Foster Voice and Participation

In line with Outcome 2 of the Strategic Plan and the recommendations of the governance outcome evaluation, UNDP will support efforts to strengthen mechanisms for realizing commitments to the poor, women, and PWD through their voices, as a means to inform policy formulation and ensure implementation.

Our Goals

In priority MPI provinces, UNDP will collaborate with the RGC and subnational authorities to expand the implementation of the government’s Social Accountability Framework (SAF) mechanisms to promote civil society and community participation and facilitate social provisioning.more

Radio programme to bring voice and encourage participation

Radio anchors for Voice of Persons with Disabilities radio programme host a call-in show. (Photo: Chansok Lay/UNDP Cambodia)more

Our Stories

An advisory provision conducted by the Provincial Association in Battambang Province (Photo: ©ACES Project)
Supporting local councils and promoting local democracy

On 24th February 2016, the general secretary of the Associations of Sub-National Administration Councils (ASAC-S) and the president of the National League of Local Councils (NLC)more 

Nicholas Wolf from AusAID prepares to detonate an anti-tank mine during the visit to the landmine field in Kouk Roka village in Battembang province. (Photo: UNDP Cambodia/Lisa Rennie)
Donor representatives witnessing mine clearance effort

Battambang – There is something unnerving about treading through a mango plantation in the village of Kouk Roka in Battambang province. A roped-off dirt trail indicatesmore 

Kimleang, 12, reads a coursebook during a mathematics lesson in Tomnop primary school in Pailin province. This new school is nearer to her house, allowing her to come to school regularly. (Photo: Chansok Lay/UNDP Cambodia)
Mine clearance restores children’s dream of education

Pailin – In a normal progression, 12-year-old Kimleang should have been in Grade 5 already by now having started primary school in 2009. But she ismore 


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Projects and Initiatives

  • Clearing for Results Phase II

    The Clearing for Results-Phase II project intends to bring the national body, the Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA), to a higher level. It supports the CMAA’s leadership in implementing the National Mine Action Strategy (NMAS), resulting in resources being allocated to national and local development priorities. The resources will also be used in the enactment of policy frameworks that support increased levels of land released to communities for rural development thereby improving access to economic opportunities and growth.more 

  • Linking Policy and Practice for Accelerating MDG1

    The Linking Policy and Practice for Accelerating MDG1 (LPP) project aims to support policy dialogue on key priorities of the Royal Government of Cambodia’s Rectangular Strategy and National Strategic Development Plan (NSDP). The project will provide evidence-based policy options for inclusive, equitable and sustainable growth; support human capital development and institutional capacity development in selected sectors such as extractive industries and social protection; and the scaling up of effective anti-poverty practice.more 

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