As the 2022 commune elections approach, the number of political party agents requesting to observe the 2021 electoral list and registration process from October 8-19 currently stands at 4,605, including 1,193 women, according to the National Election Committee (NEC).
A senior Ministry of Justice official will meet the regional director of the World Justice Project (WJP) and its working group to question their research and evaluation procedures to determine Cambodia’s ranking of 138 out of 139 countries on their 2021 Rule of Law Index.
Practical and realistic steps must be taken to build constructive dialogue over the ongoing Myanmar coup standoff, Cambodian Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn affirmed on October 15.
A senior Ministry of Justice official dismissed the report of World Justice Project (WJP) that ranked Cambodia second from the bottom in its Rule of Law Index 2021 launched on October 14.
A senior Cambodian diplomat called on Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) countries to renew their commitments to multilateralism and to find solutions to common challenges that all nations can support as no single country can address these global issues alone.
Prime Minister Hun Sen is set to lead the 13th Asia-Europe summit (ASEM13), which Cambodia will host via video conference due to the pandemic on November 25-26.
The National Election Committee (NEC) has distributed invitations to nearly eight million people whose names appeared on the 2020 voter list so that they can verify the 2021 voter list from October 12 to November 30.
The Cambodian Permanent Mission to the UN Office in Geneva said a total of 22 foreign delegations spoke in favour of the Kingdom’s efforts, progress and achievements in promoting and protecting human rights, while nine others voiced critical comments on civic and political space in the country.
Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn expects that the trilateral security partnership between Australia, the US and UK, known as Aukus, will "not fuel unhealthy rivalries and further escalate tension".
The Cambodian Human Rights Committee (CHRC) has reaffirmed that the Kingdom adheres to the “Peace First” policy just as the US stands by its “America First" mantra.