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The 4th Industrial Revolution: Exploring ways forward for Cambodia

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Phnom Penh, 03 September 2018 – Productive technology is changing the world in which we live – the way we make and consume things: it’s the 4th Industrial Revolution, also known as Industry 4.0. 

Today, the UN Development Programme (UNDP), the United Nations Industrial Development Organization(UNIDO) and International Labour Organization (ILO) jointly organized a high-level seminar to discuss and identify main policy gaps and develop key recommendations that should facilitate Industry 4.0 in Cambodia.

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Cambodia's LGBTIQ Community Adrift in the Divide

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For nearly 40 years, Ouk has been living a profoundly complicated life as a woman, an identity that has brought countless challenges to her.

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UNDP Regional Director for Asia-Pacific meets with Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

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Mr. Haoliang Xu, Assistant Secretary-General and United Nations Development Programme’s Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific, met with H.E. Prak Sokhonn, Senior Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Royal Government of Cambodia.

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New people-centred approaches needed to ensure no one is left behind in ASEAN

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21 August 2018

Siem Reap – While there has been extraordinary economic progress in the ASEAN region, pockets of multi-dimensional poverty remain. If those who have been left behind – the poorest of the poor – are to be reached, governments need to adopt new approaches that are people-centred and empower and equip local governments to take innovative action.

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New UN Resident Coordinator pays courtesy call on Senior Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

New UN Resident Coordinator pays courtesy call on Senior Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International CooperationMs. Pauline Tamesis, newly appointed UN Resident Coordinator, presented her credentials to H.E. Prak Sokhonn, Senior Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. (c) Photo of MoFA

On 27 March 2018, the newly appointed United Nations Resident Coordinator and United Nations Development Programme Resident Representative, Ms. Pauline Tamesis, presented her credentials to H.E. Prak Sokhonn, Senior Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Royal Government of Cambodia, officially taking up her assignment in the country.

The Real China Model: What other developing countries should learn from China

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Phnom Penh, 23 August 2018 – The United Nations in Cambodia organized a public lecture during which Professor Yuen Yuen Ang, author of the book How China Escaped the Poverty Trap, spoke on “The Real China Model: What other developing countries should learn from China”. Professor Ang spoke to a room of senior officials from the Royal Government of Cambodiadiplomats, UN officials, and development professionals.

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Statement by the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on Cambodia

27 July 2018

As Cambodians prepare to take part in the elections scheduled for 29 July, the Secretary-General recalls that an inclusive and pluralistic political process remains essential for safeguarding the progress made by Cambodia in consolidating peace.

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Strategising priorities of development in Cambodia for 2019-2023

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As the current development assistance framework of the United Nations, referred to as United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF 2016-2018), approaches its end, relevant development actors from diverse sectors across Cambodia came together to review national priorities and strategise priority areas of development to be focussed on for the implementation between 2019-2023.

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