KAS Thailand works in close cooperation with local partners, including both governmental institutions, such as the legislative and the judiciary, and NGOs and universities.

Population & Community Development Association (PDA)

Population & Community Development Association (PDA)
PDA focuses its activities on the fields of democracy building, local self-administration and women emancipation. Furthermore, it also supports income-increasing measures.
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Institute of Public Policy Studies (IPPS)

Institute of Public Policy Studies (IPPS)
IPPS is an academic institute and important partner of KAS in political education. It cooperates with KAS in organising conferences and issuing publications.
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Office of the Administrative Courts (OAC)

Das Büro der thailändischen Verwaltungsgerichte (OAC)
OAC coordinates the administrative and judicial cooperation among the Administrative Courts as well as with the central Court of Appeal. KAS and OAC have implemented common measures to reform and strengthen administrative laws and their enforcement to meet international standards.
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Secretariat of the National Assembly (SNA)

Das Sekretariat des thailändischen Repräsentantenhauses (SNA)
The cooperation between KAS and SNA aims at the improvement of administrative services for the House of Representatives. In addition, it spreads knowledge of the role and function of Parliament and encourages the participation of the people in the democratic process. One especially successful project of the KAS and SNA is a country-wide competition on democracy strengthening in high schools. The number of participants yearly exceeds 1,000 students.
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Secretariat of the Senate (SOS)

Das Sekretariat des thailändischen Senats (SOS)
SOS is affiliated with the National Assembly but acts as an independent agency. It is mainly responsible for the administration and coordination of the work of the Senate as well as the relationship between the Senate and other institutions. SOS also implements studies to improve the internal organisation of the Senate and ability to support it. Furthermore, it expands public knowledge on the parlamentary democratic system. Since 2001 KAS and SOS have commonly organised seminars and workshops as well as promoted an exchange of German and Thai professionals of the legislative.
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Secretariat of the Cabinet (SOC)

Das Sekretariat des thailändischen Kabinetts (SOC)
SOC aims at coordinating and improving the administrative work of the government. The cooperation between KAS and SOC focuses on the strengthening of SOC as a service and information provider as well as a center for strategic planning for the Cabinet.
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Supreme Court, Criminal Division for Persons Holding Political Positions (SCP)

Supreme Court, Criminal Division for Persons Holding Political Positions (SCP)
The Criminal Division for Persons Holding Political Positions pursues perpetrators holding political offices for charges such as embezzlement and corruption. Since 2002 the agency cooperates with KAS in providing Thai legal decision makers with further education and promoting the exchange of experiences with German legal experts.
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Office of the Constitutional Court (OCC)

Das Büro des thailändischen Verfassungsgerichts (OCC)
The Constitutional Court is one of the most powerful institutions in Thailand. KAS cooperates with its administrative agency OCC, since its establishment in 1998. The cooperation focuses on the analysis of laws and verdicts, implementing seminars and workshops as wells as issuing publications.
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Office of the Public Sector Development Commission (OPDC)

OPDC
A departmental government body under the Office of the Prime Minister is responsible for supporting the public sector development commission through giving recommendations to the cabinet about the bureaucracy development and other public sector duties to be carried out in accordance with the aim of the National Government Organization Act and the royal decree on the principle and practice of good governance.
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Chulalongkorn University

Chulalongkorn Universität
Chulalongkorn University is the oldest and one of the most prestigious universities of Thailand. In cooperation with Chulalongkorn University, KAS organises political seminars and workshops.
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Chiang Mai University (CMU)

Chiang Mai Universität (CMU)
CMU is one of the largest universities of Thailand. It was founded in 1964 and currently enrols more than 25,000 students. KAS cooperates with CMU mainly in the field of education, concentrating its activities on the North and Northeast.
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College of Local Administration (COLA), Khon Kaen University

New Logo of Co-partner, COLA-KKU
The College of Local Administration (COLA) was founded at Khon Kaen University (KKU) in 2007 in collaboration with Thailand’s Department of Local Administration in the Ministry of Interior. The expressed purposes are to improve the management capacity of local government officials throughout the country and to serve as a repository of knowledge on government innovation and collaboration. This joint effort was designed to impart and apply knowledge from the field of public administration, emphasizing decentralized management.
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School of Law, Phayao University (PYU)

PYU School of Law
The mission of Phayao University’s School of Law is to deliver the law graduates to serve the society with ethics, moral principles, and social responsibility especially for the upper northern provinces of Thailand. KAS has supported the School in implementing the seminars, workshops, and dialogues as well as in researching aiming to disseminate knowledge and understanding on rule of law to citizens and local governmental officials.
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Graduate School of Human Sciences, Assumption University

Graduate School of Philosophy and Religion, Assumption Universität
The Graduate School of Human Sciences of Assumption University has dedicated itself to preparing its graduates for service to Thai and international societies and to becoming a community of scholars engaged in the pursuit of truth and knowledge.
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Institute of Democratisation Studies (IDS)

Institute of Democratisation Studies (IDS)
An institute promoting the democratisation process in Thailand that has provided many seminars, dialogues, and researches, both to the public and professionals. It is an additional academic source for interested people.

Forward Foundation

FF
The non-profit civil society organisation is administrated by an active group of community development people with the objectives of establishment of sustainable development in the society as well as the qualities of life in educational, economic, and social aspects. Through activities such as seminars or workshops, the KAS has supported the implementation in order to promote people’s understanding and awareness of the significance of sustainability.

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