Message from Luc Stevens, UN Resident Coordinator on World Day against Trafficking in Persons30 Jul 2015The United Nations endeavours to see a world free from trafficking and exploitation, a world where every life matters, and where every person realises his or her inherent human right to pursue their dreams.
New UNDP Deputy Resident Representative on Board20 Jul 2015Mr. Martin Hart-Hansen was appointed as Deputy Resident Representative of the UNDP Thailand country office in April 2015.
Cycling through Thailand on his way to Paris to raise awareness about climate change14 Jul 2015Pole to Paris founder and director, Dr. Daniel Price cycled through Thailand early July to raise awareness about the global climate situation ahead of the United Nations Congress of Parties 21 (COP21), taking place in Paris later this year.
MDGs produced most successful anti-poverty movement in history: UN report13 Jul 2015The Millennium Development Goals Report 2015 found that the 15-year effort to achieve the eight aspirational goals set out in the Millennium Declaration in 2000 was largely successful across the globe, while acknowledging shortfalls that remain. The data and analysis presented in the report show that, with targeted interventions, sound strategies, adequate resources and political will, even the poorest can make dramatic and unprecedented progress.
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.
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.
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.