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Thailand’s progress in combating IUU, forced labour & human trafficking: While Thailand has been making progress in its efforts to eradicate illegal fishing and human rights abuse, issues remain. This updated briefing outlines these issues and presents recommendations to address them.

Thailand’s Progress in Combatting IUU, Forced Labour & Human Trafficking: EJF Observations and Recommendations: Since February 2016, EJF has observed improvements in inspection procedures, adoption of a risk-based approach to vessel inspections, and the proliferation of translators at PIPO centres. This briefing presents the issues that remain and recommendations to address them.

Thailand’s Progress in Combatting IUU, Forced Labour & Human Trafficking: EJF Observations and Recommendations: This report presents recommendations that are designed to address the gaps that continue to hinder Thailand’s effort to combat illegal fishing and human trafficking

An EJF briefing prepared for Deputy Prime Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan of the Royal Thai Government: Enabled by political commitment at senior levels, the Royal Thai Government has introduced a new legislative framework and regulations for fisheries, established technology-assisted monitoring and inspection regimes and has further signed up to the first of several key international instruments that are required in the fight against IUU and human trafficking. While the Thai reform path has been positive, gaps and shortcomings persist. EJF is encouraged by the proposed measures to address IUU as discussed at the Royal Thai embassy in London in July, but additional, structural measures are absolutely crucial if the reforms are to be effective, successful and entrenched in the long-term.