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Human Rights 365

Human Rights 365

Episode 29: Workers' right and the right to work

To provide information to the public on the right to work, a right enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and recognized in the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights which further recognizes the right of everyone to the enjoyment of just and favorable conditions of work and understanding about: a level of remuneration which provides all workers, as a minimum, with fair wages, equal remuneration for work of equal value, a decent living for themselves and their families, safe and healthy working conditions and rest, leisure and reasonable limitation of working hours and periodic holidays with pay, as well as remuneration for public holiday.
Mr. Ouk Chanthou: Department director of inspection of the Ministry of labour and Vocational Training and
Ms. Yang Sophoin: President of Cambodia Alliance of Trade Union (CATU)
(Khmer language live on 21 September 2016)
 

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Episode 28: Indigenous peoples and the right to education

Celebrate for Indigenous peoples and the right to education is also the theme of this year’s International Day of the World’s Indigenous peoples (celebrated annually 9 August).
Mr. Yim Jung: Head of department of ethnic development of Ministry of Rural Development
Mr. Jan Noorlander: Program Director of Ethnic Minority Women, Care Organization
(Khmer language live on 17 August 2016)

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Episode 27: Eviction also has rules?

Present the work on the adoption and implementation of proper processes of eviction compatible with national and international standards, and provide information to the public about the protection against forceful eviction and the rights and procedures related to it – for example, appropriate notice, access to information about the reason for the eviction and its modalities, public consultations and opportunities to contest the eviction decision and present alternative proposals.
Mr. Sea Phearum- Executive Director of Housing Rights Task Forces and Mr. BUN Makara- Program Manager of Community Empowerment Legal Awareness (CELA) from Equitable Cambodia (EC)
(Khmer language live on 20 July 2016)

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Episode 26: Should businesses care about human rights?

The purpose is provide information to the public to understanding the obligations and responsibilities of private companies to respect and promote human rights, and how respecting and promoting human rights can benefit businesses.
Okhna Mengly J. Quach: Founder, Chairman and CEO of Mengly J.Quach Education and Madam Pok Nanda: Co-founder & Vice President of Cambodia Women Business Federation
 (Khmer language live on 15 June 2016)

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Episode 25: what is the right to adequate housing?

The purpose is provide information to the public about the right to adequate housing is the right to live somewhere in security, peace and dignity and understanding the role and duty of the State to guarantee the right to adequate housing, Present the different elements of the right to adequate housing to explain why the right to adequate housing should not be interpreted narrowly. H.E Prak Angkeara- Deputy Director of General Department of Housing of the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction and Ms. Sang Sivlinh- Legal officer from Housing Right Task Forces.
(Khmer language live on 18 May 2016)

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