Events

Seminar

Strengthening Local Communities and Local Leaders

The Process of Strengthening Participatory Democracy Leadership
The seminar in cooperation with the Secretariat of the Senate (SOS) will address community leaders from various provinces and representatives of local governmental agencies to promote the idea of participatory democracy by using participatory learning methods.

Discussion

The Role of Millennial on Public Policy in 21st Century

A discussion in cooperation with Institute of Democratization Studies (IDS) provides a platform for participants to share experiences and opinions about millennial’s visions on socio-economic and public policies with invited speakers from related fields.

Seminar

Contempt of Court: Concept and Practice

A seminar in cooperation with the Office of the Constitutional Court of Thailand aims to provide the platform for justices of the Constitutional Court, state officials, legal experts, and supporting staff members of the justices to gain updated knowledge and understanding on the will of provision of law on contempt of court. Moreover, upon the panel discussion, the issues of balance between protection of power and independence of the judiciary and freedom of expression will be raised for opinion exchange.

Seminar

Drafting Judgement and Personal Decisions

Rule of Law Project
KAS in cooperation with the Supreme Court Criminal Division for Persons Holding Political Positions will hold a seminar for the Supreme Court judges and assistant judges of the Division in order to improve the clarification of the judgements and to create a common format for personal decisions and judgements which will increase efficiency in drafting personal decisions and judgements.

Seminar

Solutions to Issues in Case Proceedings of the Supreme Administrative Court

E-AdminCourt System and Relevant IT
Regarding the 20-year master plan of the Office of the Administrative Courts of Thailand (OAC), a special lecture in cooperation with KAS Thailand Office will be held to prepare administrative judges, court executives, including court officials for the launching of the courts’ new electronic system which is targeted to uphold administrative justice in a fair, fast, and modern manner in strengthening good governance of the society.

Seminar

The Future of EU Parliament after Election

KAS together with Institute of Democratisation Studies (IDS) will hold a seminar to provide participants the updated situations and movements of social and political development in Europe and international countries as well as to open a discussion stage for exchanges of ideas and experiences among experts and participants.

Seminar

Strengthening Local Communities and Local Leaders

The Process of Strengthening Participatory Democracy Leadership
The seminar in cooperation with the Secretariat of the Senate (SOS) will address community leaders from various provinces and representatives of local governmental agencies to promote the idea of participatory democracy by using participatory learning methods.

Discussion

Personal Data Protection: Rights to Privacy/Media Roles and Responsibility in Strengthening Public Awareness

The discussion co-organised by KAS and Institute of Public Policy Studies (IPPS) together with network organisations will provide the participants from related working fields a platform to gain updated knowledge about the current policy and situation of personal data protection in Thailand, to exchange ideas and to propose opinions beneficial for further policy development. The discussion will also pave the way for further monitoring the bill on personal data protection once it passes the Council of State and is approved by the cabinet.

Event Reports

E-AdminCourt System for Enhancement of Administrative Justice

by Orapan Suwanwattanakul

On 5-7 July 2019, KAS Thailand Office in cooperation with the Office of the Administrative Courts of Thailand (OAC) held an internal seminar.

Event Reports

Media’s Roles and Responsibility towards Personal Data Protection

KAS Thailand Office in corporation with the Institute of Public Policy Studies (IPPS) held a dialogue on the issue of personal data protection which is their main focus this year to raise public awareness. The discussion taken place on 26 June 2019 was the third event in the series, underlining the roles and responsibility of media towards the current situation of personal data protection in Thailand. On this issue, Mr Pattara Khumphitak – executive board of the Post Publishing PCL, former president of the National Press Council of Thailand, and former Constitution Drafting Committee – gave a lecture and exchanged views with participants from various related fields in governmental offices, civil society, private sector, and especially media.

Event Reports

Social Market Economy, Social Equity, and SME in Bangkok

KAS in cooperation with the Forward Foundation welcomed community leaders and authorities from Laksi District to participate in the seminar and study visit taking place on 12 June 2019. The seminar explored the concept of Social Market Economy with a focus on equity in the society. Four expertise perspectives were discussed: Social Equitable by Law, Good Will Economy System, Brand Sustainable, and Business Model for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises. The afternoon study-visit to Lertsuksom Community Enterprise in Phasi Charoen District offered a guidance to approaching social equity from the bottom-up or community level.

Event Reports

New Media’s Significance towards the Role of Legislative Institutions

Network Collaboration Development to Build Citizenship
The two-day workshop in corporation with the Secretariat of the House of Representatives welcomed the parliamentary officials especially the ones responsible for public relations task to attend to the lectures, discussions, and group brainstorming on the topics of development of public relations to support the work of the legislative institutions and development of news content and format to strengthen citizenship through new media, etc.

Event Reports

Chefredakteure englischsprachiger Tageszeitungen aus Thailand treffen Persönlichkeiten aus Presse und Politik

Die Teilnehmenden hatten vom 5.- 9. März in Berlin und Bonn die Gelegenheit sich mit zahlreichen Vertretern aus Politik (Fraktionsvorsitzende der CDU/CSU MdB Volker Kauder, Regierungssprecher Steffen Seibert) und Medien zu treffen und über Themen wie Migration und Sicherheit (Bundespolizeipräsidenten Dr. Dieter Romann), sowie Erwartungen an die Große Koalition zu diskutieren und aus verschiedenen Blickwinkeln zu beleuchten.

Event Reports

Cabinet Resolution of 30 June 1998: Land and Forest Management

by Napak Angkawaratanat

KAS-EU Project
On 24 November 2016, KAS with the EU Delegation to Thailand and EnLAWTHAI hosted a public conference on a research of “Cabinet Resolution of 30 June 1998: Land and Forest Management” which over 130 participants from governmental organisations, civil society section and press attended.

Event Reports

Richter des Obersten Verwaltungsgerichts Thailands beschäftigten sich mit der Energie- und Klimapolitik

Der Präsident des Obersten Verwaltungsgerichts Thailands besuchte vom 26.06. bis 01.07.2016 mit einer Delegation unter anderem politische Institutionen, das Oberverwaltungsgericht Berlin und das Bundesverwaltungsgericht in Leipzig. Die Teilnehmer informierten sich über die Möglichkeiten der erneuerbaren Energien, um in Thailand die Qualität der Rechtsprechung bei Projekten zur Nutzung der Rechtsprechung zu verbessern.

Event Reports

The Constitutional Court and Thailand’s Political Reform

by Michael Winzer

A seminar organised by the Office of Constitutional Court of Thailand (OCC) and KAS
The seminar took place on the first of July in Centara Grand Hotel, Bangkok. Not only jurists, politicians and political scientists, but also members of the Constituent Assembly and the president of the Electoral Commission were present.

Event Reports

Principle of Participatory Democracy

by Michael Winzer

Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, Thailand together with the Office of The Secretariat of the Senate (SOS) Acting as Secretariat of the National Legislative Assembly have co-organized a training workshop under the Strengthening Local Communities and Local Leaders project, the Process of Strengthening Participatory Democracy Leadership Course between 24 – 28 May 2015 at Furama hotel, Chiang Mai.

Event Reports

Official Launch of the Project "Environmental Empowerment for Grassroots and Non-State Actors in Thailand"

EU-KAS-ENLAW Project
The Delegation of the European Union to Thailand financially joins hands with Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in supporting ENLAWTHAI Foundation to disseminate knowledge about environmental justice to Thai grassroots.
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