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  • 27 Mar 2012
    UNV to call for Thai National Volunteers at Street Fair

    The United Nations Volunteers will join the Volunteer Spirit Network at the 2nd Volunteer Street Fair next weekend, March 31-April 1 at Benjasiri Park. The outdoor street fair will spotlight the work of volunteers and launch a large-scale recruitment of Thai nationals for volunteer opportunities at UN agencies.

  • 08 Mar 2012
    "The Glass Ceiling" shines light on political inequality

    Recognizing the importance of women’s political empowerment in Thailand and in the Asia-Pacific, UNDP and the Ministry Of Social Development and Human Security publicly launch a new documentary today, on International Women’s Day,

  • 21 Dec 2011
    Thai Government, UN to recognize important contributions of volunteers

    This year, In recognition of the important contributions of volunteers make in the lives of the Thai people, the Ministry will host a celebration at the Miracle Grand Hotel on December 21st which will mark the recognition of International Volunteer Day in Thailand (December 5) and the 10th Anniversary of the International Year of Volunteers.

  • 08 Dec 2011
    Remarks of Mr. Yuxue Xue, UNDP Resident Representative, a.i. National Seminar on Women in Politics

    Remarks of Mr. Yuxue Xue UNDP Resident Representative, a.i., National Seminar on Women in Politics, Amari Watergate Hotel, 8 December 2011

  • 07 Dec 2011
    UNDP seminar to ask: Is political equality a reality for women?

    In an effort to close the political gap women face when seeking public office, UNDP and the Ministry of Social Development and Human Security (MSDHS) will host a national seminar on women’s political empowerment held at the Amari Watergate Hotel, December 8.

  • 06 Dec 2011
    Students, UNDP and NACC fight back against corruption

    With public acceptance of corruption at an all-time high, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Thailand is fighting back, aiming to change attitudes and educate a new generation about the many dangers of corruption in Thai society. In partnership with the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC), UNDP will host a major anti-corruption event on Tuesday, December 6, 2011 at the Open Space at Siam Discovery Plaza in Bangkok.

  • 05 Dec 2011
    New UN report highlights contributions volunteers make to development goals

    Volunteerism provides an important path out of poverty as well as a means to overcome social exclusion, as the State of the World’s Volunteerism Report (SWVR) illustrates.

  • 02 Nov 2011
    Inequalities and environmental challenges threaten progress in Asia, Pacific

    Pollution, deforestation and rising sea levels threaten development in island nations of Asia and the Pacific, while South Asia must overcome acute poverty and internal inequalities to maintain current rates of progress, warns the 2011 Human Development Report, released here today by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

  • 14 Oct 2011
    UNDP beefs up capacity to deal with severe flooding in Thailand

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has expressed deep concern and offered support to the Government of Thailand as the country battles severe flooding that has killed more than 280 people and affected more than two million others since July this year.

  • 22 Jun 2011
    'Water for People' Partnership finalized with Metropolitan Waterworks Authority

    UNDP Thailand and the Metropolitan Waterworks Authority (MWA) finalized a ฿20 million baht (USD $857,000) small grant programme on June 24 that will facilitate a set of 20 projects that will address key environmental issues in Thailand’s most important river basins--the Chao Phraya and the Mae Klong. The ceremony was held at the UNDP Thailand Country Office in Bangkok.

  • 01 May 2011
    New UN Partnership Framework Agreement signed at Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    A new five-year agreement of cooperation worked out between United Nations and the Royal Thai Government was signed at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday, April 28, 2011.

  • 01 Apr 2011
    UNDP reviews new Country Programme Document

    Taking the next step toward redefining itself in the face of Thailand’s changing development picture, UNDP held its second public consultation with government and national partners this week, convening the Local Project Appraisal Committee, or LPAC, at the Amari Watergate Hotel in Bangkok, on March 29.

  • 23 Mar 2011
    UNDP partnership to help communities preserve fragile river basins

    UNDP and the Metropolitan Waterworks Authority (MWA) came together on March 22 to provide local communities the resources and expertise needed to preserve their environment. The partnership launches a ฿5 million baht (USD $857,000) small grant programme that will aim to facilitate a set of 20 projects that will address key environmental issues in Thailand’s most important river basins--the Chao Phraya and the Mae Klong.

  • 10 Mar 2011
    UNDP Thailand Hosts Delegates from Vietnam

    UNDP Thailand and the Royal Thai government hosted representatives from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and UNDP in Vietnam on March 7 and 8, sharing knowledge and lessons learned about development challenges in a middle income country.

  • 03 Feb 2011
    UNDP prepares new CPD for 2012-2016 programme cycle

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is fast at work developing the new Country Programme Document (CPD), the framework by which UNDP works with the Royal Thai Government and other national partners to develop a country programme.

  • 26 Jan 2011
    UNDP joins Alliance to Promote Renewable Energy in Mae Hong Son

    Mae Hong Son is going where no province has gone before. It aims to become the first province in Thailand to become completely energy sufficient, with help from a new UNDP project. UNDP Thailand and key partners signed a declaration on January 29, kicking off a transformative new renewable energy project at Doi Kong Mu Temple in Mae Hong Son.

  • 12 Nov 2010
    UNDP aims to lower energy costs for consumers, market energy-efficient appliances

    Consumers in six Asian countries could eventually see thirty to 50 percent reductions in the electricity costs to use their household appliances, due to the collaborative efforts of a UNDP/GEF project.

  • 04 Nov 2010
    2010 UNDP Human Development Report highlights Thailand’s successes, challenges

    UNDP’s 20th anniversary Human Development Report – “The Real Wealth of Nations: Pathways to Human Development” – was launched on November 4 at the United Nations in New York. The new HDR gives a revealing review of global development data and trends of recent decades, and the introduction of new humandevelopment indices.

  • 01 Nov 2010
    Workshops introduce Renewable Energy Project in Mae Hong Son

    Access to electricity is only one click away for many of the Thais; but for a number of villagers living in the rugged terrain of Mae Hong Son, it is still a luxury. With 2.7 M supported from the Global Environment Facility (GEF), UNDP is working in partnership with Thailand Environment Institute, Mae Hong Son Provincial Office, and Ministry of Energy on the project ‘‘Promoting Renewable Energy in Mae Hong Son and Near By Provinces’ to overcome barriers preventing widespread and sustainable utilization of renewable energy technologies for the provision of energy services in rural areas of Thailand.

  • 12 Sep 2010
    Foundation started for greenhouse gas inventory capacity building

    UNDP organized the first workshop on Khon Kaen’s Green House Gas (GHG) Inventory “Training of Trainers” on September 6 and 7 in Khon Kaen.