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Public Hearing on Thailand’s Clean Air Bill

Solving the PM 2.5 Haze Pollution in a Sustainable Manner and Leaving No One Behind

Seminar

Enhancement of Efficiency in Administrative Case Management

Problems in the Supreme Administrative Court's Judicial Proceedings and Relevant Solutions (in the Fiscal Year 2024)

Problems, obstacles, and challenges towards administrative judicial proceedings: disciplinary actions in compliance with resolutions of the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) under Organic Act on Anti-Corruption B.E. 2561 (2018)

Forum

Navigating the Nexus: European and SEA Views on Current Geopolitical Shifts amid Great Power Rivalries

Strategic Positioning in the Mekong Subregion

The Mekong Subregion in Southeast Asia has emerged as a focal point in global geopolitics, influenced heavily by international political developments and great power rivalries. As the strategic interest of the region intensifies, the European Union (EU) seeks to navigate this dynamic landscape, balancing economic competition with cooperation and aiming to increase its presence in Southeast Asia as well as its subregion. This activity will focus on three critical questions that shape the EU's engagement in the Mekong Subregion and Southeast Asia’s response to this raising interest.

Seminar

The Way Forward for Thai-German Cooperation amid Global, Regional, and Local Challenges

Strategic Planning Workshop based on KAS’ Framework Objectives 2025-2027

The Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS) is dedicated to advancing peace, freedom, and prosperity in Thailand by promoting participatory democracy, the rule of law, a social market economy, innovation, and fostering cooperation between Thailand, Southeast Asia, Germany, and the EU. In our pursuit of these goals, KAS collaborates with local partner organizations that share our values, working together on projects that drive our mission forward.

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Open and Innovative Government in Thailand

Seminar for Fostering Innovative Future

The public management worldwide has been evolved through the principles and theories raised during many periods. The governments have adjusted themselves into the result-oriented management additional to the conventional principles like the ideal-typed bureaucracy or machinelike administration which sometimes obstructed the policy implementation. The new way of public management has supported the governments in actualizing the public services and achieving the expected outcomes. Nevertheless, the world has changed into the digital age enabling the people to monitor the governments’ performances more closely. To possess the good governance, the result-oriented management is not enough anymore; the public participation by the usage of the open data in the policy formulation process becomes more necessary and compulsory.

Online-Seminar

Thailand’s Hazardous Waste Situation: and Efforts to Clear the “World’s Trash Bin”

Media Dialogue 7

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung is pleased to invite you to: Media Dialogue 7: Thailand’s Hazardous Waste Situation: and Efforts to Clear the “World’s Trash Bin”

Workshop

The Development of the Integration Communication and the Public Relations

The Regional Administrative Courts Batch 2

The workshop series organized by the Office of the Administrative Courts of Thailand with the support of KAS in Thailand aims at enhancing the technical knowledge beneficial to the promotion of the court’s work. The topic in the activity will focus on how to utilize the tools of mass communication and public relations to increase the public recognition. The participants will be the judges and the court officials from the regional administrative courts throughout the country. The group work in the afternoon session will open a chance for the participants to digest the received knowledge and initiate their ideas possible for the development of the court’s work in their operating areas.

Workshop

The Development of the Integration Communication and the Public Relations

The Regional Administrative Courts Batch 1

The workshop series organized by the Office of the Administrative Courts of Thailand with the support of KAS in Thailand aims at enhancing the technical knowledge beneficial to the promotion of the court’s work. The topic in the activity will focus on how to utilize the tools of mass communication and public relations to increase the public recognition. The participants will be the judges and the court officials from the regional administrative courts throughout the country. The group work in the afternoon session will open a chance for the participants to digest the received knowledge and initiate their ideas possible for the development of the court’s work in their operating areas.

Seminar

Enhancing Effectiveness in Case Management and Strengthening Court Personnel’s Expertise

Seminar for OAC's directors of offices and bureaus

The Office of the Administrative Courts with the support of the KAS Thailand organizes a seminar to enhance knowledge on the OAC’s policies and directions to prepare for the court mission in the year 2021.

Online-Seminar

A Ban on Toxic Farm Chemicals: Thailand’s long road to food safety

Media Dialogue 6

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung is pleased to invite you to: Media Dialogue 6: A Ban on Toxic Farm Chemicals: Thailand’s long road to food safety and the “(safe and clean) Kitchen of the World”

Seminar

The New Look of the Public Administration

A Seminar Series for Faculty Reorientation and Development

The Covid-19 outbreak and the resulting social distancing measures are one more proof that online platforms and modern technologies can offer good solutions to improve the quality of public services. However, many questions need to be addressed, for example: how familiar are governmental officers with these digital developments, especially those in the local administration? Do they have the tools and the capacity to work online, while making sure they operate according to the rules? Will they be able to maintain, or even level up the service standards?

Discussion

Challenges and Trends in Public Policy in 2020

A discussion of the Institute of Democratization Studies with the support of the KAS in Thailand

Seminar

Strengthening Expertise in an Administrative Case Concerning Broadcasting and Telecommunication

A seminar of the Office of the Administrative Courts with the support of the KAS in Thailand

Online-Seminar

Surge in Plastic Waste during COVID 19 and the Roadmap towards Sustainable Plastic Waste Management

Media Dialogue 5

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung is pleased to invite you to: Media Dialogue 5: Surge in Plastic Waste during COVID 19 and the Roadmap towards Sustainable Plastic Waste Management

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Strengthening Economic Security

European and Southeast Asian Perspectives on Navigating the New Normal in Global Supply Chains

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) Office Thailand in cooperation with the German-Southeast Asian Center of Excellence for Public Policy and Good Governance (CPG) and the Asian Governance Foundation hosted a roundtable discussion titled "Strengthening Economic Security: European and Southeast Asian Perspectives on Navigating the New Normal in Global Supply Chains" on March 27. The event provided insights on the evolving landscape of global supply chains and explored strategies for resilience and adaptation in the face of increasing pressures.

Steering the Course of Digitalization

A Thai-German Exchange on Chances & Challenges of Digital Economy

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) Office Thailand in cooperation with the German-Southeast Asian Center of Excellence for Public Policy and Good Governance (CPG) and the Asian Governance Foundation (AGF) co-hosted a roundtable discussion titled “Steering the Course of Digitalization: A Thai-German Exchange on Chances and Challenges of Digital Economy” on 15 February 2024. The event informed about the current state of affairs, pressing challenges to overcome, as well as opportunities for future development and cooperation with respect to digitalization in both countries.

Recommendations for Improvement of Public Services: Collaboration for Thailand’s Better Road Safety

Project on Open and Innovative Government in Thailand

To mobilise the Open Government in Thailand more effectively, inclusively and continuously, the Office of the Public Sector Development Commission or OPDC organised a series of workshops and hackathon event last year to improve the public services and performance of the public sector. The focal topic this time was how to increase road safety in Thailand through the innovative and sustainable methods in order to reduce damage to life and property which has also affected the social and economic development of the country as a whole.

Direct Talks with MPs Year 2 EP 23-28

Brought to you by the Democratic Youth Network under the supervision of the Secretariat of the National Assembly

"Direct Talks" Year 2 by the Democratic Youth Network of the Thai Parliament is the programme that takes you to meet with Members of the House of Representatives of Thailand and talk about many agenda, legal provisions, and policies significant for the development of the country. Not even the youth but people in all age groups should monitor and follow up closely how far this legislative body push each issue forwards and actualise all those policies they promised in the last election campaign. The talks are conducted in Thai.

KASSID Winter Meeting 2023

The KASSID Winter Meeting 2023 took place on December 6th, featuring engaging workshop activities.

Direct Talks with MPs Year 2 EP 15-22

Brought to you by the Democratic Youth Network under the supervision of the Secretariat of the National Assembly

"Direct Talks" Year 2 by the Democratic Youth Network of the Thai Parliament is the programme that takes you to meet with Members of the House of Representatives of Thailand and talk about many agenda, legal provisions, and policies significant for the development of the country. Not even the youth but people in all age groups should monitor and follow up closely how far this legislative body push each issue forwards and actualise all those policies they promised in the last election campaign. The talks are conducted in Thai.

Dialogue Program EU-ASEAN as Strategic Partners for Growth and Prosperity

MP Serap Güler's Visit in Thailand

Ms. Serap Güler Member of the Bundestag, CDU/CSU parliamentary group, travelled to Bangkok from 30 to 31 October to take part in a dialogue program at the invitation of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation Thailand. Ms. Güler is, inter alia, Deputy Chairwoman of the Bundestag's Committee of Inquiry into Afghanistan and a member of the Defense Committee. Within the latter, she also serves as rapporteur for Asia. The focus of her visit to Bangkok therefore lay on security issues in the areas of foreign policy and international relations, trade and business, elections and citizen participation.

The New European ESG Supply Chain Regulations and the Impact on Thailand

Europe-in-Review (EiR) Seminar

The German-Southeast Asian Center of Excellence for Public Policy and Good Governance (CPG) and the Asian Governance Foundation (AGF) in cooperation with Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) Office Thailand co-hosted the seminar titled “The New European ESG Supply Chain Regulations and the Impact on Thailand” on 5 October 2023 at the Pullman G Hotel in Bangkok. The event informed about the nature of the EU’s new Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD) as the latest piece of environmental, social, and governance (ESG)-related regulation and mapped out its impact on relevant stakeholders in Thailand and the EU.

Direct Talks with MPs Year 2 EP 7-14

Brought to you by the Democratic Youth Network under the supervision of the Secretariat of the National Assembly

"Direct Talks" Year 2 by the Democratic Youth Network is the Programme that takes you to meet with Members of the House of Representatives of Thailand and talk about many agenda, legal provisions, and policies significant for the development of the country. Not even the youth but people in all age groups should monitor and follow up closely how far this legislative body push each issue forwards and actualise all those policies they promised in the last election campaign. The talks are conducted in Thai.

Enhancing Potential and Competitiveness of Local Community Business

Applying the Social Market Economy Principle in Thailand

In August-September 2023, the Population and Community Development Association (PDA) implemented the second 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 operation of the PDA’s Centres for Community-Based Integrated Rural Development (CBIRD) in seven project provinces.