Events

Discussion

Financing Political Parties in a Party Democracy

KAS in cooperation with Institute of Democratisation Studies (IDS) holds the discussion exploring control mechanisms to ensure transparency in political financing.

Symposium

The SME Sector in the ASEAN Economic Community 2015

Ensuring Growth, Competitiveness and Sustainability

The conference jointly implemented by ASEAN Studies Centre of Chulalongkorn University, Chula Global Network, KAS Office in Bangkok and KAS Regional Programme on Social and Economic Governance Asia (SOPAS) in Tokyo, Japan

Seminar

The Promotion of Political Education in School

The seminar aims to further deepen democratic standards in national civic education programme and also seeks to enhance active teachers’ participation of the democratic process.

Seminar

Roadmap for Establishing the Congressional Budget Bureau (CBB)

Lesson Learn from Germany and England

The seminar co-organised by KAS and the Secretariat of the National Assembly (SNA)

Discussion

The Citizenship Education and Management in Local Administration Organisation

The Policy Watch Dialogue

The dialogue coorganised by KAS, Institute of Public Policy Studies (IPPS) and Thammasat University.

Discussion

ASEAN Economic Community and Political Direction of Thailand

The dialogue provides a stage for politicians and academicians to exchange their experience and knowledge on Thai democratisation in ASEAN Economic Community context.

Discussion

State Liability Act in Germany and Thailand

The discussion coorganised by KAS and the Office of the Administrative Courts of Thailand (OAC) aims to broaden judicial perspectives on Thai State Liability Act with experience from Germany.

Seminar

Enhancing Women Potential towards ASEAN Community

KAS together with the Secretariat of the Senate (SOS) will hold the seminar to provide women leaders better understanding of the global changes and adjustment towards ASEAN community.

Seminar

Enhancing Women Potential towards ASEAN Community

KAS together with the Secretariat of the Senate (SOS) will hold the seminar to provide women leaders better understanding of the global changes and adjustment towards ASEAN community.

Seminar

Enhancing Women Potential towards ASEAN Community

Crisis and Opportunities of Thai People towards the ASEAN Community

KAS together with the Secretariat of the Senate (SOS) will hold the workshops to provide women leaders better understanding of the global changes and adjustment towards ASEAN community.

Constitutionalism and Political Party Design

A comparative View

On 8 August 2022, KAS, the Institute of Democratization Studies (IDS) and King Prajadhipok's Institute (KPI) co-organized an online seminar on "Constitutionalism and Political Party Design: A Comparative View " in order to discuss the role of constitutions in designing political party systems and their related implications for party voters and society.

Micro-entrepreneurship Input from the Social Market Economy and Exchange with Local Officials

(Workshop I: Nonthaburi Province)

On August 25, 2022, Forward Foundation with the support of Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and under cooperation of Nonthaburi Provincial Hall had organized the Workshop Series on Micro-entrepreneurship Input from the Social Market Economy and Exchange with Local Officials. It was hold at Nonthaburi Palace for 41 participants from several sectors. The participants were from Nonthaburi Provincial Administrative Organization, Subdistrict Administrative Organization, and government officers of the Nonthaburi Provincial Hall who work in community development sector. Aside from these, there were also the committee members of community enterprises, community leaders, as well as community health volunteers. The opening ceremony was addressed by the vice Governor of Nonthaburi Province. He showed his appreciation toward the workshop and also provided the concept of ‘Sufficient Economy’.

Ukraine, Europe, Asia and the World: Current Geopolitical Implications of the War in Ukraine

"Europe in Review" Online Conference #1

The first “EiR” online panel discussion in 2022, organized by the German-Southeast Asian Center of Excellence for Public Policy and Good Governance (CPG) with the support of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) in Thailand, focused on different strands of geopolitical implications of the war in Ukraine, which were analysed with a region-specific focus. The organizers emphasized that, during currently challenging times, it is even more crucial to highlight the impacts of developments in Europe for Southeast Asia and vice versa. Thereby, it is eminent to define conditions of rules and trust to tackle regional and global challenges in an all-encompassing manner. Discussions and exchange between academic, governmental offices, media and civil society make up a cornerstone of this engagement.

Two Decades of Local Administration in ‘Isan’ Region

125 Years of Thailand’s Local Administration

On 19th July, the Creative Urban Solutions Center (CUSC) in cooperation with Ubon Ratchathani University and network organisations held a hybrid dialogue with the support of the KAS. The dialogue aimed to explore the background stories and the progress of local administration in Thailand further from the researches and publication series done in last year. The topic for this dialogue focused on the context of Isan – the northeastern region.

Digital Communication and Regulation for Innovative Business Development

Applying the Social Market Economy Principle in Thailand

Last month, the Population and Community Development Association or the PDA successfully implemented the 1st phase of the Project “Business for Social and Environmental Development” with the support of the KAS. The activities took place in target areas with the implementation of the PDA’s Centres for Community-Based Integrated Rural Development (CBIRD) in seven provinces. They are CBIRD Wiang Pa Pao in Chiang Rai Province, CBIRD Nang Rong in Buriram Province, CBIRD Mahasarakham in Mahasarakham Province, CBIRD Krabi in Krabi Province, CBIRD Chakkarat in Nakhonratchasima Province, CBIRD Ban Phai in Khon Kaen Province, and CBIRD Sai Yok in Kanchanaburi Province.

KASSID Annual Meeting 2022

Workshop on Participatory Democracy

In 2021, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung started a new scholarship program called “Konrad Adenauer Scholarship for Social and Innovative Development" or KASSID. On 10-11 June 2022, the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung in Thailand organized an Annual Meeting for KASSID scholars at the Avani Sukhumvit Hotel, Bangkok. Since the start of the scholarship program last year, this was the first time that all of the KASSID scholars met each other in person, shared their ideas and expertise, and grew their connections. The event started off with a dinner talk and an ice-breaking activity which required the students to guess words related to global and local trends, international cooperation, social justice, and multiculturalism. The activity brought so much fun to the scholars and further resulted in casual discussions thereafter.

The Special Forum 1 - Mekong's Womb

A full event report of the first forum of the series "The Songkhram River Basin, the Mekong’s Womb" organised by the Bangkok Tribune News Agency with the support of the KAS in Thailand on March 18, 2022

Youth and MPs

The UNDP Thailand, the Secretariat of the House of Representatives and Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Thailand organised the event "Youth and MPs for SDGs"

Bericht zur Konferenz “International Security and the Environment” April 20th – 21st, 20227

Die Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung hat in Kooperation mit dem Institute of Democratization Studies (IDS), der Chiang Mai University und der Mae Fah Luang University am 20. und 21. April 2022 eine internationale Konferenz unter dem Titel „International Security and the En-vironment“ ab¬gehalten. Während der zweitätigen online Konferenz stellten internationale Wissenschaftler ihre Forschungen und Paper zu den Themen Sicherheits-, Klima- und Um-weltpolitik vor.

“Geopolitical Implications of the War in Ukraine”

jointly organised by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, the German-Southeast Asian Center of Excellence for Public Policy and Good Governance (CPG), Faculty of Law, Thammasat University, and the Asian Governance Foundation (AGF)