Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalise the global partnership for sustainable development
This page presents what Thammasat University has done in order to tackle sustainability challenges in SDG 17: Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalise the global partnership for sustainable development through the university’s functions, namely, education, research, outreach, policy and operation.
Thammasat and Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand have agreeable to set up sandbox to find the most efficient ways to reduce overall energy consumption at Thammasat University Rangsit Campus Please see the document here:
Participatory body for stakeholder engagement for the “Best Community Welfare Fund/organization Awards”
In 2019 to January 2020, Puey Ungpakorn School of Development Study (PSDS) initiated the Award giving project: the “Best Community Welfare Fund/organization Awards”. The process for the organization of this project was operate by a participatory body for stakeholder engagement, involving partners at several levels.
Since 2014, Thammasat University though Academic Affairs Department has promoted “service learning” approach in the university education by providing a special funding to support faculties who want to initiate service learning course. Under this funding guideline, it requires faculty substantial engaging with communities and stakeholders to the teaching and learning process. In 2019, the universityContinue reading “Service Learning Policy: Engaging local stakeholders for university education and SDGs”
In 2017-2018, Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning, Thammasat University and International Institute for Environmental Development, UK, collaborated in a research project “Planning For Eco-Cities And Climate-Resilient Environments: Building Capacity For Inclusive Planning In The Bangkok Metropolitan Region (PEACE-BMR)”, funded by Newton Fund Institutional Link (British Council and Thailand Research Fund). According to the projectContinue reading “APTU and IIED research collaboration on Urban Resilience (2017-2018)”
From 2017-2020, Urban Futures and Policy Lab, Faculty of Architecture and Planning, Thammasat University participated in the four-year initiative of Urban Knowledge Network Asia (UKNA) on research, teaching, and dissemination of knowledge on Asia through the prism of the city and urban communities in the program called the Southeast Asia Neighbourhoods Network (SEANNET), funded by the Henry Luce Foundation (New York, USA).
On November 11-15, 2019, Thammasat University collaborated as a partner organisation in organising the 16th IAVE Asia Pacific Volunteer Conference, the hosts of which were International Association for Volunteer Effort (IAVE) and Volunteer Spirit Network (VSN).
In 2019, Puey School of Development Studies (PSDS) cooperated with academic institutions and civil society organisations (CSO) in offering field sites for the “Graduate Volunteer” students. The class of 2019 is the 51st batch of the long-running and first-of-its-kind Graduate Volunteer Programme, offered by PSDS, Thammasat University. The three organisations partnering with PSDS are theContinue reading “The 51st batch of Graduate Volunteer Programme by Puey School of Development Studies (PSDS)”
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.
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 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 hosted the 3rd National Conference on Volunteerism on January 9-10, 2018, at Tha Prachan Campus, supported by Thai Health Promotion Foundation. The main theme is the “Volunteerism form Sustainable Development”.
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.
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