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Human Rights Day celebrations around Cambodia Wed 10 Dec 2008

Cambodia celebrated sixty years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights with a series of events around the country, culminating with a Cultural Celebration of human rights in the Chaktomuk Theatre in...

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United Nations celebrates 60 years of Universal Declaration Wed 10 Dec 2008

10 December 2008 - Today, on International Human Rights Day, Cambodians joined the rest of the world in celebrating sixty years since the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by the General...

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United Nations adopts economic, social and cultural rights protocol Wed 10 Dec 2008

10 December 2008 - The United Nations General Assembly adopted the Read More »


High Commissioner calls for human rights response to epidemic on World AIDS Day Mon 1 Dec 2008

01 December 2008 - The High Commissioner, Navi Pillay, has said that a human rights-based response is critical to preventing new HIV infections and mitigating the epidemic's impact - whoever people are,...

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High Commissioner calls for end to impunity for violence against women Mon 24 Nov 2008

24 November 2008 - The High Commissioner, Navi Pillay, has called on women to play an active role in peace negotiations, and in the effort to combat impunity for rape and other acts of violence, in a...

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Government submits report on economic, social and cultural rights after 15 year delay Fri 31 Oct 2008

31 October 2008 - The Government has submitted its initial report on implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights to the Geneva-based committee responsible for...

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Representative speaks at the National Forum on Indigenous People Mon 27 Oct 2008

27 October 2008 - OHCHR Representative, Christophe Peschoux, spoke at the opening of the National Forum on Indigenous People organized by Indigenous Rights Action Members (IRAM) and the NGO Forum on Cambodia...

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High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay addresses Human Rights Council in First Public Appearance Mon 8 Sep 2008

08 September 2008 - Stresses Need To Tackle Discrimination And Inequality, And To Prevent Genocide. The new United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay, in her maiden speech to States...

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Human Rights Council starts its 9th session in Geneva Mon 8 Sep 2008

08 September 2008 - The United Nations Human Rights Council will today start its ninth session held at Geneva, Switzerland. During this session, the Human Rights Council will continue with its review of Read More »


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