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SEMINAR: “Success or Failure? Thailand’s Key Efforts to Combat Human Trafficking and Its Readiness to Move toward ASEAN Community”

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SEMINAR: Success or Failure? Thailand’s Key Efforts to Combat Human Trafficking and Its Readiness to Move toward ASEAN Community”

When: National AntiHuman Trafficking Day, Friday, 5 June 2015

Where: 3rd Floor, Issara Amantakul room, Thai Journalists Association.

Hosts: The Anti-Human Trafficking Network (ATN) involving the Labor Rights Promotion Network Foundation (LPN), Friends of Women Foundation (FOW), Alliance Anti Trafic (AAT), Mirror Foundation, Association for Human Rights and Women Rights in Development (AWARD), and Human Rights and Development Foundation (HRDF).

Co-hosts: ASEAN Research Center for Migration, Institute of ASEAN Studies, Chulalongkorn University, Center for Peace and Conflict Studies, Chulalongkorn University, the Lawyers Council of Thailand’s Human Rights Subcommittee on Ethnic Minorities, the Stateless, Migrant Workers and The Displaced, Thai Action Committee for Democracy in Burma (TACDB), SR LAW FIRM, STELLA MARIS, Anti Human Trafficking and Child Abuse Center and ASEAN Women Center.

Seminar:

The Seminar is designed for academic/non-profit sector  to foster knowledge and help to provide a deeper insight on hot topics of human trafficking in Thailand, ranging from forced labor (in focus on fishing industry), commercial sexual exploitation of women and children, child labor ( especially street beggars),  as well as Rohingya and the vulnerability of stateless people. Discussions will be focusing on ongoing efforts—whether Thailand’s efforts are on the right track and if not, what can we done to improve the situations. The Seminar will conclude with an open floor for questions and discussions.

Tentative Agenda:

Time Agenda
08.30-09.00 Registration
09.00-10.15(1:15 hrs) Moderator: Asst. Prof. Dr. Naruemon Thabchumpon, Faculty of Political Science, Chulalongkorn UniversityOverview/Insights

  • Trafficking of Fishermen By Ms. Patima Tungpuchayakul, Seafarers Action Center: Labour Rights Promotion Network Foundation (LPN) and a representative of fishermen
  • Trafficking of  Rohingya People By Mr. Papop Siamhan, Litigation Coordinator of the Anti-Human Trafficking Project under the Human Rights and Development Foundation (HRDF)
  • Trafficking for begging By Mr. Witanapat Ruttanavaleepong , the Mirror Foundation
  • Trafficking of ChildrenBy Mr. Palissorn Noja, Director of Anti-HumanTrafficking and Child Abuse Centre (ATCC)
  • Sexual Trafficking of Women and Girls By Ms. Chaleerat Saengsuwan, Project Coordinator, Alliance Anti Trafic (AAT)
10.15-10.30 Coffee/Tea break
10.30-11.45 Panel Discussion on Success or Failure? Thailands Key Efforts To Combat Human Trafficking And Its Readiness To Move Toward ASEAN Community by

  • Prof. Dr. Supang Chantavanich, Honored Professor of Sociology at Faculty of Political Science and Director of the Asian Research Center for Migration(ARCM), Institute of Asian Studies, Chulalongkorn University·
  • Mr. Surapong Kongchantuk, Chairman of the Lawyers Council of Thailand’s human rights subcommittee on ethnic minorities, the stateless, migrant workers and the displaced
  •  Mr. Sompong Srakaew, Founder/Executive Director, Labour Rights Promotion Network Foundation (LPN)
  •  Ms. Siriwan Wongkietpaisan, Lawyer, SR Law Firm
11:45-12:00 Open floor for questions and discussions
12.00 Adjourn

Free Admission:

For more information about the event, please contact Khun Aom, a Communication Officer of Alliance Anti Trafficking (AAT) at 02 2145157-8 or email: communication@allianceantitrafic.org

Remark:

  1. Please note that the space is limited. Advance phone reservation is recommended.
  2. The Seminar will be conducted in Thai only.
  3. On-site registration opens at 8:30 AM.

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