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Open letter to development partners in Cambodia on managing challenges related to the crisis presented by COVID-19

On 20 May 2020,  the Cooperation Committee for Cambodia (CCC) issued an open letter to all development partners in Cambodia on managing the challenges related to the crisis presented by COVID-19. In this open letter, the Cooperation Committee for Cambodia (CCC) indicated 4 points calling ...

Cooperation Committee for Cambodia

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Statement by Ministry of Environment spokesperson on the anarchism of NGOs and certain associations in protected areas

On 24 April 2020, the Ministry of Environment spokesperson issued a statement to call on NGOs or associations that have been engaged in illegal activities in protected areas to stop such activities as an effort to avoid the legal confrontation. The ministry also appealed to ...

Ministry of Environment

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Joint statement: On International Women’s Day 2020, CSOs call upon the Royal Government of Cambodia to prioritize women’s human rights

On 8 March 2020 – the occasion of International Women’s Day 2020, the undersigned civil society organizations, urge the Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) to prioritize women’s human rights by taking immediate and concrete steps to implement the recommendations they accepted during Cambodia’s third Universal ...

Voices for Gender Equality

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Open letter of Prey Lang's community to Ministry of Environment on the prevention of the blessing ceremony

On 28 February 2020, Prey Lang Community Network (PLCN) has released an open letter for the minister of environment, H.E Say Sam Al on their official Facebook page. The content of the letter shows deep regret and disappointment toward the measure of the Ministry of ...

Prey Lang Community Network (PLCN)

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LICADHO's Joint Statement: Authorities’ obstruction of grassroots activism hurts Prey Lang conservation

On 25 February 2020, more than 100 groups and communities released a joint statement saying that they were outraged and appalled at the restrictions placed on hundreds of community members, monks and environmental activists who were prevented by authorities from entering parts of Prey Lang ...

Cambodian League for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights (LICADHO)

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Statement in response to allegations by associations and NGOs

On Wednesday evening, 12 February 2020, the Ministry of Interior issued a statement in response to allegations by several associations and non-governmental organizations accusing the Royal Government of not being willing to amend the Law on Association and Non-government Organization (LANGO). ...

Ministry of Interior

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Joint statement: With no will to amend, LANGO must be repealed

On 10 February 2020, the Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR)​ together with the 99 undersigned communities and civil society groups released a joint statement saying the government is unwilling to have the Law on Association and Non-governmental Organisations (LANGO) amended and also to urge ...

Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR)

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Press release: MoI will conduct the second round of consultation on the amendments to the LANGO

On 28 November 2019, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) posted a press release on the organizing the second round of consultation meeting on the amendments to the Law on Association and Non-Governmental Organization (LANGO), which will be happened on 03rd December 2019 at the “Building ...

Ministry of Interior

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Press release on a consultative meeting on the request for an amendment of the Law on Associations and Non-Governmental Organisations

On 28 October 2019, the Ministry of Interior issued a press release on a consultative meeting on the request for an amendment of the Law on Associations and Non-Governmental Organisations. The government working group will arrange the consultative meeting with representatives of civil society organizations to listen to ...

Ministry of Interior

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Notification on the conduction of census of local associations and NGOs

On 23 September 2019, the Ministry of Interior issued a notification on the conduction of census of local associations and NGOs in collaboration with the Cooperation Committee for Cambodia (CCC) for 49 days from October 10 to November 29 to obtain updated figures of how many ...

Ministry of Interior

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Joint Statement on the EU’s decision to start the process of suspending Cambodia’s access to its preferential Everything But Arms (EBA) agreement

On 19 March 2019, the Cambodian Human Rights and Development Association called “ADHOC” issued a joint statement, supported by 71 Non-Governmental Organisations, Associations, Trade Unions, Members of the Cambodian Civil Society, and citizens, expressed their deep concerns about the launch of the European Union (EU) Commission’s ...

ADHOC

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Statement of the Royal Government of Cambodia on further steps to strengthen democracy and political space

On 03 December 2018, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has released a statement on further steps to strengthen democracy and political space. The ministry has underlined the position and further steps to be taken to uphold the Royal Government of Cambodia’s aforementioned ...

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

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Ministry of Interior released an instruction to the provincial and municipal governors to facilitate the NGOs and association on conducting the activities with communities

On 27 November 2018, Ministry of Interior released an Instruction No.040 to urge the provincial and municipal governors to facilitate the NGOs and association, who already registered legally at the Ministry, to conduct the activities with local communities with no need to inform three days beforehand. ...

Ministry of Interior

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Transparency International Cambodia won't participate in monitoring the upcoming national election in July

On 20 June 2018, Transparency International Cambodia (TI Cambodia) announced a press release to inform the public and relevant stakeholders that TI Cambodia will not participate in monitoring the upcoming national election scheduled for 29 July 2018. TI Cambodia has previously engaged in electoral reforms ...

Transparency International Cambodia

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Ministry of Interior allowing Equitable Cambodia to resume work

On 12 March 2018, the Ministry of Interior has released a letter No. 372 addressed to Equitable Cambodia’s executive director, Mr. Eang Vuthy, on allowing the Equitable Cambodia to resume its work after it has fulfilled obligations set by the ministry in the letter No. 1744, ...

Ministry of Interior

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Interior Ministry instructs provincial officials to urgently report any instances in which activities carried out by any NGOs or grassroots associations without prior notification

On​ 10​ October​ 2017,​ The​ Ministry​ of​ Interior​ released​ a​ public​ announcement​ written​ on​ 02​ October​ 2017​ and​ signed​ by​ H.E.​ Sar​ Kheng,​ Minister​ of​ Interior.​ The​ objective​ of​ the​ announcement​ is​ focused​ on​ activities​ carried​ out​ by​ the​ association​ and​ local​ NGOs,​ referred​ to​ ...

Ministry​ of​ Interior

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Obligations of associations and non-governmental organizations

On 04 July 2017, the Ministry of Interior of Cambodia has released a public announcement on obligations of associations and non-governmental organizations after notifying that some associations and non-governmental organizations haven’t complied correctly with regulations of Article 10 and 25 of “Law on Associations and ...

Ministry of Interior

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Local EU statement on the political situation in Cambodia

EU Heads of Missions in Phnom Penh believe that it is in the interests of Cambodia, and in the interests of long-term stability in the country, for there to be elections that command the confidence of the voters, and that allow the people of Cambodia ...

European Union in Cambodia

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Invitation letter from Council of Ministers to civil society groups

Department of Civil Society, NGOs and Human Rights, of the Office of the Council of Ministers, invites the executive director of Cooperation Committee for Cambodia (CCC) to meet and discuss about “challenges, coordination mechanisms and strengthening cooperation between civil society organizations and Royal Government of ...

Council of Ministers

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Draft Law on Associations and Non-Governmental Organizations

The National Assembly of Cambodia convenes its 4th plenary session on Monday, 13 July 2015, from 8:00 a.m., to discuss and adopt the draft Law on Associations and Non-Governmental Organizations. ...

Secretariat General of National Assembly

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