Thailand has stressed the need for ASEAN and the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) to focus on combating human trafficking and transnational issues, including foreign migrant labor, as the realization of the ASEAN Community is approaching.
Head of the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) General Prayut Chan-o-cha has given an explanation of Thailand’s situation to the international community, saying that NCPO has put efforts into creating a better understanding through every possible channel.
Foreign importers remain confident in Thai seafood products and there have been no order cancellations, following the release of the US State Department’s 2014 Trafficking in Person (TIP) Report placing Thailand in Tier 3.
The sixth Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (6th AMCDRR), held in Bangkok from 22 to 26 June 2014, adopted the Bangkok Declaration on Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia and the Pacific 2014.
Deputy Permanent Secretary for Foreign Affairs Narong Sasitorn has reiterated Thailand’s firm commitment to returning to a democratic path in accordance with the three-stage roadmap, worked out by the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO).
Thailand has called on the European Union (EU) and its Member States to recognize the ongoing efforts from all sectors of Thai society to bring about national reconciliation, which will foster an environment conducive for sustainable democracy, as laid out in the three-phase roadmap.