Across the world, it is estimated that 13 million tons of plastic reach the oceans each year. More than one million mammals, fish and birds suffer or die annually either from ingesting this plastic or becoming entangled in it
Mr Daniel Craig will then meet with the First Vice President of CMAA, His Excellency Ly Thuch, Ambassadors from the CFRIV donor countries, Australia, the Republic of Korea, and New Zealand, and representatives from the United Nations to discuss the need for sustained commitment and increased resource mobilization to meet the financial, logistical, and technical requirements essential to the pursuit of a mine-free Cambodia by 2025, in accordance with the National Mine Action Strategy 2018-2025 and Cambodia’s Sustainable Development Goal 18 (CSDG 18: End the negative impact of Mine/ERW and promote victim assistance). Following this brief discussion, the Battambang Safe Ground project will be launched.
With support from the Australian Government, the UN Development Programme (UNDP) has handed over critical protective equipment and sanitation materials to the General Department of Customs and Excise of Cambodia (GDCE) to prevent the spreading of COVID-19 and to facilitate cross-border trade during and post COVID-19 pandemic.
While there has not yet been a substantial outbreak of COVID-19 in Cambodia, the impact of the global pandemic on Cambodia’s economy has been drastic.
As people and planet enter an entirely new geological age - the Anthropocene or the Age of Humans – a new report by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) stresses that we are at a critical tipping point where countries must redesign their pathways to progress in order to ease the dangerous pressures humans put on the planet.
The planting, harvesting, processing and export of cassava is key to securing jobs and livelihoods for thousands of Cambodians and is a vital cash crop for farmers
The Covid-19 has brought about unprecedented disruptions to education systems around the world, and Cambodia is no exception. Schools closed throughout much of last year as part of the COVID response. Millions of children in Least Developed Countries were left with little or no educational alternative. As Cambodia is recovering from the pandemic, it is now the right moment for all of us to reflect and consider how we might make our education system more resilient to shocks, more responsive to the needs of young people, and more conducive for lifelong learning in a post-Covid-19 world.

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12.9 %

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