Thammasat Professor in the National Committee on Sustainable Development

Since February 2020, Assistant Professor Nattapong Puttanapong , Ph.D from Faculty of Economics was appointed to be an economic expert in The National Committee on Sustainable Development which is the official national body driving SDGs in Thailand.

The SDG-Foresight project for the Thailand SRI Strategic Plan

From March to June 2020, SDG Move undertook policy-focused research for Thailand Science Research and Innovation (TSRI), an organization under the Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation. It was the analysis of data and the design of future scenarios to support the science research and innovation plan. TSRI wants this development plan to be the catalyst of change that would steer Thailand to progress more sustainably and inclusively along the line of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The Development of Monitoring and Evaluation System for the Promotion of Sustainable Consumption and Production in Thailand: Phase 2

In 2019, Thammasat University, by Faculty of Economics, Thammasat University (through Thammasat University Research And Consultancy Institute (TURAC)), received a funding for the project “The Development of Monitoring and Evaluation System for the Promotion of Sustainable Consumption and Production in Thailand: Phase 2” from Office of Natural Resources and Environmental Policy and Planning (ONEP). This phase-2 project studied the calculation methods of SDG12 indicators, created, improved, and augmented the existing database to enable the importation, evaluation and monitoring of the selected SDG12 indicators.

Thammasat University Collaborating with ONEP in the Revision of the Thailand SCP Roadmap

In October 2020, Office of Natural Resource and Environmental Policy and Planning (ONEP) published the first revised version of Thailand Sustainable Consumption and Production Roadmap. This revision is a collaboration between Thammasat University and ONEP.

SDG-related Courses at Faculty of Economics

The 2018 curriculum of Faculty of Economics offers wide range of courses that provide better understanding, economic theories and solutions for sustainability challenges in relations to the SDGs, such as Gender Economics, Climate Change Economics, and Economics of Sustainable Development.

The Thai translation of the comic “The Planet and the 17 Goals”

SDG Move contacted Margreet de Heer, a Dutch author, and got an approval for the translation of the comic “The Planet and the 17 Goals”, which is the cooperation between UNICEF, PCI Media, World’s Largest Lesson, PVBLIC, and Reading with Pictures. The comic was released for the first time in English version in September 2015,Continue reading “The Thai translation of the comic “The Planet and the 17 Goals””

Thammasat University participated in the formulation of EU-Roadmap on CSO-SDG

SDG Move cooperated and participated in the series of workshops organised by IBF international consulting, financed by the European Union, to formulate civil society action plan in driving the agenda of the Sustainable Development Goals between 2020-2022.

SDG Move at Regional Workshop on Urban Nexus

SDG Move (SDG Research and Support Programme) joined a panel in the Ninth Regional Workshop on Integrated Research Management in Asian Cities: The Urban Nexus: Safeguarding finite water-energy-land resources for future generations, on 22 to 23 May 2019. This workshop is organizsed by GIZ in cooperation with UNESCAP and Local Government for Sustainability (ICLEI).

SDG Move: SDG Research and Support Programme

SDG Move or SDG Research and Support Programme is a research programme under Faculty of Economics, Thammasat University. It is one of the first research programme in the country established specifically for SDGs. It is also regarded as one of a few SDG knowledge hubs in the country.