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Seminar

National Legislative Assembly Meets the People

The seminar provides a unique platform for both the National Legislative Assembly members and representatives of civil society to discuss political, social and economic challenges in provinces, thus contributing to stronger political participation.

Seminar

Thai Economic Forecast

KAS and the Faculty of Political Science of Chiang Mai University arrange an academic seminar aiming to forecast economic situation of Thailand in the next five years and to find the best developing strategy for the national economic policy.

Discussion

Water Resources in Thailand

Climate Change Dialogue

The discussion in cooperation with the Institute of Public Policy Studies (IPPS) aims to raise public awareness of the effect of the climate change in the country especially in the issues of water resources management.

Workshop

Strengthening Local Communities and Local Leaders

The Process of Strengthening of Participatory Democracy Leadership

The training addresses community leaders and students from various provinces to promote the idea of participatory democracy in Thailand Reform by using participatory learning methods.

Workshop

Strengthening Local Communities and Local Leaders

The Process of Strengthening of Participatory Democracy Leadership

The training addresses community leaders and students from various provinces to promote the idea of participatory democracy in Thailand Reform by using participatory learning methods.

Book presentation

IPPS Annual Meeting and the Book Launch

KAS co-organises the IPPS annual meeting together with the book launch of “The Law of Slowness” written by Prof. Dr. Chai-Anan Samudavanija and “The Pedagogy of the Democrat” written by Dr. Vichai Tunsiri.

Seminar

Consideration on Time Limitation for the Right of Prosecution and Jurisdiction

The seminar co-organised by KAS and the Office of the Administrative Courts of Thailand (OAC) aims to provide the platform for legal experts and administrative judges to exchange ideas on administrative jurisdiction process.

Seminar

Inspection of Assets of the Persons Holding Political Positions and State Officials

The seminar will provide the participants the updated judicial expertise and academic information on malfeasance cases. On the platform the participants will be able to exchange their experiences which will lead to court procedure improvement.

Discussion

Energy Consumption of Thailand in the Last Three Decades

The discussion in cooperation with the Institute of Public Policy Studies (IPPS) aims to raise public awareness of the effect of the climate change in the country and to stimulate an ideology of environmental justice.

Workshop

ASEAN Power Grid: The Impact on the Environment

Climate and Energy Project

A study trip aims to examine effective approach of judicial procedures related to environmental adjudication in respect to cross-border energy security and to establish appropriate measures to be implemented further in Thailand.

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)

Social Inclusion

Human Security of Vulnerable Persons – Risks and Hidden Potential

Groups of the elderly, disable, poor, homeless, parolees/released prisoners, young mothers, and migrant workers are considered the most vulnerable population. Their vulnerability arises from many factors such as social stigma, a lack of training and opportunities in employment, career advancement, and income-generating activities; as well as a lack of information and knowledge exchange. More importantly, these groups of people tend to do not have enough power and abilities to cope with the hardships when they occur.

The Role of Parliaments in Participatory Democracies: Experiences from Thailand

Second Session of the Series: Democratic Trends in ASEAN

Strong parliaments are the cornerstone of participatory democracies and democratic pluralism. Parliamentarians represent the people, pass laws and hold governments accountable. As such, they are the connections between executive and citizens. Whether a national parliament can provide accountability and oversight highly depends on a number of factors, including the capabilities of parliamentarians and their staff, political procedures and points of orders, party structures and the parliament’s administration processes. Parliaments are hence an important contact point for the European Union (EU) and other international development actors to strengthen the fundament of democracy on the ground.

Reinforcing the Parliamentary Dimension of the EU/ASEAN Partnership: A Strategic and Timely Move

Roundtable Discussion with Mr. Klaus Welle, Secretary-General of the European Parliament

On May 21st, 2021 the offices of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) in Southeast Asia hosted Mr. Klaus Welle, Secretary-General of the European Parliament, for an online roundtable discussion on the parliamentary dimension of the EU/ASEAN partnership. The event was held after the EU and ASEAN decided to become “Strategic Partners” in December 2020. Selected participants from eight ASEAN member states and the EU discussed six practical ideas to improve the cooperation between parliaments in the EU and ASEAN and to elevate their relationship to a new level of cooperation.

Next Steps of the Business for Social and Environmental Development

PDA’s Inception Seminar

On 5-7 April at Community-based Integrated Rural Development Ratchaburi Centre in Ratchaburi Province, the Population and Community Development Association or PDA held the annual seminar of the cooperation project on “Business for Social and Environmental Development” with the support of the KAS. This project aims to promote the principle of the Social Market Economy into real practice by strengthening the local communities and progressive cooperation between the public sector and civil society as well as building opportunities, fairness, and sustainable income for occupational groups in 7 target provinces. There are Wiang Pa Pao Centre in Chiang Rai, Nang Rong Centre in Buriram, Mahasarakham Centre in Mahasarakham, Ban Phai Centre in Khon Kaen, Chakkarat Centre in Nakhonratchasima, Sai Yok Centre in Kanchanaburi, and Krabi Centre in Krabi.

Thailand's Long Road to Food and Farm Safety

Bangkok Tribune's Media Dialogue Forum 6

The link below provides an event report and a highlight video of the dialogue forum no. 6 organised by the Bangkok Tribune News Agency with the support of the KAS in Thailand. The speakers presented their viewpoints and suggestions on the reform of farm practices in order to answer the goal of sustainable agriculture.

Open and Innovative Government in Thailand

Seminar Summary

Read now and see the visualised contents to know more about the progress of Thailand's open government. This summary was compiled from the seminar organised on 29th October 2020 by the Office of the Public Sector Development Commission (OPDC) with the support of the KAS in Thailand.