Army Engineers on Peace Mission in South Sudan

Thai Army Engineers on Peace Mission in South Sudan

The first group of members of the Thai Horizontal Military Engineering Company will remain stationed in that country for a year, while the RTP is preparing a second group which will leave for Sudan if the UN asks Thailand to continue the mission.

FAO praises Thailand for its fight against hunger

Thailand has been awarded by the FAO for successfully reducing the rate of hunger and malnutrition among residents by more than half.

Thailand’s Solar Power Company gets UN’s award

Wandee Khunchornyakong, a retired solar panel manufacturing executive, saw potential in Thailand’s solar power market. Today she gets a prestigious UN award for her contribution to climate change.
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UN chief condemns armed attack on PDRC protest

The secretary-general of the United Nations Mr Ban Ki-moon yesterday called for an immediate end to escalating violence in Thailand, and urged authorities to bring those responsible to justice.

Thailand 7th most dangerous nation for women

Thailand is the seventh worst nation in relation to violence against women, a recent report from the United Nations revealed.
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UN calls on Thailand to take steps towards reconciliation

The United Nations human rights chief today welcomed the report from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Thailand (TRCT) and called on the South-east Asian country to implement its recommendations to advance accountability and understanding among different segments of its society.

UN Expert Calls for International Compensation for Victims of Terrorism

The Special U.N. Investigator on Terrorism is calling for an international legally binding instrument to provide compensation, reparation, and support to all victims of terrorism. The investigator says terrorists cannot compensate for the massive damage they cause, so it is up to world governments to right a wrong and pay up.

Ban Ki-moon Praises Suu Kyi for compromising

United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon met with Burmese democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi for the first time in Rangoon Tuesday. Their talks came after members of Burma’s opposition decided to make a key political compromise and join the government. The meeting came at the end of Ban Ki-moon’s three day trip to Burma.When he last visited Burma in 2009, the country’s military government refused to allow Ban to meet with Aung San Suu Kyi, who at the time was nearing 15 years under house arrest. “It’s a great honor for me to finally have face-to-face meeting with Daw Aung San Suu Kyi,” he said.