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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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OHCHR-Cambodia releases its human rights analysis of the draft Trade Union Law Wed 30 Mar 2016

PHNOM PENH (30 March 2016) – OHCHR's newest analysis looks at key aspects of the draft Trade Union Law to ensure its compliance with international human rights standards and aims to contribute...

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OHCHR deeply concerned by conviction over Facebook post in Cambodia Fri 18 Mar 2016

BANGKOK (18 March 2016) – The UN Human Rights Office for South-East Asia is deeply concerned by the conviction handed down by a Cambodian court against university student, Kong Raya, over remarks he...

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UN Human Rights Chief Zeid presents his annual report to the Human Rights Council Thu 10 Mar 2016

GENEVA (10 March 2016) – Presenting his annual report to the Human Rights Council, UN Human Rights Chief Zeid said he was alarmed by the ever growing number of threats to the global democratic space....

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For International Women’s Day, Tuesday 8 March 2016 Respect rights of rural women, recognize their vital role in development and poverty reduction, UN experts urge Tue 8 Mar 2016

GENEVA (4 March 2016) – Ahead of International Women’s Day on Tuesday 8 March, the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) is calling for a focus on rural women and...

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OHCHR trains youth on business and human rights Wed 3 Feb 2016

PHNOM PENH (03 February 2016) – OHCHR’s interactive training for youth organizations on Business & Human Rights wrapped up its second day. 25 youth participants actively engaged on issues and...

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3rd training of the Access to Information Technical Working Group held Tue 2 Feb 2016

PHNOM PENH (02 February 2016) – The third training of the Access to Information Technical Working Group kicked off on 1 February 2016 with a welcome from UNESCO Country Representative Ms. Anne...

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OHCHR supports a consultation of the National Election Committee with civil society and provincial election officials on voter registration Thu 28 Jan 2016

PHNOM PENH (28 January 2016) – The National Election Committee met with their provincial officials (PEC), representatives of NGOs, and international experts to discuss draft regulations and procedures...

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New website on Access to Information draft Law launched by UNESCO, Swedish government, and the Ministry of Information Thu 28 Jan 2016

PHNOM PENH (28 January 2016) – In the company of Ambassador Anna-Maj Hultgård of Sweden, the greatest contributor to the Technical Working Group on Access to Information (TWG/A2I), Minister of...

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