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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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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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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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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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