Events

Lecture

FREEDOM IS THE ONLY PURPOSE

Beethoven Freedom Update Announcement
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 Beethoven’s life stations under the theme “Freedom is the only purpose”. The purpose of this program is to encourage and ignite the support on Cambodian freedom of expression that remarkable individual like Ludwig van Beethoven, bravely and freely expressed himself and addressed the development of society. 2020 marks 250 years of his legacy that freedom is the only purpose!

Expert talk

Expert Talk

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.

Seminar

Training Modul II, Stärkung der Abteilung "Innenrevision" der Nationalversammlung

Die KAS führt in Kooperation mit dem Nationalen Rechnungshof ein Vertiefungstraining für Mitarbeiter der Abteilung "Innenrevision der Nationalversammlung", die im September 2011 mit Unterstüzung der KAS gegründet wurde, durch.

Seminar

Training on Internal Audit, Module II

Strengthening departments capacity to implement financial statement audits
After setting up the Internal Audit Unit at the National Assembly in 2011 with support of Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, the second one week intensive training on financial audit shall improve staff capacity to properly control NA department expenditures.

Seminar

Energy and Environmental prospects and challenges for Cambodia

Strengtening political parties program development on Energy and Environment
Political parties are important actors for democratic development and consolidation. To play their role effectively, parties need to peacefully compete on ideas and solutions for a better society. KAS supports political parties program development.

Workshop

Launching Cooperation with Kampot Municipality

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the Municipaliy of Kampot will launch their new cooperation program to promote environmental education, participatory environmental planning and best practice replication on effective waste water management.

Workshop

Neue Kooperation mit der Stadtverwaltung in Kampot

In einem eintägigen Workshop wird die KAS und die Stadtverwaltung Kampot die Kooperationsvereinbarung für Aktivitäten im Bereich Umwelterziehung und partizipative Umweltplanung unterzeichnen und die ersten gemeinsamen Aktivitäten für 2013 planen.

Event

ASEAN Forum

“ASEAN: ONE COMMUNITY, ONE DESTINY- 4 YEARS AFTER ENFORCEMENT OF THE ASEAN CHARTER"
The International Relations Institute of Cambodia (IRIC) in cooperation with KAS will organize an Academic Forum on “ASEAN: One community, one destiny- 4 years after the enforcement of the ASEAN Charter” on Nov. 26 at the Intercontinental Hotel.

Seminar

ASEAN Training

Die Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung organisiert zusammen mit IRIC (International Relations Institute of Cambodia) und ausgewählten internationalen ASEAN Experten der Monash Universität in Malaysia ein 3-tägiges ASEAN Training.

Seminar

Capacity Building on ASEAN Integration

Capacity buidling for ASEAN Experts in Cambodia to improve interdisciplinary understanding of ASEAN integration processes under the current ASEAN three pillar structure.

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.

Event Reports

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.

Event Reports

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.

Event Reports

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.

Event Reports

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.

Event Reports

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.

Event Reports

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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