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OHCHR is encouraged by Cambodia's decision to register Montagnards seeking asylum Sat 23 Jan 2016

PHNOM PENH (21 January 2016) - OHCHR-SE Asia is encouraged by the decision of the Government of Cambodia to begin processing...

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OHCHR and BAKC conduct Workshop on Business and Human Rights and Request of Provisional Release Fri 15 Jan 2016

PHNOM PENH (15 January 2016) – A Workshop on Business and Human Rights and Request of Provisional Release, co-organized by the Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia (BAKC) and OHCHR, was conducted...

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OHCHR participates in multi-stakeholders meeting in Busra area Wed 23 Dec 2015

PHNOM PENH (22 December 2015) - OHCHR supported the organization of a multi-stakeholders meeting on “Strengthening dialogue between stakeholders in the Busra area” which took place in Busra,...

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National Conference on Reforming the Judiciary held in Phnom Penh Fri 18 Dec 2015

PHNOM PENH (17 December 2015) – The Ministry of Justice and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Cambodia (OHCHR-Cambodia) jointly organized a National Conference on Reforming the...

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OHCHR Human Rights Day quiz promotes human rights knowledge among the general public Tue 15 Dec 2015

PHNOM PENH (10 December 2015) – To celebrate Human Rights Day, OHCHR-Cambodia commissioned an online quiz, where participants could test their knowledge of human rights by answering ten questions a day...

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OHCHR-Cambodia Representative gives an address for Human Rights Day Mon 14 Dec 2015

Representative of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights at the Human Rights Day Celebration organized by the Cambodian Human Rights Committee and the Phnom Penh Municipality 10...

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Resolution on human rights in Cambodia adopted by the UN Human Rights Council Fri 2 Oct 2015

GENEVA (02 October 2015) – Resolution A/HRC/30/23 was adopted by consensus at the 30th regular session of the UN Human Rights Council on 2 October 2015. Through the resolution on technical assistance...

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Press Statement by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia Thu 24 Sep 2015

PHNOM PENH (24 September 2015) – It is an honour and a pleasure for me to have undertaken my first mission to the Kingdom of Cambodia since my appointment by the United Nations Human Rights Council in...

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Role and achievements of OHCHR Fri 11 Sep 2015

GENEVA/PHNOM PENH (11 September 2015) – The annual report of OHCHR on its work in Cambodia has just been released.

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