Vitit Muntarbhorn is a Professor Emeritus at the Faculty of Law, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok. He is a graduate of Oxford University (M.A.,B.C.L. (Oxon.)) and Universite Libre de Bruxelles (Licence Speciale en Droit Europeen (Brux.)). He is also a Barrister at Law (the Middle Temple, London). He has helped the UN in a variety of positions, including as : member of UN Secretary General’s Civil Society Advisory Board on Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse; member of Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations, ILO; independent expert on UNESCO Advisory Board for Global Education Monitoring, representing the Asia-Pacific Region; member of Advisory Board, UN Human Security Fund; member of Advisory Board, UN Voluntary Fund for Technical Cooperation on Human Rights.On human rights issues, he has held a number of UN posts, in particular the following: UN Special Rapporteur on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography; UN Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea; UN Independent Expert on Protection against Violence and Discrimination based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity. He was the Chairperson of the UN appointed Commission of Inquiry on the Ivory Coast (2011) and a member of the UN appointed Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic. In 2021 he was appointed by the UN Human Rights Council as UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia.
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