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FREEDOM IS THE ONLY PURPOSE
A joint project between Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Cambodia and German Cambodian Cultural Center will be carried out in context of lecture and the chronological exhibition of Beethove...

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2020

FREEDOM IS THE ONLY PURPOSE
A joint project between Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Cambodia and German Cambodian Cultural Center will be carried out in context of lecture and the chronological exhibition of Beethove...
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Plastic in Economy
Similar to global context, waste management issue is quite challenging in many municipalities and districts of Cambodia as well as in Phnom Penh Capital. However, we are facing lots of difficulties to manage it in a proper manner. Just in Phnom Penh, the amount of collected waste amount is about 3,000 ton/day in 2019. This is a very concerned data for open dumping of those mixed waste to a landfill which would create many environmental impacts and lost many waste-to-resource recovery options to promote circular economy in Cambodia.

Exhibition

Waste Summit 2020

Waste to Energy
Waste is created in every country. In Cambodia, robust economic development coupled with a rapidly growing population mean the amount of waste generated in urban center, particularly Phnom Penh, is growing dramatically. The capital city generates around 4.09 million tons per year of solid waste, 55.3% of the total waste comes from household, followed by hotels/guesthouses (16.7%), restaurants (13.8%), markets (7.5%), shops (5.4%) and offices (1.4%). Could these wastes be turned into energy? Cambodia, apart from waste management issue, has also suffer from significant energy shortage. The country has among the highest electricity prices in the regions, especially in rural areas which could cost up to USD 1 per kWh. Given Cambodia’s alarming level of waste production and the rising concern over energy access, the process of turning waste to energy could be the future solution for the country.

Discussion

Consultative Dialogue on Rights and Duties of Parliamentary Groups

Prospects for the Cambodian National Assembly
On 27th January 2015 KAS hosts a consultative dialogue for CPP and CNRP members of the working group on the revision of internal rules/procedures of the National Assembly.

Workshop

Dialogue on Decentralised Solid Waste Management

Towards establishing a clear separation of functions for national and subnational authorities
A two-days Dialogue on Decentralised Solid Waste Management, jointly organized by KAS Cambodia and the National Committee on Subnational Democratic Development Secretariat (NCDDS), will be held from 11. - 12. December 2014.

Workshop

Consultative Meeting on Curriculum Revision for the Department of Media and Communication (DMC)

The Workshop aims at discussing challenges and perspectives for including thematic specializations for students and starting a fee based bachelor with relevant stakeholders.

Workshop

Workshop for Communications Teams from the Cambodian Parliament

KAS in cooperation with GIZ organizes a training for the PR departments of the Cambodian Senate and the National Assembly.

Seminar

Training course to enhance qualitative journalism

KAS Cambodia, in cooperation with the Club of Cambodian Journalists (CCJ), organizes a 4-day training course, which focuses on the qualitative improvement of journalism in Cambodia.

Seminar

Orientation Seminar for Commission Chairmen and MPs

On 3rd and 4th of November KAS Cambodia organizes an Orientation Seminar for Commission Chairmen and a selection of newly elected Members of Parliament from the CPP and CNRP.

Study and Information Program

Visit of Cambodian Politicians to Germany

Cambodian politicians from the Cambodian People's Party (CPP) and the Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP) will participate in a study trip to Germany from 18th - 25th October 2014.

Study and Information Program

Visit of Dr. Klaus Schüler, Campaign Manager of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) to Cambodia

Dr. Klaus Schüler - who successfully led the last two election campaigns of Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel and who is her key advisor on political campaign issues – will visit Cambodia from the 3rd until 6th of October 2014.

Event Reports

Waste Summit 2019

Smart waste business models and innovations for a clean Cambodia!
If you’re buying a meal in Cambodia to takeaway you can expect to get a plastic box with food in it, a plastic set of cutleries all packed up in a plastic bag. Your drink is going to be in a plastic cup with a plastic straw which is wrapped in plastic. But that’s still not it, the plastic cup will be put in another small plastic bag for you to hold. So, it seems quite logical, that an average Cambodian household uses 12 plastic bags a day, doesn’t it? Almost half of them will be burnt later and the rest ends up in the sea. With one of the fastest growing economy and a growing consumer market, Cambodia is generating significant amounts of waste. Phnom Penh alone already produces 3000 tons of garbage per day and the issue of waste will be more important every day. The landfills are being filled up more and more and manmade waste mountains will be the norm. But as technologies are getting more and more advanced, many start-ups are coming up with new innovative ideas to counteract.

Event Reports

German-Cambodian Journalism Training

Mobile Journalism Masterclass in Phnom Penh
KAS Cambodia organized a ten day training program on mobile journalism with eight German and eight Cambodian participants in Phnom Penh.

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Die Zukunft der Abfallwirtschaft

Potentiale der Digitalisierung
Der Veranstaltungsbericht bietet einen Überblick über die Veranstaltung The Future of Waste Management - Seizing the Potential of Digitalization.

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Youth and Peacebuilding Workshop

In the week from 27 August to 2 September, 40 young Cambodians took part in the workshop „Youth and Peacebuilding“. They learned about the cruel history of the Khmer Rouge and peacebuilding.

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Digital Future Talk with Prof. Dr. Mario Voigt

by Robert Hör

Digital Masters – Germany's Lessons Learnt and Cambodia’s Way Forward
On April 19, 2018, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Cambodia organized the first Digital Future Talk in Phnom Penh. The half-day event made current digital trends, related policies and innovative digital ideas in Cambodia and Germany a subject of discussion and exchange and brought together experts from private sector, government and academia.

Event Reports

Media Programme publishes Mobile Journalism Manual

Multimedia journalists from all over Asia have produced a manual about mobile journalism. The online publication offers insights into this new storytelling method, explaining how reporters and newsrooms can produce good video reports by just using their phone.

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Cambodia’s Energy Transition

by Peter Hefele

Presentation of a Research Study
Rapid economic development, a young and fast-growing population, severe impacts of climate change and the aim of providing stable and affordable energy and consumption in a sustainable way: These challenges lay at the heart of any discussions on sustainable development in South East Asia. Cambodia, still one of the poorest countries in ASEAN, is a good example in this respect.

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Pressesprecher und Journalisten aus Kambodscha in Berlin

Kambodschanische Delegation aus Pressesprechern ausgewählter Ministerien, Journalisten und der Stellvertretenden Vorsitzenden der größten Oppositionspartei zu Besuch in Berlin.

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Auszeichnung vom Königreich Kambodscha für Denis Schrey

Am 10. Februar 2016 wurde der ehemalige Leiter des Auslandbüros Kambodscha, Herr Denis Schrey, mit dem königlichen Orden „Sahametrei“ auf dem Level „Mohasena“ (übersetzt „Großer Offizier“) ausgezeichnet. Der Orden wurde Herr Schrey von Samdech Heng Samrin, Präsident der Nationalversammlung des Königreichs Kambodscha in einer feierlichen Zeremonie überreicht.

Event Reports

KAS Media Study launched

In the past months Andreas Oldag, senior German journalist and the lecturer at the Department of Media and Communication (DMC), prepared together with the office of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) in Phnom Penh a study on the current legal and political framework of the media in Cambodia with a closer look on the freedom of press and possible advantageous options through the installation of a carefully constructed regulation.
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