Thai, Nordic authorities agree on better deal for berry pickers

Thai workers pick berries in a forest in Finland last year. (File photo: Ministry of Labour)

The Royal Thai Police (RTP) recently held talks on human trafficking with Nordic authorities, promising to push for more regulations related to contracts signed by labourers.

The discussion was led by deputy police chief Pol Gen Surachate Hakparn on May 16 and welcomed Janna Davidson, Swedish National Rapporteur, as well as representatives from the Nordic Police and Customs Cooperation.

Representatives from the Thai Labour Ministry, the Customs Department, human trafficking NGOs, and related sectors also attended the discussion.

According to Pol Gen Surachate — in his capacity as a director of RTP’s Child Woman Protection, Anti-Human…

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