Call for Applications: Fall 2018 YSEALI Academic Fellowship

The U.S. Embassy in Bangkok is pleased to open the call for applications for the Fall 2018 YSEALI Academic Fellowship to candidates from Thailand interested in the themes of Civic Engagement, Environmental Issues and Natural Resource Management, and Social Entrepreneurship and Economic Development. Six Institutes will take place between late August and early November 2018. ...
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East Asia Teaching Excellence and Achievement (TEA) Alumni Workshop

On Thursday, April 26, Chargé d’Affaires Peter Haymond welcomed to Bangkok 63 alumni from the East Asia Teaching Excellence and Achievement (TEA) Alumni Workshop. Participants included teachers from Cambodia, Laos, Mongolia, Thailand, and Vietnam. Over the course of two days, the participants shared their successes since participating in the program and attended sessions on developing ...
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Deputy Chief of Mission Peter Haymond Highlights “Great and Good Friends” at New American Corner

During a March 28 visit to Chiang Mai, Deputy Chief of Mission Peter Haymond and Consul General Jennifer Harhigh presided over the grand opening of the newly relocated American Corner at Chiang Mai University’s Faculty of Political Science and Public Administration. The corner is our oldest in Thailand; it opened in 2004 at the University ...
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Mekong River Project 2016

On December 18th-22nd, 42 youth leaders from Myanmar, Laos, and Thailand get together in Chiang Rai, Thailand to participate in the Mekong River Project 2016. This program aims at empowering the youth from vulnerable communities around the Golden Triangle as “Mekong River Ambassadors” through creation of an eco-tourist circuit in the region; at the same ...
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Tour of Wat Chai with YSEALI and World Monuments Fund

Ambassador Glyn Davies and Deputy Chief of Mission Peter Haymond were treated to an evening stroll around Wat Chai Wattanaram, along with members of our Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI), on Wednesday, December 7. Under the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation, the World Monuments Fund and the Royal Thai Government are conserving Wat ...
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10th Anniversary of YES Program

The U.S. Embassy celebrated 10 years of the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) program on Thursday, Sept. 22 with a reception hosted by Ambassador Glyn Davies. This popular exchange program sends over 900 high-school students from around the world annually to spend a year in the U.S., studying in American high schools. YES alumni ...
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YSEALI U.S. Election Debate Camp – Chiang Mai

On September 18, YSEALI gathered over 30 youth from every region of Thailand to attend a debate camp at Payap University in Chiang Mai. The two winners, Mr. Sila Thongborisute and Mr.Sirasith Suchartlikitwongse, will compete in the final debate at U.S. Embassy Bangkok’s Election Watch Event on November 9 with Ambassador Glyn Davies!
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YSEALI Alumni Thematic International Exchange Seminar Reception

On July 12, Ambassador Glyn T. Davies hosted a reception at his residence in honor of 40 youth leaders who are now attending the YSEALI Alumni Thematic International Exchange Seminar (TIES). During the seminar, the participants explored issues of shared values and discovered ways to inspire positive community action, volunteerism, and grassroots mobilization in local ...
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Anti-Human Trafficking Workshop 2016

Thailand YSEALI-Combating Against Human Trafficking Group, Project Liber8 youth group from Malaysia, and World Vision Foundation of Thailand co-organize Anti-Human Trafficking Workshop 2016 for 34 youth leaders from Thailand and Malaysia at Al Meroz Hotel in Bangkok on June 7-10, 2016. The project aims to equip participants with the knowledge to disseminate information about human ...
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Ambassador Davies welcomed Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative Alumni

U.S. Ambassador Glyn T. Davies welcomed and engaged with 40 Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) alumni at the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok on May 19. This is yet the biggest reunion of Thai YSEALI alumni in Thailand and it kicks-off a two-day Thailand YSEALI Alumni Summit. The overall goal of the Summit is to discuss and plan ways to ...
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