Foreign Affairs Policy
Foreign Affairs Policy
The Future Forward Party is committed to restoring Thailand’s credibility through international forums through by laying foundation for strong domestic democratic regime, compliance with international regulations, creating a balance with superpower nations to protect Thailand’s interests and promote Thailand’s role as a guardian of democracy, human rights, tolerance to diversity, promotion of gender equality and elimination of discrimination based on religions and faiths.
To achieve those goals, the Future Forward Party will strengthen cooperation among the ASEAN community in vertical and horizontal aspects, covering the three pillars of political and security community, economic community and civil society and cultural community, along with pushing ASEAN mechanism as a channel to meditate conflicts in the region and promote human rights, allowing ASEAN to be an important instrument in which Thailand and other member nations can carry out their roles under international standards.
The Future Forward Party is committed to human rights as a principle in diplomacy and relationship building foreign countries, including promotion of rights and liberty.
The Future Forward Party will push for a fair policy in negotiating trades and investment, with mutual interests in mind. The party supports formal and informal bilateral negotiations to broaden trade policies. The Future Forward Party supports membership in key cooperation pacts in the region, with regards to benefits Thailand will receive in term of trades and balance of power with all superpowers. The party also supports signing and ratifying international treaties that will bring political, economic and social institutions of Thailand to meet international standards.
The Future Forward Party will utilize Thailand’s cultural force to build her soft power in international levels in order to increase economic opportunities and political roles.
The Future Forward Party will end the practice of allowing domestic political disputes to dictate foreign affairs, especially the use of nationalist ideologies to stir hatred against other nations and use of diplomatic means to eradicate political enemies.