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Kittipong Kittayarak

November 16, 2016

Kittipong Kittayarak is the Executive Director of the Thailand Institute of Justice (TIJ), the host of the TIJ Workshop for Emerging Leaders on the Rule of Law and Policy. He is also a Professor of Law at the Faculty of Law, Chulalongkorn University. Prior to that, he has held several key public of ces including the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Justice where he helped engineer key reform initiatives including the restructuring of the Ministry of Justice, police reform, and mainstreaming restorative justice in Thailand. He was actively involved in the international campaign that results in the development and adoption of the new set of the United Nations standards and norms on women offenders. He also serves as an expert and panelist at key international fora including the United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice. Dr. Kittayarak earned his LL.B. from Chulalongkorn University, LL.M. from Cornell Law School and Harvard Law School, and J.S.D. from Stanford Law School. He is also a lecturer at a number of academic institutes in Thailand, including the Bar Association of Thailand.