The NGO Forum on Cambodia

1st Quarterly River Coalition in Cambodia Meeting in 2017

On 2nd – 3rdFebruary 2017, Phnom Penh, the 1st Quarterly River Coalition in Cambodia(RCC) Members Meeting in 2017 was organized. The meeting was hosted by Community Rights on Hydropower Development Policy Monitoring Project Coordinator of the NGO Forum on Cambodia as a vital role of RCC’s secretariat. There are 22 participants (6 women) who represented for both national and international NGOs attended the meeting. The overall objective of the meeting was focused on sharing and updating on emerging issues of hydropower development on the Mekong mainstream and step forward to advocacy to benefit for community rights and sustainable use of natural resources.

The meeting wasdefined advocacy approaches for specific cases includes (i) Lower Sesan 2 hydropower in Stung Treng province, (ii) the proposed new dam in Sambor, Stung Treng and Sekong, Cambodia (iii) Don Sahong case and new proposed dam in PekBeng, Lao. Importantly, the meeting was come up with key action towards CSOs campaigns and dialogues on the issues of water governance in Mekong Region. See results of discussion as below:


First Quarterly Member Meeting in 2017


On Thursday 02nd February 2017, the NGO Forum on Cambodia conducted its Quarterly Membership Meeting (QMM) at the Phnom Penh Ecumenical Diakonia Center (PPEDC) in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. This was a half-day meeting among NGO Forum’s members, network members, and relevant stakeholders from 8:00am to 12:00am. There were 138 participants in this meeting.

In the opening remark by Ms. Prum Bopha, Member of the Management Committee of the NGO Forum on Cambodia and Executive Director of RAO. Firstly, she thanked all government officers, NGOF members, network members, INGOs and NGOs who attended today’s membership meeting. Then, she introduced the QMM’s objective – to share and discuss issues in Cambodia in order to find the best solution.


Joint Principle for Adaptation (JPA) and Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS): Disability Inclusive on Disaster

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Recently, NGOF has been also promoting JPA as well as CHS in the radio programme and stakeholder consultation workshop hosted by the Voice of Disable People saying it was a good tool to ensure good governance, in specific term of participation & support of disable people in the DRR/CCA planning process. These activities had been organized by Cambodian Disabled People's Organization (CDPO). 

As a civil society initiative for promoting effective and equitable adaptation, Southern Voices developed JPAs with the aim to promote multi-stakeholder participation in the of policies on climate change adaptation.


NGO Forum's Annual Program Reflection 2016

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The Staffs of the NGO Forum on Cambodia (NGOF) organized Annual Program Reflection from 26 until 29 December 2016 at Belleview Building. This refection aims to strengthen capacity of staff related to program and operation implementation; to strengthen team building, communication and accountability within and across teams; as well as to finalize NGOF 2017 action plan and risk mitigation strategies.


CSOs REDD Reflection Workshop

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On 15 December, 2016: a CSO-REDD+ annual review meeting was held at Diakonia Centre 24 participants, including one female, from various network member NGOs attended.


NGOs Celebration the 68th anniversary of International Human Rights Day

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On 10th December 2016, there were around 2,000 people from different institutions, such as NGOs, INGOs, national and international news, community activist, factory workers and other fellow Cambodia citizens gathered together at the Freedom Park to celebrate the 68th anniversary of International Human Rights Day under the theme “Promoting Rights to Freedom of Expression and Assembly”.



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