Dialogue Program EU-ASEAN as Strategic Partners for Growth and Prosperity
MP Gunther Krichbaum's Visit in Thailand
From 20th-26th March 2023, KAS Thailand organized a dialogue program for Mr. Gunther Krichbaum, Member of the German Bundestag and European Policy Spokesperson of the CDU/CSU Parliamentary Group, and Dr. Carsten Buchholz, Head of MP Krichbaum’s office, to meet with various stakeholders in Thailand as well as KAS cooperation partners. The topics discussed during this seven-day program included political and economic developments in Thailand and Southeast Asia, trade prospects between Thailand and the EU with the current negotiations of a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the two entities, democratic developments in the country and the civic engagement of the civil society, youth participation, and German-Thai cooperation. On this occasion, Dr. Céline-Agathe Caro, Director of the KAS Office in Thailand, led the visit and accompanied the visitors throughout the program.