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  • 27 May 2014
    Saving our tuna: technology to save a way of life in the Pacifc

    A co-production between Discovery Channel and UNDP on conserving the Tuna is to air premiere on June 08, 2014

  • 26 May 2014
    Workshop on climate change planning and budgeting for agricultural sector

    The workshop on "Climate Change planning and budgeting for agricultural sector" was organized on 26 May 2014 at Pullman King Power Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand.

  • 31 Mar 2014
    Thailand's ASEAN readiness hinges on key development challenges

    The launch of Thailand Human Development Report 2014: Advancing Human Development through the ASEAN Community on 31 March 2014 at the Sukosol Hotel in Bangkok

  • 13 Feb 2014
    Small grants make big impact on one woman's fight to preserve wetlands in Thailand community

    When water pollution threatened to destroy the wetlands and orchards Rujirek Plubchang and her ancestors have called home for more than a hundred years, the mother-of-two took decisive action. Now leader of a community environmental group, her initiatives are supported by UNDP Thailand's small grants programme, run in partnership with the Metropolitan Water Works Authority.

  • 26 Sep 2013
    UNDP given ‘Friends of Thailand Climate’ Award from Royal Thai Government

    UNDP in Thailand was recognized for its efforts to tackle climate change by the Royal Thai Government. The Office of Natural Resources and Environmental Policy and Planning (ONEP) awarded UNDP as a ‘Friend of Thailand Climate’ at an event in Bangkok on 26 September.

  • 16 Sep 2013
    Muslim women in the South present hopes to UNDP, Government and donors

    Eighteen months since a group of Muslim women came together at Government House to launch the Leadership Academy for Muslim Women in the Southern Provinces of Thailand, much has been achieved. With the support of UNDP, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and the Ministry of Social Development and Human Security, their hopes of empowering themselves and becoming active leaders in their communities took a giant leap.

  • 26 Jul 2013
    UNDP-sponsored Institute helping safeguard Thailand's protected areas

    In an effort to address the emerging challenges of keeping Thailand’s national parks and wildlife sanctuaries both healthy and sustainable, UNDP and the Department the National Parks, Plants, and Wildlife Conservation in Thailand (DNP) established an “innovation” Institute—the benefits of which may extend beyond the country.

  • 10 Jul 2013
    College freshmen give added boost to MY World campaign in Thailand

    Thailand’s Dhurakij Pundit University (DPU) held a kickoff event for incoming freshmen on July 4 and 5, bringing together new students and offering them to participate in a range of team-building activities. It was also a way of introducing students to the university’s involvement in MY World, the United Nations Global Survey.

  • 03 Jun 2013
    Young Thai voters push two top concerns of gender equality and job opportunities

    With the aid of two dynamic partners, Thailand has amassed more than 8,000 votes in two weeks—passing more than 16,600 votes to rank sixth out of 194 countries. Over the past two weeks, Procter and Gamble (P&G) and Dhurakij Pundit University International College (DPUIC) held back-to-back events at two major Bangkok-area high schools—each reaching more than 2,500 secondary students.

  • 22 Apr 2013
    Quality of life is linked to the quality of the environment, PEI confirms

    -Experts, academics, and government officials met at the Amari Watergate Hotel today, 22 April to discuss lessons learned, share experiences about critical development challenges and assess their contributions.

  • 20 Apr 2013
    ‘MY World’ gives children with special needs a voice in Thailand

    Siriporn dreams of being a singer. Atikom wants to grow up and become a soldier. But for these two Thai children and many more around the world, obstacles have been put in their way. Some have come from poor families, while others have been abandoned by their parents. Some are removed from homes by local authorities and placed in special homes and schools.

  • 22 Mar 2013
    UN, Procter and Gamble hold MY World corporate launch event

    At Procter and Gamble’s big manufacturing plant in Bangkok, the United Nations in Thailand and P&G officially kicked off their MY World partnership in Thailand—engaging plant employees and inspiring their families and loved ones to take part in the UN global survey.

  • 27 Feb 2013
    Disaster response capacity building begins at UNDP workshop

    Building on a partnership designed to boost disaster response capacity UNDP, the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM), and Thammasat University are co-hosting a project inception workshop in Pattaya to help DDPM bureaus understand and take ownership of the partnership’ goals and objectives.

  • 21 Feb 2013
    Secondary school hosts MY World national launch in Thailand

    Ash, Angela, Jean and Ruchika, students at Saint John Mary International School in Saraburi got a lot more than they asked for when they called the United Nations in Thailand.

  • 14 Jan 2013
    UNDP brings local NGOs together to discuss ASEAN challenges

    Fakthong, a Programme Officer from the People’s Empowerment Foundation was one of more than 25 NGO representatives from local communities in attendance at an ASEAN brainstorming forum on Monday, January 14, co-sponsored by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB), and the Thai Research Foundation.

  • 17 Dec 2012
    Public gets good look at corruption from the 'inside'

    Starting with a Special Preview held on December 9 (International Anti-Corruption Day) and closing on 16 December, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) wrapped up its first-ever anti-corruption themed art exhibition.

  • 13 Dec 2012
    Leadership Academy gets a boost from Thai Prime Minister, UNDP

    The United Nations Development Programme, and the Ministry of Social Security and Human Development gave a big boost to women in the Southern Provinces of Thailand on Tuesday December 11 when H.E. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra presided over the national launch of a Leadership Academy for Muslim Women at Government House.

  • 11 Dec 2012
    Students crowd Bangkok on Anti-Corruption Day, December 9

    Taking a personal stand against corruption, more than 1,500 university students from all over Thailand came by bus, by car, and by plane to meet at the Bangkok Art and Culture Center (BACC) for a massive afternoon rally. The 3 p.m. rally was also the network’s first announcement to the public.

  • 15 Oct 2012
    Renewable energy and ecotourism could be ‘green’ boost for rural Thai province

    Millions of tourists flock to Thailand every year for its rich culture, exotic cuisine, and distinct architecture. But far fewer people make the journey into Thailand’s rural north. To catch the eyes of potential visitors, a rural province is trying a green approach.

  • 10 Oct 2012
    Locals learn the benefits of environmental protection through Poverty-Environment Initiative

    People who make their living from Thailand’s natural resources are seeing the benefits of environmental protection and pro-poor development planning thanks to the work of UNDP’s Poverty-Environment Initiative. “It’s clear that people understand much more about how well-being is linked directly to ecosystems and the surrounding environment,” said Pawin Talerngsri, PEI Project Coordinator in Thailand.

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