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Development of Cambodian Administrative Law

In Cambodia significant laws have been developed since 1993 but some building stones of a strong building called ‘rule of law’ are still missing. Whereas comprehensive legislation has been adopted in the fields of civil law and criminal law in recent years important aspects of administrative law are still not covered by modern legislation. more…

April 8, 2014

Parliamentary Elections 2013 and the Development of the Political Parties in Cambodia

On 28 July the Cambodian Minister of Information announced the preliminary election result: “Cambodian People’s Party (CPP): 68 seats, Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP): 55 seats, no change” came one hour after CNRP, the main opposition party, declared itself the winner of the national election, claiming 63 seats out of 120 for their own party. more…

Denis Schrey, Allan Tran-Sam, Stefanie Hartwig | International Reports | November 13, 2013

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