Norainne Abas

Project Associate – Philippines

Norainne Abas became HD’s Project Associate for the Philippines in 2016, having been previously involved with the organisation as a volunteer since 2013 and as a liaison officer between HD and the Bangsamoro Transition Commission from early 2014 to late 2015. Norainne previously worked at the Sharif Awliya Academy as a Classroom Adviser and a Math Teacher. She has a degree in Computer Engineering from the Notre Dame University – Cotabato City.


The Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue (HD) is a Swiss-based private diplomacy organisation founded on the principles of humanity, impartiality, neutrality and independence. Our mission is to help prevent, mitigate, and resolve armed conflict through dialogue and mediation.

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Foundation Board

As a Swiss nonprofit Foundation, HD is supervised by a Board, which serves on a voluntary basis. It sets the mission and the general policy of the Foundation and provides overall supervision of the development and implementation of the organisation’s programme and administration, as managed by the Senior Management Team.

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HD’s team has grown from a small group of 6 people in 1999 to more than 300 from over 40 different nationalities today, supervised by a 11 member Senior Management Team. The organisation is made up of individuals driven by meaningful objectives who are dedicated to making a difference through peace and mediation efforts.

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