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11 Dec 2014
UNDP 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.
09 Dec 2014
Low political will and poor coordination hold back anti-corruption efforts in Asia and the Pacific, says new UNDP report
Corruption 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.
08 Dec 2014
Findings 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.
19 Nov 2014
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.
30 Oct 2014
The 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.
24 Oct 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
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
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
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.
16 Sep 2014
Thailand’s LGBT Communities Continue to Face Social Stigma Despite Visibility: Comprehensive UN-US Country Report
Thailand’s first report assessing the challenges facing and opportunities available for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) communities notes that LGBT people enjoy significant visibility in a generally tolerant and welcoming society. Nevertheless, LGBT people continue to encounter social stigma in various settings and are afforded limited job opportunities.
15 Sep 2014
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
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.
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27 May 2014
A co-production between Discovery Channel and UNDP on conserving the Tuna is to air premiere on June 08, 2014
26 May 2014
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
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
05 Mar 2014
The 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.
13 Feb 2014
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.
30 Jan 2014
A 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.
22 Jan 2014
UN calls on Thais for nominations to identify local sustainable development solutions that can change the world
A 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.
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