Events - Thailand Office
Dialogue on Personal Data Protection
The discussion co-organised by KAS and Institute of Public Policy Studies (IPPS) 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.
Socioeconomic and Political Development in Southeast Asia: Looking Back and Looking Ahead
An international seminar co-organised by KAS and the College of the Local Administration (COLA) of Khon Kaen University will broaden participants’ knowledge and understanding on history and background of the socioeconomic and political development that shape the mutual vision on economics and policy development in Southeast Asian region. Besides, upon the panel discussion session, the stage will open for viewpoint exchange about challenge faced in local governance and sustainable development policy in the region in order to encourage further collaborated researches and policy analysis works among ASEAN member countries and even within its sub-regions.
Knowledge Enhancement Course for Administrative Case Officials
Provisional Measures before Delivery of Judgement
The Office of the Administrative Courts of Thailand (OAC) with the support from KAS will organise a lecture course intending to enhance knowledge and expertise of the administrative courts officials in the topics related to the court proceedings which involve, for example, suspension of by-laws and administrative orders, provisional remedial measures, the protection of applicant’s interest, the rejection and dismissal of provisional measures application, and etc.
Media Promotion: Efficient Reporting on Modern Development in EEC Area
KAS in cooperation with the Forum 21, a civil society institute for social development, will hold a seminar series to enhance the quality of all EEC area-related communities through the work of local media. It is expected that the collaboration between the local media groups and the local organisations in areas of economic and social significance of the EEC will be strengthened for further development in the region.
Preparation for Administration of Administrative Justice via E-Court System
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.
Strategic Planning for Mass Communication and Public Relations on the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly in 2019
As Thailand is the host for the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly 2019, the workshop that KAS will co-organise with the Secretariat of the National Assembly (SNA) aims to set up strategic plan and system for mass communication and public relations for this event as well as to create professionalism and build related network among the parliamentary officers responsible for this field of works.
IPPS Annual Meeting 2019
Upon the annual meeting, the Institute of Public Policy Studies (IPPS) supported by KAS Thailand Office will gather network members and organisations to hear the reporting about directions of IPPS works and about last year’s success as well as the presentation of work plans for next three years. Therewith there will be a special discussion session on the civic education in order to open stage for participants to discuss and propose ideas for further development on related policies.
PDA Annual Meeting 2019
Business for Social and Environmental Development Project
Upon the annual meeting, the Population and Community Development Association (PDA) supported by KAS Thailand Office will assemble its project coordinators, project assistants, and project staffs to discuss about the work plans and guideline for the submission of project’s financial reports for next three years.
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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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