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Advisory Papers on Political Party Development - Volume I

Guidelines for Life and Work of Local Organisations of Political Parties

Political parties in every society are important actors in the democratic development of a country. They build the link between citizens and the government and aggregate different interests in a society. To support political parties in developing institutional capacity, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Cambodia and the Philippines jointly publish a series of small papers/guidelines on political party development focusing on the organisation of local and national political party structures. more…

September 2, 2013

Capacity Building for Kampot's Eco-Savers

A training workshop on transparency, access to information and democratic accountability, taking place in Kampot from 6 to 10 May 2013, proved a huge success with the members of the Sangkat Councils, the municipal staff and councillors in Kampot, allowing them to extend and strengthen their skills in democratic local governance. more…

May 21, 2013

The Contribution of The Khmer Rouge Tribunal To Reconciliation, Remembrance And Memorialisation in Cambodia

The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), better known as the Khmer Rouge Tribunal, attempt to deliver justice for victimised Cambodians and the society at large between 1975 and 1979. Despite the court’s endemic weaknesses, the simple fact that former senior leaders of the Khmer Rouge Regime stand accused of the most unimaginable atrocities is a miracle and an achievement in the fight against impunity for mass human rights violations. more…

Denis Schrey, Simon M. Meisenberg | International Reports | April 19, 2013

Report about the upcoming Parliamentary Elections 2013

In the run-up to the parliamentary elections in July 2013 KAS Cambodia analyzes in this country report the current states of mind of the different political parties. Ongoing accusations of manipulation against the ruling party, inequal conditions for campaigning, and discrepancies in the registration of voters brings up the question whether the elections will be fair and free. (The publication is only available in german.) more…

Denis Schrey | Country Reports | April 12, 2013

Source Book for Political Parties on Energy, Environment and Climate Change

To improve political parties’ knowledge on energy, environment and climate change, KAS Office in Cambodia has developed this first Thematic Sourcebook to improve political parties understanding on environmental and energy challenges in Cambodia, the region and the world. It aims to help parties understand the relevance of developing a platform and positions on these issues, based on the identification of local environmental and energy challenges and to provide examples of effective communication relating to political party positions and programs on environment and energy. more…

Denis Schrey | January 22, 2013