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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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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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