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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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UN rights experts urge Cambodia to stop attacks against civil society and human rights defenders Thu 12 May 2016

GENEVA (12 May 2016) – United Nations human rights experts* today called on the Government of Cambodia to stop targeting civil society, human rights defenders, parliamentarians and UN personnel, and to...

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UN Free & Equal releases new video for IDAHOT: "Why We Fight" Thu 12 May 2016

GENEVA (12 May 2016) – To celebrate the International Day against Homophobia & Transphobia on 17 May 2016, United Nations Free & Equal asked ‪#‎LGBT‬ activists and allies around the world...

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OHCHR-Cambodia participates in International Day of Families in ThbongKhmum Wed 11 May 2016

PHNOM PENH (11 May 2016) – OHCHR was invited to attend the celebration in Cambodia of the International Day of Families organized by...

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OHCHR-Cambodia collaborates with Ministry of Rural Development in indigenous peoples' identity registration initiative Fri 6 May 2016

PHNOM PENH (06 May 2016) – Since the beginning of the year, OHCHR has embarked in a collaboration with the Ministry of Rural Development (MRD) and the Koh Kong sub-national authorities for the &ldquo...

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UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia, Prof. Rhona Smith, releases her end-of-mission statement Thu 31 Mar 2016

PHNOM PENH (31 March 2016) – In her statement to the media, Special Rapporteur Rhona Smith releases her end-of-mission statement with her preliminary findings following her visit to Cambodia. In her...

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