The NGO Forum on Cambodia

The NGOF’s Annual General Meeting

The NGOFs Annual General Meeting Final

Phnom Penh, August 7: Approximately 170 participants attended the 2014 Annual General Meeting (AGM) organized the NGO Forum on Cambodia at the Phnom Penh Ecumenical Diakonia Center (PPEDC). This annual event was conducted in order to bring together all the member/network representatives of the NGOF to meet, share experience and ideas to learn from each other and plan for future activities.

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Bridging the Gap: Implementing the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Bridging the Gap Implementing the Rights of IPs Final

Kratie, August 9, 2014: One thousand one hundred participants joined together to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People in Cambodia in Kratie Province under the theme “Bridging the Gap: Implementing the Rights of Indigenous Peoples”. The representatives in this worldwide occasion were H.E Try Meng, Secretary of States of Rural Development Ministry, H.E Sor Chomrong, Kratie’s Provincial Governor, Ms. Wan-Hea Lee, Representative of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Cambodia, the representatives of Indigenous communities, Mr. Tek Vannara, Executive Director of the NGO Forum and other NGOS, development partners and villagers representatives.

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Ministry of Environment and CSOs’s Progress Meeting on UDG Land Dispute

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Phnom Penh, July 24, 2014: A group of national and international NGOs working on the environment issues in Cambodia attended a meeting, facilitated by The NGO Forum on Cambodia (NGOF), on the progress of Union Development Group (UDG) development project with the H.E Say Sam Al, Minister of Environment Ministry and his colleagues at the Ministry of Environment (MoE). The other four NGO representatives attended the meeting were Adhoc, CHRAC, Adhoc and OHCHR.

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Reflection and Sharing the Way Forward

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Phnom Penh, July 21, 2014: Approximately 200 participants from national and international NGOs and youth pulled together for the National Reflection and Sharing Workshop on ASEAN Civil Society Conference (ACSC)/ASEAN Peoples’ Forum (APF) 2014 organized by the Cambodian Civil Society Working Group on ASEAN (CCWA) at the Imperial Garden Villa and Hotel.

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Indigenous Communities from Preah Vihear Call for Cancellation of the Economic Land Concession and Accelerating the Communal Land Titles

Prame Press conference July 23 2014

Phnom Penh, July 23, 2014: Group of Kuoy Indigenous from Prame Communities joined together for a press conference to call for support to the cancellation of the Economic Land Concession at the NGO Forum on Cambodia office. Taking that opportunity, the ethic peoples  also followed up on the letter issued by the Ministry of Interior on February 27, 2014  ordered provincial authorities to take proper and just action on land conflict resolution and accelerating Communal Land Titles for the three communities. The indigenous groups also revealed and followed up the promise of H.E. Suos Yara, Preah Vihear’s lawmaker, on April 4, 2014 in intervening their land dispute case.

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Quarterly Land Working Group Meeting with MLMUPC

Quarterly Land Working Group Meeting with MLMUPC July 8 2014 final

Phnom Penh, July 8, 2014: Eight NGOs representative together with two community representatives from Tumnup 2 and Tumnup 3 attended the Quarterly Land Working Group meeting, chaired by H.E Sor Sovan, Secretariat of state of MLMUPC at Ministry of Land, Urban Planning and Construction (MLMUPC).

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