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Kittipong Kittayarak

TIJ Executive Director

Kittipong Kittayarak, PhD, is the Executive Director of the Thailand Institute of Justice (TIJ). He was formerly the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Justice of Thailand. This article is an adaptation of his address at the Regional Conference on Enhancing Cooperation on Border Management in Asean, organised by the United Nations Office on Drug and Crime (UNODC) and the Department of Asean Affairs, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in Bangkok during 25-26 April 2016.

Kittipong Kittayarak
6 Feb 2018

Sustainable justice

Structural determinants due to poverty, lack of opportunity and means to earn sufficient income can lead a person down the wrong path, to prison or worse.

6 Feb 2018
Sustainable justice
20 Dec 2017

Sustainable goals

The rule of law, access to development, and an inclusive society are interrelated on building a safer society with sustainable development.

20 Dec 2017 1
Sustainable goals
12 Oct 2017

Protecting children

The UN's Sustainable Development Goals provide us a comprehensive framework for us to tackle violence in childhood in an integrated way,

12 Oct 2017
Protecting children
15 Sep 2017

Fighting crime

Economic development and regional integration must be planned and implemented carefully to avoid marginalisation of communities, regarded as a cause of crime.

15 Sep 2017 3
Fighting crime
14 Aug 2017

Responses to crime

Social inequality, poor access to social welfare and lack of employment opportunity are big challenges in addressing emerging criminal activities.

14 Aug 2017 1
Responses to crime
9 May 2016

Community spirit

For the Asean community, the spirit is willing but it is slow work. For example: Poor English among law enforcers undermines cross-border cooperation.

9 May 2016
Community spirit