http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/articles2015-08-27T06:02:11.612ZArticlesAdobe Experience ManagerGo Purple to Support LGBTI Youthnoemail@noemail.organgelique.reidFar too many of this region’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) youth experience dread walking through their schools’ doors, knowing that taunting, exclusion and even violence may await.
UNESCO, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Being LGBTI in Asia, encourage parents, peers and teachers to join the #PurpleMySchool campaign aimed at creating safe spaces for LGBTI youth in educational settings throughout the region. http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/articles/2015/08/25/go-purple-to-support-lgbti-youth2015-08-26T03:34:00.593Z2015-08-26T03:34:00.593ZEastern Sarus cranes released into their natural habitat through reintroduction programme firstname.lastname@example.orgTwelve Eastern Sarus cranes were released into their natural habitat at Huay Jorrakaemak Reservoir Non-Hunting Area, in Buriram province. The event was part of the Eastern Sarus crane reintroduction programme implemented by the Zoological Park Organization of Thailand, in cooperation with the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation.
In Thailand, the species became extinct in the wild in the 1980s with only a few remaining cranes residing in zoos.http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/articles/2015/08/07/eastern-sarus-cranes-released-into-their-natural-habitat-through-reintroduction-programme-2015-08-27T01:13:48.755Z2015-08-27T01:13:48.755ZMessage from Luc Stevens, UN Resident Coordinator on World Day against Trafficking in Personsnoemail@noemail.organgelique.reidThe United Nations endeavours to see a world free from trafficking and exploitation, a world where every life matters, and where every person realises his or her inherent human right to pursue their dreams.http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/articles/2015/07/30/message-from-luc-stevens-un-resident-coordinator-on-world-day-against-trafficking-in-persons2015-07-30T07:26:53.245Z2015-07-30T07:26:53.245ZNew UNDP Deputy Resident Representative on Boardnoemail@noemail.organgelique.reidMr. Martin Hart-Hansen was appointed as Deputy Resident Representative of the UNDP Thailand country office in April 2015.http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/articles/2015/07/20/new-undp-deputy-resident-representative-on-board2015-08-17T02:01:08.743Z2015-08-17T02:01:08.743ZCycling through Thailand on his way to Paris to raise awareness about climate email@example.comPole to Paris founder and director, Dr. Daniel Price cycled through Thailand early July to raise awareness about the global climate situation ahead of the United Nations Congress of Parties 21 (COP21), taking place in Paris later this year. http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/articles/2015/07/14/cycling-through-thailand-on-his-way-to-paris-to-raise-awareness-about-climate-change2015-07-15T01:56:49.517Z2015-07-15T01:56:49.517ZMDGs produced most successful anti-poverty movement in history: UN firstname.lastname@example.orgThe Millennium Development Goals Report 2015 found that the 15-year effort to achieve the eight aspirational goals set out in the Millennium Declaration in 2000 was largely successful across the globe, while acknowledging shortfalls that remain. The data and analysis presented in the report show that, with targeted interventions, sound strategies, adequate resources and political will, even the poorest can make dramatic and unprecedented progress.http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/articles/2015/07/13/mdgs-produced-most-successful-anti-poverty-movement-in-history-un-report02015-07-13T09:51:25.569Z2015-07-13T09:51:25.569ZStatement from the United Nations in Thailand on the 2015 International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT)email@example.comIn 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.http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/articles/2015/05/13/statement-from-the-united-nations-in-thailand-on-the-2015-international-day-against-homophobia-transphobia-and-biphobia-idahot-2015-06-26T04:02:31.789Z2015-06-26T04:02:31.789ZUNDP engages youth in strengthening democracy in Thailandnoemail@noemail.orgmichael.relevoOne 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.http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/articles/2015/03/30/undp-engages-youth-in-strengthening-democracy-in-thailand2015-06-25T13:34:49.756Z2015-06-25T13:34:49.756ZQuenching the Thirst: UNDP and Metropolitan Waterworks Authority holds exhibition to celebrate World Water Day in Thailandnoemail@noemail.orgmichael.relevoThe 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.http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/articles/2015/03/20/quenching-the-thirst-undp-and-metropolitan-waterworks-authority-holds-exhibition-to-celebrate-world-water-day-in-thailand2015-06-25T13:34:48.676Z2015-06-25T13:34:48.676ZNew buildings sign up for Promoting Energy Efficiency in Commercial Buildings project firstname.lastname@example.orgUNDP 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.http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/articles/2015/03/06/new-buildings-on-board-with-undp-thailand-s-promoting-energy-efficiency-in-commercial-buildings-project-2015-06-25T13:34:47.699Z2015-06-25T13:34:47.699ZRegional Technical Dialogue on Intended Nationally Determined Contributions in Bangkok, Thailandnoemail@noemail.orgmichael.relevoThe 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.http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/articles/2015/02/24/regional-technical-dialogue-on-intended-nationally-determined-contributions-in-bangkok-thailand2015-06-25T13:34:46.078Z2015-06-25T13:34:46.078ZBaan Nam Khem: A resilient fishing community in Thailandnoemail@noemail.orgmichael.relevoBaan 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.http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/12/22/baan-nam-khem-a-resilient-community-in-thailand2015-06-25T13:34:45.267Z2015-06-25T13:34:45.267ZWorkshop to share organisational models with 14 Muslim Women's Associations located in Southern Thailandnoemail@noemail.organgelique.reidUNDP 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. http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/12/11/workshop-to-share-organisational-models-with-14-muslim-women-s-associations-located-in-southern-thailand2015-06-26T04:19:44.410Z2015-06-26T04:19:44.410ZMUSLIM WOMEN IN SOUTH THAILAND EMPOWERED TO DEVELOP THEIR OWN CITIZEN NEWS REPORTSnoemail@noemail.orgmichael.relevoThirty-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.http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/11/19/muslim-women-in-south-thailand-empowered-to-develop-their-own-citizen-news-reports2015-06-25T13:34:43.760Z2015-06-25T13:34:43.760ZThailand celebrates United Nations Day email@example.comUN 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).http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/10/24/thailand-celebrates-united-nations-day-20142015-06-25T13:34:42.032Z2015-06-25T13:34:42.032ZUN4U Photo Contest for UN Day firstname.lastname@example.orgThis 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. http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/10/07/un4u-photo-contest-for-un-day-20142015-06-25T13:34:41.569Z2015-06-25T13:34:41.569ZSocial Good Summit comes to Mahidol University in Bangkoknoemail@noemail.orgmichael.relevohttp://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/10/06/social-good-summit-comes-to-mahidol-university-in-bangkok2015-06-25T13:34:40.278Z2015-06-25T13:34:40.278ZUNDP and partners establish “Refuse to be corrupt” café project email@example.comThe 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.http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/08/28/undp-and-partners-establish-refuse-to-be-corrupt-caf-project-2015-06-25T13:34:38.515Z2015-06-25T13:34:38.515Z2014noemail@noemail.orgmichael.relevohttp://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/articles/20142015-06-25T13:34:33.443Z2015-06-25T13:34:33.443ZSaving our tuna: save a way of life in the Pacifc firstname.lastname@example.org://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/06/08/saving-our-tuna-save-a-way-of-life-in-the-pacifc-2015-06-25T13:34:36.298Z2015-06-25T13:34:36.298Z