Event / Activity (DG,DDG) : TICA Director – General attended the panel discussion on ‘Getting better results for sustainable development: the role of National Development Cooperation Policies’ during ECOSOC 2018 High-level Meeting of the Development Cooperation Forum (DCF) at United Nation Headquarters.  News

Event / Activity (DG,DDG) : TICA Director – General attended the panel discussion on ‘Getting better results for sustainable development: the role of National Development Cooperation Policies’ during ECOSOC 2018 High-level Meeting of the Development Cooperation Forum (DCF) at United Nation Headquarters.

        Mrs. Suphatra Srimaitreephithak, Director - General of Thailand International Cooperation Agency (TICA) was invited by UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA)  to be one of the panelists in the panel discussion on Getting better results for sustainable development:the role of National Development Cooperation Policies on 21 May 2018 during ECOSOC 2018 High-level Meeting of the Development Cooperation Forum (DCF) from 21 to 22 May 2018at United Nations Headquarters in New York, USA. Other panelists were Director of Presidential Cooperation Agency of Colombia and Argentine Senators, while ActionAid Italy Secretary were the moderator.
 
        During the conference, TICA Director – General mentioned that Thailand’s National Economic and Social Development Plan from the 1st to the 8th Plans focused on promoting economic growth but since the 9th Plan after economic crisis in 1997 up to the 12th Plan focused on sustainable development, human resource development, social and environmental development. In 2015, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted by the world leaders, including the Thai Prime Minister, and the Committee on Sustainable Development (CSD) chaired by the Prime Minister and comprised of public and private sector, civil society, media and communities was appointed. Meanwhile, 12 task forces were appointed to promote public-private-people-media partnership cooperation to achieve sustainable development and pursue SEP for SDGs Partnership policy.
 
        TICA Director – General also presented a means to better results from sustainable   development cooperation which is focused on 3Cs strategic indicators: 1. Coordination (local, national regional and international), 2. Coherence (policy - strategies - workplan - outcome) and 3. Complementarities (bilateral, trilateral and multilateral).