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#OLAF – Asian and EU customs co-operation makes huge scoop of counterfeit goods

#OLAF – Asian and EU customs co-operation makes huge scoop of counterfeit goods

| October 9, 2019

Operation HYGIEA: Approximatively 200,000 pieces of counterfeit perfumes, toothpastes, cosmetics, 120 tonnes of counterfeit detergents, shampoos, diapers as well as more than 4.2 million of other counterfeit goods (battery cells, footwear, toys, tennis balls, shavers, electronic devices, etc.), 77 million cigarettes and 44 tonnes of counterfeit water pipe tobacco have been seized by the Asian […]

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#Cambodia – EU launches procedure to temporarily suspend trade preferences

#Cambodia – EU launches procedure to temporarily suspend trade preferences

| February 12, 2019

The EU has started the process that could lead to the temporary suspension of Cambodia’s preferential access to the EU market under the Everything But Arms (EBA) trade scheme. EBA preferences can be removed if beneficiary countries fail to respect core human rights and labour rights. Launching the temporary withdrawal procedure does not entail an […]

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#HumanRights: Vietnam, Cambodia, El Salvador

#HumanRights: Vietnam, Cambodia, El Salvador

| December 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

MEPs call for the release of Vietnamese blogger Nguyen Van Hoa, the reinstatement of Cambodian opposition lawmakers, and the decriminalization of miscarriage and abortion in El Salvador. Vietnam: release Nguyen Van Hoa The European Parliament calls for the release of Vietnamese blogger Nguyen Van Hoa, sentenced on 27 November to seven years in prison on […]

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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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