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The Constitutional Complaint

Workshop des Office of the Constitutional Court in Kooperation mit der KAS Bangkok zum Thema "Verfassungsbeschwerde" in Deutschland und den Möglichkeiten der Anwendbarkeit im thailändischen System.

Book presentation

Thailand: State-Building, Democracy and Globalization


Buchpräsentation des neuen Readers des renommierten thailändischen Politikwissenschaftler Chai-Anan: eine Veranstaltung des Institute of Public Policy Studies (IPPS) in Kooperation mit der KAS-Bangkok


Administrative Law in Thailand and Germany

Seminarwoche des Office of the Administrative Courts, der Verwaltungshochschule Speyer und der KAS zu spezifischen Themen der thailändischen und deutschen Verwaltungsgerichtsbarkeit (komparativer Ansatz).


Senators meet the People

Seminar- und Informationsveranstaltung des Senatssekretariats und der KAS zu Funktion und Rolle des Senats im politischen System Thailands

Expert talk

Recent Developments in Thai Local Government

Dialog zu den jüngsten Entwicklungen im Bereich der Kommunalverwaltung in Thailand - Perspektiven für die Zukunft


The Role of Constitutional Organs in Protecting the Rights and Liberties of the People

Dialogseminar der KAS-Bangkok in Kooperation mit dem Office of the Constitutional Court über die Rolle der unabhängigen Verfassungsorgane auf der Grundlage der thailändischen Verfassung (komparativer Ansatz)


"The State's Obligation in Promoting and Encouraging Public Participation and State Power Inspection"

Seminar der KAS-Bangkok und des Office of the Constitutional Court anläßlich des 4. Jahrestages des thailändischen Verfassungsgerichts


Decentralization and Education Management

An event of the Institute of Public Policy Studies in cooperation with the Local Development Center

New education laws require the cooperation between the state and civil society in local education management, which lead to anxiety of local educational personnel concerning the correlation between local authorities and school administrations.

Expert conference

Administrative Procedure Law in Thailand

A Conference of the Office of the Administrative Courts

Discussion of experiences and problems with the new Thai administrative procedure law among judges of the Supreme, the Central and the Regional Administrative Courts

Expert conference

Decentralization: "New Thinking - New Action" - But How?

A Conference on the Thai Government's Commitment to Local Government

What is the direction of the Thai Rak Thai government's policy concerning decentralization and local governments - or is there any? Is the "CEO Governor" a promising concept?

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 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)

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.