Events

Discussion

4th Cambodian Editors' Forum

The long standing KAF-partner Club of Cambodian Journalists (CCJ) hosts the 4th Cambodian editors’ forum from December 28-29 in Sihanoukville. The forum will deal with crucial issues in the media, including code of conduct and professionalism.

Workshop

Workshop on Evaluation of Commune Committee to Prevent and Manage Human Rights violations

The workshop is part of capacity building for the committees in 4 communes in Angkor Thom District established by BFD. The committees roles are to help Commune Councils in managing conflicts of the villagers and take action in Human Rights issues.

Study and Information Program

Promotion of university students as interns in Commune Councils and Districts office in Battambang and Siemreap

University students that attended the five serial-workshop on D&D can apply for a six month internship at various local government offices including district and commune administration. This is aiming the students to experience the real work of D&D.

Workshop

BFD-Workshop to Promote Social Ethics Through Community Radio

The workshop aims to provide necessary skills and knowledge on how to run a program in social ethics through radio broadcasting. Various pagodas involving with socially-engaged Buddhist activities of BFD purchase one hour from private radio station.

Lecture

"Historical Experience in Rebuilding Democracy in Germany – the Role of Parliament”

Speech Given by KAF-President H.E. Prof. Vogel at the Senate

On December 12 H.E. Prof. Dr. Bernhard Vogel addresses the Cambodian Senators at the Senate library. He speakes about Germany’s historical experiences in overcoming dictatorships during the 20th century and the role of parliament in the process.

Seminar

Alumni Meeting of Former Cambodian KAF-Scholars

To initiate an exchange of experiences and to strengthen the ties to the KAF an alumni meeting of former Cambodian KAF-scholars is held at the KAF-office in Phnom Penh. H.E. Prof. Dr. Bernhard Vogel, KAF-President opens the event.

Expert talk

Final Evaluation of Asia Urbs III Project

From December 11-21 the final evaluation of the Asia Urbs III Project will be carried out by Andrea Simon, a German evaluation expert from BBJ Consult. Asia Urbs III assists the reform of the provincial administration in Battambang and Siem Reap.

Seminar

Seminar on Human Rights and the Respect of Law at the Local Level

Decentralization and Deconcentration Policy and the Representation of Communal Interests

The seminar highlights the effect of the Cambodian decentralization policy on the rule of law. Acting Head of State, H.E. Samdech Chea Sim, adresses the audience. The topic has been chosen to commemorate the international human rights day.

Workshop

Citizen Advisors' Training on Victims' Participation at the ECCC

5th Group of CA Training – KID-Project ‘Victim and Witness Protection Standards for the ECCC and Beyond’

18 citizen advisors from Siem Reap province will be trained on victims’ participation at the ECCC on how to encourage victims' participation in the ECCC process. The course topics include lodging complainants and making statements as witnesses.

Lecture

Serial Seminars to Promote Understanding of Decentralization and Deconcentration to University Students in Siem Reap

In collaboration with the Siem Reap Provincial Office the five serial-lectures of KAF-partner BFD aim to provide knowledge on the decentralization and deconcentration policy and practice of the Cambodian government to university students.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Digital Future Talk with Prof. Dr. Mario Voigt

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.

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.

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.

How to work effectively as a spokesperson

Seminar and Simulation

From the 18th to the 19th of August Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung invited 10 journalists and 26 spokespersons from various government ministries, provincial and municipal administrations in order to raise their awareness of a spokesperson’s role and discuss ways of improving their own role and responsibilities.

Law Talk XII. - Special Contribution on International Criminial Justice

Speech of Joachim Freiherr von Marschall

Joachim Freiherr von Marschall, German Ambassador to Cambodia, held a captivating and valuable speech during KAS’ 12th Law Talk from 1st-3rd August 2014 in Sihanoukville. With his kind approval KAS is grateful to be able to publish his speech. It consists of an introduction to Germany’s role and development towards international criminal justice. Subsequently, the it provides an explanation and evaluation of the procedures of the Cambodian ECCC (Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia)and connects Cambodia and Germany in terms of their experiences with international criminal justice.

12th Law Talk on International Criminal Law and Human Rights

Implications for Cambodia

The support for the development of the legal system in Cambodia is one of the core components of the work of Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung. The main aim of the law talks is to promote vital discussions between ex-perts, practitioners and scholars as well as different generations. Due to the legal vacuum that existed during and in the af-termath of the Khmer-Rouge regime, the cultivation of a legal discussion in the spirit of academic freedom and freedom of expression is of genuine importance as legal discourse remains underdeveloped.

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