national Network
Region: Asia & Pacific

SDSN Thailand, co-hosted by the Center for SDG Research and Support (SDG Move), the Center for Peace and Conflict Studies at Chulalongkorn University, and the Technology and Informatics Institute for Sustainability, National Science and Technology Development Agency, mobilizes its members in Thailand and leverages their strengths to help realize the SDGs. Established in 2020, key focus areas include promoting and supporting the SDGs and education for sustainable development (ESD) through delivering workshops and trainings for multi-sectoral organizations and student leaders, as well as knowledge exchange programs for university executives; and localizing the SDGs through key partnerships with government.

The Network Holds Workshops and Trainings via SDG Education Platforms

SDSN Thailand has promoted and supported the SDGs and sustainability education for multi-sectoral organizations by delivering 25 workshops and trainings. These ranged from basic SDG knowledge to SDG policy implementation in 145 organizations through online and offline platforms.

Student Leaders Nationwide Receive Training on SDG Localization

SDSN Thailand established a network of 100 student leaders from different universities across the country who then received trainings on SDG localization. Three university teams were selected to receive seed funds to implement small scale SDG localization initiatives. In 2024, SDSN Thailand aims to expand the number of universities to include more youth leaders who will be trained and supported to create their own SDG youth groups/networks in their local communities.

Study Tour Convenes Thai University Executives for Knowledge Exchange

SDSN Thailand initiated its first study tour program bringing together 25 university executives from major universities in Thailand for a knowledge exchange experience at Sunway University on December 13-14, 2023. The study tour involved roundtable discussions with Sunway University Leadership and SDSN colleagues, as well as a campus tour. The delegation also gained insights on Sunway’s policies, education and operations as they relate to sustainability and the SDGs.

Collaborative Project Develops Net Zero Emissions Roadmap for Key Sectors

Prince of Songkla University is collaborating with the Thailand Post on a project aimed at developing a Net Zero Emissions Roadmap for the logistics and parcel delivery sector. Through this transformative partnership, it has the potential to create tangible and measurable change and be replicated globally.

SDSN Thailand Network Members

Organization Country Network Sector
National Institute of Development Administration Thailand Thailand University (Department/Institute)
Thaipat Institute Thailand Thailand Civil Society Organization
Thailand Sustainable Development Foundation (TSDF) Thailand Thailand University (Department/Institute)
Thailand Development Research Institute Foundation Thailand Thailand Foundation/Donor Organization
Department of Geography, Faculty of Social Sciences, Srinakharinwirot University Thailand Thailand University (Department/Institute)
Freeland Thailand Thailand Non-Governmental Organization
Faculty of Economics, Thammasat University Thailand Thailand University (Department/Institute)
Department of Public Administration, Faculty of Management Sciences, Prince of Songkla University Thailand Thailand University (Department/Institute)
Institute for Peace Studies, Prince of Songkla University (IPS-PSU) Thailand Thailand University (Department/Institute)
Faculty of Economics, Chiang Mai University Thailand Thailand University (Department/Institute)
College of Politics and Governance, Mahasarakham University Thailand Thailand University (Department/Institute)
Siam University Thailand Thailand University (Department/Institute)
Thammasat University Research Unit in Urban Futures and Policy Thailand Thailand University (Department/Institute),Research Institution
International Health Policy Program Thailand Thailand Research Institution
Nakhon Pathom Rajabhat University Thailand Thailand University (Department/Institute)
Kasetsart University Thailand Thailand University (Department/Institute)
Burapha University Thailand Thailand University (Department/Institute)
King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi Thailand Thailand University (Department/Institute)
Permaculture Resilience Institute Asia (PRI Asia) Thailand Thailand Non-Governmental Organization
SDG Move Thailand Thailand
Asian Institute of Technology Thailand Thailand University (Department/Institute)

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Surichai Wankaew

  • Chair
  • SDSN Thailand

Chol Bunnag

  • Co-Network Manager
  • SDSN Thailand

Nuntinee Malanon

  • Co-Network Manager
  • SDSN Thailand

Wimonsiri Kachanton

  • Assistant Network Manager
  • SDSN Thailand

Supakkawan Praditsuk

  • Membership Engagement Coordinator
  • SDSN Thailand

Chananchida Gongkaew

  • Secretariat Team Member
  • SDSN Thailand

SDSN Focal Point

Nur Amirah binti Abdul Majid

  • Senior Manager, Asia Pacific Lead
  • Networks Program