scenario to Shape the Future” on 16 August 2010 at National Defense College.

Adam Kahane in Thailand

The second session came a day later. It was a round-table discussion at Thai Journalist Association. The attendees include Paibul Wattanasiritham, former Deputy Prime Minister; Pokin Polakul, former president of the parliament; and Panithan Wattanayakorn, vice-secretary of Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva and acting government spokeman.

Adam Kahane in Thailand

Adam Kahane in Thailand

Adam Kahane in Thailand

Adam Kahane with Kan Yuenyong, SIU Director