Coordinated meetings of the American Bar Association president with several key Cambodian civil society organisations. These meetings were part of the president’s fact-finding mission to determine whether and how the American Bar Association would be able to provide assistance to Cambodian human rights defenders.
Published a series of articles on the Cambodian national elections and their tense aftermath,which featured widespread demonstrations. Explaining the electoral process and relevant human rights, the articles were widely viewed on our website, and one was featured on Oxford University’s Human Rights Hub and later published in Oxford’s Global Perspectives on Human Rights anthology.
Delivered a free training on professional skills to the Chea Sim University of Kamchaymear in the Cambodian provinces Prey Veng and Kampong Cham. This training engaged approximately 200 female and male provincial university students in a day-long workshop series on offering practical skills training in areas including CV writing, public speaking and advocacy, professional writing, and using technology.
Réalisation d’une semaine des éminaires sur l’arbitrage international au Cambodge en partenariat avec la Cour Permanente d’Arbitrage et le Ministère de la Justice Cambodgien. Cette série de séminaires a permis de réunir des membres de la communauté cambodgienne d’arbitrage pour discuter de l’application des bonnes pratiques internationales au Cambodge. Cet événement était le premier engagement de la CPA au Cambodge.
Delivered a week long international arbitration workshop in Cambodia in partnership with the Permanent Court of Arbitration and the Cambodian Ministry of Justice. This workshop engaged a cross-section of members of the Cambodian arbitration community in discussions on the applicability of international arbitration best practice in Cambodia and was the Court’s first engagement in Cambodia.
Next week, the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) the world’s preeminent arbitration institution will host an international arbitration workshop series attended by delegates from Cambodian government institutions, and academics and students. This series has been organised by the PCA in partnership with the Phnom Penh office of the organisation Destination Justice. The workshop series will take place between Monday, January 21 and Friday, January 25 and feature in-depth discussions between delegates and PCA officials on the the nature and advantages of international arbitration. In particular, it will explain the role of the PCA and is intended to enhance cooperation between the Court and the Cambodian government. These workshops will be attended by some 55 government officials and preem...
The weekend of the 10th and 11th of November, four International Relations program’s students coached by Destination Justice’s consultants participated for the first time in the International Committee of the Red Cross Moot Court Competition annually held at the Royal University of Law and Economics for the last ten years. Ieng Sengheng (22), Lay Daro (22), Lek Sothy (21) and Lim Sreynith (21), soon-to-be the first graduates from the International Relations program trained intensively for three weeks as part of Destination Justice’s Legal Higher Education Assistance program. The International Relations program is the first pilot education program where Destination Justice’s consultants are involved. In addition to the International Humanitarian Law course taught by Céline Martin, the four ...
“I feel my life is divided in half,” says Khieu Mok. Compelled by her family’s mounting debts to trade the farmer’s life in Svay Rieng for work in a garment factory on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, Khieu is torn between keeping her factory job in order to pay down those debts more aggressively, or returning to the mother who now longs for her return. At a loss, she finally doles out the fee to use a shop’s telephone, and with a brave face, phones her mother for guidance. Upon being told to come home, Khieu hangs up and, seemingly torn between relief and worry, covers her face in her hands. This is one of countless heartrending moments captured in A River Changes Course, a new documentary film produced by the Documentation Center of Cambodia (DC-Cam) with Youk Chhang as executive producer, d...
Opened a pilot field officein Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Established website and social media presence on Facebook,LinkedIn and Twitter.
Ouverture d’un bureau de terrain à Phnom Penh au Cambodge. Création dans la foulée d’un site Internet et développement d’une présence sur les réseaux sociaux tels que Facebook, LinkedIn et Twitter.