Statement from the United Nations in Thailand on the 2015 International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT)13 May 2015In commemoration of the 2015 International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (May 17), the United Nations in Thailand recognises the important progress that has been made in Thailand in protecting the human rights and dignity of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people.
UNDP engages youth in strengthening democracy in Thailand30 Mar 2015One hundred and sixty young people aged between 15-20 from schools and universities from all regions of Thailand, were present at the United Nations building in Thailand today to learn about youth participation in strengthening democratic governance.
Quenching the Thirst: UNDP and Metropolitan Waterworks Authority holds exhibition to celebrate World Water Day in Thailand20 Mar 2015The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Thailand and the Metropolitan Waterworks Authority celebrated World Water Day by organizing an exhibition on 18 March at the Bangkok Art and Cultural Centre. World Water Day is marked on 22 March every year. It is a day to celebrate water. It is a day to make a difference for the members of the global population who suffer from water related issues. It is a day to prepare for how we manage water in the future.
New buildings sign up for Promoting Energy Efficiency in Commercial Buildings project 6 Mar 2015UNDP Thailand hosted the Annual Seminar of the project on “Promoting Energy Efficiency in Commercial Buildings". This project is a joint collaboration between the Department of Alternative Energy Development and Efficiency (DEDE), and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and is funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF). To date, eleven building owners who are pioneers in improving energy efficiency in commercial buildings are now on board.
Opening remarks by Luc Stevens, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Thailand Resident Representative, at regional dialogue on LGBTI human rights and health in Asia-Pacific26 Feb 2015Opening remarks by Luc Stevens, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Thailand Resident Representative, at regional dialogue on LGBTI human rights and health in Asia-Pacific
Regional Technical Dialogue on Intended Nationally Determined Contributions in Bangkok, Thailand24 Feb 2015The second Asia-Pacific and Eastern Europe Regional Technical Dialogue on Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) brought together country representatives from the region, as well as developed-country representatives, multilateral and bilateral agencies, regional organizations to share their plans to tackle climate change.
UNDP helps Thailand towards a corrupt –free public procurement system7 Jan 2015UNDP and key partners met to discuss how to mitigate the risks in the public procurement process following the completion of the new integrity risk assessment. The objective of the assessment was to determine the standard and performance of Thailand’s public procurement system and to identify and integrate relevant best practices.
Baan Nam Khem: A resilient fishing community in Thailand22 Dec 2014Baan Nam Khem, a small fishing village on Thailand’s Phang Nga coast, lost more than half of its population of some 5,000 people when the tsunami struck in 2004.
Workshop to share organisational models with 14 Muslim Women's Associations located in Southern Thailand11 Dec 2014UNDP Thailand travelled to Krabi province to meet with members of fourteen Muslim Women’s Associations based in Southern Thailand. At the workshop over ninety women shared their development experiences whilst working for their Associations.
Low political will and poor coordination hold back anti-corruption efforts in Asia and the Pacific, says new UNDP report9 Dec 2014Corruption remains a major hurdle to human development in Asia and the Pacific, where strong national policies to tackle corruption are often faltering due to a lack of political will and poor coordination, says a new report published by the United Nations Development Programme today.
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- คุณรู้หรือไม่ว่าโครงการพัฒนาแห่งสหประชาชาติ ได้เริ่มดำเนินการในประเทศไทยมาตั้งแต่ พ.ศ 2509 เพื่อรำลึกการครบรอบ 70 ปีของการก่อตั้งองค์การสหประชาชาติ เราจะนำเสนอความสำเร็จของโครงการพัฒนาแห่งสหประชาชาติในการสนับสนุนรัฐบาลไทยในห้วงเวลาที่ผ่านมา #THROWBACKTHURSDAY Did you know that UNDP has been operating in Thailand since 1966? To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the UN, we will be reflecting on the achievements UNDP has made by supporting the Royal Thai Government through archived pictures. #UN70 #UNDPTHAILAND 10 hours ago
- Original Photo Caption (1984) Thailand’s Bangkok International Airport is Expanded The Bangkok (Don Muang) International Airport is an important crossroads for air traffic linking Europe, Africa and the Middle East to the Asian and Pacific regions. Recognizing this, the Government of Thailand has taken steps to enlarge the Airport’s capacity to handle increased passenger services. The United Nation Development Programme (UNDP) and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) are assisting Thailand in formulating and implementing the National Airport Development Plan. The project provides: training in aerodrome engineering, review of designs, technical analysis of site investigations, soil tests, runway configuration, building layout, parking aprons and refueling system. The project also provides advisory services for planned construction. A project official works with the Airport Authority of Thailand (AAT) to ensure that new facilities meet international standards and are consistent with the planned expansion. Passengers await their luggage at the newly built section of the airport. Photo Credit: UN/UNDP Photo 154179 Maggie Hopp 10 hours ago
- Photo Credit: Josephine Green, IUCN Chaing Rai province, Thailand 16 hours ago
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