Fellow Since 1995
The Coordinating Committee of Human Rights Organization in Thailand
This profile was prepared when Phairoj Polphet was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1995.
Phairoj Pholphet, a lawyer, is laying the essential groundwork for communities to participate more in the democratic process. While also benefiting from a decentralization policy through which Thailand's government will delegate more administrative control to local governments.
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