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UN notes Kingdom’s peacekeeping efforts

The Defence Ministry has announced that the United Nations has ranked Cambodia 29th among 122 countries that have sent peacekeeping forces to conflict areas around the world. Last year, the UN ranked Cambodia as 32nd for the most troops sent abroad. Cambodia also ranked 17th ...

Ven Rathavong and Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50541575/un-notes-kingdoms-peacekeeping-efforts/

UNICEF says 6.3 million Cambodians still lack access to safe water

It is almost four years since the UN General Assembly declared that water was a human right, meaning every person should have access to safe water and basic sanitation, yet 6.3 million Cambodians do not have this basic necessity, UNICEF said to mark World Water ...

UNICEF Media Centre Staff
http://www.unicef.org/cambodia/12681_22270.html

UN Concerned Over Suppression of Rights

The U.N.’s General Assembly released its latest round of recommendations to improve the human rights situation in Cambodia on Thursday following a review held last week in Geneva. The statements made by delegations from 76 countries during the review urged Cambodia to fulfill its promise to ...

Colin Meyn
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/un-concerned-over-suppression-of-rights-51220/

Cambodian to meet some MDG goals, deal landmine issues: envoy

Cambodia will meet some of the Millennium Development Goals by the end of 2015 and will continue to deal with landmine threats, said a Cambodian envoy to UN Tuesday at the General Debate of the UN General Assembly. The number of people below the poverty line ...

Xinhuanet News Staff
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/world/2013-10/02/c_132767290.htm

UN Security Council bid falls short

After more than a year of bitter campaigning, Cambodia saw its efforts to win one of five non-permanent seats on the UN Security Council fall flat early this morning after the vote went to South Korea. In an election held at the UN General Assembly in ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012101859300/National-news/un-security-council-bid-falls-short.html

UN Security Council vote up

Cambodia will know by the early hours of tomorrow whether its bid for a seat on the UN Security Council has been a success. The Kingdom is up against South Korea – the home country of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon – and Bhutan for the Asia-Pacific ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012101859285/National-news/un-security-council-vote-up.html

UN set to hear report on Cambodian rights

The United Nations Special Rapporteur for Cambodia was due last night to present his 2011 report to the Human Rights Council in New York, where Foreign Minister Hor Namhong is attending the UN General Assembly’s annual debate. The report, first published on August 2, looks at ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011092951868/National-news/un-set-to-hear-report-on-cambodian-rights.html

Foreign Minister backs full UN membership for Palestinians

Speaking at the UN General Assembly in New York on Monday, Foreign Minister Hor Namhong backed the Palestinians’ bid for full UN membership and called for the lifting of a decades-old US embargo on Cuba, one of the countries backing Cambodia’s bid for a seat ...

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