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“It’s important to focus on values, desirable matters, analytical thinking skills, rather than a system that someone would like it to be. Respect for the majority rule. Protect the minority rights. Society is ever changing. Right today, but… the next day might not be. The system shouldn’t be prescribed. People should think differently, yet learn to live together.”

Teppawan Pornwalai

Youth Specialist,

Bureau of Youth Promotion and Protection, Department of Children and Youth,

Ministry of Social Development and Human Security

 

 

 

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“It’s something to do with the mind. Learn ways of life to be happy. Bring existing wisdoms into learning with values through the exploration and implementation to create a change.”

Phassara Ruephan

Youth Initiative Program, Surat Thani Province

 

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“Sometimes designs are inconsistent with areas. This ready-to-wear production is ineffective.” 

Phawinee Sumontri

Manager of Division of Children and Youth Council and Network Affairs

Bureau of Youth Promotion and Protection, Department of Children and Youth,

Ministry of Social Development and Human Security

 

 

 

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“Every child has a potential to learn. Youth power can change their communities. No matter how big or small the issues are.” 

Phumisit Sirasupareukchai

Youth Leadership for Social Change Project, Thai Volunteer Service Foundation (TVS)

 

 

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“Don’t think much of it. No principles. Just adults playing with children.”   

Professor Dr. Sompong Chitradap

Faculty of Education, Chulalongkorn University

 

 

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“Communities require those who are sincere to them, address the issues they need. This is not the top-down development. Youth must be empowered.” 

Lecturer Wanlaya Thakan

Graduate Volunteer Program, Prince of Songkla University

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