Democratic Governance

Young people trained to be “leaders in transferring conflict to peace”
Young people trained to be “leaders in transferring conflict to peace”
  • Southern Thailand Empowerment and Participation (STEP) ProjectSouthern Thailand Empowerment and Participation (STEP) ProjectUNDP is working with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to enhance community empowerment and public participation in local governance processes in Southern Thailand, focusing on capacity development of community-based organizations and local government.

  • Anti-Corruption Efforts in ThailandAnti-Corruption Efforts in ThailandIn order to engage the public about the moral consequences of inaction and to raise public awareness about reducing corruption in Thai society, a wider channel is needed. UNDP aims to reach the Thai public in more intimate settings and in an atmospheres that will invite active and collective participation.

  • Advancing Anti-Corruption Efforts in Thailand – A Multi-Disciplinary Approach (AAA) Project Advancing Anti-Corruption Efforts in Thailand – A Multi-Disciplinary Approach (AAA) Project To fight corruption requires a multi-disciplinary framework and strong contributions of the government, businesses, and citizens. The Advancing Anti-Corruption Efforts in Thailand – A Multi-Disciplinary Approach (AAA) project is an attempt to combine a number of activities at different levels of intervention.

  • Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction (MADRID)Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction (MADRID)Thailand is vulnerable to many natural and human-induced hazards such as floods, tsunamis, storms, droughts, landslides, forest fires and epidemics. Hydrological events and droughts have severely impacted Thailand on a regular basis. However, while floods pose the greatest threat to the country, a larger proportion of the population is more impacted by drought.

  • Legal Reform and Legal Empowerment   		Legal Reform and Legal Empowerment UNDP has partnered with the Law Reform Commission of Thailand (LRCT), an independent organization created by the Constitution in 2010, to promote social equality. The Commission aims to improve social relations among citizens and promote a human rights-based society.

Our Work - Democratic Governance

UNDP's partnership on democratic governance in Thailand is targeted at both ends of the democracy spectrum – the decentralized grassroots level and the central national level. At the local level, UNDP supports on-going efforts to promote participatory development planning and decision-making, building capacity for effective implementation of poverty reduction and development programmes, the empowerment of women, and works to create a stronger voice for people in local governance.

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