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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)

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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.

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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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Enhancing Knowledge in the Electronic Administrative Court System

The Use of e-Admincourt for Relevant State Officials Batch 1 & 2

This project aims to assist and facilitate the officials of state agencies and local administration organisations as well as all relevant officials in using e-Admincourt system to file a case with the Administrative Court or to submit related documents. E-Admincourt contributes to not only speedy and transparent judicial proceedings, but also saving the parties’ time and money to be spent on submitting physical documents and travelling to the Court in person.

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Environmental Policies and Challenges in the New Politics

Media Dialogue 1 of 2023

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Social Protection for the Vulnerable Population in Northeastern Thailand

A Focus Group Discussion for Civil Society and Public Service Perspectives – Group 3

Social protection can be an important approach to ensure basic quality of life of the poor and vulnerable population and improve equity in society. College of Local Administration of Khon Kaen University will organise a focus group discussion to share information that had been gathered from the previous projects with village volunteers, who served as crucial links between government programmes and the vulnerable people in need of government assistance and services. The exchange of perspectives during the discussion will add a valuable insight to an understanding of social protection of the vulnerable people in the Northeast of Thailand. As well, the information and opinions from the three key stakeholders in the social protection arena: the vulnerable people (service receivers), government officials (service providers), and village volunteers (links), will offer potential areas of policy improvement and new interventions for social protection and also collaboration for inclusive growth.

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Social Protection for the Vulnerable Population in Northeastern Thailand

A Focus Group Discussion for Civil Society and Public Service Perspectives – Group 2

Social protection can be an important approach to ensure basic quality of life of the poor and vulnerable population and improve equity in society. College of Local Administration of Khon Kaen University will organise a focus group discussion to share information that had been gathered from the previous projects with village volunteers, who served as crucial links between government programmes and the vulnerable people in need of government assistance and services. The exchange of perspectives during the discussion will add a valuable insight to an understanding of social protection of the vulnerable people in the Northeast of Thailand. As well, the information and opinions from the three key stakeholders in the social protection arena: the vulnerable people (service receivers), government officials (service providers), and village volunteers (links), will offer potential areas of policy improvement and new interventions for social protection and also collaboration for inclusive growth.

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Social Protection for the Vulnerable Population in Northeastern Thailand

A Focus Group Discussion for Civil Society and Public Service Perspectives – Group 1

Social protection can be an important approach to ensure basic quality of life of the poor and vulnerable population and improve equity in society. College of Local Administration of Khon Kaen University will organise a focus group discussion to share information that had been gathered from the previous projects with village volunteers, who served as crucial links between government programmes and the vulnerable people in need of government assistance and services. The exchange of perspectives during the discussion will add a valuable insight to an understanding of social protection of the vulnerable people in the Northeast of Thailand. As well, the information and opinions from the three key stakeholders in the social protection arena: the vulnerable people (service receivers), government officials (service providers), and village volunteers (links), will offer potential areas of policy improvement and new interventions for social protection and also collaboration for inclusive growth.

Workshop

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

Workshop Series organized by Forward Foundation with the support of KAS Thailand.

Forward Foundation in cooperation with KAS Thailand will organize a series of three workshops in three provinces to promote the principles of Social Market Economy to local communities in Thailand through activities that address social enterprises on a community level and vocational training for small-sized business. The activities aim at building capacity and encouraging local administrative officers to launch policy recommendations to provide sustainable vocational training programmes and social security to local residents, and German social market economy should be their source of inspiration.

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KASSID Summer Meeting 2023

An Outlook on Thailand’s Environment-Related Policies after the 2023 Election – Training on Pitching, Presentation, and Story-telling skills

In 2021, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung started a new scholarship program called “Konrad Adenauer Scholarship for Social and Innovative Development (KASSID)” for Thais who are interested in pursuing a Master’s degree or currently studying a Master’s degree in educational institutions in Thailand. The goals are to support Thai students with a will to contribute to the state and society; and promote intercultural exchanges and expand international academic networks. In 2022-2023, KAS continues to grant the KASSID scholarships to Master’s degree students, and is committed to support their academic success as well as to develop other soft-skills relevant to the promotion of their work on social and innovative projects.

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Special Forum: "SDGs in the New Politics"

Photo Essay Exhibition and Talk: "SDGs l The Depth of Field"

To raise public awareness of the importance of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Bangkok Tribune News Agency – in collaboration with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Thailand and its other partners – is organizing the special forum “SDGs in the New Politics” on June 20 and a photo essay exhibition and talk titled “SDGs | The Depth of Field” from June 15 to June 22.

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Smart City and Digital Government in 2023: Resilience for the future

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The Institute of Democratization Studies in cooperation with Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Thailand will organize the discussion “Smart City and Digital Government in 2023: Resilience for the future” to promote smart city concepts and civic engagement in the policy process.

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Project on Enhancement of Efficiency in Administrative Case Execution for the Fiscal Year 2023

Seminar on Problems and Obstacles in Execution of Decree Ordering State Agencies

The Administrative Court is organizing the seminar “Problems and Obstacles in Execution of Decree Ordering State Agencies to Comply with Building Control Act, B.E. 2522 (1979)” – with support from the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Thailand. The goal is to make the Administrative Case Execution for the Administrative Case Officials from the Bureau of Decisions Execution more efficient. The focus is on 1) Guidelines for compliance with the building control law in correcting, modifying or demolishing buildings that violate the law and 2) Guidelines for Decisions Execution for the Execution of Decree Ordering State Agencies to Comply with Building Control Act, B.E. 2522 (1979).

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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.