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  • 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.

  • 08 Sep 2010
    On 10/10/10, UNDP in Thailand joins "One Day on Earth" to capture people's stories across the globe

  • 24 Aug 2010
    Drugs, Trafficking and Violent Crime: Protecting Thailand’s personal security

    Persistent violence in the South, the increased use of methamphetamines, and human trafficking continue to cause major challenges for Thailand. From the social stigma of reporting domestic abuse to the fear of daily violence, people from all walks of life struggle to maintain and protect basic human freedoms.

  • 16 Jul 2010
    Thailand’s economy gets ‘Creative’

    Thailand is being ‘Creative’ as it looks for innovative ways to grow and adapt to new economic realities. The National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB), in partnership with UNDP, are moving forward with a new strategy to build a “Creative Economy,” a complementary economic model that uses creative assets to generate economic growth and development. In short, it is a way of turning creative ideas into an economic reality.

  • 16 Jul 2010
    Provinces work to include Thailand’s poor

    What can Thailand do when development, tourism, agriculture conflict with one another? In a growing society, the growing demand for food production or industry can have an adverse effect on ecosystems, and an even worse effect on the poor, who depend on the country’s natural resources for their livelihoods.

  • 10 May 2010
    2009 Thailand National HDR: Human Security, Today and Tomorrow

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Ministry of Social Development and Human Security released Thailand’s 2009 Human Development Report today. The report, entitled ‘Human Security, Today and Tomorrow’ casts a spotlight on the state of human security in Thailand from multiple perspectives. The analysis in the report covers economic security, political security, environmental security, health security, personal security and food security.

  • 23 Mar 2010
    Breaking the Silence on Domestic Violence

    Television personality, constitutional law expert and former Miss Thailand, Khun Areewan has always been a symbol of glamour and inspiration. And, as more people are finding out that she is also a victim of domestic violence, she has become a symbol of defiance and strength

  • 12 Jan 2010
    Remarks by Ms. Gwi‐Yeop Son, UN Resident Coordinator: Signing Ceremony of the UN Joint Programme on Integrated Highland Livelihood Development in Mae Hong Son

    Conference Hall, 2nd Floor, Former City Hall of Mae Hong Son