Short Memo: Policy Innovation Award for Chiang-Rai

Short Memo: Policy Innovation Award for Chiang-Rai


It was with great pride that Ms Suranid Ong-la from Chiang Rai Municipality accepted the award for the Most Inspiring Innovation for Sustainability and the Revitalization of Urban Spaces at the ‘Policy Innovations in Emerging Asia’ festival that was held at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy in Singapore in August 2014.

The example of Chiang Rai which was presented at the festival by both Ms Suranid Ong-la and Ms Tharee Kamuang from the National Municipality League of Thailand, convinced the large audience of graduate students, lecturers and policy makers from all over Asia with the progress it had made in becoming a low-carbon city and the attention that is paid to protecting the environment and creating liveable spaces for all citizens.

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