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First National Workshop to Design National Disability Strategic Plan 2019-2023

The Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC), the UN Development Programme (UNDP), development partners, civil society, private sector and especially persons with disabilities are gathering to discuss and…  


Cambodia stepping up preparedness for recovery

With support from the UN Development Programme, Cambodia’s National Committee for Disaster Management is increasing capacity on preparedness for recovery by localising international guidelines on…  


#CircularEconomy: Innovating Solid Waste Management in Cambodia

The world is quickly becoming buried in solid waste. Plastic is clogging our water ways. Landfills are filling-up faster than ever before in countries across the world. We are even finding plastic…  


Innovating Solid Waste Management in Cambodia’s Garment Industry

Recently, H&M and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) co-organized a kick-off meeting to identify sustainable waste management solutions for the garment sector. This meeting was attended…  


Clearing for Results Donor Field Visit

17 October 2018 – The Cambodian Mine Action Authority (CMAA), with support from the UN Development Programme, arranged a consultation meeting with potential donors for the fourth phase of the Clearing…  


Joint Press Release: Royal Government of Cambodia, Ministry of Planning & UNDP in Cambodia

Ms. Pauline Tamesis, Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and H.E. Mr. Chhay Than, Senior Minister, Minister of Planning, met on Friday, 5th October 2018 to…  


Clarification: Multidimensional Poverty is decreasing in Cambodia

Recent reports on Multidimensional Poverty Index data grossly misrepresents UNDP’s point of view. The reporting that poverty has risen to 35% is simply not true. In fact, UNDP recognizes that poverty…  


Globally, wide inequalities in people’s well-being cast a shadow over Human Development improvements, but Cambodia’s long term progress remains strong

According to the latest Human Development Index, people living in the very high human development countries can expect to live 19 years longer, and spend seven more years in school, than those living…  


The Real China Model: What other developing countries should learn from China

On August 23, 2018, the United Nations and UN Development Programme hosted a public lecture titled, 'The Real China Model: What other developing countries should learn from China'.  


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