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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

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