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United Nations Launches Joint Programmes to Support Sustainable Financing for Cambodia to Build Forward Better

The joint programmes are underpinned by the ‘leave no one behind’ principle and the UN Cambodia Framework for the Immediate Socio-Economic Response to COVID-19, a document that reasserts the UN’s…  


War Ends for Children When the Last Land Mine Is Cleared

Kimhong had never played football before, but when she was invited to join a game with the other children living around Stoeng Toch Krom school, near Cambodia’s border with Thailand, she joined…  


Korea Commits $10M to Increase Cambodia’s Mine Clearance and Victim Assistance Efforts in 2021 and Beyond

The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) has signed a grant cost-sharing agreement with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and a record of discussions with the Cambodian Mine…  


UNDP Launches Report on Cambodia’s Gender Wage Gap

The UN Development Programme (UNDP) launched today a report on the ongoing wage gap between women and men in Cambodia. The report covers evolving trends and factors that affect the wage gap.  


UNDP’S BLUETRIBE RAISES THE BAR FOR YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS IN CAMBODIA

Seven dynamic startups run by young entrepreneurs pitched their innovative ventures to business leaders and investors from Cambodia and around the world, at the culmination of the Bluetribe…  


Reflection Workshop on Inclusive Commune Investment Plan

I am honoured to welcome you to today’s Reflection Workshop on the Inclusive Commune Investment Plan initiative, which seeks to ensure the inclusion of persons with disabilities in the planning,…  


Solar off-grid at Sok An Phnom Kulen Orchid Research and Conservation Center in Kulen National Park

Today we are demonstrating by way of a pilot some steps that can be practically taken in the direction of attaining universal energy access, and contributing to Cambodia SDG 7 on access to clean and…  


Building Back Better: Cambodia’s Post-Covid-19 Education System

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.…  


NEW CASSAVA POLICY TO TRANSFORM PRODUCTION OF CRUCIAL CROP

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  


NEW E-COMMERCE GRANTS, TRAINING SET TO BOOST CAMBODIA’S SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES

The funds will fuel an innovative six-month incubation and training initiative and small grants programme to help small and medium sized enterprises move online, sell online, and, for some, sell to…  

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