Fact sheets

Supporting Transformational Change

( 31-October-2011 / UNDP )

Supporting Transformational Change The purpose of this report is to reflect on UNDP’s experience of development cooperation over the past 50 years, and to extract some common themes and general lessons about development cooperation for the future.

The National Assembly

( 28-October-2011 / CCHR )

The National Assembly The ruling Cambodian People’s Party (“CPP”) has used its two-­‐thirds majority to enact internal rules within the National Assembly which require members of parliament to sit as groups of ten, effectively denying individual members access to parliamentary debate. The arbitrary administrative requirements have been used to stifle opposition and minority party opinions in

Boeung Kak

( 21-October-2011 / CCHR )

Boeung Kak Due to concerted action by affected communities and civil society groups, donor pressure – in the form of the World Bank’s intervention – has begun to achieve some limited success to the Boeung Kak saga. However, much of the damage has already been done, with many families and whole communities devastated by the development and associated human rights violations.

The LANGO and the Shrinking Space for Civil Society in Cambodia The terms of the draft Law on Associations and Non-­‐Governmental Organizations (the “LANGO”) should no longer be the central civil society concern for donors: recent events make clear that any version of the LANGO will be used to legitimize an ongoing and wider assault on democratic space and civil society activities in the Kingdom of Cambodia (“Cambodia”), which has been confirmed by statements by the Royal Government of Cambodia (the “RGC”).

The LANGO and the Shrinking Space for Civil Society in Cambodia The terms of the draft Law on Associations and Non Governmental Organizations (the “LANGO”) should no longer be the central civil society concern for donors: recent events make clear that any version of the LANGO will be used to legitimize an ongoing and wider assault on democratic space and civil society activities in the Kingdom ofCambodia (“Cambodia”), which has been confirmed by statements by the Royal Government of Cambodia (the “RGC”).

Dual Legal and Administrative Regime

( 13-October-2011 / CCHR )

Dual Legal and Administrative Regime Recent actions of the Royal Government of Cambodia (the “RGC”) reveal a dual regime–legal and administrative–in operation in the Kingdom of Cambodia (“Cambodia”) insofar as oversight of the activities of non-­‐governmental organizations (“NGOs”) is concerned.

CCHR Law Review Factsheet Draft Acid Law

( 07-October-2011 / CCHR )

CCHR Law Review Factsheet Draft Acid Law The Cambodian Center for Human Rights (“CCHR”) has classified the Draft Acid Law yellow on the basis that it contains a number of positive provisions which are needed to address acid violence in relation to criminalization of acid violence, appropriate sentencing for perpetrators, regulation of the sale, purchase, distribution and transportation of acid and victim support, yet some of its provisions are vague, incomplete or require the issuing of further sub-decrees.

Linking Policy and Practice for Accelerating MDG1 The LPP project focuses its work in four main areas; socio-economic growth and economic governance, human capital development, extractive industries (mining and oil and gas sectors), and the scaling up of practices to improve the incomes of those in the poorest provinces. In its efforts to achieve its aims, the project will undertake the following activities:

Strengthening Democratic and Decentralized Local Governance​ in Cambodia The Democratic and Decentralized Local Governance (DDLG ) Project, a partnership between the European Union (EU) and the UNDP, supports Cambodia’s decentralization process with a specific focus on strengthening good governance at the lowest sub-national level...

Partnership for Gender Equity Phase III

( 30-September-2011 / UNDP )

Partnership for Gender Equity Phase III The purpose of the Partnership for Gender Equity Phase 3(2011-2015) project is to build on the achievements made in the previous phases to ensure that the gender-sensitive policies and plans for Millennium Development Goal acceleration are actually implemented and make an impact on the status, rights and choices of Cambodian women.

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