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Cambodia Media Diversity Forum held in Phnom Penh

UNESCO organised the Cambodian Media Diversity Forum 2023 aimed to discuss, exchange and share innovative approaches and initiatives to harness the wealth of Cambodia’s social diversity to jointly contribute to the development of the country and the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501406136/cambodia-media-diversity-forum-held-in-phnom-penh/

ICC Angkor looks forward to challenges, future growth

The Fourth Intergovernmental Conference on Angkor at UNESCO in Paris has concluded, with King Norodom Sihamoni suggesting that UNESCO send technicians to help Cambodia with human resource training to combating the illegal trade in artefacts, and preparations for the future registration of the Kingdom’s tangible ...

Van Socheata
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/icc-angkor-looks-forward-to-challenges-future-growth

UNESCO’s digital platform guidelines to fight misinformation

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has developed guidelines for the governance of digital platforms to combat misinformation and hate speech, and promote transparency and freedom of expression. ...

Sangeetha Amarthalingam
https://kiripost.com/stories/unescos-digital-platform-guidelines-to-fight-misinformation

Women journo safety project starts

UNESCO and the Women’s Media Centre are promoting media freedom through the project “Strengthening Media Development and Freedom of Expression in Cambodia”, having seen women journalists and media workers face increasing offline and online attacks that make them subject to disproportional, and often specific, threats. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/women-journo-safety-project-starts

UNESCO says COVID-19 impacts 113,000 Cambodian school personnel

While the world, including Cambodia is celebrating today the Word Teacher’s Day, UNESCO said Cambodian education sector is one of the affected-sectors by the COVID-19 pandemic.   ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50770201/unesco-says-covid-19-impacts-113000-cambodian-school-personnel/

UNESCO highlights education contribution amid school closures

UNESCO yesterday highlighted its role in supporting education initiatives in the Kingdom amid school closures caused by the COVID-19 global outbreak. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50710021/710021/

Cambodia to host talks on protecting heritage

Cambodia will this week host a regional seminar on the Unesco convention for the protection of cultural heritage during armed conflicts. ...

Michelle Vachon
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/cambodia-to-host-talks-on-protecting-heritage-93055/

Gov’t working to recover stolen artifacts

Following the seizure of a massive trove of Asian artifacts smuggled into the U.S. by a New York-based art dealer, the Cambodian Embassy in Washington has started working with U.S. authorities to repatriate more than $3 million worth of Cambodian antiquities, an embassy official said ...

Maria Paula Brito
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/govt-working-to-recover-stolen-artifacts-82321/

UNESCO chief condemns killing of Cambodian journalist

Director-General of UNESCO Irina Bokova has denounced the killing of journalist Taing Try in Cambodia on Oct. 12 and urged the authorities to ensure that those responsible are punished for their crime. Taing Try, 49, a freelance journalist for several local newspapers and a member ...

Global Post News Staff
http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/141020/unesco-chief-condemns-killing-cambodian-journalist

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