Vitit Muntarbhorn has served in various capacities for the United Nations system. In 1990-1994, he was Special Rapporteur on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography. Professor Muntarbhorn was recently nominated Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. Dr Muntarbhorn is a Professor of Law at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok. He is an eminent expert in human rights with more than 1000 publications and combines the qualities of a scholar, an educator, a policy-making adviser and a grass-root human rights activist.