Assistant Professor Dr. Prapaporn T. Mongkhonvanit, Asst. Prof. Dr. Prapaporn T. Mongkhonvanit, Dean of the School of Global Studies, alongside faculty members, welcomed Polish Ambassador to Thailand, His Excellency Artur Dmochowski, and Dr. Monika Dmochowska. They engaged in fruitful discussions about forging new collaborations to enhance our countries’ bilateral relations. 🇹🇭🇵🇱

On February 13, 2023, HE Ramrung Worawat, Deputy Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Social Development and Human Security, gave a welcome remark for the Doing Good Index (DGI) event together with Asst. Prof. Prapaporn T. Mongkhonvanit, Dean of the School of Global Studies, at Thammasat University, Thaprachan Campus.

The meeting was organized by the School of Global Studies, Thammasat University, and the Center of Asian Philanthropy and Society (CAPS), with the main objective of discussing the Doing Good Index and analyzing the ecosystem that facilitates charitable donations and social investment for all sectors in Thailand. The DGI is an important data set that can benefit governments and all social delivery organizations (SDOs) in Asia. The event also included a preliminary presentation for collecting data for the 2024 DGI.

HE Ramrung emphasized that Thailand is ready to work with all partners for social investment and to promote the Doing Good Index for sustainable development goals. It aims to create a people-centered and inclusive community.

In addition, the event held a panel discussion on “Doing Good Index: Working Together Towards Sustainability for Thailand’s Social Sector” to unravel what makes philanthropy work for Thailand. Mr. Siripong Sriarkha, Director of Policy and Social Measure Development Subdivision, Social Policy and Innovation Development Division, was the government representative to join the discussion with experts in various fields, including Professor Surichai W’ungaeo, Director of the Center for Peace and Conflict Studies, Chulalongkorn University, Mr. Sukich Udindu, CEO, former Founding Director of SEAMEO SEPS, Asst Prof Dr. Jitti Mongkhonchaiarunya, Advisor to the Board of Directors of the Community Organization Development Institute and Ms. Ada Chirapaisarnkul, Managing Director of

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