Delivered a week ­long international arbitration workshop in Cambodia in partnership with the P​ermanent Court of Arbitration a​nd the C​ambodian Ministry of Justice

Delivered a week ­long international arbitration workshop in Cambodia in partnership with the P​ermanent Court of Arbitration a​nd the C​ambodian 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.

Cambodia gets ready for a Week Seminar with the Permanent Court of Arbitration

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...

First Participation of International Relations students in Moot Court Competition in Cambodia

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 ...

“A River Changes Course”, A Devastatingly Beautiful New Take on the Cambodian Experience

“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...

Drafted reference tools and training modules on war crimes evidence gathering

Drafted reference tools and training modules on w​ar crimes evidence gathering for teams from the international Sri Lanka Evidence Project, gathering evidence of Sri Lankan warcrimes from survivors. These materials conveyed key principles of the law of war, international criminal law, human rights, Sri Lankan law and evidence to people without backgrounds in these fields.

Opened a pilote field office in Phnom Penh (Cambodia)

Opened a pilot f​ield office​in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Established w​ebsite ​and s​ocial media presence​ on Facebook,LinkedIn and Twitter.

Ouverture du bureau de terrain à Phnom Penh au Cambodge

Ouverture d’un b​ureau de terrain​ à Phnom Penh au Cambodge. Création dans la foulée d’un s​ite Internet e​t développement d’une p​résence sur les réseaux sociaux​ tels que Facebook, LinkedIn et Twitter.

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