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Seree Nonthasoot

Human Rights Representative

Seree Nonthasoot Thailand Representative at ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights

Seree Nonthasoot
24 Dec 2018

New dawn for those with disabilities

The adoption of the "Asean Enabling Masterplan 2025: Mainstreaming the Rights of Persons with Disabilities" marks a new milestone for persons with disabilities.

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15 Mar 2017

Execution problems

There are incidents in Thailand where our requests for extradition of suspects were turned down since we still retain capital punishment.

15 Mar 2017
Execution problems
28 Jan 2017

Thai action plan a step to rights protection by business

By initiating a process to draft a national action plan on business and human rights (NAP) to implement the guiding principles adopted by the United Nations Human Rights Council, Thailand has taken a crucial step to ensure its commercial enterprises will adhere to human rights protection.

28 Jan 2017 2
Thai action plan a step to rights protection by business
10 Oct 2016

An end to executions

The World Day Against the Death Penalty has brought renewed calls in Thailand and Asean to abolish capital punishment, although with little public support.

10 Oct 2016
An end to executions
25 Jul 2016

Asean's rights obligations

The international recognition of Asean's milestone on human rights will be jeopardised if the group fails to fulfill its own pledge to improve.

25 Jul 2016
Asean's rights obligations
18 Jun 2016

A new era begins for the disabled in Asean

The year 2016 marks a momentous milestone for the peoples of Asean and, in particular, persons with disabilities who are our fellow Asean citizens. To begin with, the commencement of the Asean Community guided by the new Asean Vision 2025: Forging Ahead Together brings a greater promise on human rights.

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A new era begins for the disabled in Asean