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November 3, 2011
Dr Michael Fuchs, MdB as a key speaker of the lecture programme concerned with the financial and economic crisis

To A New Decade of National and Global Economic Governance

On 31st October 2011, the member of German Parliament and Vice-Chairman of CDU Parliamentary Party Dr Michael Fuchs spoke about the consequences of the Economic and Financial Crisis for the EURO-Community and about measures for solving the crisis. In the following discussion he explained the audience what the ASEAN-States could learn from the European experiences.

September 6, 2011
visiting on 19 Aug 2011

KAS’Courtesy Call to the Secretary General of The Secretariat of the House of Representatives

On the occasion of assuming his new position at KAS Thailand, Mr. Clauspeter Hill has made a courtesy call to the Secretary General of The Secretariat of The House of Representatives, Mr. Pitoon Pumhiran, on Friday 19th August 2011 at the Parliament to introduce himself and discuss on the future cooperation.

August 19, 2011
Mr. Hill's courtesy call to SOS

KAS’ Courtesy Call to the President of the Senate

On the occasion of assuming his new position at KAS Thailand, Mr. Clauspeter Hill has made a courtesy call to the President of the Senate, Gen. Teeradej Meepien (Ret.), on Monday 15th August 2011 at the Parliament to introduce himself and discuss on the future cooperation.

June 10, 2011
Panel discussion on "Elections in Thailand: Prospects for Regaining Leadership in Democratization in Southeast Asia

Elections in Thailand: Prospects for Regaining Leadership in Democratization in Southeast Asia

Three weeks before the general elections on 3rd July, four well-known politicians and political analysts discussed Thailand's perspectives to re-establish the Kingdom as Southeast Asia's leading democracy. More than 100 high-ranking representatives for politics, government, the judiciary as well as from civil society and the media followed the controversial presentations by the speakers and a lively discussion.

June 3, 2011
IDS-KAS Event

Direction of Thai Politics after the General Election

Former Minister Chaturon Chaisang moderated the panel with renowned academician on possible scenarios after the elections in July 2011. The debate focused on chances and challenges for political parties to play a more constructive role in the political landscape.

June 3, 2011
IDS-KAS Dialogue

Role of Politician and Civil Society on Democratization and Conflict Resolution in Thailand

Representatives from political parties, local governments, civil society and media were invited by KAS and IDS to discuss the role of politicians and civil society in democratization and conflict resolution. The dialogue aimed at contributing to improving coordination between politics and civil society.

May 24, 2011
Supporting Knowledge on Laws for Parliamentary Administrative Organization

Laws and Regulations for Parliamentary Administration

In continuation of the support to the Thai Parliament in formulating laws on parliamentary administration, a follow-up seminar was organized in cooperation with the SNA. The seminar aimed at introducing the laws, which have already passed the parliament and the implementation procedures.

February 28, 2011
The seminar co-organized by KAS and SNA

Administrative Organization of the German Bundestag

In cooperation with the administration of the German Bundestag, KAS held a seminar on the responsibilities and organisation of the Bundestag’s administration. The objective was to assist the Thai Parliament in formulating a bill on the organization of the parliamentary administration.

February 16, 2011
EU Project Launch event

Official launch of European Union co-funded project “Improvement of Access to Justice for Civilians in the Deep-South Provinces of Thailand”

KAS together with Cross Cultural Foundation and Muslim Attorney Center officially launched the EU co-funded project. The remarkable participation of high-ranking officers, ministries, National Human Rights Commission, military as well as international and national organizations, indicates the political relevance of the project. It ensures stakeholder’s attention which will enable close cooperation leading to an effective implementation during the lifetime of the project and beyond.

January 24, 2011

International Migration in Thailand and Southeast Asia: Policies and Practices

International Migration is an established social phenomenon in Southeast Asia. All countries in the region are influenced to some degree although the nature and level of that impact varies greatly. Therefore, KAS and ISIS organized a seminar aiming at encouraging a coherent migration policy. more…