Workshop

Representing Communal Interests Introduction of the Department of Regions and Collective Territory (DRCT) of the Senate

Senate has been elected for the 1st time in 2006 by the commune councilors. Thus it is the representative of commune interest. The conference is to introduce the new Department of Regions and Collective Territory to stakeholders in local development.

Details

Representing Communal Interests

Introduction of the Department of Regions and Collective Territory (DRCT) of the Senate of the Kingdom of Cambodia

Senate, Library Building

Monday, June 6, 2007

7.30 a.m.Registration

7.45 a.m.Arrival of distinguished guests

8.00 a.m.Official opening

Welcome Remarks

By Mr. Song Vuthy, Deputy Director of the Department

of Regions and Collective Territory

By Mr. Wolfgang Meyer, Country Representative for KAF

in Cambodia

8.15 a.m.Official Welcome

By H.E. Kong Sareach, Chairperson of the Senate

Commission on Interior, National Defense, Relation

between National Assembly and Senate and Inspection

and Public Function

“The Senate Election Law and its political

implications for the communes”

8.45 a.m.Official opening

By H.E. Oum Sarith, Secretary General of the Senate

“History of the DRCT and its intended role in

representing the interests of commune councils

at the parliamentary level”

9.30 a.m.Coffee break

9.45 a.m.Mr. Phoung Vicheth, Director of the Department of RCT

“Structure and tasks, roles and functions of the

Department of RCT in the Senate and perspectives

to establish regional offices of the Senate for

the relations to the communes”

(30 minutes + 30 minutes for Questions and Answers)

10.45 a.m.H.E. Leng Vy, Deputy General Director and Director of

the Department of Local Administration,

Ministry of Interior

“Developing perspective of local self-government in

Cambodia and the role of the Ministry of Interior

in safeguarding the interests of the communes”

(30 minutes + 30 minutes for Questions and Answers)

12.00 noonLunch Break

2.00 p.m.Mr. Soy Kosal, President of the National League of

Communes/Sangkat of Cambodia

“Role and organization of the commune associations

and the National League of Communes/Sangkats in

representing communal interests at the national

level”

(30 minutes + 30 minutes for Questions and Answers)

3.00 p.m.Coffee break

3.20 p.m.H.E. Mr. Liv Bun Hey, Director of the Department for

Local Finance, Ministry of Economy and Finance

“Financing communal self-government and perspectives

for the growth of commune budgets out of own revenues

and central government grants”

(25 minutes + 25 minutes for Questions and Answers)

4.10 p.m. Mrs. Ruth Gruber, Project Director of ASIA-URBS III

“Synchronizing tasks and finances – preliminary

experiences in the pilot project ASIA-URBS III

in the Districts of Battambang and Siem Reap”

(25 minutes and 25 minutes for Questions and Answers)

5.00 p.m.Official Closing

By H.E. Oum Sarith, Secretary General of the Senate

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Venue

Senate-Phnom Penh

Speakers

  • Kong Sareach
    • Chairman
      • Commission on Interior
        • SenateOum Sarith
          • Secretary General
            • SenateLeng Vy
              • Deputy General Director
                • MoISoy Kosal
                  • President
                    • NLCSLiv Bun Hey
                      • Director for Local Finance
                        • MoEFWolfgang Meyer
                          • KAF
                            Contact

                            Wolfgang Meyer

                            Leiter des Auslandsbüros in China (Beijing)