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11 Sep 2018 description

On 5 September 2018, the Department of International Organizations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand, in collaboration with the Ministry of Public Health, the National Health Security Office (NHSO), the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), the Partnership Project for Global Health and Universal Health Coverage (GLO+UHC), and the World Health Organization (WHO) organised the “Asia-Pacific Regional Meeting on AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Universal Health Coverage: Country Experiences, Challenges and …

04 Aug 2018 description

On August 3, 2018, the Advisor to the Royal Government of Cambodia, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lao PDR, the Permanent Representative to ASEAN of Myanmar, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Thailand, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Viet Nam, the U.S. Secretary of State, and the Deputy Secretary-General of ASEAN met in Singapore for the Eleventh Lower Mekong Initiative (LMI) Ministerial Meeting.

04 Aug 2018 description

The Ministers/Representatives of Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, and Viet Nam (hereafter referred to as the “Lower Mekong Countries”); the European Union, the Governments of Australia, Japan, New Zealand, Republic of Korea, and the United States; and the World Bank (hereafter referred to as the “Development Partners”); and Mekong River Commission (MRC), collectively referred to as “the Participants,”

In the spirit of promoting continued cooperation to support inclusive and sustainable development among the Lower Mekong Countries;

21 Sep 2016 description
  • On 20 September 2016, Gen. Prayut Chan-o-cha (Ret.), Prime Minister of Thailand attended the Leaders’ Summit on Refugees, held at the United Nations Headquarter in New York, at the invitation of President Barack Obama, to join the world’s efforts in pledging additional assistance for displaced persons. As the only ASEAN country attended, the invitation bore testimony to Thailand’s record of longstanding humanitarian assistance towards over one million displaced persons from various countries during the past four decades.

07 Jul 2014 description

Risk sensitive development as the cornerstone of resilience and sustainability

26th June 2014, Bangkok

07 Jul 2014 description

The 6th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction Bangkok, Kingdom of Thailand 22 – 26 June 2014

We, the Ministers, and Heads of Delegation of the countries of Asia and the Pacific, attending the Sixth Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) in Bangkok, hosted by the Royal Thai Government, 22-26 June 2014;

04 Jul 2012 description

4 July 2012, Phuket, THAILAND – As the ten member countries gather at the ASEAN Health Ministerial Meeting, the Government of Thailand and the Roll Back Malaria Partnership (RBM) convene a high-level consultation during the event to urge greater political support for on-going malaria control efforts in the region.

23 Apr 2012 description

BANGKOK, 20 April 2012 (NNT) - The Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) of the Ministry of Interior in its capacity as main coordinator and chair of the ASEAN Committee on Disaster Management (ACDM) will push for establishment of a concrete disaster prevention system and a logistics route in the ASEAN region.

The Department is determined to support Thailand’s roles on the ASEAN stage by, first of all, making ASEAN nations to become self-reliant in coping with natural disasters and to be able to provide relief efforts to members facing a large-scale disaster.

12 Feb 2011 description

BANGKOK, 12 February 2011 (NNT) - The Ministry of Commerce has distributed survival kits to villagers affected from the cross-border clashes between Thai and Cambodian troops in a bid to alleviate their difficulties.

Commerce Minister Pornthiva Nakasai stated that she was concerned about the living conditions of villagers residing along the Thai-Cambodian border, especially in the Kantharalak district, Si Sa Ket after closely monitoring the situation of artillery exchanges between the two sides.

Ms Pornthiva said the ministry therefore arranged a supply of necessary goods such as …

12 Feb 2011 description

SI SA KET, 12 February 2011 (NNT) - After living in shelters for one week, border residents in Si Sa Ket province have returned home while soldiers are stepping up security measures for their protection.

Approximately 21,000 people had to live in temporary shelters after they were evacuated from their homes in 55 villages near the border last week when clashes broke out between Thai and Cambodian soldiers.

04 Apr 2006 description

Dr. Kantathi Suphamongkhon, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Thailand, will present Thailand's donation of US$ 10,000.- to the United Nations' Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF). Mr. Ed Tsui, Director of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), will receive the donation on behalf of the CERF. The presentation of the donation will be held at the Reception Room, Office of the Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.