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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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UN High Commissioner for Human Rights releases a video statement for Human Rights Day Thu 10 Dec 2015

GENEVA (10 December 2015) – On Human Rights Day this year, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, asks the world to reflect on the meaning of freedom. Watch the video in...

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Statement from UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon to celebrate Human Rights Day Thu 10 Dec 2015

GENEVA (10 December 2015) – Amid large-scale atrocities and widespread abuses across the world, Human Rights Day should rally more concerted global action to promote the timeless principles that we...

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For Human Rights Day on 10 December - Pledge to uphold freedoms, UN human rights experts urge States Wed 9 Dec 2015

GENEVA (8 December 2015) – UN experts have urged all States to ratify two key human rights treaties that celebrate their 50th anniversary in 2016, as a concrete commitment to the freedoms enshrined in...

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Human rights defenders: Our ‘Gandhis’, ‘Mandelas’, ‘Rosa Parks’ and ‘Malalas’ deserve support and protection Tue 8 Dec 2015

GENEVA (8 December 2015) – Ahead of the International Human Rights Defenders Day, UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders Michel Forst called for better support and protection...

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Political crackdown in Cambodia reaching a dangerous tipping point, UN rights expert warns Tue 24 Nov 2015

GENEVA (23 November 2015) –The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia, Rhona Smith,today expressed her deep concern about the breakdown in the political dialogue...

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