Cambodia commits over 200 to peacekeeping missions in Mali

Cambodia has dispatched 218 Blue Helmets to join the United Nation’s peacekeeping mission in Mali. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50763440/cambodia-commits-over-200-to-peacekeeping-missions-in-mali/

UN rapporteur told to follow code of conduct

The Cambodian Permanent Mission to the UN Office in Geneva on Wednesday urged UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Cambodia Rhona Smith to strictly observe the code of conduct and her office’s operations manual.​ ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/un-rapporteur-told-follow-code-conduct

Cambodia will not ask UN to postpone peacekeeper replacement after all

Prime Minister Hun Sen today changed his mind by not asking the United Nations to postpone replacement of Cambodian peacekeeping troops on their mission abroad. ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50755486/cambodia-will-not-ask-un-to-postpone-peacekeeper-replacement-after-all/

Cambodian asks UN to delay replacement of Blue Helmet troops

Prime Minister Hun Sen has called on the United Nations to delay the replacement of Cambodian peacekeeping forces due to COVID-19 pandemic. ...

Heng Panha/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50755438/cambodian-asks-un-to-delay-replacement-of-blue-helmet-troops/

Industry 4.0: How Cambodia can build for the future

A conference was held at the UN Development Programme (UNDP) head office in Phnom Penh as well as over video conference to discuss a new report conducted by the UN and the Institute for Manufacturing Educational Consultancy Services (IfM ECS) within the University of Cambridge). ...

Jason Boken
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50754083/industry-4-0-how-cambodia-can-build-for-the-future/

UN gives $1 million for migrant-worker support programme

The United Nations is providing $1 million for a joint programme with the government to provide support to returning migrant workers in three provinces. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/744697/un-gives-1-million-for-migrant-worker-support-programme/

UN gives $1 million for migrant-worker support programme

The United Nations is providing $1 million for a joint programme with the government to provide support to returning migrant workers in three provinces. Interior Minister Sar Kheng said yesterday the six-month programme will be carried out in Banteay Meanchey, Battambang and Siem Reap provinces. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50744697/un-gives-1-million-for-migrant-worker-support-programme/

UN agency springs into action to aid agriculture sector

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), a global finance organisation and a specialised United Nations (UN) agency, has announced plans to work with the Cambodian government to leverage “a programmatic approach” to ease the economic distress and prevent food securit y stresses caused by ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50715086/un-agency-springs-into-action-to-aid-agriculture-sector/

UN agency to continue support for landmine and ERW victims

Unicef yesterday announced that it is committed in continuing support for the government and its development partners to reduce threats posed by mines and explosive remnants of war. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50694709/un-agency-to-continue-support-for-landmine-and-erw-victims

UN pledges $8 million to ECCC

The United Nations will provide a $8 million subvention to support the 2018 operations of the Khmer Rouge tribunal, which is tasked with the prosecution of the country’s former Khmer Rouge commanders.   ...

Ros Chanveasna
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5098129/un-pledges-8-million-eccc/

Panel calls for strong measures against Cambodian government

Politicians and civil society members in New York called on the United Nations to take harsh measures to restore democracy in Cambodia during a panel on Tuesday, even recommending leaving Cambodia’s seat at the UN empty and putting senior ruling party officials on a blacklist. ...

Leonie Kijewski
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/panel-calls-strong-measures-against-cambodian-government

US cuts funding to UN women’s health fund

The US government has pulled any future funding from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), a group focused on reproductive rights for women and girls, over claims it has practiced coercive abortions and involuntary sterilizations in China.   ...

Mark Tilly
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/37230/us-cuts-funding-to-un-women---s-health-fund/

UN vows Khmer Rouge trial aid

Cambodia and the United Nations have vowed to find more funds to support the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, according to the Council of Ministers.   ...

Ros Chanveasna
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/36896/un-vows-khmer-rouge-trial-aid/

Gov’t agro production project nets $36.3M

The Ministry of Economy and Finance secured a $36.3 million concessionary loan from the UN’s International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) program aimed at accelerating the production of small-scale agricultural products including rice, vegetables, potatoes, silk and livestock, according to a ministry release yesterday. ...

Post Staff
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/govt-agro-production-project-nets-363m

Universities in agricultural innovation

As rice farmers struggle to cope with the aftereffects of one of the worst droughts in Cambodia’s recent history and moribund infrastructure makes it difficult to transport and sell their products across the country, universities here and in the United States are joining forces to ...

Safiya Charles
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/30110/universities-in-agricultural-innovation/

IMF staff completes 2016 article IV mission to Cambodia

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission from Washington, D.C., headed by Sonali Jain-Chandra, visited Cambodia from July 6 to July 20, 2016 to conduct the annual Article IV staff discussions.   ...

IMF Communications Department
http://www.imf.org/en/News/Articles/2016/07/18/13/34/PR16343-Cambodia-IMF-Staff-Completes-2016-Article-IV-Mission

UNICEF program aims to improve birth registration

One in every four children in Cambodia under the age of 5 has not had their birth registered, but a new program aims to tackle the problem at the commune level using mobile phone technology, according to UNICEF. ...

Yesenia Amaro
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/unicef-program-aims-improve-birth-registration

UN helps ministries budget for climate change

As Cambodia continues its battle against raging thunderstorms and stifling droughts, officials from a variety of ministries attended a three-day workshop last week on how to incorporate the wide-ranging effects of climate change into the national and provincial budgeting process.   ...

Jonathan Greig
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/25133/un-helps-ministries-budget-for-climate-change/

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