On Wednesday 31st July 2013, Assoc. Prof. Tida Tavonseth, President of the United Front of Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) accompanied by Dr. Weng Tojilakarn, Mr. Pakdee and Mrs. Sophie Tanapura was invited by the Ambassador of Switzerland, H.E. Mrs. Christine Schraner Burgener and Mr. Christoph Burgener, to attend the anniversary of the National Day of the Swiss Confederation at the Lert Wanalai Ballroom, Swissotel Nai Lert Park, Bangkok.
Many prominent businessmen and other important figures from Thailand along with ambassadors from various countries also attended the event; Assoc. Prof. Tida briefly met with H.E. Mr. Lhee Boonlum, Laos ambassador to Thailand and they briefly discussed about the current political situations in Thailand.