Apinya Tajit

Apinya Tajit

Deputy Director - Apostleship of the Sea, Stella Maris


Apinya Tajit is currently the Deputy Director of the Apostleship of the Sea, Stella Maris in Sriracha, Thailand, and the Deputy National Director of Stella Maris Thailand. She is on the Steering Committee of the Talitha Khum Thailand organization, the Catholic Network Against Trafficking in Thailand (CNATT), the Christian Organization Against Human Trafficking in Human Beings (COATNET) and the Ship-to-Shore Rights Project Fund by EU-ILO-MOL. Previously, she was a complaint contact person for the International Transport Worker Federation (ITF/Seafarer), a Welfare Responder for the Maritime Piracy Humanitarian Response Program (MPHRP), and the Vice Chairperson for South East Asia for the International Seafarer Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN). 

Tajit participated in the International Ship Welfare Visitor Training Couse offered by The Nautical in the United Kingdom, and the organization's International Ship Welfare Visitor Training Instructor Course. She participated in Seafarer's Ministry Training, held by the International Christian Maritime Association (ICMA) in Cape Town, South Africa, in 2010. She also participated in educational opportunities offered on Individual Crisis Intervention, Peer Support and Group Crisis Intervention at the University of Maryland in 2010. 

In 2017, Tajit was named the Woman of the Year by the Thai Ministry of Labor. That year, she also received an Anti-Trafficking Organization Award from the Thai Ministry of Social Development. She has received numerous other awards from the International Labour Organization in Geneva and The International Seafarers' Welfare and Assistance Network of the United Kingdom. 

All presentations by Apinya Tajit

The Seafood Collaboration Project Presentations

13 June 2019
13:15 - 14:15
Grand Ballroom II & III
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