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  • 19 Nov 2014
    Muslim women in south Thailand empowered to develop their own citizen news reports

    Thirty-four Muslim women from Southern Thailand, used their new found skills in broadcasting journalism to direct and edit their own news reports on issues pertinent to their lives. The women’s first-ever citizen news reports were developed over a three-day media communications training held in Songkhla province, in collaboration with Thai Public Broadcasting Service (Thai PBS) and supported by UNDP in Thailand.

  • 24 Oct 2014
    United Nations family in Thailand celebrates UN Day 2014

    UN Day 2014 was also celebrated in Bangkok with a commemorative event in co-operation with United Nations agencies and the United Nations Association of Thailand (UNAT).

  • 07 Oct 2014
    UN4U Photo Contest for United Nations Day 2014

    This year’s United Nations Day will be celebrated across Asia and the Pacific with a photo contest on gender equality. The theme was chosen ahead of next year’s historic Beijing+20 conference, which marks the 20th anniversary of the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women.

  • 03 Oct 2014
    Social Good Summit comes to Mahidol University in Bangkok

    Students at Mahidol University International College in Bangkok debated the pros and cons of social media as part of the global conversation that took place in more than 70 countries around the world for the Social Good Summit on 21-22 September.

  • 24 Sep 2014
    UNDP and partners establish “Refuse to be corrupt” café project

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Thailand joined forces with the Anti-Corruption Organization of Thailand, True Lifestyle Retail Co., Ltd (True Coffee) Khon Kaen University and Ubon Ratchathani University, in a signing ceremony to provide café spaces for university students to discuss how to tackle corruption in Thai society.

  • 15 Sep 2014
    New Glossary of Terms provides clarity for those working in disaster risk management in Thailand

    This newly published Disaster Risk Management Glossary of Terms aims to address this very fundamental problem in promoting disaster risk management/ disaster risk reduction in Thailand.

  • 10 Sep 2014
    UNDP Thailand places Human Achievement Index on the provincial radar

  • 10 Sep 2014
    UNDP Thailand places Human Achievement Index on the provincial radar

    Human development is best defined as building the capacity for individuals and communities to lead better lives, free from want and fear. Measuring human development at the country level has been undertaken since1980, but only a few countries measure human development at the provincial level –Thailand is one of them.

  • 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.

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