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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…

December 3, 2010
Opening speech given by PM Abhisit Vejjajiva.

Preparing Thai Public Administration for the ASEAN-Community

Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva gave an opening speech at the conference jointly organized by KAS and OCSC. He described the progress towards the realization of the ASEAN-Community and outlined the necessity for the public administration to adjust to the new challenges trough reform.

December 2, 2010
The seminar which KAS organized in cooperation with the Institute of Democratization Studies

Young Leaders and the Future of Thai Democracy

During the seminar KAS organized in cooperation with the Institute of Democratization Studies, young MPs from government and opposition parties examined the role of young generation in promoting democracy and discussed new approaches for reconciliation of the politically divided society.

November 29, 2010
A unique exhibition showing five perspectives of five photographers

Rupture - Cause and Effect

A photographic exhibition supported by KAS has been opened to public at Bangkok Art and Cultural Centre. The exhibition explores the recent political crisis that erupted in Bangkok in May 2010 from the perspective of five artists. It invites to thought and reflection.

November 1, 2010
Group picture

PASTIS-Training

KAS Thailand hosted the PASTIS-Training for the KAS offices in Asia. The intensive training on the new Project management, Accounting, Control and Information System took place on 1st - 6th November 2010 at Nailert Park Hotel in Bangkok. The real-time operation of PASTIS will start in January 2011

October 22, 2010

Bringing the Best of the Private Sector to Development

KAS Thailand and the Federation of Thai Industries organized a Seminar on the contribution of the private sector to sustainable development. The discussion was based on a presentation by Mr. Oliver Wieck, Director of the International Trade and Development at the Federation of German Industries. more…