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The UN Resident Coordinator’s Message on Inter. Day of UN Peacekeepers

In her video message on the occasion of the International Day of UN Peacekeepers on 29 May, the UN Resident Coordinator in Cambodia, Ms. Pauline Tamesis, pays homage to Cambodian Peacekeepers who have lost their lives while serving under the blue flag of the United Nations. Ms. Tamesis also appreciates the significant and steady contribution of Cambodia to UN peacekeeping.

 

 

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.

During the meeting, the UN Resident Coordinator discussed the prospects of the strategic partnership between the United Nations system and the Royal Government in realizing the Cambodian Sustainable Development Goals. Ms. Tamesis also expressed her gratitude for Cambodia’s contribution to UN peacekeeping.

“It was a great honour to meet with His Excellency Senior Minister Prak Sokhonn and to present him with the Letter of Credentials from the UN Secretary-General, appointing me as the UN Resident Coordinator in Cambodia,” said Ms. Tamesis. “I also took the opportunity to reaffirm the commitment of the United Nations to support Cambodia’s national development priorities,” she added.

Read related press releases in Khmer and English

Also read profile article of Ms. Pauline Tamesis

 

 

Strategising priorities of development in Cambodia for 2019-2023

SPW UNDAF policy dialogue development actors_16Jan (c)AsnarithMs. Claire Van der Vaeren, former United Nations Resident Coordinator, co-facilitated policy dialogue and strategic reflection on priority areas of development in Cambodia for UNDAF implementation 2019-2023.

 

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.

It was a two-day meeting, 15-16 January, organised by the Office of United Nations Resident Coordinator and attended by over 130 development actors from the UN system, government's ministries, civil society & NGO organisations, donor community and private sector. The result of this meeting will be used to contribute to and facilitate processes for formulating UNDAF 2019-2023.

 

 

Message by United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on the occasion of the 2018 New Year

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres issues 'red alert,' urges world to come together in 2018 to tackle pressing challenges.

 

 

UN Day 2017 celebrates the theme of technology as a key means to implement the SDGs

សូមថ្លែងអំណរគុណយ៉ាងជ្រាលជ្រៅដល់បណ្តាដៃគូ និងអ្នកស្ម័គ្រចិត្តទាំងអស់ដែលបានរួមចំណែករៀបចំ និងចូលរួមក្នុងពិធីប្រារព្ធទិវាសហប្រជាជាតិ ដែលបានប្រព្រឹត្តទៅកាលពីខែតុលាកន្លងទៅនេះ។ សូមទស្សនាកម្រងវីដេអូសង្ខេបនៃព្រិត្តឹការណ៍ប្រចាំឆ្នាំនេះដែលមានអ្នកចូលរួមសរុបប្រមាណ ២០០០ នាក់។ A profound thanks goes to all partners and volunteer groups who contributed to the preparations of and participated in the celebration of the United Nations Day, which took place in October this year. Please enjoy a short video compilation of this event where approximately 2000 people attended.

 

 

Op-Ed of the UN Resident Coordinator on Human Rights Day, 10 Dec 2017

 

On the occasion of the Human Rights Day, 10 December 2017, the UN in Cambodia published an Op-Ed, signed by the former UN Resident Coordinator on behalf of the UN System in Cambodia. Click to read the article.

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