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September 26, 2014

Environmental Values Emerging from Cultures and Religions of the ASEAN Region

In collaboration with the Graduate School of Philosophy & Religion Assumption University, Bangkok, the Konrad Adenauer Foundation organized once again an international conference on environmental issues and climate change on religious, historical and cultural perspectives. more…

September 11, 2014

European and Thai Experiences

First World War Centenary

On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I and the 75th anniversary of World War II, the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Thailand together with the Thai-German Society Thailand, the German Southeast Asian Center of Excellence for Public Policy and Good Governance (CPG) and the Chulalongkorn University, held a colloquium on the impact of the wars on Thailand and Germany. more…

May 28, 2014

Time to move forward

Annual Meeting of KAS-partners in Thailand

In March, KAS Thailand's partners and co-partners got together in the annual meeting to discuss about the improvement in cooperated projects and especially about the media work lectured by the foreign experts to provide them the ideas of project implementation. more…

March 31, 2014

Education system for sustainable democratic development

Mr. Chaturon Chaisang, Caretaking Minister of Education, and Dr. Stafan Kaufmann, Member of the German Bundestag and Committee for Education in the German Parliament, exchanged about challenges in modern education system in the KAS-Seminar on 27 March 2014. more…

March 31, 2014

Rule of Law in Penal Procedures against Politicians

On the conference co-organised by KAS and the Supreme Court Criminal Division for Persons Holding Political Positions (SCP), the problems and challenges of penal procedures against politicians were discussed. Mr. Sirichai Wattanayothin, Vice President of the Supreme Court, shared viewpoints on Thai cases whereas Dr. Stafan Kaufmann, Member of the German Bundestag, enlightened about the function of case exemption, the roles of media and the public opinions in Germany. more…

February 3, 2014

Will Thailand remain unstable?

Thailand’s election might raise more questions than it answers. Does the government have enough votes to form a majority in the House of Representatives? Is the by-election procedure constitutional? Will there be an impeachment trial against caretaker prime minister Yingluck and a further trial against 308 parliamentarians? more…

January 14, 2014
Group Photo of the participants in the conference under the topic of Ecological, Social and Economic Sustainability on 28 November 2013

Perspectives for Thailand and ASEAN

Ecological, Social and Economic Sustainability

The following subjects make up the six sessions of the conference: sufficiency economy, Buddhist economics & ecology, sustainable development & environment justice, Greek mythology & machines of loving grace, and environmental philosophy. The behaviour and role of humans are used as the central object of investigation.

December 6, 2013
KAS and the Office of the Constitutional Court of Thailand arranged a seminar on 29 November 2013 at Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit Bangkok

Equality and Unjust Discrimination

On 29th November 2013, KAS and the Office of the Constitutional Court of Thailand arranged a seminar on the topic of "Equality and Unjust Discrimination" to open the platform for legal experts and officials to share their experiences on the court procedure.

December 3, 2013
Academicians, political and legal experts attended the KAS-IDS Seminar on Democratic Rule of Law on 24 Nov 2013 at Sukosol Hotel, Bangkok.

Democratic Rule of Law and the Current Situation in Thailand

A platform offered a chance to participants to share and exchange their opinions on the rule of law progression in Thai society. At the opening, Mr Michael Winzer, KAS representative, delivered the welcome speech together with an opening remark given by Mr. Chaturon Chaisang, Education Minister.

November 19, 2013
The meeting among the President of the Senate, KAS Representative, and Minister of Transportation during the Event of Senator Meet People in Chiang Rai Province

Senators Meet the People

During the seminar co-organised by KAS and Secretariat of the Senate on 15 November in Chiang Rai Province, the President of the Senate, KAS Representative, and Minister of Transportation met over 100 local people from different northern provinces and discussed about infrastructure project that the government planned to launch next year.