Building Judicial Excellence through Digital Transformation in Thailand
In 2020, with support from JIN ASEAN, Thailand’s Supreme Court adopted International Framework for Court Excellence and established a “Self-Assessment” form for the Thai Court of Justice, which has been used by all courts in Thailand.
Judicial excellence is vital for the protection and realization of human rights. The covid-19 pandemic has caused delays or high costs in the justice system, which resulted in limited access to justice, especially for the vulnerable.
Low women representation in high-level positions in the Court of Justice. It is therefore important to gain an understanding of how gender biases and assumptions influence judicial integrity, and how to address these issues for more equitable outcomes.
To enhance the digital capacity of courts in Thailand to further improve the integrity, efficiency, and inclusiveness of courts
To improve the understanding of gendered threats to the Thai judiciary
To implement IFCE self-assessment and its recommendations in a pilot court.
The Court of Justice, Judicial Training Institute
100 Thai judges
Conducting a capacity building workshop for the judicial sector on digital transformation to improve integrity and inclusive justice in Thailand (April - June 2022)
Conducting a capacity building workshop for the judicial sector on gender equality (July - December 2022)
Developing a pilot court to implement recommendations from the selfassessment of the International Framework for Court Excellence (IFCE) and JIN ASEAN surveys (January - June 2023)