On January 15, 2018, at 09.30 am H.E. Police General Adul Sangsingkeo, Minister of Labor Welcoming the UN Secretary-General to the United Nations Development Program (UNRC) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) to pay a courtesy call on the Labor Minister at the Reception Room, 6th Floor, Ministry of Labor. The discussion today is a discussion on the progress of the amendment of the Aliens Management Act, 2017 give protection to labor migration. It also includes measures to prevent and suppress trafficking. It is beneficial to strengthen cooperation between the Ministry of Labor and the United Nations. It is also a great opportunity for the Ministry of Labor to build on the past efforts to advance progress in tackling human trafficking, forced labor, and the protection of migrant workers. This is a great partnership with the United Nations. And increase the efficiency of the labor force to strengthen.
H.E. Police General Adul Sangsingkeo said the United Nations (UN) also appreciated the Thai government’s efforts to tackle the problem of migrant workers and the serious human trafficking problem. The United Nations is ready to provide academic support. Counseling and Suggestions during the review of the draft of the Executive Order of the Foreign Workers in 2017, which is complex and detailed, the government has implemented a policy to address the shortage of workers and illegal workers. Including the problem of smuggling and trafficking. By the Ministry of Labor Negotiated with the country of origin to accelerate the import of migrant workers legally under the MOU. In addition, the Thai government is also concerned about caring for the underprivileged both Thai and foreigners alike in accordance with the principle of human rights, equally fair. It also integrates with government agencies, NGOs, and international organizations.