Our Projects

Democratic Governance

Lecturers and students from Faculty of Communication Science, Prince of Songkla University, Pattani Campus organizing a workshop to train women groups on community business development.
  • 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.

Social Advocacy

  • Human Development Report 2014Human Development Report 2014The 2014 Human Development Report “Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience” - shows that overall global trends in human development are positive. Yet, people at all ages are also facing threats and challenges to their wellbeing, including by natural or human-induced disasters and crises.

  • 2014 National Human Development Report Thailand 2014 National Human Development Report Thailand On the last day of 2015, the people of Thailand become part of the ASEAN Community. What impact this will have on their lives is difficult to foresee. The ASEAN Community is a new idea, unlike any other regional grouping. At present it consists of three plans, known as Blueprints. What the ASEAN Community will become and what impact it will have on human development, depends on how the member governments work to realize these plans.

  • Human Development Report 2013Human Development Report 2013This report shows, the rise of the South is both the result of continual human development investments and achievements and an opportunity for still greater human progress for the world as a whole. Making that progress a reality will require informed and enlightened global and national policy-making, drawing on the policy lessons analysed in this report.

Environment and Energy

  • Promoting Renewable Energy in Mae Hong Son ProvincePromoting Renewable Energy in Mae Hong Son ProvinceThe Thai Government has made it a goal to get as much as 20 percent of its energy from renewable sources by 2022. UNDP aims to help Mae Hong Son Province in Northern Thailand become the first province to be energy sufficient.

  • Promoting Energy Efficiency in Commercial Buildings (PEECB)Promoting Energy Efficiency in Commercial Buildings (PEECB)UNDP aims to reduce GHG emissions from the Thai commercial building sector through the promotion and facilitation of the widespread application of building energy efficiency technologies and practices.

  • Catalyzing the Sustainability of Thailand’s Protected Area SystemCatalyzing the Sustainability of Thailand’s Protected Area SystemThailand’s protected area system is changing. There are concerns that the size of many national parks and wildlife sanctuaries are insufficient to sustain their flora and fauna. Biodiversity within these areas remain under threat from many sources. While the Royal Thai Government, NGOs and other partners have focused efforts on the existing protected area system and other conservation initiatives, the loss of habitat and biodiversity continues through the clearing of forests, infrastructure, and agriculture, as well other unsustainable land uses such as hunting, and poorly-managed tourism development.

  • Climate Change FinanceClimate Change FinanceThe arrival of Thailand's national climate change master plan marks the first time that climate change issues have become an explicit goal on the national development agenda. To succeed, though, public finance needs to be aligned to climate change policies.

  • GEF Small Grants ProgrammeGEF Small Grants ProgrammeEstablished in 1992, the GEF Small Grants Programme strives for sustainable development by "thinking globally acting locally". It provides financial and technical support to projects that conserve and restore the environment while enhancing people's well-being and livelihoods.

  • Small Grants Programme - ProjectSmall Grants Programme - ProjectThailand participated in the Small Grants Programme in 1993 and was one among 33 participating countries from Africa, Europe, Middle East, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean. Currently, the GEF Small Grants Programme in Thailand manages 384 projects with a majority of projects focusing mainly on international water, climate change mitigation, and biodiversity.

  • Water for People Partnership ProjectWater for People Partnership ProjectThe ‘Water for People’ Partnership: Small Grants Programme’ is a collaboration between the Metropolitan Waterworks Authority (MWA) and UNDP Thailand. It is built on the established mechanism of the Global Environment Facility – Small Grant Programme (GEF/SGP) in Thailand and managed by UNDP to support community environmental conservation work.

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