Press Releases          

Press Release : Thai court imposed an 11-year prison sentence on two defendants guilty of human trafficking on board fishing vessel

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand Press Release,           On 31 January 2018, the Anti–Human Trafficking Section under the Criminal Court sentenced two defendants found guilty of human trafficking offences to prison for

Press Release : Thailand’s Comments on Report on Labour Situation in Fishing Industry of Human Rights Watch

With regard to the Report published by Human Rights Watch (HRW) on 23rd January 2018, entitled “Hidden Chains: Right Abuses and Forced Labour in Thailand’s Fishing Industry”, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to state as follows: 1. During the

Press Releases : The capacity building trainings to increase efficiency of law enforcement in fisheries sector


On 5 – 7 September 2017, the Royal Thai Police held a workshop on case database and capacity building for law enforcement officers in fisheries sector for the 1st batch participants in Songkhla Province. The workshop for the 2nd batch


News and Updates          

UN Migration Agency Works with Thai Law Enforcement to Combat People Smuggling, Transnational Crime

IOM smuggling

06/02/2018 – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, the Royal Thai Police and Thailand’s Office of the Attorney General have organized an inter-agency cooperation training for law enforcement officers and prosecutors to help Thailand to combat transnational crime, including human smuggling and trafficking.

One-stop registration service for migrant workers launched

Heng Samrin Cambodia

The Nation on 3 February 2018, STARTING from Monday, the government will open counter services for migrant workers to register their visa applications in every province. Labour Minister Police General Adul Sangsingkeo revealed the plan yesterday. “It’s going to be

USAID Announces Project to Help Counter Trafficking in Persons in Thailand

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REPORT from US Agency for International Development on Reliefweb, BANGKOK, January 31, 2018 – Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced a five-year, $10 million initiative to assist the people and Government of Thailand in their ongoing efforts to counter human


Plans of Action

Shrimp Sustainable Supply Chain Task Force Progress update – October 2015

Sustainable Shrimp

Shrimp Sustainable Supply Chain Task Force Progress update – October 2015     Source:

Thailand Roadmap on Eliminating an IUU Fishing


H.E. Mr. Petipong Pungbun Na Ayudhya, Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives addresses in the press conference held at the Centara Grand Hotel, Ladprao, Bangkok on January 14, 2015 regarding the New Fisheries Act and Thailand Roadmap on Eliminating an IUU