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Journalist Training Course

KAS-partner CCJ and IJF start a five day training course from June 9 to educate 22 Cambodian journalists in techniques and skills of writing and reporting. The training will be held by Ms Margaret Freaney, an experienced journalist from the United States and founding academic director of the Caucasus School of Journalism in Georgia. Please find the official press release attached. more…

Event Reports | June 9, 2008

CCJ Launches Journalists' Writing Contest on "Rural Development"

The KAS-partner Club of Cambodian Journalists (CCJ) in collaboration with Lutheran World Federation (LWF) Cambodia launches the "Journalists' Writing Contest" in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The contest, which focuses thematically on rural development, aims to encourage Cambodian journalists to write comprehensive and professional news stories on rural development. LWF Cambodia is sponsoring the contest. Please find the official press release attached. more…

Event Reports | June 9, 2008

The Khmer Rouge Tribunal – how the past cast clouds over Cambodia

„Under the leadership of Pol Pot, from April 1975 to January 1979, about 1.7 million people were executed or died from hunger, exhaustion or disease in Cambodia. Almost thirty years on the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) bring former Khmer Rouge leaders to trial.” Please click in the link to read an article by country representative Wolfgang Meyer. more…

April 29, 2008

Publication of the Cambodian constitution

In close collaboration with the Senate of Cambodia and the Centre for International Migration and Development (CIM) the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation published the original text of the Cambodian constitution as well as new improved translations into English and French. The text is available for download. more…

April 11, 2008

"Victim and Witness Protection" Police Officer Training

Press Release

The Khmer Institute of Democracy Phnom Penh accommodates the final closing ceremony for Cambodian police officers trained on Victim and Witness Protection on April 8th. The police training has been co-funded by the EU and the KAF. The police officers were trained on VWP laws and practices. The respective press release is available here… more…

Event Reports | April 8, 2008