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Asia-Pacific officials discuss climate change in Cambodia

More than 100 officials from some 20 economies in Asia and the Pacific are meeting with donor institution representatives in Cambodia’s Siem Reap province in a bid to strengthen public financial management systems for climate change adaptation projects, said a news statement on Monday. ...

Global Post News Staff
http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140915/asia-pacific-officials-discuss-climate-change-cambodia

Cambodian deputy PM meets with two UN senior officials on ties

Cambodian deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Hor Namhong on Tuesday met with two United Nations senior officials to discuss relations and cooperation between Cambodia and UN on social and economic development and human rights.     The two officials are Haoliang Xu, assistant to the UN secretary ...

Shanghai Daily News Staff
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/article/article_xinhua.aspx?id=215511

Cambodia dispatches troops to Mali for UN peacekeeping mission

Cambodia on Thursday began to send its first batch of 309 troops to join a United Nations peacekeeping mission in the conflict-torn West African nation of Mali. “This is the first time that Cambodia sends peacekeepers to Mali. Up to 309 troops are in the 1st ...

Authint Mail News Staff
https://www.authintmail.com/article/asia/cambodia-dispatches-troops-mali-un-peacekeeping-mission

Cambodian garment workers, bloodied in crackdown, continue wage struggle

Just over a month after a brutal police crackdown on striking Cambodian garment workers left at least five people dead, the country’s unions are calling for another strike in March, increasing the likelihood of further violence. At issue is the still-unresolved question of the workers’ minimum monthly wage. Roughly 700,000 ...

Christina Larson
http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-02-20/cambodian-garment-workers-bloodied-in-crackdown-continue-wage-struggle

Switzerland provides 3 mln USD to Cambodia for mine clearance

Switzerland on Tuesday granted 3 million U.S. dollars to Cambodia through the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) for mine clearance. The agreement was inked between Rahel Boesch, director of Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation office in Cambodia, and Setsuko Yamazaki, director of UNDP office in Cambodia, ...

Business Ghana News Staff
http://www.businessghana.com/portal/news/index.php?op=getNews&news_cat_id=&id=193425

Canada to provide $2.2 mln for climate change projects in Cambodia

The Canadian government has announced that they will provide $2.2 million through the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) to Cambodia to help fund climate change adaptation projects within the country. ...

Cambodia Herald News Staff
http://www.thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/detail/1?page=15&token=OTU1NDBkNmRkZjQ

1,000 days to go on Millennium Development Goals

April 5th marks the starting date for the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and its partners in Cambodia in observing the milestone of 1,000 days to the end of 2015 which is the target date for achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). “The MDGs ...

http://www.thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/detail/1?page=15&token=MzVkZTcwZWRkNjY

Limited yarn supply troubles Cambodian silk industry

The silk industry of Cambodia is in rapid decline due to limited domestic supply of silk yarn and high cost of imported raw materials. According to the latest data released by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)-Cambodia, the Southeast Asian nation imports 395 tonnes of raw ...

http://www.fibre2fashion.com/news/textile-news/newsdetails.aspx?news_id=122102

Skills key to gender goals

 A Millennium Development Goal Acceleration Framework action plan presented yesterday by the Ministry of Women’s Affairs and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) seeks to address Panha’s and other women’s lagging economic opportunities in Cambodia. The plan will help Cambodia achieve targeted Millenium Development Goals by 2015. Though no date of ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012092058826/National-news/education-integral-to-gender-goals.html

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