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Chinese submarines for Thailand: does the country need them?
7pm, Wednesday May 31, 2017
A panel discussion

Last month the Thai government quietly approved the purchase of a Yuan-class S26T Chinese submarine for 13.5 billion baht, the first of a batch of three submarines to be delivered in the coming years.
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Launch of the report: "The Challenge of Synthetic Drugs in East and South-East Asia."
11 am, Thursday June 01, 2017
UNODC will provide a briefing on major findings from its new report, titled "The Challenge of Synthetic Drugs in East and South-East Asia."

There is no sign of respite in the rapid expansion of the synthetic drug market in East and South-East Asia, according to a UNODC report to be launched on the day. While seizures and use of methamphetamine have been continuously rising in recent years, various new psychoactive substances have emerged, adding to the complexity of the challenges that countries in the region face.
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Launch of Anti-Trafficking Review issue 8 'Where's the Evidence?'
6pm, Thursday June 01, 2017
A presentation by Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women

Issue 8 of the Anti-Trafficking Review explores the role of evidence, research and data in anti-trafficking work and how they influence our understanding of human trafficking and responses to it.
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1971
7pm, Monday June 5, 2017
Documentary Film Series

On March 8, 1971 eight ordinary citizens broke into an FBI office in Media, Pennsylvania, a town just outside Philadelphia, took hundreds of secret files, and shared them with the public. In doing so, they uncovered the FBI's vast and illegal regime of spying and intimidation of Americans exercising their First Amendment rights.

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Thailand's forest encroachment crackdown
7pm, Wednesday June 7, 2017
A Panel Discussion

Forest encroachment. For decades Thailand's remote countryside and jungles have been chipped away at with land grabs, aided by a pervasive culture of corruption and weak law enforcement. Culprits range from wealthy conglomerates and luxury resorts owners, to some of the country's poorest inhabitants, often unaware their dwellings are even illegal .
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The Hunting Ground
7pm, Monday June 12, 2017
Documentary Film Series

Awards: Two Emmys, Stanley Kramer Award Winner from Producers Guild of America , Best Documentary from the Utah Film Critics

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Art and Craft
7pm, Monday June 19, 2017
Documentary Film Series

Awards: Official Selection of the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival and International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam. Named a Top 5 Documentary by the National Board of Review.

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