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UN Special Rapporteur Rhona Smith releases report Thu 20 Aug 2015

PHNOM PENH (20 August 2015) – The new Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia, Rhona Smith, has released this year's annual report to the UN Human Rights Council. Ms. Smith...

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OHCHR issues its analysis of the LANGO Tue 11 Aug 2015

PHNOM PENH (11 August 2015) – Today, OHCHR finalized and shared with the Constitutional Council its human rights analysis of the Law on Associations and NGOs, which hold profound implications for the...

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Letter from MoFAIC to OHCHR on 18 May 2015 responds to UN joint op-ed on draft LANGO Mon 18 May 2015

PHNOM PENH (18 May 2015) – The Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC) responded to an op-ed – written jointly by the heads of OHCHR, UNICEF, UNFPA and UN...

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Cambodia's record on children's rights to be reviewed by UN Committee Tue 6 Jan 2015

GENEVA (6 January 2015) –Cambodia's record on preventing the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography will be reviewed by the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child ...

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National workshop held on the dissemination and follow-up of the 2014 UPR recommendations Wed 26 Nov 2014

26 November 2014 - The Cambodian Human Rights Committee (CHRC) and OHCHR-Cambodia co-organised a national workshop on the dissemination and follow-up of the 2014 UPR recommendations. The workshop was...

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Conference for Women Judges and Prosecutors on Women's Access to Justice Thu 20 Nov 2014

20 November 2014 - The Ministry of Justice, with support from OHCHR and UN Women, organized the very first Conference for Women Judges and Prosecutors at Himawari Hotel in Phnom Penh on 20 November 2014. The...

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SRSG finishes fourth mission to Cambodia Mon 10 Dec 2007

10 December 2007 – The Special Representative for human rights in Cambodia ended his fourth mission to the country today. He earlier took part in celebrations at Wat Phnom to mark...

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