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Opening Statement by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet at the 41st session of the Human Rights Council Mon 24 Jun 2019

GENEVA (24 June 2019) – The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, addresses the Human Rights Council at its 41st regular session.

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Cambodia: UN experts concerned at Government moves to silence political opponents Wed 19 Jun 2019

GENEVA (19 June 2019) – UN human rights experts* have expressed concern at an escalating trend of suppression by the Cambodian Government of dissenting opinions in what appears to be an attempt to...

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End of Mission statement of Special Rapporteur Rhona Smith on her 7th mission to Cambodia Thu 9 May 2019

PHNOM PENH (9 May 2019) – The UN expert on the human rights situation in Cambodia delivered the preliminary findings of her 7th mission to Cambodia at a press briefing in Phnom Penh.

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Report on Cambodia’s Universal Periodic Review 2019 Thu 7 Mar 2019

The Universal Periodic Review of Cambodia was held on 30 January 2019. The delegation of Cambodia was headed by the President of the Cambodian Human Rights Committee, H.E. Mr. KEO Remy. On 1 February 2019,...

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Opening Statement by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet at the 40th session of the Human Rights Council Tue 26 Feb 2019

GENEVA (25 February 2019) – The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, addresses the Human Rights Council at its fortieth regular session and calls for “courage and vision...

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Cambodia’s Human Rights Record to be Reviewed by the UN Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Working Group Fri 25 Jan 2019

GENEVA (25 January 2019) – Cambodia’s human rights record will be examined by the UN Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Working Group for the third time on Wednesday, 30...

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Call for NGO applications: OHCHR humanitarian funds Mon 21 Jan 2019

PHNOM PENH (18 January 2019) - The call for NGO Applications to the UN Voluntary Trust Fund for Victims of Torture as well as the UN Voluntary Trust Fund on Contemporary Forms of Slavery is open. Interested...

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Statement by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet, celebrating 70th anniversary of UDHR Thu 6 Dec 2018

GENEVA (6 December 2018) - On 10 December, we mark the 70th anniversary of that extraordinary document, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, High Commissioner Bachelet calls on “each of us to do...

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Come celebrate human rights day 2018 with us Mon 19 Nov 2018

PHNOM PENH (19 November 2018) - We are very excited to invite you to our event on 8 December 2018 at the Olympic Stadium! We will be celebrating this amazing event with many Human Rights Champions and...

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Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General On the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia Fri 16 Nov 2018

NEW YORK (16 November 2018) - The Secretary-General takes note of today’s delivery by the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) of the trial judgment in the case 002/02 against Mr....

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