http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter2014-03-06T23:41:09.590ZPress CenterAdobe CQPost-2015: the global conversation continues with new dialogues in 50 firstname.lastname@example.orgThe 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.http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/03/05/post-2015-the-global-conversation-continues-with-new-dialogues-in-50-countries2014-03-05T02:22:30.945Z2014-03-05T02:22:30.945ZSmall grants make big impact in tackling water pollution for Bang Kra-sorb, in Thailand’s Samutprakarn email@example.comWhen 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.http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/02/13/small-grants-make-big-impact-in-tackling-water-pollution-for-bang-kra-sorb-in-thailand-s-samutprakarn-province2014-02-13T08:46:10.961Z2014-02-13T08:46:10.961ZNew UNDP handbook boosts Thailand's resilience against natural firstname.lastname@example.orgA 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.http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/01/30/new-undp-handbook-boosts-thailand-s-resilience-against-natural-disaster2014-02-04T03:52:08.816Z2014-02-04T03:52:08.816ZUN opens global call for nominations to identify local sustainable development solutions that can change the world email@example.comA 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.http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/01/22/un-opens-global-call-for-nominations-to-identify-local-sustainable-development-solutions-that-can-change-the-world-2014-01-29T05:57:10.985Z2014-01-29T05:57:10.985ZOfficials learn why public financing is key to environmental policies at Bangkok firstname.lastname@example.orgMore 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).http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/11/29/officials-learn-why-public-financing-is-key-to-environmental-policies-at-bangkok-workshop2014-01-31T01:32:38.917Z2014-01-31T01:32:38.917ZThailand's journey to universal HIV/AIDS treatment inspires other ASEAN countries email@example.comThailand'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).http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/11/20/thailand-s-journey-to-universal-hiv-aids-treatment-inspires-other-asean-countries-2014-01-29T08:39:53.772Z2014-01-29T08:39:53.772ZUNDP given ‘Friends of Thailand Climate’ Award from Thai Governmentnoemail@noemail.orgsaranya.tanvanaratskulUNDP 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.http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/09/26/undp-given-friends-of-thailand-climate-award-from-thai-government2013-12-03T03:21:36.226Z2013-12-03T03:21:36.226ZPolice as agents of change in reducing HIV/AIDS stigma in Thailandnoemail@noemail.orgleah.oatwayRecognizing 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. http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/09/25/police-as-agents-of-change-in-reducing-hiv-aids-stigma-in-thailand2014-02-04T02:24:14.299Z2014-02-04T02:24:14.299ZMuslim women present hopes to UNDP, Government and firstname.lastname@example.orgEighteen 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.http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/09/16/muslim-women-present-hopes-to-undp-government-and-donors2013-12-03T03:18:52.722Z2013-12-03T03:18:52.722ZUNDP-sponsored Institute helping safeguard Thailand's protected email@example.comIn 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.http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/07/26/undp-sponsored-institute-helps-safeguard2013-12-03T03:27:01.213Z2013-12-03T03:27:01.213ZCollege freshmen give added boost to MY World campaign in Thailandnoemail@noemail.orgsaranya.tanvanaratskulThailand’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.http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/07/10/college-freshmen-give-added-boost-to-my-world-campaign-in-thailand2013-12-04T03:11:15.263Z2013-12-04T03:11:15.263ZUNDP sponsored Thai Youth Anti-corruption Network wins best practice by World Economic Forumnoemail@noemail.orgsaranya.tanvanaratskulThe Thai Youth Anti-Corruption Network, a group of more than 4,000 Thai university students from more than 90 universities has been recognized by the World Economic Forum as a “Creative For Good” best practice by the World Economic Forum.http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/06/20/undp-sponsored-anti-corruption-network-wins-best-practice-by-world-economic-forum2013-11-29T04:45:36.920Z2013-11-29T04:45:36.920ZYoung Thai voters push two top concerns of gender equality and job firstname.lastname@example.orgWith 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.http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/06/03/young-thai-voters-push-two-top-concerns-of-gender-equality-and-job-opportunities2013-07-16T01:23:48.132Z2013-07-16T01:23:48.132ZQuality of life is linked to the quality of the environment, PEI email@example.com-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.http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/04/22/quality-of-life-is-linked-to-the-quality-of-the-environment-pei-confirms2013-12-04T04:07:20.696Z2013-12-04T04:07:20.696Z‘MY World’ gives children with special needs a voice in Thailandnoemail@noemail.orgsaranya.tanvanaratskulSiriporn 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.
http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/04/20/-my-world-gives-children-with-special-needs-a-voice-in-thailand2013-12-03T09:20:42.557Z2013-12-03T09:20:42.557ZUN, Procter and Gamble hold MY World corporate launch firstname.lastname@example.orgAt 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.http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/03/22/un-procter-and-gamble-hold-my-world-corporate-launch-event2013-12-04T04:08:51.127Z2013-12-04T04:08:51.127ZUNDP Report lists Thailand among Asia’s fastest email@example.comThailand makes UNDP’s list of “high achievers” in East Asia—a group that includes China, Indonesia, Viet Nam, and Malaysia. The rapid human development progress of Thailand and Asia-Pacific nations are helping drive a historic shift, with hundreds of millions of people lifted from poverty and billions poised to join the South’s fast-growing middle class, according to the 2013 Human Development Report, which was launched by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on March 14 in Mexico City.http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/03/15/undp-report-lists-thailand-among-asia-s-fastest-growing2013-03-15T04:06:03.889Z2013-03-15T04:06:03.889ZDisaster response capacity building begins at UNDP firstname.lastname@example.orgBuilding on a partnership designed to boost disaster response capacity UNDP, the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM), and Thammasat University are co-hosting a project inception workshop in Pattaya to help DDPM bureaus understand and take ownership of the partnership’ goals and objectives.http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/02/27/disaster-response-capacity-building-begins-at-undp-workshop2013-12-04T04:11:31.007Z2013-12-04T04:11:31.007Zsecondaryemail@example.comAsh, Angela, Jean and Ruchika, students at Saint John Mary International School in Saraburi got a lot more than they asked for when they called the United Nations in Thailand.http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/02/21/secondary-school-hosts-my-world-national-launch-in-thailand2013-12-04T04:13:17.025Z2013-12-04T04:13:17.025ZUNDP brings local NGOs together to listen to ASEAN firstname.lastname@example.orgFakthong, a Programme Officer from the People’s Empowerment Foundation was one of more than 25 NGO representatives from local communities in attendance at an ASEAN brainstorming forum on Monday, January 14, co-sponsored by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB), and the Thai Research Foundation.http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/01/14/undp-brings-local-ngos-together-to-listen-to-asean-challenges2013-12-04T04:14:13.121Z2013-12-04T04:14:13.121Z