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UNDP meets stakeholders on the National Human Development Report 2016Sep 24, 2015UNDP convened a consultation meeting to gather stakeholders’ feedback on the policy recommendations in the latest draft of the National Human Development Report (NHDR) 2016. Held on 23 September at the Hotel Sofitel in Phnom Penh, the meeting was attended notably by the ministries of education and labor, the Cambodia Development Council, other government representatives as well as development partners, NGOs, UN agencies and the academe.
UNDP Country Director’s remark at Inception Workshop on Project “Strengthening climate information and early warning systems in Cambodia to support climate resilient development and adaptation to climate change”May 28, 2015
Cambodia’s climate change response gets new support from EU, Sweden and UNDPMar 12, 2015Cambodia’s efforts to tackle threats of climate change received a new boost with additional financial support from the European Union, Sweden and United Nations Development Programme on Thursday.
Joint Sweden-UNDP initiative to address youth employment issues in CambodiaMar 11, 2015Sweden and UNDP launched on Wednesday, 11 March, a joint programme to help address issues of youth employment in Cambodia. The new Multimedia Initiative for Youth, “Khlahan9”, came out at the right time as Cambodia is poised to embrace the ASEAN economic integration by the end of this year.
Cambodia: Investing in human capital critical for sustaining growthFeb 23, 2015When Ms. Vin Rattana completed high school a decade ago, her parents did not have enough money to send her straight to study for a university degree. But that was not the end of the road for her. She enrolled in a technical training school to learn how to fix cars.
More mine-free land released to Cambodian farmersFeb 9, 2015Mine clearance operations supported by UNDP have just released 26.5 square kilometres of land for productive use by Cambodian farmers after it was cleared of landmines and explosive remnants of war (ERW) in 2014. The land is expected to benefit some 35,000 villagers – 54 percent of whom are women – in three northwestern provinces of Battambang, Banteay Meanchey and Pailin.
UN Special Rapporteur urges more attention for people psychiatric disabilitiesDec 19, 2014The UN Special Rapporteur for disability issues, Mr. Shuaib Chalklen, called for more attention to be paid to people with psychiatric and intellectual disabilities who receive little care compared to other disability groups.
Cambodia pushes ahead with women’s economic empowerment in new gender strategyDec 17, 2014Cambodia launched a new national gender equality strategy on Wednesday, making promotion of women’s economic empowerment its number-one priority. The aim is to help women be able to unleash their full potential and become more self-reliant about their well-being and future.