http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases2013-11-25T22:47:17.217ZPress ReleasesAdobe CQ5UNDP 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-forum2013-11-29T04:45:36.920Z2013-11-29T04:45:36.920ZUNDP Report lists Thailand among Asia’s fastest firstname.lastname@example.orgThailand 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-growing2013-03-15T04:06:03.889Z2013-03-15T04:06:03.889ZPrime Minister to host Launch of Leadership Academy for Muslim Womennoemail@noemail.orgsaranya.tanvanaratskulWomen in the 14 Southern Provinces will get a major political boost on Tuesday, December 11, when H.E. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra presides over the national launch of a Leadership Academy for Muslim Women at Government House.
http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2012/12/07/prime-minister-to-host-launch-of-leadership-academy-for-muslim-women2013-11-29T04:42:15.766Z2013-11-29T04:42:15.766ZMore than 1,500 university students to rally on Anti-Corruption Daynoemail@noemail.orgsaranya.tanvanaratskulTo encourage the Thai public to “Refuse to be Corrupt,” the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Thai Youth Anti-Corruption Network will hold a major rally at the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC) this Sunday, December 9, International Anti-Corruption Day. More than 1,500 students from across Thailand will gather in front of the BACC at 3 p.m.http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2012/12/06/more-than-1-500-university-students-to-rally-on-anti-corruption-day2013-11-29T04:52:46.750Z2013-11-29T04:52:46.750ZWorkshop to build health care capacity for HIV-related treatment in four ASEAN email@example.comThe United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Thailand International Development Cooperation Agency (TICA), and the National Health Security Office will host a regional workshop for health experts in Bangkok 26-29 November to examine Thailand’s landmark Universal Health Coverage (UHC) programme, with an aim to build capacity in their respective countries on HIV/AIDS treatment and care services.
http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2012/11/26/workshop-to-build-health-care-capacity-for-hiv-related-treatment-in-four-asean-countries2013-11-29T04:54:06.841Z2013-11-29T04:54:06.841ZAnti-corruption themed art exhibit planned for December firstname.lastname@example.orgTwenty three universities from across Thailand will participate in a special anti-corruption themed art exhibition sponsored by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) starting on International Anti-Corruption Day, December 9 at the Bangkok Art and Culture Center (BACC).http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2012/11/19/anti-corruption-themed-art-exhibit-planned-for-december-92013-11-29T05:01:41.297Z2013-11-29T05:01:41.297ZRising Urban Poverty and Inequality Hindering Asian Cities Ability to Tackle Climate Changenoemail@noemail.orgsaranya.tanvanaratskulAsia’s cities are central to the world’s battle against climate change. With the dual challenges of supporting the urban poor to adapt and reduce emissions, cities hold the keys to a sustainable and inclusive future. This was the message from a meeting of Mayors and Senior Officials from 10 city governments across Asia hosted by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat).http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2012/10/29/rising-urban-poverty-and-inequality-hindering-asian-cities-ability-to-tackle-climate-change2013-11-29T05:02:47.017Z2013-11-29T05:02:47.017ZThailand and UNDP launch initiative to boost disaster management email@example.comIn late 2011, flood waters swept through Thailand, affecting more than 11 million people. A year has passed since floodwaters inundated most of the country and metropolitan Bangkok, but the Royal Thai Government and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are determined to make the heavy toll of natural disasters a thing of the past. The Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation and UNDP have launched a new initiative to boost the capacity of the Department to be able to respond to large-scale floods and other natural disasters.http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2012/09/21/thailand-and-undp-launch-initiative-to-boost-disaster-management-capacity2013-11-29T05:05:13.281Z2013-11-29T05:05:13.281ZUNDP offers six-point plan to fast-track women in politics in Asia-Pacificnoemail@noemail.orgsaranya.tanvanaratskulBANGKOK— It will take 50 years for gender balance to be achieved in Asia-Pacific national legislatures if the increase in women’s participation in parliaments remains at the current pace, says a UN Development Programme (UNDP) study released this week. Economic progress will be limited without equal opportunity for men and women to influence political and economic decision-making, according to the report, which offers a six-step action plan to fast-track women into politics.
http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2012/09/20/undp-offers-six-point-plan-to-fast-track-women-in-politics-in-asia-pacific2013-12-04T08:05:19.092Z2013-12-04T08:05:19.092ZJoint partnership means 10,000 police willl receive HIV stigma prevention firstname.lastname@example.orgAs many as 10,000 junior Thai police officers per year will soon receive education on HIV/AIDS stigma and discrimination due to a new partnership signed today, 17 September, by the Royal Thai Police, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Foundation for AIDS Rights and the Department of Rights Protection of Ministry of Justice.http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2012/09/17/10-000-police-to-be-trained-on-hiv-aids-stigma2013-12-04T08:04:21.311Z2013-12-04T08:04:21.311ZUNDP and private-sector anti-corruption network sign email@example.comThe growing coalition against corruption in Thailand got a major boost when UNDP and the Anti-Corruption Network signed a partnership declaration.http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2012/08/23/undp-and-private-sector-anti-corruption-network-sign-partnership2013-12-04T08:03:23.367Z2013-12-04T08:03:23.367ZLuc Stevens named new UN chief in Thailandnoemail@noemail.orgsaranya.tanvanaratskulOn 1 July, the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon named Mr. Luc Stevens as United Nations Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Thailand.http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2012/08/01/stevens-named-new-un-chief-in-thailand2013-12-04T08:02:12.114Z2013-12-04T08:02:12.114ZUNDP Thailand launches new firstname.lastname@example.orgThe UNDP Country Office in Thailand launched its brand new website this week—and became the first country office to finish a UNDP web project that will encompass more than 160 country offices across the globe.http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2012/07/18/undp-thailand-launches-new-website2013-12-04T08:01:20.376Z2013-12-04T08:01:20.376ZRoyal Thai Government, UN sign joint five-year action plan to build resilience, creativity, and equity in Thailandnoemail@noemail.orgsaranya.tanvanaratskulThe United Nations and the Royal Thai Government sealed their commitment to work together to achieve the goals set out in the 11th National Economic and Social Development Plan today at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2012/06/06/royal-thai-government-un-sign-joint-five-year-action-plan-to-build-resilience-creativity-and-equity-in-thailand2013-12-04T08:00:22.090Z2013-12-04T08:00:22.090ZAsia-Pacific can no longer afford to grow first and clean up later, UNDP report email@example.comCountries in Asia and the Pacific are at a crossroads and must now strike a balance between rising prosperity and rising emissions. Their success or failure will have repercussions worldwide, predicts a new report released today by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2012/05/20/asia-pacific-can-no-longer-afford-to-grow-first-and-clean-up-later-undp-report-says2013-12-04T07:56:40.870Z2013-12-04T07:56:40.870ZUNV to call for Thai National Volunteers at Street Fairnoemail@noemail.orgsaranya.tanvanaratskulThe United Nations Volunteers will join the Volunteer Spirit Network at the 2nd Volunteer Street Fair next weekend, March 31-April 1 at Benjasiri Park. The outdoor street fair will spotlight the work of volunteers and launch a large-scale recruitment of Thai nationals for volunteer opportunities at UN agencies. http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2012/03/27/unv-to-call-for-thai-national-volunteers-at-street-fair2013-12-04T07:55:47.844Z2013-12-04T07:55:47.844Z"The Glass Ceiling" shines light on political inequality firstname.lastname@example.orgRecognizing the importance of women’s political empowerment in Thailand and in the Asia-Pacific, UNDP and the Ministry Of Social Development and Human Security publicly launch a new documentary today, on International Women’s Day, http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2012/03/08/-the-glass-ceiling-shines-light-on-political-inequality-2013-12-03T09:13:44.815Z2013-12-03T09:13:44.815ZThai Government, UN to recognize important contributions of volunteers email@example.comThis year, In recognition of the important contributions of volunteers make in the lives of the Thai people, the Ministry will host a celebration at the Miracle Grand Hotel on December 21st which will mark the recognition of International Volunteer Day in Thailand (December 5) and the 10th Anniversary of the International Year of Volunteers. http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2011/12/21/thai-government-un-to-recognize-important-contributions-of-volunteers-2013-12-04T07:54:30.496Z2013-12-04T07:54:30.496ZUNDP seminar to ask: Is political equality a reality for women? firstname.lastname@example.orgIn an effort to close the political gap women face when seeking public office, UNDP and the Ministry of Social Development and Human Security (MSDHS) will host a national seminar on women’s political empowerment held at the Amari Watergate Hotel, December 8.http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2011/12/07/undp-seminar-to-ask-is-political-equality-a-reality-for-women-2013-12-04T07:53:13.369Z2013-12-04T07:53:13.369ZStudents, UNDP and NACC fight back against corruption email@example.comWith public acceptance of corruption at an all-time high, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Thailand is fighting back, aiming to change attitudes and educate a new generation about the many dangers of corruption in Thai society. In partnership with the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC), UNDP will host a major anti-corruption event on Tuesday, December 6, 2011 at the Open Space at Siam Discovery Plaza in Bangkok.http://www.undp.org/content/thailand/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2011/12/06/students-undp-and-nacc-fight-back-against-corruption-2013-12-04T07:52:21.908Z2013-12-04T07:52:21.908Z