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#Cambodia government accuses foreign delegations of hypocrisy over opposition crackdown

#Cambodia government accuses foreign delegations of hypocrisy over opposition crackdown

| June 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Foreign Affairs Ministry of Cambodia has released a statement accusing foreign delegations of hypocrisy for criticizing the government’s crackdown on the opposition, even suggesting that they were pretending not to know the law writes Sek Odom of the Cambodia Daily. The ministry’s statement named no specific delegations but closely reflected the criticism levelled in […]

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#Volunteering: Leading youth development programme, ICS, sends out its 20,000th volunteer to fight poverty in Cambodia

#Volunteering: Leading youth development programme, ICS, sends out its 20,000th volunteer to fight poverty in Cambodia

| February 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

On Tuesday 23 February, 22 year old Tania Tuzizila from Croydon became the 20,000th young person to volunteer with the International Citizen Service (ICS) – a youth development programme for 18 to 25 year olds, led by leading international development charity, VSO and funded by the UK government. For nearly three months, Tania will be based […]

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EU to support agriculture sector and improve education in Cambodia

EU to support agriculture sector and improve education in Cambodia

| December 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The European Union has announced new funding of total €410 million under its bilateral co-operation with Cambodia over the period 2014-2020 to continue its support to Cambodia’s progress. The funds will help to strengthen agriculture and natural resource management, provide better education and implement governance and administration reforms. Cambodia has achieved outstanding socio-economic progress over […]

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Commission to announce next steps in the fight against illegal fishing worldwide

Commission to announce next steps in the fight against illegal fishing worldwide

| October 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

The European Commission will adopt a package of measures announcing the next steps in the fight against illegal fishing. As part of its efforts, the EU is taking action against third countries who allow illegal fishing or who are not doing enough to fight it. Illegal fishing is of great concern: it depletes fish stocks, […]

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Second ministerial conference of Global Alliance against Child Sexual Abuse Online

Second ministerial conference of Global Alliance against Child Sexual Abuse Online

The Global Alliance against Child Sexual Abuse Online has been up and running since 2012. Concrete goals have been set and additional countries have joined forces, but the fight to eradicate the online exploitation of children is far from complete. At the invitation of Home Affairs Commissioner Cecilia Malmström and US Attorney General Eric Holder, […]

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EU takes concrete action against illegal fishing

EU takes concrete action against illegal fishing

Following a Commission proposal, the Council of Ministers has today (24 March) decided to list Belize, Cambodia and Guinea-Conakry as countries acting insufficiently against illegal fishing. After several warnings, measures will now come into effect against the three countries to tackle the commercial benefits stemming from illegal fishing. This means that imports into the EU […]

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European Commission intensifies fight against illegal fishing

European Commission intensifies fight against illegal fishing

| November 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Following a formal warning one year ago (IP/12/1215), the European Commission today (26 November) is intensifying its fight against illegal fishing by identifying Belize, Cambodia and Guinea as non-co-operating third countries. Despite the Commission working closely with the countries’ authorities to set up fisheries management and effective control measures, these three countries have still not […]

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