The 4th TICA Connect: Five Decades of Thailand and UNFPA Partnership: Advancing towards Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Bangkok, Thailand

Opening ceremony of the 4th TICA Connect: Five Decades of Thailand and Unfpa Partnership: Advancing Towards Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

“The 4th TICA Connect: Five Decades of Thailand and UNFPA Partnership:

Advancing towards Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)”

Thursday 16th August 2018 at 13:00 –16:30 hrs.

Vithes Samosorn Hall, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

 

Time

Programme

13:00 – 13:30 hrs.

Registration

13:30 – 13:35 hrs.

VDO presentation on development cooperation between TICA and UNFPA from the past, present, and the collaborative trajectory in the future                              

13:3513:50 hrs.

Remarks by

 Mrs. Suphatra Srimaitreephithak, Director-General of TICA

Remarks on TICA – UNFPA partnership by

Ms. Marcela Suazo, Country Director for Thailand                                 

Opening remarks by

H.E. Mr. Virasakdi Futrakul, Deputy Minister of  Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand                                                                                                   

13:50 – 14:00 hrs.

Photo session

14:00 – 14:40 hrs.

 

Panel Discussion: “Development of Thailand: from recipient to global partner of UNFPA”

Moderator: Ms. Nattha Komolvadhin, ThaiPBS

Panelists

  1. Mrs. Sasitorn Wongweerachotkit, Deputy Director-General of TICA
    1.  Success stories of Thailand on population and development in public health sector in the past cooperation with UNFPA in reproductive health and maternal health and in sharing good practices with other countries under the South-South Cooperation framework
    2.  Elements of success as development partners between TICA and UNFPA
  2. Dr. Kittipong Saejeng, M.D., Director of the Bureau of Reproductive Health, Department of Health, Ministry of Public Health (MoPH)
    1.  Success stories of Thailand on population and development in public health sector and the potential of Thailand in the past cooperation between MoPH and UNFPA
    2. Elements of success as development partners with UNFPA
  3. Dr. Soraphop Kietipongsarn M.D., Ph.D., Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University
    1.  The future cooperation and partnership towards innovation and youth development for aging society
    2.  Potential for Thailand and UNFPA in building new partnership with other partners towards sustainable development

14:40 – 15:00 hrs.

  • Gifts presentation for guest speakers & moderator
  • Photo session with guest speakers, moderator and management from TICA & UNFPA

15:00 – 15:15 hrs.

  • Launching Ceremony of UNFPA-Thailand Solution Network on Making Motherhood Safer
  • Photo session for the Network

15:15 – 15:20 hrs.

Closing Ceremony

15:30 – 16:00 hrs.

  • Exhibition viewing
  • Refreshment

 

Press release of the 4th TICA Connect: Five Decades of Thailand and Unfpa Partnership: Advancing Towards Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs):
http://thailand.unfpa.org/en/news/ministry-foreign-affairs-and-unfpa-joi...

Official photos from the event: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmh2GHis

Watch full video of the event: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VV421gu8Jxw

DOCUMENTS

  • Remarks by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, by Director General for Thailand International Cooperation Agency, and by Country Director for UNFPA Thailand

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