60+ Plus Bakery & Chocolate Café at Thai Royal Government House was officially opened on 07th August 2020 at the Government House on 7 August 2020, Bangkok, Thailand

Thailand Prime Minister, H.E. Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha was welcomed by  (From Left to Right hand side) Dr. Tej Bunnag, president of APCD Foundation Committee, Dr. Kobsak Pootrakool, Former Minister Attached to the  Prime Minister's Office and the Ministry of Social Development and Human Security Permanent Secretary and Dr. Porametee Vimolsiri .

 

 

Visit by the SDD-UNESCAP representatives to APCD for potential collaboration on disability development in Asia-Pacific region at APCD Office on 20 August 2020, Bangkok, Thailand

Dr. Srinivas Tata, Director of Social Development Division, UNESCAP shared the purpose of the visit.

Dr. Srinivas Tata, Director of Social Development Division, UNESCAP shared the purpose of the visit.

 

APCD Executive Director, Mr. Piroon Laismit, exchange and brainstorm on the main strategies regarding south-to-south cooperation, bottom up and top down approaches 

APCD Executive Director, Mr. Piroon Laismit, exchange and brainstorm on the main strategies regarding south-to-south cooperation, bottom up and top down approaches 

 

Update APCD publication was presented to the SDD-UNESCAP representatives by APCD Executive Director, Mr. Piroon Laismit

Update APCD publication was presented to the SDD-UNESCAP representatives by APCD Executive Director, Mr. Piroon Laismit

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Online meeting for preparatory implementation on JICA Special Project (Community Empowerment Program) 2020 on 13 August 2020 

Online meeting for preparatory implementation on JICA Special Project

Ms. Supaanong Panyasirimongkol, Networking & Collaboration Officer, presented the project outline with Japanese resource persons on “Empowering Parents Groups of Children with Special Needs to promote physical activities during COVID-19”

 

presented the project outline

Discussion on activity plan via Zoom Video Communications

 

Discussion on activity plan via Zoom

Mr. Watcharapol Chuengcharoen, Chief of Networking & Collaboration, wrapped up the meeting.

 

 

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St. Regis Bangkok Charity Gala 2020 was donated to APCD Foundation under the Patronage of Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn at The St. Regis Office on 10 August 2020, Bangkok, Thailand 

H.E. Dr. Tej Bunnag, chairman of APCD Foundation Committee received the donation from Mr. William E. Heinecke, Founder and Chairman of Minor Group of Companies.

H.E. Dr. Tej Bunnag, chairman of APCD Foundation Committee received the donation from Mr. William E. Heinecke, Founder and Chairman of Minor Group of Companies.

 

The Chairperson of APCD Foundation Committee and APCD management team presented a token of appreciation, a premium chocolate box and other products of 60+Plus to the donor.

The Chairperson of APCD Foundation Committee and APCD management team presented a token of appreciation, a premium chocolate box and other products of 60+Plus to the donor.

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Dao Ruang Meeting (Self-Advocate Group of Persons with Intellectual Disabilities in Thailand) on follow-up activities of half year plan at Rajanukul Institute on 9 August 2020, Bangkok, Thailand

Mr. Watcharapol Chuengcharoen, Chief of Networking & Collaboration, facilitated the meeting, together with leaders of the group with intellectual disabilities. 

Mr. Watcharapol Chuengcharoen, Chief of Networking & Collaboration, facilitated the meeting, together with leaders of the group with intellectual disabilities. 

 

Agreement by participants as members of three-party votes including self-advocates with intellectual disabilities, their parents and supporters.  

Agreement by participants as members of three-party votes including self-advocates with intellectual disabilities, their parents and supporters.     

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60+ Plus Bakery & Chocolate Café @ Thai Royal Government House was officially opened on 7 August 2020, Bangkok, Thailand

Thailand Prime Minister, H.E. Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha, was welcomed by (From Left to Right hand side) Dr. Tej Bunnag, president of APCD Foundation Committee, Dr. Kobsak Pootrakool, Former Minister attached to Prime Minister's Office, and Dr. Porametee Vimolsiri, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Social Development and Human Security 

Thailand Prime Minister, H.E. Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha, was welcomed by (From Left to Right hand side) Dr. Tej Bunnag, president of APCD Foundation Committee, Dr. Kobsak Pootrakool, Former Minister attached to Prime Minister's Office, and Dr. Porametee Vimolsiri, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Social Development and Human Security 

 

The Prime Minister (in the middle) had the honour to cut the ribbon for the official ceremony, together with honourable guests standing behind (Left to Right) the Ministry of Social Development and Human Security Permanent Secretary, Dr. Porametee Vimolsiri; Ms. Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana, Executive Secretary of ESCAP; Dr. Tej Bunnag, president of APCD Foundation Committee; Dr. Kobsak Pootrakool, Former Minister attached to the  Prime Minister's Office; and Ms. Thanaporn Promsuwan, Director General, Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEP), Ministry of Social  Development and Human Security

The Prime Minister (in the middle) had the honour to cut the ribbon for the official ceremony, together with honourable guests standing behind (Left to Right) the Ministry of Social Development and Human Security Permanent Secretary, Dr. Porametee Vimolsiri; Ms. Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana, Executive Secretary of ESCAP; Dr. Tej Bunnag, president of APCD Foundation Committee; Dr. Kobsak Pootrakool, Former Minister attached to the  Prime Minister's Office; and Ms. Thanaporn Promsuwan, Director General, Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEP), Ministry of Social  Development and Human Security

 

H.E. Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister signed a wish to the Cafe's success in his photo with the group of disabled people. 

H.E. Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister signed a wish to the Cafe's success in his photo with the group of disabled people. 

 

Enjoying refreshments, H.E. Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha and Ms. Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana together with APCD Executive Board team (Dr. Tej Bunnag and Mr. Piroon Laismit, Executive Director), Cafe staff, and an honoured donor Ms. Gloyta Nathalang, Senior Vice President of Corporate Branding and Communication. 

Enjoying refreshments, H.E. Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha and Ms. Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana together with APCD Executive Board team (Dr. Tej Bunnag and Mr. Piroon Laismit, Executive Director), Cafe staff, and an honoured donor Ms. Gloyta Nathalang, Senior Vice President of Corporate Branding and Communication. 

 

Dr. Tej Bunnag, president of APCD Foundation Committee presented a token of appreciation, chocolate box set made by Thai persons with disabilities, to his excellency Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister of Thailand. 

Dr. Tej Bunnag, president of APCD Foundation Committee presented a token of appreciation, chocolate box set made by Thai persons with disabilities, to his excellency Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister of Thailand. 

 

Group photo of the Prime Minister with café staff with disabilities inside the café. 

Group photo of the Prime Minister with café staff with disabilities inside the café. 

 

Group photo of trainees with disabilities and café staff

Group photo of trainees with disabilities and café staff

 

Accessibility check during the official grand opening ceremony by Ms. Nongnuch Maytarjittipun, Executive Secretary to the Executive Director and an honourable guest. 

Accessibility check during the official grand opening ceremony by Ms. Nongnuch Maytarjittipun, Executive Secretary to the Executive Director and an honourable guest. 

 

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Brainstorming of Third Country Training Program (TCTP) 2021 - 2023 Preparation at APCD on 6 August 2020, Bangkok, Thailand

Greetings and updates by each representative from Thailand International Cooperation Agency (TICA), Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Thailand Office and APCD as the first face-to-face meeting

Greetings and updates by each representative from Thailand International Cooperation Agency (TICA), Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Thailand Office and APCD as the first face-to-face meeting

 

Sharing inputs to the draft Record of Discussion (RD) by Mrs. Arunee Hiem, Director of HRD Bureau of TICA

Sharing inputs to the draft Record of Discussion (RD) by Mrs. Arunee Hiem, Director of HRD Bureau of TICA

 

Group Photo of meeting attendees

Group Photo of meeting attendees

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