Policy for the People by the People


As time goes by, the challenges the world is facing grow more complex: technological transitions, worldwide geopolitical earthquakes, climate changes. and pandemics. Countries are looking for new policy-making methods. One particular approach is gaining popularity: Policy Lab.

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What are the challenges faced by 'Thai youth'?


Thailand Policy Lab is in a process of feeding the survey result to our further participatory policymaking process – social listening, focused group, hackathon and experiment. We aim to hear the public to deliver ‘Policy for Youth by Youth’.

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Policy Lab:
The Olympics of Policymaking Can Change Thailand For The Better


Let’s play our quiz and let’s reimagine – What exactly is a policy? How can policy-making be agile, universal, and efficient?

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THAILAND POLICY LAB

POLICYMAKING REIMAGINED

INNOVATION FOR SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS

Unforeseen and emerging development challenges are complex and interconnected. These challenges demand a need to rethink some basic tenets on which the economic, social, political and environmental systems are built, unlock new sustainability paradigms and redefine the local, national and global economy and society. These challenges can no longer be solved only by conventional approaches but require innovation and going beyond business as usual.

A LEADING CENTER FOR POLICY INNOVATION

Thailand Policy Lab is an initiative that introduces an innovative, interdisciplinary approach in public
policy-making and public service delivery in Thailand, tapping into insights and the knowledge of people
closest to the problem and solutions. The Thailand Policy Lab explores, experiments, and develops portfolios of mutually reinforcing solutions to help
identify interventions that are grounded in system thinking and help accelerate the transition from short-term to long-term policy and planning.

NESDC & UNDP PARTNERSHIP

“Thailand Policy Lab is a policy innovation lab established by Office
of the National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).”

MISSION

To innovate Thailand’s public policymaking for greater efficiency, effectiveness
and responsiveness to new challenges and people’s needs

OUR WORKS

What are the problems and challenges faced by Thai youth? 

Poll

Which are the specific problems/challenges that are most relevant to Thai Youth? (Relevance)

Access to Quality Education

84.1 %

Mental Health

76.2 %

Poverty and Employment

71.28 %

Gender Equality and Diversity

71.1 %

Teenage Pregnancy

56.6 %

What are the specific problems/challenges faced by Thai youth you think should be solved most urgently? (Urgency)

Access to Quality Education

88.2 %

Mental Health

78.9 %

Poverty and Employment

74.4 %

Gender Equality and Diversity

67.6 %

Access to Healthcare

65.1 %

POLICY INNOVATION TOOLS

LEARNING SPACE

Survey on Challenges Faced by the People During the COVID-19
Pandemic and in a Post-Pandemic Future

Poll

During this COVID-19 pandemic, what are you most concerned about?

Making a living / income

52.1 %

Getting contracted with COVID-19

87.9%

Travel restrictions, domesticallyand internationally

25.6 %

Online learning

22.9 %

Online working

14 %

Mental Health Effects

55.8%

How is/has the COVID-19 pandemic impacting/impacted your life the most?

Protecting myself from COVID-19 such as practicing social-distancing, wearing face masks and hand washing

76 %

Meeting people / conducting activities with others

74 %

Using digital technology in working or studying

49.6 %

Traveling

46 %

Which aspects of the government policies have helped to solve the problems and challenges that you are encountering so far?

Making a living / economy

14.6 %

Health benefits

18.8 %

Operating a business

3.1 %

Education

6.3 %

No, they did not help solve any ofmy problems and challenges

73.8 %

Survey on Challenges Faced by the People During the COVID-19 Pandemic and in a Post-Pandemic Future

Thailand Policy Lab has conducted the survey on challenges faced by the people during the Covid-19 pandemic and in a post-pandemic future to understand the thinking, the beliefs and the lifestyles of the people who are affected by the Covid-19 pandemic in both the short-term and in the next 5-10 years. Thailand Policy Lab aims […]

Thailand Policy Lab Team

1 October 2021

OUR PARTNERS

NESDC & UNDP

Research Institute

University

Social Enterprise

Media

Non-Profit Organization