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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 commits to combat climate change to achieve SDGs

During the annual meeting of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), Cambodia’s representative said the Kingdom is both ready to and committed to accelerate climate action to achieve the sustainable development goals. ...

Taing Rinith
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501291705/cambodia-commits-to-combat-climate-change-to-achieve-sdgs/

Cambodia, UN discuss mine clearance cooperation

Cambodian Senior Minister and First Vice President of the Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) Ly Thuch has met with Mrs. Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Secretary of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific (ESCAP) ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501291988/cambodia-un-discuss-mine-clearance-cooperation/

German President visits demining site in Siem Reap

During his official visit in Cambodia, German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and First Lady Elke Büdenbender yesterday paid a visit to a landmine field being cleared by the Halo Trust in Siem Reap province’s Puok district. ...

Taing Rinith
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501238752/german-president-visits-demining-site-in-siem-reap/

Cambodia records 40 landmine, ERW casualties in first eight months

Cambodia registered 40 landmine and explosive remnant of war (ERW) casualties in the first eight months of 2022, up 21 percent compared with 33 over the same period last year, according to a report released on Tuesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501146548/cambodia-records-40-landmine-erw-casualties-in-first-eight-months/

Demining efforts a contributor to socio-economic development in Cambodia

Senior Minister Ly Thuch said that humanitarian mine action has made a significant contribution to Cambodia’s socio-economic development by ensuring safe land for the livelihood of local communities. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501094304/demining-efforts-a-contributor-to-socio-economic-development-in-cambodia/

Australia a prominent partner in Cambodia’s demining efforts

Senior Minister Ly Thuch, First Vice President of Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA), said that he considers Australia to be a prominent and strong partner for mine action in Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501094318/australia-a-prominent-partner-in-cambodias-demining-efforts/

Landmines pose threat to over a million people in Cambodia

More than one million people in Cambodia still live in fear and work in areas contaminated by mines and explosive remnants of war (ERWs), a senior official said here on Friday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501079403/landmines-pose-threat-to-over-a-million-people-in-cambodia/

CMAA, Australian embassy to co-host dialogue on mine action this week

Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) and the Australian Embassy will co-host the High-Level Dialogue on Mine Action on May 20 in Siem Reap province in a hybrid format. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501077421/cmaa-australian-embassy-to-co-host-dialogue-on-mine-action-this-week/

Cambodia calls for development partners’ continued commitment to achieve 2025 mine-free vision

Ly Thuch, Senior Minister and First Vice President of Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA), has appealed to the development partners and donors to continue their support for Cambodia to realise its vision of mine-free country by 2025. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50924731/cambodia-calls-for-development-partners-continued-commitment-to-achieve-2025-mine-free-vision/

Resources needed to hit demining goal

A senior Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) official on Monday said the organisation needs an additional budget of $406 million and a further 1,000 mine-clearing personnel to meet its goal of 100 per cent mine clearance by 2025. Senior minister and CMAA ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/resources-needed-hit-demining-goal

UK pledges $9 million for demining

The United Kingdom will provide more than $9 million in aid from this year to 2020 for demining operations to clear unexploded ordnance in Cambodia, UK Ambassador to Cambodia Tina Redshaw said on Wednesday. ...

Khy Sovuthy
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50544210/uk-pledges-9-million-for-demining/

Deminers to get training in China

The Cambodian Mine Action Authority is going to dispatch 40 of its demining staff to China to receive training next month as part of China’s commitment in supporting mine clearance.​ ...

Pav Suy
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50527762/deminers-to-get-training-in-china/

United Kingdom to aid demining until 2020

The United Kingdom will provide aid until 2020 for demining operations to clear unexploded ordnance in Cambodia. Senior Minister Ly Thuch, who is also the first vice chairman of the Cambodian Mine Action and Victims Assistance Authority, met with Elizabeth McGarva, senior policy adviser with ...

Khy Sovuthy
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50520187/united-kingdom-to-aid-demining-until-2020/

More than $400 million needed for mine clearance

The Cambodian Mine Action Authority said yesterday that the country needs more than $400 million to clear mines and explosive remnants of war from 2018 to 2025, on an area larger than 1,970 square kilometres. ...

Pech Sotheary
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50299575/more-than-400-million-needed-for-mine-clearance/

Land dispute ‘task force’ to be established in Ratanakkiri

Senior Minister in charge of Special Missions Ly Thuch announced yesterday that a land dispute resolution task force will be created for Ratanakkiri province, although observers said the move was coming too late.   ...

Phak Seangly
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/land-dispute-task-force-be-established-ratanakkiri

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