Sustainable Development Goals

Thirty villages in Kampong Speu lack clean water after stream dries up

Clean water supply by Veal Pong water station has been disrupted as the river in Snampuk Village, Veal Pong Commune in Udong District, Kampong Speu province dried up for the first time since operations began four years ago. ...

Runn Sreydeth
https://cambojanews.com/thirty-villages-in-kampong-speu-lack-clean-water-after-stream-dries-up/

Ly Thuch thanks UN-ESCAP for helping Cambodia draft a national policy on mine action

Senior Minister Ly Thuch, Chairman of National Committee for ESCAP and First Vice President of the Cambodian Mine Action Authority, thanked UN-ESCAP for assisting Cambodia in drafting a National Mine Action Policy which is the first time that UN-ESCAP has participated in mine action. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501475536/ly-thuch-thanks-un-escap-for-helping-cambodia-draft-a-national-policy-on-mine-action/

MoEYS discusses ways to bolster youth skills at ECOSOC forum

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport (MoEYS) on Tuesday led a high-level delegation to participate in the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Youth Forum 2024 held in New York city – aimed at strengthening the skills and capacity of Cambodian young people ...

Nhean Chamrong
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501474732/moeys-discusses-ways-to-bolster-youth-skills-at-ecosoc-forum/

Cambodia launches pioneering mine action management information system ahead of global summit

In a groundbreaking move towards achieving a mine-free future for Cambodia, the Cambodia Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) is proud to announce the launch of the Cambodia Mine Action Management Information System, a cutting-edge initiative designed to revolutionize the coordination, efficiency, and effectiveness ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501459778/cambodia-launches-pioneering-mine-action-management-information-system-ahead-of-global-summit/

Water supply, sanitation coverage in rural Cambodia hits 85 percent, PM

About 85 percent of the rural population in Cambodia now have access to clean water supply and sanitation, Prime Minister Hun Manet said here on Wednesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501459775/water-supply-sanitation-coverage-in-rural-cambodia-hits-85-percent-pm/

The 38th meeting of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR)

The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) held its 38th Meeting chaired by Yong Chanthalangsy, representative of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic and Chairman of AICHA 2024 on 20-23 February 2024 in Vientiane, Lao People’s Democratic Republic. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501445333/the-38th-meeting-of-the-asean-intergovernmental-commission-on-human-rights-aichr/

Pledge to provide clean water by 2030 ‘unwavering’, says ministry

Cambodia remains unwavering in its pledge to provide universal access to clean water by 2030, aligning with its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Prime Minister Hun Manet urges pertinent institutions to prioritise the quality, safety, sustainability, and affordability of clean water for all citizens. ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501444000/pledge-to-provide-clean-water-by-2030-unwavering-says-ministry/

Cambodia attends the 3rd G77 Summit in Uganda

A Cambodian delegation led by Hang ChuonNaron, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education, Youth, and Sports, attended the 3rd G77 Summit on Jan. 21-22 in Kampala, Uganda, under the theme of “Leaving No One Behind”. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501428141/cambodia-attends-the-3rd-g77-summit-in-uganda/

Japan to help Kingdom achieve sustainable development goals

The Embassy of Japan in Cambodia (EoJ), the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) are examining possibilities of supporting various sectors including enhancing the development of the education system, technology, human resources development, navigation skills, modernisation curriculum and ...

Nheng Chamrong
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501421756/japan-to-help-kingdom-achieve-sustainable-development-goals/

Data-Driven Policies: Cambodia’s commitment to sustainable agricultural development

Over 400 staff from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) and the National Institute of Statistics, Ministry of Planning (NIS-MOP) have been deployed on one of the most comprehensive data collection initiatives to date – the Cambodia Agriculture Survey 2023 (CAS 2023).  ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501405469/data-driven-policies-cambodias-commitment-to-sustainable-agricultural-development/

CMAA wins Model Leadership award from Spirit of Soccer

Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) First Vice-President Ly Thuch became the proud recipient of an award from the Spirit of Soccer (SOS), a humanitarian educational organisation. ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501406077/cmaa-wins-model-leadership-award-from-spirit-of-soccer/

Cambodia Media Diversity Forum held in Phnom Penh

UNESCO organised the Cambodian Media Diversity Forum 2023 aimed to discuss, exchange and share innovative approaches and initiatives to harness the wealth of Cambodia’s social diversity to jointly contribute to the development of the country and the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501406136/cambodia-media-diversity-forum-held-in-phnom-penh/

UN set up five-year cooperation framework

Cambodia and the UN have jointly signed the UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework for Cambodia 2024-2028, which provides guidance to the UN system at the country level. ...

Sangeetha Amarthalingam
https://kiripost.com/stories/un-set-up-five-year-cooperation-framework

Government green lights Circular Strategy on Environment

The government has authorised the Ministry of Environment to promulgate the Circular Strategy on Environment 2023-2050 to ensure environmental sustainability and integrity, respond to climate change and promote a green economy. ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501391232/government-green-lights-circular-strategy-on-environment/

Education scheme aiding ethnic minority students

In a concerted effort to combat dropout rates and bridge language barriers among ethnic minority students in Cambodia, the “Digital Educational Resources in Indigenous Languages for Primary School Students” initiative has brought about transformative change. ...

Chea Sokny
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/education-scheme-aiding-ethnic-minority-students

PM wants women to play bigger role in government leadership

Prime Minister Hun Manet wants to see women play a leading role in the government as Cambodia has made gender equality and empowerment of women and girls in all areas a priority in its policy agenda. ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501387386/pm-wants-women-to-play-bigger-role-in-government-leadership/

Hosting the 39th WAGGGS World Conference in 2026 reflects Cambodia’s capabilities and influence, says FAPW founder

Visiting Dr. JuseonByun, Founder of Friends of Asia Pacific World Association Girls Guides and Girls Scouts (FAPW), has congratulated the Kingdom of Cambodia on hosting the 39th WAGGGS World Conference in 2026, which reflects the capabilities and influence of Cambodia as well as the Asia ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501387579/hosting-the-39th-wagggs-world-conference-in-2026-reflects-cambodias-capabilities-and-influence-says-fapw-founder/

Cambodia ready to host the 5th Review Conference of Mine Ban Treaty

Cambodia is ready to host the 5th Review Conference of the Mine Ban Treaty: Siem Reap Angkor Summit on a Mine-Free World, which will take place from Nov. 30 to Dec. 3, 2024. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501378211/cambodia-ready-to-host-the-5th-review-conference-of-mine-ban-treaty/

UXO casualties down one third to date in 2023

Officials from the Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) reported that in the first nine months of the year, nearly 30 people were victims of unexploded ordnance (UXO), a reduction of around one third on the same period last year. ...

Chea Sokny
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/uxo-casualties-down-one-third-date-2023

Minister affirms alignment of UNICEF Cambodia’s country programme

Minister of Planning has reaffirmed the alignment of UNICEF Cambodia’s Country Programme 2024-2028 with the country’s strategies, plans, and sustainable development goal framework. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501371095/minister-affirms-alignment-of-unicef-cambodias-country-programme/

ASEAN commits to building resilient, inclusive, people-centered community

ASEAN always takes social development as a top priority and is committed to building a resilient, inclusive, people-centred community, and effectively implementing the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501369324/asean-commits-to-building-resilient-inclusive-people-centered-community/

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