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VNR 2019: Achieving Cambodia’s Vision 2050 via the Sustainable Development Goals

The Government has taken several bold steps, - establishing capacities and mechanisms, not least the adoption of the Cambodia Sustainable Development Goals (the CSDGs).  

Dial 1294: UNDP and People in Need expand early warning phone service in Cambodia

Under a project strengthening climate information and early warning systems in Cambodia, the UN Development Programme and NGO People in Need are collaborating again, this time to expand early warning…  

Raising women up: UNDP and Action Aid Cambodia partner to empower women in climate action and disaster management

With the goal of realising safer, more climate-resilient, more equitable communities, the UN Development Programme (UNDP) in Cambodia has entered into a new partnership with the NGO ActionAid focused…  

Stronger Tobacco Control for Better Health and a Strong Economy

Tobacco-related illnesses cost the Cambodian economy KHR 2.7 trillion (approximately USD 657.1 million) every year, equivalent to 3.0% of the country’s Gross Domestic Product.  

Cambodia Starts the Biodiversity Finance Plan

Cambodia’s forested ecosystems are of critical importance for the country development and thus maintaining their integrity is key toward sustainable development.  

Climate-ready: Monsoon Forums focus on elevating seasonal forecasting and preparedness in Cambodia

Government officials and international development actors have gathered in Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh to discuss improving seasonal forecasting and to prepare the agriculture, fisheries, health &…  

Integrating early warning into upcoming National Action Plan for Disaster Risk Reduction a priority for Cambodia

Frameworks which prevent, not react, to disasters and establishing effective early warning systems have been the focus of a national workshop held in Siem Reap this week.  

Linking global resilience agenda and national policies focusing on reducing risk are keys for the country’s disaster risk reduction plan

Disaster risk reduction and resilience building require strong leadership and policies to mitigate negative hazard impacts in any society. As the Royal Government of the Kingdom of Cambodia progresses…  

Belt and Road Initiative in Cambodia: economic diversification and debt management

Since 2018, the United Nations in Cambodia has organized a series of policy dialogues on the Belt and Road initiative and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. These policy dialogues have…  

UN representatives present credentials to Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

Today, Ms. Pauline Tamesis, UN Resident Coordinator, led three UN Country Team members who were recently appointed as Representatives of UN agencies in Cambodia to present their credentials to H.E.…  

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