UN provides compensation for Cambodians hurt or slain in missions

The United Nations (UN), through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Cambodia, has provided compensation for peacekeepers wounded or killed for the cause of humanity and peace around the world during missions in Lebanon and Mali. ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501431049/un-provides-compensation-for-cambodians-hurt-or-slain-in-missions/

UNDRR Lauds Cambodia’s Disaster Management

The United Nations for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) has commended Cambodia’s disaster management and its effective response to disasters. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501427483/undrr-lauds-cambodias-disaster-management/

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

Kingdom remains neutral on Israel- Hamas conflict, calls for dialogue

The Cambodian Permanent Mission to the UN Office in Geneva has declined to endorse a collective statement concerning the Israel-Hamas war, while condemning the violence that has led to the loss of thousands of innocent lives. ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kingdom-remains-neutral-israel-hamas-conflict-calls-dialogue

Cambodia withdraws nearly 100 blue helmet troops from Mali due to tense security situation

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Manet said Wednesday that at the United Nations (UN) request, the kingdom had withdrawn nearly 100 blue helmet troops from the war-torn African nation of Mali due to tense security context. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501382139/cambodia-withdraws-nearly-100-blue-helmet-troops-from-mali-due-to-tense-security-situation/

Number of poor people in Cambodia drops by half in 7.5 years

Cambodia’s global MPI (Multidimensional Poverty Index) value plummeted from 0.168 in 2014 to 0.070 in 2021/2022, and incidence of poverty fell from 36.7 percent to 16.6 percent. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501379463/number-of-poor-people-in-cambodia-drops-by-half-in-7-5-years/

UNIDO join hands with CAC to boost cashew kernel export

The United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) collaborated with the Cashew nut Association of Cambodia (CAC) to boost the export of cashew kernel by 12 percent by 2025 by providing technical support and management systems to the owners of the micro, small and medium enterprises ...

Nheng Chamrong
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501373709/unido-join-hands-with-cac-to-boost-cashew-kernel-export/

PM and his spouse leave Phnom Penh to attend the “United Nations 78th General Assembly

Dr. Hun Manet, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, and his spouse Dr. Pech Chanmony, led a high-level delegation of the Royal Government of Cambodia to attend the “United Nations for the 78thGeneral Assembly” in New York, USA from September 21 to 25, 2023. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501364301/pm-and-his-spouse-leave-phnom-penh-to-attend-the-united-nations-78th-general-assembly/

UNICEF urges action to reverse sharp decline in breastfeeding rates in Cambodia

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and its partners on Friday warned of an alarming decline in breastfeeding rates in Cambodia, calling for immediate action to reverse this downward trend. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501349286/unicef-urges-action-to-reverse-sharp-decline-in-breastfeeding-rates-in-cambodia/

FAO launches weeklong agricultural workshop

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has kicked off a weeklong provincial level training workshop to strengthen national capacity on analysis and interpretation of agricultural statistics and data. ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501336038/fao-launches-weeklong-agricultural-workshop/

UN, GGGI and Government of Cambodia announce support to green bond issuers

In March, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), and the Securities and Exchange Regulator of Cambodia (SERC), in collaboration with the Credit Guarantee and Investment Facility (CGIF) and GuarantCo, part of the ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501314877/un-gggi-and-government-of-cambodia-announce-support-to-green-bond-issuers/

UN specialist assessing LGBT rights in Kingdom

Victor Madrigal-Borloz, an independent UN specialist on protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual trends and gender identity, is on a 10 day tour of the Kingdom, at the request of the government. ...

Chea Sokny
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/un-specialist-assessing-lgbt-rights-kingdom

LGBT Rights in Cambodia to be assessed by UN Independent Expert

The UN Independent Expert on protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, Victor Madrigal-Borloz, has started a  visit the Kingdom from Tuesday, January 10 to 20 January 2023. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501217691/lgbt-rights-in-cambodia-to-be-assessed-by-un-independent-expert/

Community-led responses ‘essential for ending pandemics’ – UNAIDS

Communities must be empowered and appropriately resourced to lead the fight against HIV/AIDS and other pandemics, UNAIDS, the UN agency dedicated to tackling HIV/AIDS, stressed at an international meeting held in Thailand. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501204992/community-led-responses-essential-for-ending-pandemics-unaids/

Cambodia emphasises key role of female peacekeepers

Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister Prak Sokhonn, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has highlighted the key role of women in peacekeeping operations under the UN umbrella. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501197972/cambodia-emphasises-key-role-of-female-peacekeepers/

Cambodia sends new batch of 346 soldiers to Mali, South Sudan for U.N. peacekeeping mission

Cambodia dispatched a new batch of 346 peacekeepers to join a United Nations peacekeeping mission in the war-torn African nations of Mali and South Sudan on Monday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501174412/cambodia-sends-new-batch-of-346-soldiers-to-mali-south-sudan-for-u-n-peacekeeping-mission/

Hun Sen requests UNDP support for mine-free goal

Prime Minister Hun Sen has requested that the UN Development Progamme (UNDP) continue its support for mine action in Cambodia so the Kingdom can achieve its goal of becoming mine-free by 2025. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/hun-sen-requests-undp-support-mine-free-goal

World Food Programme drive aims to fix kids’ diets

The World Food Programme (WFP) – in collaboration with the School Health Department at the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport – is launching an innovative social and behavioural change communication campaign to improve the diets of primary school children.​ ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/world-food-programme-drive-aims-fix-kids-diets

Cambodia's UN mission declares rapporteurs' findings one-sided

Cambodia’s UN mission in Geneva has “squarely dismissed” the contents of a June 29 joint press release issued by three UN special rapporteurs regarding a recent trial in the Kingdom, calling their findings “politically motivated”. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/cambodias-un-mission-declares-rapporteurs-findings-one-sided

UN Myanmar envoy briefs PM on ‘three-layered solution’

Noeleen Heyzer, the UN secretary-general’s Special Envoy on Myanmar, has shared with Prime Minister Hun Sen that she had initiated a “three-layered solution” for the ongoing crisis plaguing the bloc’s westernmost country. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/un-myanmar-envoy-briefs-pm-three-layered-solution

School feeding programme in Cambodia celebrated

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), the United States Embassy, and Cambodia’s Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport (MoEYS) celebrated the handover of the school feeding programme in 85 additional schools from WFP to the Cambodian Government. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501043512/school-feeding-programme-in-cambodia-celebrated/

Cambodian woman peacekeeper awarded with UN medal

Cambodian woman peacekeeper Lieutenant Colonel Chea Maysaros was awarded the UN medal for fulfilling her United Nations demining mission in Lebanon. ...

Nang Veasna and Chhun Sunly
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501042064/cambodian-woman-peacekeeper-awarded-with-un-medal/

Cambodia sends 12th batch of peacekeepers to Lebanon

Cambodia dispatched the 12th batch of 184 peacekeepers, including 29 women, to join a United Nations peacekeeping mission in Lebanon on Wednesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501018269/cambodia-sends-12th-batch-of-peacekeepers-to-lebanon/

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