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“Thai Foundation” prepares to present Public Diplomacy Awards in 2024 to people who have made a mark on the country.

29 May 2024
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“Thai Foundation” promotes policy to promote Thai popularity. Preparing to present the Public Diplomacy Award in 2024 to honor individuals, groups or organizations that have created a reputation for Thailand, Mr. Nikorndej Plankkun, Director-General of the Department of Information and Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Mr. Thrit Charungwat, Secretary-General of the Thai Foundation. Participated in the press conference for the Public Diplomacy Award 2024 (Public Diplomacy Award 2024) to honor individuals, groups of people, or organizations that carry out public works, humanitarian work, promote culture, sports, innovation, etc., to the point of being able to build a reputation for Thai people and Thailand. and has been accepted abroad along with inviting you to nominate those worthy of being selected to receive the Public Diplomacy Award 2024 from 16 May 2024 – 15 August 2024. Nominations can be sent through two channels: by mail to the Thai Foundation. Ministry of Foreign Affairs or via email info@thailandfoundation.or.th Mr. Nikorndej Plankun, Director-General of the Department of Information and Spokesman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Discussing the origins of public diplomacy, the Ministry is well aware that diplomacy is not just a matter of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Or just the government sector? that is carried out in the matter of promoting relationships There are many levels of international relations. both state-to-state relations between government and government agencies Business relations with the private sector including relationships at the public level There are many Thai brothers and sisters who help raise awareness. Popularity about Thailand Whether directly or indirectly and to create a society that promotes good people and honoring those people, the Ministry therefore consulted with the Thai Foundation Organize a public diplomacy award program To honor individuals, groups of people, or organizations that have carried out work for public benefit, humanity, promoting culture, sports, innovation, etc., to the point of being able to build a reputation for Thai people and Thailand. and has been accepted abroad. Mr. Thrit Charungwat, Secretary-General of the Thai Foundation, said that Public Diplomacy is an operation to directly promote good relations with foreigners. to let him know Better understand Thailand, Thai people, and Thainess. It became popular, admired, or what we call creating a “fan club” for Thailand, Thai people, and Thainess. This Public Diplomacy Award It is our intention to honor those who have made contributions to the country as mentioned above. and also want to support award recipients to continue to carry out their good intentions. It also serves as a role model for other individuals and organizations. At the same time, we want the general public to become more aware and understand the role of public diplomacy. and create awareness that the general public can participate in driving public diplomacy as well. Public Diplomacy Awards Ceremony Held for the first time in 2022, the first award winner was Dr. Sunthorn Antarasen, a specialist in the ear, nose, and throat department at Rajavithi Hospital. with good wishes Want to help fellow humans have a better life He set up a volunteer medical unit from his own funds. To travel continuously to treat otitis media patients both domestically and abroad. and for more than 30 years, treating more than 70,000 patients in 10 countries. In 2023, awards were given to “Promo” Moriya and “Prome” Ariya Jutanugarn. Thai female professional golfer It has been extremely successful on the LPGA Tour and has helped build Thailand’s reputation continuously. It has also inspired many Thai youths to become interested in golf. Until many people are successful at the world level and continuously build a reputation for Thailand Both also help spread Thainess. Whether it’s paying respects, smiling, and being kind. He also gave back to society through the establishment of the Moriya and Ariya Foundation. To help children, the elderly, and the underprivileged Including playing a role in promoting environmental conservation For the 2024 Public Diplomacy Awards, there are 1-3 awards that will be given to individuals, groups of people, or organizations of either Thai or foreign nationality. The Thai Foundation and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs have appointed a sub-committee to select those deserving of the 2024 award under the Thai Foundation Board, consisting of high-ranking government officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Secretary General of the Thai Foundation Academic representatives Civil society and the media sector, totaling 10 people, jointly considering the work of the nominees and screen those deserving of awards to present Awards received include: 1. Inscription of the winner’s name on the trophy with the name Goodwill or goodwill. which will be displayed at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 2. A replica trophy with an engraved name will be given to the winner. 3. The inscription of a name on a plaque of honor. at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs 4. Certificate of honor and 5. Prize money in the amount of 300,000 baht/prize. Winners will be announced within August 2024 and the award ceremony will be held at the end of this year. The general public can join in nominating individuals and groups of people. or organizations deserving of the 2024 Public Diplomacy Award are open for nominations from 16 May 2024 to 15 August 2024. For more information, please contact the Thai Foundation. Telephone number 02-203-5000 ext. 11031 or email info@thailandfoundation.or.th And follow the details at the Thai Foundation website. www.thailandfoundation.or.th