Sustainable Development Goals

Program launched to improve water, sanitation and hygiene in Cambodia

WaterAid and The VF Foundation announce the launch of a year-long program to reach more than 85,000 people with access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene in Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501072154/program-launched-to-improve-water-sanitation-and-hygiene-in-cambodia/

PM: No human rights without peace

Prime Minister Hun Sen once again spoke on weighty matters of war and peace, reiterating that development and democracy would not be possible without peace. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/pm-no-human-rights-without-peace

KOICA plan projects to 2024

Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) has introduced a number of new plans and projects to support Cambodia’s development goals from 2022 to 2024. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/koica-plan-projects-2024

Country aims to open financing frontiers for women entrepreneurs

Cambodia aims to boost financial inclusion for women entrepreneurs through Credit Guarantee Corporation of Cambodia Plc (CGCC) and support for women-led micro, small- and medium-sized enterprises (MSME) as part of broader efforts to bridge financing gaps for businesswomen and underpin Covid-19 economic recovery plans.   ...

Hom Phanet
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/country-aims-open-financing-frontiers-women-entrepreneurs

Chanthol pushes for more women in leadership role

Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol suggested that the ministry leadership study the possibility of appointing women as deputy heads of departments throughout the country in order to further promote gender equality. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/chanthol-pushes-more-women-leadership-role

PM hails ‘key role’ of women in Kingdom

Prime Minister Hun Sen has lauded women’s contributions to the Kingdom’s socio-economic development, as the government laid out measures aimed at supporting the attainment of gender equality in its pursuit of sustainable economic growth.   ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-hails-key-role-women-kingdom

Gender equality in spotlight as women’s day approaches

With the 111th anniversary of the International Women’s Day approaching, senior Cambodian officials marked the event a week ahead on March 1 with the theme Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow.   ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/gender-equality-spotlight-womens-day-approaches

Firm urged to expand S’ville water supply system

Minister of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation Cham Prasidh has urged Anco Brothers to expand its dams and modernise water supply systems at its clean water production plant in response to growth in Preah Sihanouk province.​ ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/firm-urged-expand-sville-water-supply-system

Cambodia shoots for ‘green ASEAN’: CDC

The Kingdom will strive to increase environmental sustainability and address climate change issues to build a “green ASEAN” and ensure a more resilient and inclusive future, according to Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) secretary-general Sok Chenda Sophea. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cambodia-shoots-green-asean-cdc

Senator calls for women’s empowerment and gender equality

As Cambodia continues to work towards gender equality and empowerment of women in the country, politicians are calling for continued efforts towards the movement. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501008379/senator-calls-for-womens-empowerment-and-gender-equality/

Minister: Half of villages lack clean water access

About 50 per cent of villages across Cambodia still lack access to clean water due to factors like climate change, population growth and urban development, which have led to a steady increase in water demands, according to Minister of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation Cham ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/minister-half-villages-lack-clean-water-access

UNDP reiterates support for Cambodia to achieve SDGs 2016-2030

The United Nations Development Programmes (UNDP) in Cambodia has reaffirmed to help Cambodia achieve the sustainable development goals (SDGs) 2016-2030. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50981794/undp-reiterates-support-for-cambodia-to-achieve-sdgs-2016-2030/

Tourism digital literacy training programme eyes Industry 4.0

Digital literacy will play an important role in supporting the recovery of Cambodian tourism from the Covid-19 crisis and leveraging the potential of new technologies to reorganise and develop the ecosystem around Industry 4.0, and strengthen the sustainability and competitive edge of the sector. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/tourism-digital-literacy-training-programme-eyes-industry-40

PM urges int’l push for sustainable food systems

Cambodia is committed to work hand in hand with other countries to strengthen its food systems, especially as the Kingdom assumes the ASEAN chairmanship in 2022, according to Prime Minister Hun Sen. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-urges-intl-push-sustainable-food-systems

Cambodia to end violence against children by 2030

The Ministry of Social Affairs has reiterated its commitment to meeting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal of eliminating violence against children globally by 2030. ...

Tin Sokhavuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50955836/cambodia-to-end-violence-against-children-by-2030/

Cambodia observes World Food Day 2021

Cambodia on October 16 joined other countries to observe World Food Day (WFD), held globally this year under the theme “Our actions are our future. Better production, better nutrition, a better environment and a better life”. ...

Mom Kunthear and Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cambodia-observes-world-food-day-2021

Kingdom works to eliminate hunger by 2030

All government authorities must work together to eliminate hunger by 2030 to ensure food security, food consumption and food stability, said Agriculture Minister Veng Sakhon. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50953570/kingdom-works-to-eliminate-hunger-by-2030/

20 more certified nat’l standards to be adopted

The Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation’s National Standards Council (NSC) has approved 20 more certified international standards to be adopted nationally. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/20-more-certified-natl-standards-be-adopted

Minister focuses on early education

Minister of Education, Youth and Sports Hang Chuon Naron called on governments in the region to give priority attention to investment in early childhood care and development (ECCD) to achieve their sustainable development goals (SDGs). ...

Voun Dara
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/minister-focuses-early-education

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