Invited to give a Keynote Speech : “CHALLENGES TO GLOBAL PEACE AND THE HIROSHIMA LEGACY”at The 2015 International Symposium

On 27 July 2015, H.E.Professor Dr.Surakiart Sathirathai, Chairman of the Asian Peace and Reconciliation Council had a meeting with H.E.Yoriko Kawaguchi, former Foreign Minister of Japan and APRC Council Member to discuss many APRC issues at the Imperial Hotel, Tokyo, Japan.

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On 27 July 2015, H.E.Professor Dr.Surakiart Sathirathai, Chairman of the Asian Peace and Reconciliation Council had a meeting with H.E.Mr.Yasuo Fukuda, former Prime Minister of Japan to discuss about the tension in the South China Sea and Sea of Japan (East Sea)at the Imperial Hotel, Tokyo, Japan.

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On 28 July 2015, H.E. Professor Dr. Surakiart Sathirathai, Chairman of APRC was invited to give a Keynote Speech : “CHALLENGES TO GLOBAL PEACE AND THE HIROSHIMA LEGACY”at The 2015 International Symposium held by Institute for Peace Science, Hiroshima University at International Conference Hall, Hiroshima, Japan.

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AsianSIL Inter-sessional Regional Conference 2015

Her Royal Highness Princess Bajrakitiyabha Mahidol attended the AsianSIL Inter-sessional Regional Conference 2015, provided a keynote speech during the opening ceremony and also participated as a panelist in the second plenary on “International Law and the Protection of Women & Children”.

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The conference, organized by the AsianSIL in partnership with Thailand’s Ministry of Justice and Thailand Institute of Justice (TIJ), will support Thailand’s continuous effort to mainstream the rule of law, justice and security in the Post 2015 Development Agenda with the goal to improve the lives of all people by strengthening the rule of law and criminal justice system as a means to achieve sustainable development. The theme of the conference is ‘The Rule of Law and Development Nexus: A New Deal for Asia?’.

The conference will seek to expand the Asia and Pacific regional network of law professionals and will for the first time bring together the United Nations into the AsianSIL network to discuss rule of law and sustainable development with an emphasis on the 2015 integration of the ASEAN nations to the ‘ASEAN Community’ and the ‘Asia Cooperation Dialogue’ (ACD) with academia, policy makers, private law firms, judges and prosecutors.

In the open plenary there were speeches by H.E. Mr. Direk Ingkaninanda, President of the Supreme Court of Thailand, H.E. Mr. Hassan Lahdah Saqr AL-Mohannadi, Minister of Justice of Qatar, and Professor Dr. Surakiart Sathirathai, President of AsianSIL, former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Thailand and the Chairman of the Asian Peace and Reconciliation Council (APRC).

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