Yeshua Moser-Puangsuwan

Mines Action Canada

Yeshua Moser-Puangsuwan has lived and worked in a dozen countries, spending most of his adult life in Southeast Asia. In 1995 he co-founded the Thailand Campaign to Ban Landmines. He has been involved in Landmine and Cluster Munition Monitor since its inception in 1998, first as a country researcher (Myanmar/Burma, Lao PDR, Singapore). Since 2005 Moser-Puangsuwan has worked for Mines Action Canada, providing Ban Policy Research Coordination to the Landmine & Cluster Munition Monitor for Asia, the Pacific, and Middle East and North Africa regions, and on Non-State Armed Groups globally.

From 1992 to 2005 Yeshua was the SE Asia regional representative of Nonviolence International, an ICBL and CMC member organization. He was also a co-founder of the International Action Network on Small Arms. He serves voluntarily as a consultant to the International Peace Bureau and on the grant making Advisory Board of the International Nonviolence Trainers Fund of the AJ Muste Institute. He received a MA in Peace and Reconciliation from Coventry University, UK and a PhD in Peace Studies from Gujarat Vidyapith in Ahmedabad, India.

Location: Victoria, Canada
Languages: English, Thai