Dr. Pornchai Danvivathana

Job Title

Name of Organization

Primary Email

Secretary General

Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD)


Brief Biography

A Thai national; Born on 13 January, 1957 Educational Background : LL.B.(2nd Class Hons.) (Thammasat University); Barrister-At-Law; LL.M. (International Legal Studies, New York University); M.A. (International Relations and Diplomacy) and J.S.D. (New York University) Professional qualifications : Former Associate Judge, Central Intellectual Property and International Trade Court, Thailand (1997-2001); ASEAN Coordinator for Emergency Safeguards Measures (Working Party on ESM, WTO, Geneva); Chairman, WTO Committee on Safeguards, Geneva, April 2003 – October 2004; Chairman, Working Group on Remote Sensing 2000 Legislation, Office of the Research Council, Thailand; Chairperson, ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre Governing Council (2009-2011, 2013-2015 and 2015-2018) (ReCAAP is an inter-governmental organization, based in Singapore.); Thailand Governor, ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre (2007-2018)

Field of Interests

My field of interest is mainly in International Trade Law; International Investment Law, International Environmental Law, Law of Treaties, Law of the Sea, International Relations and International Law, International Organizations, Regional Organizations, International Criminal Law, Diplomatic and Consular Law, Private International Law, Current International Legal Problems and Public International Law : Private International Law : Intellectual Property Law : International Contracts : International Business Law : Introduction to Thai Law

Fields of Expertise

Current Research Projects

Key Publications

1. “International Trade and Environmental Law” (Thai version)”, Winyuchon Publications, 2001

2.“International Criminal Law” (Thai version), Winyuchon, 2001

3.“Is it Beneficial to WTO Members to Reform the Panel System? “ in Dencho Georgiev and Kim Van der Borght, edited, “Reform and Development of the WTO Dispute Settlement System” (London: Cameron May, 2006), p.87-108

4. “Thailand’s experience in the WTO dispute settlement system:challenging the EC sugar regime” in Gregory C. Shaffer and Ricardo Melendez-Ortiz, edited, “Dispute Settlement at the WTO. The Developing Country Experience” (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010), p. 210-229

Postal Address

Phone Number

+66 (0) 000000000 (Mobile)

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