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"From the Council Chamber to the People": the Human Rights Council is 10 years old, watch the new video celebrating this anniversary Fri 24 Jun 2016

GENEVA (13 June 2016) – The UN Human Rights Council, the body of the UN responsible for the protection and promotion of human rights, has set up unprecedented...

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Cambodia’s Pride in leaving no one behind – joint UN op-ed released Thu 23 Jun 2016

PHNOM PENH (03 June 2016) – As Pride Week came to a close, five UN agencies – UNAIDS, UN Women, UNICEF, UNESCO and OHCHR – co-released a joint UN op-ed,...

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Explainer video on UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights Tue 21 Jun 2016

PHNOM PENH (15 June 2016) – Businesses impact human rights wherever, and however, they operate. In 2011, the UN issued a set of guidelines defining who is responsible for addressing these impacts. So...

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UNDG key messaging on human rights in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals Thu 16 Jun 2016

The UN Development Group's Human Rights Working Group has prepared a set of policy and operational messages to support UN Country Teams in integrating human rights into the implementation of the 2030...

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Read-out of the Secretary-General’s phone call with H.E. Mr. Prak Sokhonn, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Kingdom of Cambodia Thu 9 Jun 2016

NEW YORK (8 June 2016) The Secretary-General spoke by telephone on Tuesday evening with H.E. Mr. Prak Sokhonn...

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Second OHCHR-supported multistakeholders' meeting held in Busra Fri 3 Jun 2016

PHNOM PENH (3 JUNE 2016) - OHCHR supported the organization of the second multi-stakeholders meeting on "strengthening dialogue between stakeholders in the Busra area", which took place in Busra,...

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International Code of Conduct for Public Officials more relevant for Cambodia than ever Tue 31 May 2016

PHNOM PENH (31 May 2016) – The UN Resolution on Action Against Corruption (A/RES/51/59), adopted by the General Assembly on 28 January 1997, is still as relevant today as it was nearly 20 years ago....

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IPU calls for accountability in cases concerning 12 Cambodian opposition Members of Parliament Tue 31 May 2016

PHNOM PENH (31 May 2016) – The Khmer translation of the decisions of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), the world organization of national parliaments, relating to five cases concerning 12 Cambodian...

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OHCHR-Cambodia launches new Android interactive voice response (IVR) app on arrest rights Mon 23 May 2016

PHNOM PENH (23 May 2016) – Through interactive voice response (IVR) technology, listeners with a smartphone can choose the information they want to access. OHCHR-Cambodia is using this technology to...

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UN Free & Equal video, "The Price of Exclusion", now available in Khmer Tue 17 May 2016

PHNOM PENH (17 May 2016) – How much does discrimination really cost? The UN Free & Equal campaign's video, "The Price of Exclusion", shows just how much discrimination against LGBT...

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