CPG Online Magazine 04/2019
Upcoming National Holidays
16 July 2019: Asahna Bucha Day
17 July 2019: Buddhist Lent
29 July 2019: H.M. King’s Birthday
12 August 2019 H.M. Queen Mother’s Birthday
Since 25 June 2019, H.E. Mr. Kevin Che is the new ambassador of the Republic of Singapore to Thailand.
Articles & Interviews
Jan Kliem is Senior Programme Officer and Researcher at the German-Southeast Asian Center of Excellence for Public Policy and Good Governance (CPG)
Discussion with former Foreign Ministers of Thailand, H. E. Kasit Piromya, and of Indonesia, H. E. Marty Natalegawa Part II
Discussion with former Foreign Ministers of Thailand, H. E. Kasit Piromya, and of Indonesia, H. E. Marty Natalegawa
The Kennisontwikkelings programma Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (OKP NFP) provides fellowships for highly motivated professionals who are interested at participating in a Dutch University. The professionals must be in a position to introduce the newly acquired skills and knowledge into their employing organisation. The applicants must find a suitable university and submit your application via the Dutch institution offering the course. For more information: https://www.nuffic.nl/en/files/documents Deadline is on 13 August 2019.
The “ETH Zurich Postdoctoral Fellowship Program” supports incoming fellowships for postdoctoral researchers at the ETH Zurich. The program is intended to foster high-potential, young researchers who have already demonstrated excellence in terms of internationally competitive achievements in the early stages of their professional careers. Applications have to be made jointly by the candidate and their host who must be an ETH Zurich Professor and who will act as a mentor of the fellow. For more information visit https://www.ethz.ch/en/research/research-promotion/eth-internal-programmes/eth-fellowships.html Deadline is on 1 September 2019
The DAAD Development-Related Postgraduate Courses offers foreign graduates from development and newly industrialized countries from all disciplines and with at least two years’ professional experience the chance to take a postgraduate or Master’s degree at a state or state-recognized German university, and in exceptional cases to take a doctoral degree, and to obtain a university qualification (Master’s/PhD) in Germany. For further details go to https://www.daad.or.th/en/scholarship-database/. Deadline depends on the chosen study programme.
An overview of all DAAD scholarships with relevance for researchers and students from Thailand can be found here: https://www.daad.or.th/en/find-funding/
The Friedrich Ebert Foundation Scholarship is aimed at supporting students from Africa, Asia, Latin America or Eastern Europe that intend to study in Germany in any subject area. The students must demonstrate excellent school or academic merit and must be committed to the values of social democracy. More information can be found at https://www.fes.de/studienfoerderung/other-languages/. Deadline depends on the type of application.
The Singapore Management University offers Overseas Postgraduate Scholarships which provide financial support to recipients to pursue an overseas research programme. The scholarship includes academic guidance and mentorship. For more details go to https://www.smu.edu.sg/moe-start/overseas-pg-scholarship. Deadlines vary.
The World Academy of Sciences offers various fellowships and grants to PhD candidates and postdoctoral researchers from developing countries. For more information visit https://twas.org/opportunities Deadlines vary.
Rotary Peace Fellowship allows up to 100 individuals from around the world to receive fully funded academic fellowships to pursue a Professional Development Certificate Program or Master’s Degree Program related to peace and conflict resolution and prevention at one of the participating peace centers around the world (USA, Japan, UK, Australia, Sweden, and Thailand). For more information: https://my.rotary.org/en/peace-fellowship-application. Applications will reopen in 2020.
The ASEAN Master Scholarship is aimed at supporting students from ASEAN countries (Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam) who intend to study at the University of Nottingham. You will be eligible to apply if you are classed as an overseas student for fee purposes and hold an offer to start a full-time master’s degree programme (excluding MRes) at Nottingham in September 2019 in any subject area. More information can be found at http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/studywithus. Applications will reopen in 2020.
International Seminar “The Code of Conduct on the South China Sea: Military and Marine Resources in 2019”
CPG Seminar on “Good Policing – Police Reform Issues for Post-election Thailand”
Book Launch and Networking Seminar on “ASEAN Security Connectivity: Regional Solutions to Regional Security Challenges”