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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/

Ly Thuch will chair a meeting of the Ottawa Convention Committee in Geneva, Switzerland

Ly Thuch, first vice-president of the Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA), high representative of Prime Minister Dr Hun Manet, who is also the chairman of the CMAA, will chair a meeting of the Ottawa Convention Committee in Geneva, Switzerland from January 22-27, ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501427462/ly-thuch-will-chair-a-meeting-of-the-ottawa-convention-committee-in-geneva-switzerland/

China-aided mine clearance project benefits 1.5 million Cambodian people

A China-aided mine clearance project has cleared over 100 square km land contaminated with mines and explosive remnants of war (eras) in Cambodia, benefiting some 1.5 million people, a senior government official said. ...

Xinhua
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501426353/china-aided-mine-clearance-project-benefits-1-5-million-cambodian-people/

Cambodia is ready to welcome delegations from 164 countries for the 2024 Ottawa Convention

Senior official of Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) said on 16 January 2024 that as the host of Ottawa Conventionin 2024, Cambodia is ready to welcome delegates from 164 country and other international institutes in November at Siem Reap province. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501424512/ly-thuch-cambodia-is-ready-to-welcome-delegations-from-164-countries-for-the-2024-ottawa-convention/

China’s contribution to Cambodia’s mine action lauded

Cambodia has applauded the Government of China for its active contribution to humanitarian mine action in the Kingdom, enabling safe land for farmers and reducing mine and ERW risks. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501418657/chinas-contribution-to-cambodias-mine-action-lauded/

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/

UK’s role in Cambodia’s mine-free 2025 initiative applauded by CMAA

Ly Thuch, first vice-president of the Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA), has reiterated that mine clearance work across the country has brought nothing but smiles and happiness, with more and more people living in safety, free from the threat of the silent ...

Kim Yutharo
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/uks-role-cambodias-mine-free-2025-initiative-applauded-cmaa

Kampong Speu, Cambodia’s 13th province to be free of landmines

Cambodia Mine Action Authority (CMAA) has declared Kampong Speu a landmine-free province on October 30 with a celebration marked by the inauguration of an administrative building by Prime Minister Hun Manet. ...

Rov Hongseng
https://kiripost.com/stories/kampong-speu-cambodia-13th-province-to-be-free-of-landmines

Manet declares Kampong Speu province mine-free

Prime Minister Hun Manet paid his respects to and commended the efforts of all mine action operators to clear landmines from Kampong Speu province and protect lives. ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/manet-declares-kampong-speu-province-mine-free

CMAA, India ink demining MoU

The Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) and the Embassy of India in Cambodia signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) yesterday on a demining project covering four districts in Koh Kong province. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501352548/cmaa-india-ink-demining-mou/

First six months of year sees 48% fall in landmine victims

The Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) have presented the results of a study on the impact of landmines and explosive remnants of war (ERW) in the first six months of the year, noting a 48 per cent reduction in the number of ...

Chea Sokny
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/first-six-months-year-sees-48-fall-landmine-victims

CMAA urges stakeholders to redouble efforts for Mine-Free 2025

A senior government official has urged all international and local partners to chip in for demining projects and work together so that Cambodia achieves its mine-free status by 2025. ...

Van Roeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501309044/cmaa-urges-stakeholders-to-redouble-efforts-for-mine-free-2025/

Cambodia needs $ 138M to achieve 2025 mine-free target: official

Cambodia needs $ 138 million dollars for the next two years to achieve its mine-free target by 2025, Ly Thuch, first vice president of the Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authorities (CMAA), said on Tuesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501268293/cambodia-needs-138m-to-achieve-2025-mine-free-target-official/

UXO casualties down 56 per cent, say CMAA

Since the beginning of January, eleven people were injured and one killed by land mines and unexploded ordnance (UXO). According to a March 27 report from the Cambodian Mine Action Authority (CMAA), this represents a 56 per cent reduction on the same period in 2022, ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/uxo-casualties-down-56-cent-say-cmaa

Government declares Takeo mine-free

Ly Thuch, First Vice President of the Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA), presided over the declaration of Takeo as a landmines-free province” this morning. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501259354/government-declares-takeo-mine-free/

Cambodia to host int’l mine victim conference

Prime Minister Hun Sen announced that the Kingdom will host the “Global Conference on Assisting, Landmine and other Explosive Remnants of War (ERW) Victims and Survivors in the context of Disability Rights” this coming October. ...

Neang Sokunthea
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cambodia-host-intl-mine-victim-conference

Government declares Kampong Chhnang mine-free

Another province has been declared mine-free, which is another achievement for the Royal Government and the country as it moves towards the goal of being mine-free by 2025. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501248362/government-declares-kampong-chhnang-mine-free/

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