Events

Discussion

Dialogue on the Conflict in the Deep-South

The event provides a dialogue platform for trust-building and coordination among representatives from security sector, Academia and local NGOs. Various dialogue methods will be applied in order to ensure the effectiveness.

Seminar

International Migration in Thailand and Southeast Asia: Policies and Practices

The seminar seeks to provide a dialogue forum for academicians and experts on migration trends, emerging challenges and policy in Thailand and Southeast Asia. It'll also explore chances for more comprehensive regional migration policy and management

Seminar

Civic Education: Experience from Germany

The Seminar deals with the current debate on education reform and will introduce the german concept of civic education. The targetgroups are Ministries, school assossiations, political decisionmakers and civil society.

Expert conference

Preparing Thai Public Administration for the ASEAN-Community

The conference deals with administrative reforms in the process of ASEAN-Integration. Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajjiva is scheduled for a keynote speech.

Seminar

Young Leaders and the Future of Thai Democracy

The seminar focuses on various issues which are related to young leaders and their role to promote democracy in Thailand. The event is organized by Konrad Adenauer Stiftung in cooperation with Institute of Democratization Studies(IDS).

Seminar

SMART Public Service

The Seminar focuses on the enforcement of code of conduct and ethical standards in the civil service. Equally it will elaborate on the role of the civil society as watchdogs.

Exhibition

Rupture – Cause and Effect

The exhibition will explore photographically the recent political crisis in Thailand. A multi-dimensional expression of five perspectives on the incidents will be represented by five artists from Thailand, Germany, France and Great Britain.

Seminar

Freedom of Assembly

Together with IPPS KAS Thailand organizes a seminar to further explore the right to assemble in public places in order to protect public interest and human rights.

Workshop

PASTIS-Training

KAS Thailand hosted the PASTIS-Training for the KAS offices in Asia.

Seminar

The Promotion of Democracy Education in School

School Student’ s Project for 2010

This time, the 6 school student group works will present their successful projects to each other, teachers and invited honorable guests.

Thailand in 2023: Public policy’s trends, issues and innovation

On Saturday, November 19, 2022 the Institute of Democratization Studies (iDS), with the support of KAS Thailand, organized the discussion on “Thailand in 2023: Public policy’s trends, issues and innovation"

My Better Country Hackathon #12

Workshop Series

My Better Country Hackathon #12 took place on Sunday, 6 November 2022. The activity was held by the Office of the Public Sector Development Commission (OPDC) under the project “Workshop Series on Open and Innovative Government in Thailand” with the support of the KAS.

Social Protection for the Vulnerable Population in Northeastern Thailand

A Public Service Perspective

A workshop on “Social Protection for the Vulnerable Population in Northeastern Thailand: A Public Service Perspective” was held today (2 Nov 2022) in Khon Kaen by COLA, KKU with the support of the KAS in Thailand.

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