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UN Partnership Framework (UNPAF) Signing Ceremony

UN Partnership Framework (UNPAF) Signing Ceremony

  27 July 2017, The UN Country Team in Thailand and the Royal Thai Government signed today the UN Partnership Framework (UNPAF) for 2017- 2021. UNPAF is the strategic document for the UN’s development cooperation for Thailand to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. It was signed by H.E. Ms. Busaya Mathelin, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ms….

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Presentation of the credentials to the Foreign Minister

Presentation of the credentials to the Foreign Minister

  27 July 2017, Ms. Deirdre Boyd presented her credentials to H.E. Mr. Don Pramudwinai, Minister of Foreign Affairs, as the new UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Thailand. After presenting the credentials, Ms. Boyd discussed with the Foreign Minister on current developments and prospects for strengthening partnership between the UN and the Thai Government.  

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UNFPA mourns passing of Executive Director

UNFPA mourns passing of Executive Director

UNITED NATIONS— With profound sadness, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, announces that its Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, passed away suddenly at his home last night.  He was 68 years old. Read our full statement at http://bit.ly/2s9aP9e

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Keynote Address by Mr. Luc Stevens, UN Resident Coordinator/UNDP Resident Representative for TIJ Public Forum on the Rule of Law and Sustainable Development

The United Nations Resident Coordinator for Thailand, Mr. Luc Stevens, spoke this morning at a Thailand Institute of Justice public forum on “The Rule of Law and Sustainable Development” which also served as an opportunity to congratulate Her Royal Highness Princess Bajrakitiyabha Mahidol of Thailand as the new UNODC Goodwill Ambassador on the Rule of Law and Criminal Justice for…

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Op-Ed for Human Rights Day by UN Resident Coordinator in Thailand

Op-Ed for Human Rights Day by UN Resident Coordinator in Thailand

Luc Stevens, United Nations Resident Coordinator in Thailand On International Human Rights Day 10 December 2016 Title: Stand Up For Someone’s Rights Today Almost seven decades ago today, the international community agreed on a ground-breaking document which recognises inherent dignity and equal rights for all people, everywhere, under all circumstances. December 10 each year is observed across the globe as…

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The United Nations Resident Coordinator’s Office (UNRCO) visited Mahasarakham University (MSU)

The United Nations Resident Coordinator’s Office (UNRCO) visited Mahasarakham University (MSU)

The UNRCO was invited to give a talk on the topic of “Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)” at the MSU’s Global Citizenship Camp on 5 November 2016. The Camp was attended by 80 university students from 14 countries. The objectives of the Camp are to prepare students to be engaging and productive citizens of the world, expand their world views and…

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‘Inclusive dialogue’ the key to fixing Thailand’s ills

‘Inclusive dialogue’ the key to fixing Thailand’s ills

Inclusive Dialogue Needed in Thailand An op-ed by Mr. Luc Stevens   Thailand is a valued member-state of the United Nations. Its leadership in numerous UN bodies and participation in nearly all international human rights mechanisms has in no small measure galvanised decades of the kingdom’s economic, social and political development. Today’s deep-rooted conflict within Thai society – aggravated by…

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