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Driving Innovation to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

The Royal Thai Government and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) launched a new Regional Innovation Centre  


UNDP joins forces with MOJ and Sisters Foundation to improve police interactions with transgender people

A new handbook for police is being developed by UNDP, MOJ and Sisters Foundation to improve interactions between police and transgender people in Thailand.  


UNDP teams up with partners to empower young entrepreneur

The 2nd Youth Co:Lab in Thailand aims to advance entrepreneurial skills for young social innovators, with a strong focus on Disability and Social Inclusion, Sustainable Tourism, and Sustainable Food…  




New research highlights persistent inequality, violence and discrimination faced by LGBTI people in Thailand

New research highlights persistent inequality, violence and discrimination faced by LGBTI people in Thailand  


New study highlights need for legal protections to reduce marginalization of transgender people in Thailand

Transgender people continue to experience marginalization and exclusion in Thai society because of a lack of legal protections. This is a key finding from a new study on legal gender recognition…  


Baan Bang La Conservation Group Wins Global Equator Prize for Long-Standing Efforts on Mangrove Conservation

It is the first UNDP Small Grant community from Thailand to win this global award, which is announced annually to support community conservation efforts worldwide.  


Charoen Pokphand Group (CPG) contributes US$50,000 to inaugurate the Social Innovation for Development Center, operated by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The Social Innovation for Development Center will attract youths and start-ups to help gather ideas for innovation to solve social problems.  

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