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.
Workshop to share organisational models with 14 Muslim Women's Associations located in Southern Thailand11 Dec 2014UNDP Thailand travelled to Krabi province to meet with members of fourteen Muslim Women’s Associations based in Southern Thailand. At the workshop over ninety women shared their development experiences whilst working for their Associations.
MUSLIM WOMEN IN SOUTH THAILAND EMPOWERED TO DEVELOP THEIR OWN CITIZEN NEWS REPORTS19 Nov 2014Thirty-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.
Thailand celebrates United Nations Day 201424 Oct 2014UN 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).
UN4U Photo Contest for UN Day 20147 Oct 2014This 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.