Events - Thailand Office
The Way Forward for Thailand and Her Neighbours
Community-Based Integrated Energy Initiatives (CBEI)
KAS in cooperation with the Population and Community Development Association (PDA) arranges a workshop to lecture local people in north-eastern Thailand on the proper and most effective usage of renewable energy.
The Impact of the Draft Constitution towards Administrative Case Trials
The Improvement of Relevant Laws and Regulation
The seminar co-organised by KAS and the OAC aims to provide the platform for the court executives and administrative judges to exchange ideas on the impact of draft constitution towards the roles of the administrative courts.
Strengthening Local Communities and Local Leaders
The Process of Strengthening Participatory Democracy Leadership
The training addresses community leaders and students from various provinces to promote the idea of participatory democracy in National Reform by using participatory learning methods.
The Foreign Policy Strategy of a Regional Middle Power – Thailand and Germany
The seminar in cooperation with ASEAN Studies Centre of Chulalongkorn University aims to provide Thai, German, and other foreign participants with a better understanding of the strengths and sensitivities of Southeast Asian politics.
Decentralisation in a Transitional Regime
The seminar co-organised with the Urban Development Institute Foundation aims to explore process of decentralisation and democracy in the past two years and to understand Thailand’s current political situation for further democratic development.
Vision Thailand and the Path to Values Based Politics
An event in cooperation with Institute of Democratization Studies (IDS) provides a discussion platform about challenges for Thailand’s political development and democratization process.
Climate Change: Effect on Livelihood of Nakhonsawan Province
KAS in cooperation with the Office of the Civil Service Commission and Forward Foundation arranges a seminar to examine current environmental policies in Thailand’s central provinces and to discuss about possible issues significant for policy making.
Multiculturalism in Asia: Peace and Harmony
An international conference aims to present the challenges of the way to successful cultural and religious cooperation between ASEAN members. At the event, Dr Surin Pitsuwan, ASEAN’s former Secretary-General, will also attend as the keynote speaker.
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Parliamentary Committee Meets the People
Role and Duty of the Committee on Courts Affairs, State Enterprises, Independent Organs, Public Organisations and the Fund of the MP
On 28 September 2019, Konrad Adenauer Foundation Thailand Office in a cooperation with the Secretariat of the National Assembly and the Committee on Courts Affairs, State Enterprises, Independent Organs, Public Organisations and the Fund of the Member of the House of Representatives held a seminar about the Role and Duty of the Committee in Ayudhaya Province with up to 200 participants from Bangkok, Ayudhaya and the vicinity.
German Basic Law and Its Influence on Thai Constitutionalism
Seminar on the occasion of 70 years of the Federal Republic of Germany and 30 years of the fall of Berlin Wall
On Thursday 19th September 2019 at Maha Chulalongkorn Building in Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Her Royal Highness Princess Bajrakitiyabha Narendiradebyavati presided over the opening ceremony of an academic seminar organised by the Thai-German Society in cooperation with the German Embassy Bangkok, Asian Governance Foundation, Centre of European Studies of Chulalongkorn University and Konrad Adenauer Foundation Thailand Office, etc, to celebrate 70 years of the foundation of the Federal Republic of Germany and 30 years of the Fall of Berlin Wall.
Exchange on ASEAN and Global Economic Situation with Thai MPs
Visit of a Member of German Parliament, Frank Steffel
Upon the visit to Thailand of Dr Frank Steffel, a member of German parliament from CDU/CSU Party, a group of Thai members of parliament from government and opposition sides gave an honour in sitting together and discussing about the economic and social situations both in ASEAN and western regions. Besides, Dr Steffel and Thai MPs took this chance to exchange their viewpoints on EU-Thailand relation as well as consideration of further cooperation in various fields between parliaments of both countries.
Development of Social Market Economy in Germany for Thailand’s Initiation
On 19 August 2019, Konrad Adenauer Foundation Thailand Office held an expert talk on the principles of Social Market Economy from Germany’s experiences. The talk was honourably delivered by Dr Frank Steffel, a member of German Parliament from CDU/CSU Party, to representatives from KAS Thailand’s partner and co-partner organisations who have been working on the projects to develop the concept of the social market economy into real practice.
From the Future of European Parliament to the Perspective towards Public Policy in Thailand
In July 2019, KAS Thailand Office in cooperation with the Institute of Democratization Studies (IDS) held three discussions and seminars on the issues of ‘The Future of EU Parliament after Election’, ‘The Role of Millennial on Public Policy in 21st Century’, and ‘Thailand 2019 Public Policy Perspectives’ in Bangkok, Chonburi and Phitsanulok province.
E-AdminCourt System for Enhancement of Administrative Justice
On 5-7 July 2019, KAS Thailand Office in cooperation with the Office of the Administrative Courts of Thailand (OAC) held an internal seminar.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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