UNDP helps Thailand towards a corrupt –free public procurement system7 Jan 2015UNDP and key partners met to discuss how to mitigate the risks in the public procurement process following the completion of the new integrity risk assessment. The objective of the assessment was to determine the standard and performance of Thailand’s public procurement system and to identify and integrate relevant best practices.
Low political will and poor coordination hold back anti-corruption efforts in Asia and the Pacific, says new UNDP report9 Dec 2014Corruption remains a major hurdle to human development in Asia and the Pacific, where strong national policies to tackle corruption are often faltering due to a lack of political will and poor coordination, says a new report published by the United Nations Development Programme today.
UNDP university survey reveals integrity gap among Thai students8 Dec 2014Findings from a recent university survey revealed that a majority of students can identify corruption and integrity, but feel they have no other choice than to participate in corruption when confronted with opportunities to gain an advantage.
UNDP Innovation Summit: Updating Development in Asia-Pacific30 Oct 2014The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) kicked off today a two-day interactive conference on innovative thinking. Its objective is to explore how innovation can help address development challenges in Asia and the Pacific, such as poverty, corruption, gender inequality, and environmental degradation.
Post-2015: the global conversation continues with new dialogues in 50 countries5 Mar 2014The United Nations Development Group (UNDG) which unites 32 UN funds and programmes, including the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), announced yesterday its plan to launch Dialogues on Implementation of the Post-2015 development agenda in initially 50 countries.
New UNDP handbook boosts Thailand's resilience against natural disaster30 Jan 2014A new Thai handbook on Disaster Risk Reduction, produced by UNDP Thailand and the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM), aims to reduce the impact of future disasters on Thai people.
UN opens global call for nominations to identify local sustainable development solutions that can change the world 22 Jan 2014A United Nations-led partnership that “shines a spotlight” on local sustainable development innovations today launched its global call for nominations for the Equator Prize 2014. Nominations are open from 146 countries, including Thailand, through March 22, 2014.
Officials learn why public financing is key to environmental policies at Bangkok workshop29 Nov 2013More than 70 officials from key agencies in Thailand learnt more about Climate Change Finance at a workshop organized by UNDP and the Office of Natural Resources and Environmental Policy and Planning (ONEP).
Thailand's journey to universal HIV/AIDS treatment inspires other ASEAN countries 20 Nov 2013Thailand's journey to providing treatment and care to people living with HIV and AIDS was the subject of a panel discussion at the 11th International Congress on AIDS in ASIA and the Pacific (ICAAP).
Police as agents of change in reducing HIV/AIDS stigma in Thailand25 Sep 2013Recognizing the critical role of law enforcement agencies in the HIV response, UNDP Thailand has scaled up an innovative learning programme in partnership with the Royal Thai Police.
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