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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

Senate Law Talks

The January Law Talks will gather again international and national legal professinals for an academic exchange on current legal issues. To examine the difficulties at Cambodia's economic development zone, the Law Talks will be held in Sihanoukville.

Lecture

Professional Training for Lawyers

This training will be the beginning of the annual legal training courses aiming at legal professionals and advisors at the Government and legislative bodies.

Study and Information Program

Promoting Gender and Political Dialogue in Constituencies

Senators and Parliamentarians meet in Pailin
In cooperation with KAS, the Senate of Cambodia holds the last Regional Meeting of 2009 in Pailin. Main topics of the 3 day forum will be promotion of gender issues and political dialogue with constituencies.

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Human Rights Day at the Senate

In participation of all Senators, Parliamentarians of the National Assembly and Government Staff, the Senate of Cambodia acknowledges promotion of Human Rights in Cambodia, looking back at the achievements 2009 as well as analyzing future challenges.

Seminar

Social Market Economy: Alternative Approach for Asia

International Conference - idc Asia Pacific
Asia Pacific Region's International Democratic Centre meets in Cambodia to hold an international conference for centrist political party representatives on Social Market Economy. International speakers will lecture alternative approaches for Asia.

Seminar

Presentation of Koh Kong Case Study

Monitoring the Rule of Law
In the aftermath of the Koh Kong study tour on relevant human rights issues, the Senate of Cambodia will publicly present the results and recommendations. The topics of the report are Human Trafficking, Land Issues, and Environmental Issues.

Study and Information Program

Monitoring Rule of Law

Koh Kong Case Study
The preliminary topics of the study tour to Koh Kong are Human Trafficking, Land Issues, and Environmental Issues. Prior to the study tour, information sessions are conducted to allow in debts preparations of all participants on the targeted issues.

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Closing statements in the “Duch”-Trial

Khmer Rouge Tribunal
The Trial Chamber has scheduled the closing statements in Case 001 against Kaing Guek Eav to start on Monday 23 November. The closing statements will at the latest conclude on 27 November and have been scheduled as follows:

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.

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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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