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Young TV reporters interview school children, as part of a UNICEF-supported youth media initiative

Safer Internet Day: UNICEF calls for concerted action to prevent bullying and harassment for the 85.7 per cent of young people online in Cambodia
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia, 22 January 2019: The Royal Government of Cambodia, the Government of Japan and UNICEF launched today the Project for the Prevention of and Response to Violence against Children in Cambodia. This new project aims to accelerate action

Japan provides 2 million US dollars to Cambodia to end all forms of violence against children
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia, 22 January 2019: The Royal Government of Cambodia, the Government of Japan and UNICEF launched today the Project for the Prevention of and Response to Violence against Children in Cambodia. This new project aims to accelerate action

Diversion, Not Detention
The Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation launch the Strategic and Operational Plan for the implementation of the Juvenile Justice Law.

Royal Government of Cambodia embarks on new phase of flagship Education Programme
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia, Wednesday 14 November 2018: Today the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport (MoEYS) launched the new and final phase of a multi-year joint capacity development partnership, which aims to strengthen the country’s education sector...

Regional Conference towards the Implementation of INSPIRE: Seven Strategies for Ending Violence against Children
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia, 30 October 2018: Delegates from 21 countries in Asia and the Pacific are convening in the capital this week [October 30- November 1] to identify opportunities to accelerate action to end violence against children.

Fathers are one of the best, yet most underutilized child development resources – UNICEF
As Father’s Day is celebrated across nearly 90 countries this month, UNICEF today launched a new parenting site as part of its ‘Super Dads’ campaign recognizing fathers’ role in their children’s early development.

The Global Partnership for Education approves a US$20.6 million grant to strengthen Cambodia’s education system
The Global Partnership for Education’s Board of Directors approved a grant of US$20.6 million in support of Cambodia’s efforts to improve the quality of primary education.

Growing up Urban – Surabaya: Mayors meeting to discuss child friendly cities in East Asia
By 2030, some 30 per cent of children in East Asia – 800 million children - will live in cities. Their lives, and our collective futures, are likely to depend on how well urban environments provide for these children’s development and growth.

Cambodia Launches Action Plan to Prevent and Respond to Violence against Children
Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 11 December 2017 – The Government of Cambodia announced today the launch of its first ever Action Plan to Prevent and Respond to Violence against Children 2017- 2021, marking another positive step forward...

WELLA-UNICEF Making Waves: Empowering young people and creating change through life skills education in Cambodia
WELLA-UNICEF announced the launch of the Making Waves initiative in Cambodia, which expands the successful programme already established in Vietnam, Romania and Brazil, where over 44,800 young people have been empowered through training and education...

MoSVY releases two key publications: The Mapping of Residential Care Facilities, and the Action Plan for improving child care in Cambodia
The Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation (MoSVY) today launched a recently completed mapping (survey) of residential care facilities in Cambodia, with support from UNICEF.

The Transformative Power of Early Childhood Development: The importance of holistic interventions' CAMBODIA TO HOST ASIA-PACIFIC REGIONAL EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE
The Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo HUN SEN will open a large scale regional conference focused on Early Childhood Development in Siem Reap today with delegates from 36 countries in the Asia-Pacific region.

Innovative and locally-made fish snack effective to treat severe acute malnutrition among children in Cambodia
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia, 22 February 2017: The Government of Cambodia released today the results of field testing of the effectiveness of Num Trey, new fish-based food products which aim to treat and prevent malnutrition among children and women in Cambodia.

UNICEF makes venture capital investments in emerging market tech start-ups
UNICEF today announces its first portfolio of investments in open source technology solutions including tools that improve connectivity, real time data collection, identity technology and learning.

The Ministry of Justice in Cambodia launches the Explanatory Note on Domestic Adoption
According to the Convention on the Rights of the Child, every child has the right to grow up in a family environment, where they are loved, cared for and protected from all forms of abuse.

Sipar and UNICEF partner to enhance awareness on nutrition, health, and WASH through mobile library activities
Sipar and UNICEF today announced their partnership for a project that aims to strengthen knowledge and awareness among communities of critical nutrition, health, as well as water, sanitation and hygiene issues through reading activities.

Hagar and UNICEF launch A Guide to Supporting Child Victims and Witnesses in Cambodia’s Justice System
PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA, August 16, 2016- A comprehensive step-by step guide for lawyers, child advocates and guardians supporting child victims and witnesses in Cambodia’s criminal justice system, developed by Hagar and UNICEF...

MoSVY Preliminary mapping data of residential care institutions confirms far more institutions are operational in Cambodia than previously recorded
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia, 24 March 2016: A survey conducted by the Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation (MoSVY) in 2015 found that 11,788 children were living in 267 residential care institutions in five provinces alone. In 2014, only

Nation-wide Japanese Encephalitis vaccination campaign launched in Cambodia and to be introduced into routine immunization schedule
Today, the Ministry of Health in Cambodia launched a nation-wide Japanese Encephalitis vaccination campaign to protect people against Japanese Encephalitis disease. Over 4.1 million children aged from 9 months to 14 years old are targeted to be vaccinated

National action plan launched to promote multilingual education in Cambodia
The Multilingual Education National Action Plan (MENAP) was launched today in Kratie Province.

The Royal Government of Cambodia and UNICEF enter into a new period of collaboration 2016- 2018
Today the Royal Government of Cambodia and UNICEF Cambodia officially signed the new Country Programme Action Plan covering the period from 2016 to 2018. The signing ceremony was held at the Ministry of Planning, with the presence of H.E. Chhay Than

The government of Cambodia issued a new sub-degree to strengthen the management of residential care institutions
The Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation (MoSVY) with support from UNICEF today launched a new sub-decree on the management of residential care institutions to improve the enforcement of the existing regulatory framework, in line

Cambodia lost millions of dollars every year as a result of violence against children - new report says
A new study released by the Royal Government of Cambodia today showed that the country lost at least US$168 million in 2013, or 1.1 per cent of its GDP, as a result of the negative impact of some of the health consequences caused by violence against child

Six NGOs receive grants to support Cambodian children and families with disabilities
CDIDF, Grants, NGOs, UNICEF Cambodia, UNICEF, Krousar Thmey, Capacity Building, Disability Cooperation, CABDICO, Disability Children, Children, DFAT, UNDP, WHO, adolescents with mental health, neurological, intellectual, psycho-social disabilities

Launch of campaign to promote care seeking behavior for children pneumonia and sick newborn
Launch of Campaign to Promote Care Seeking Behaviour for Children Pneumonia and Sick Newborn. The campaign aims to promote child survival and health by encouraging mothers and care-takers to immediately bring their children with danger signs of pneumonia

Child maltreatment costing Asia-Pacific US $209 billion each year, says UNICEF
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia, 22 January 2019: The Royal Government of Cambodia, the Government of Japan and UNICEF launched today the Project for the Prevention of and Response to Violence against Children in Cambodia. This new project aims to accelerate action

The Royal Government of Cambodia launches report of Violence against Children Survey and pledges core commitments for action
First-of-its-kind survey in East Asia on violence against children provides data and an opportunity for the Cambodian government, individuals and organizations to take action.

Flying balloon project to raise US$ 1 million for UNICEF arrives in Cambodia
An overland hot air balloon journeying through more than 100 countries is now in Cambodia, and was this morning at Wat Botum Park, lighting up the city skyline, to increase awareness of children’s right to education and to raise funds for UNICEF’s work ar

European Union and UNICEF: building community resilience against floods in Cambodia
EU funds €600,000 initiative to prepare for recurrent floods and reduce related health risks for Cambodian children and their families.

UK model and actress Rosie Huntington-Whiteley makes emotional Journey to meet children living in Phnom Penh's urban settlements
UK model, actress and UNICEF supporter, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, posted photos on Instagram of her journey to Cambodia’s capital today to make an appeal filmto be broadcast on the British television channel ITV during Soccer Aid on Sunday, 8 June.

National Day of Prayer and Action to Stop Violence against Children, Cambodia
Cambodian religious leaders, the government, and UNICEF join hands to prevent violence against children through promotion of positive parenting.

UNICEF says 6.3 million Cambodians still lack access to safe water
6.3 million Cambodians cannot access safe water and are at risk of diarrhoea. UNICEF says increased investment in safe water will accelerate Cambodia’s economic and social development.

Evidence for action: Making invisible children visible through data
Twenty five years ago, the world stood together and agreed, as absolutely essential, that greater attention and increased investments be paid to the care and protection of every child in all countries of the world.

National Consultation on Domestic Adoption and Inter-Country Adoption in Cambodia
The new regulatory frameworks and procedures in Cambodia, which benefited from the legal advice provided by the HCCH, establish among others a clear separation of inter-country adoption from contributions, donations and development aid.

Cambodian Teen Nominated for International Video Award
After making a video at a 2012 workshop hosted by UNICEF and Save the Children, 13 year old Chhun Sopheaktra has been nominated for an international award in the Netherlands.

Cambodia's biggest immunization campaign launches new combined vaccine to protect against Measles and Rubella
Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 21 October 2013 - The Ministry of Health today announced the introduction of a new vaccine into the national immunization schedule to protect children against two viruses - measles and rubella - in a single dose.

German Development Cooperation in partnership with UNICEF provide vital supplies to improve maternal and newborn health in Cambodia
KAMPONG THOM, Cambodia, 14 August 2013 – Mothers and their newborns in three provinces (Kampong Thom, Kampot and Kep) will benefit from equipment and supplies to improve their health, funded by the German Government as a result of a partnership...

Breastfeeding is the cheapest and most effective life-saver in history
During World Breastfeeding Week starting today, UNICEF is focusing on breastfeeding as the most effective and inexpensive way of saving a child’s life. But with less than half of all children under six months benefitting from exclusive breastfeeding, stro

KOICA to support UNICEF with US$3.4 million to improve maternal and newborn health among deprived populations in Cambodia
Mothers and their newborns, and children under five in the most deprived areas of Cambodia will benefit from interventions to improve their health thanks to funding of US$3.4 million from the Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) under a joint p

UNICEF launches State of the World’s Children report
UNICEF Representative says “See the child before the disability… Inclusion of children with disabilities will benefit Cambodia”

Donation of 14 boats will increase and improve school monitoring in remote provinces of Cambodia
Fourteen boats were today presented for use by District Offices of Education in five Cambodian provinces as part of a programme to improve the monitoring of primary schools in delivering quality education. Ambassador of the European Union Delegation to...

Poor water and sanitation contribute to high child malnutrition rates in Cambodia
This World Water Day, UNICEF in Cambodia emphasises the link between poor drinking water quality, open defecation in rural areas and malnutrition and calls for cooperation and action among government sectors if Cambodia is to have a healthy and...

New UNICEF Representative to Cambodia
New UNICEF Representative to Cambodia, Ms. Rana Flowers today presented her letter of accreditation to H.E Ouch Borith, Secretary of State in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation.

Complementary feeding campaign launched in Cambodia
Phnom Penh, CAMBODIA, 27 April 2012 - UNICEF, Government and partners launch a national campaign on complementary feeding for infants, to ensure adequate nutrition.

Child Tracker Bulletin
Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 05 January 2012 - The Child Tracker bulletin has officially launched its first issue. It was published by Cambodia National Council for Children with UNICEF support.



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