- Keynote speech by Martin Hart-Hansen, UNDP Deputy Resident Representative at Technology Innovation – Collaborating for Innovation Event Asian Institute for Technology, Bangkok, Thailand 12 May 2016 12 May 2016
UNDP: Fastest Population Shift In History Means Make Or Break For Asia-Pacific
25 Apr 2016
The report, entitled “Shaping the Future: How Changing Demographics Can Power Human Development”, notes that Asia-Pacific countries now have more working-aged people and fewer dependents than at any point in history, providing a springboard for growth. Region-wide, 68 percent of people are of working age and only 32 percent are dependents.
UNDP to launch report on people-centered development in Asia-Pacific
13 Apr 2016
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) announced today that it will launch its new human development report “Shaping the Future: How Changing Demographics Can Power Human Development,” on April 26 in Dhaka, Bangladesh
Thinking globally acting locally - Water for People Partnership
15 Mar 2016
The “Small Communities, Big Thoughts” video showcases how UNDP Thailand partnering with the Metropolitan Waterworks Authority, supports communities to address national water resource conservation problems and promote sustainable development.
Activists call for coordinated, human rights-based response to gender equality and gender-based violence in Thailand
6 Mar 2016
A more coordinated, multi-sectoral response is needed to address gender inequality and gender-based violence of marginalized people in Thai society, including women, children and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people, said participants at a conference in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
UNDP provides access to clean cooking solutions in northern Thailand
3 Mar 2016
Mae Hong Son in northern Thailand is the poorest province in the country. Only 55 per cent of the population have access to energy services and many households are not connected to an energy grid.
Childhood friends uplifting women affected by conflict in southern Thailand
3 Mar 2016
Childhood friends Duangsuda Srangamphai and Chehyoy Dama, originally from Thienya village, Pattani province in southern Thailand, recently established a community enterprise called Thienya Roasted Coconut to uplift the spirits of women from their village who had been affected by conflict.
Commercial buildings in Thailand work towards meeting energy efficiency goals
24 Feb 2016
The PEECB project aims to support the improvement and construction of energy-saving buildings, by strengthening national capacity in promoting environment management in a sustainable manner. The project’s main goal is to reduce green-house gas emissions from Thai commercial buildings, by supporting and encouraging the use and adoption of energy efficiency technologies in the commercial sector.
UNDP Thailand participates at ASEAN Conference on Biodiversity for Sustainable Development
17 Feb 2016
Recognising that biodiversity and sustainable development are inextricably linked, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Centre for Biodiversity, in cooperation with ASEAN Member States, the ASEAN Secretariat and partner organisations, held the Second ASEAN Conference on Biodiversity under the theme “Biodiversity for Sustainable Development” on 15 - 19 February in Bangkok.
Fisherman provides employment opportunities for young people in southern Thailand
11 Feb 2016
Aka who is a fisherman by trade, makes the model boats to supplement his income to support his wife and six children. However, since June 2015, Aka has being imparting his boat making skills with young men in the village after receiving a small grant from UNDP’s Southern Thailand Empowerment and Participation (STEP) Project.