Public Lecture 2019
UNAFEI Public Lecture Held at the Ministry of Justice, Japan
UNAFEI, the Japan Criminal Policy Society Foundation and the Asia Crime Prevention Foundation have collectively hosted annual public lectures on criminal justice policy.
On 25 January 2019, Visiting Experts from Office of the Attorney General of Thailand and UNODC delivered lectures at the Conference Hall of the Ministry of Justice, to an audience of about 140 people, including personnel from government offices such as the Ministry of Justice and Public Prosecutors Offices, universities, NGOs, etc. and 17 participants of UNAFEI’s 171st International Senior Seminar. The lectures concluded with great success.
The lecturers and topics of the Public Lecture were as follows:
(1) Ms. Santanee Ditsayabut, Assistant Secretary to the Deputy Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General, Thailand
" Thailand’s effort to end violence against women which is one form of crime motivated by gender discrimination "
(2) Dr. Dimosthenis Chrysikos, Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Officer, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
" International efforts to follow-up on the Doha Declaration of the Thirteenth United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice "
Ms. Santanee Ditsayabut introduced various examples of violence against women in Thailand and analyzed them from the perspective of crime motivated by gender discrimination. She also explained legislative development and public awareness campaigns in Thailand to fight against violence against women. Dr. Dimosthenis Chrysikos introduced the Doha Declaration adopted in the 13th Crime Congress, its preparation process and the outcomes of international follow-up activities of the Doha Declaration.
The contents of the lectures are available below:
Ms. Santanee Ditsayabut
Dr. Dimosthenis Chrysikos