The Cambodian Human Rights Committee (CHRC) today issued a statement highlighting the outcome of the three-day visit in Russia where a memorandum of understanding on the cooperation in the field of human rights between the two countries was inked.
According to CHRC vice president Chin Malin who had led a delegation to Russia at the invitation of Tatiana Moskalkova, the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russian Federation, both partied both parties discussed various aspects of human rights protection.
The statement said both sides have signed an agreement for further cooperation, which aims to promote civil rights for citizens of both countries, to support and assist each other at the national, regional and international forums on human rights.
“It also aims to share and exchange experiences and best practices. Under the agreement, [Russia] will provide training and strengthen the capacity of human rights sector to CHRC officials as well,” Mr Malin said.
During the visit on December 17-19, Mr Malin also joined the 3rd International Conference on the Protection of Human Rights in Europe and Asia (Eurasia) as a guest speaker.
“CHRC delegation during the conference presented experience in practicing the mechanism of human rights protection,” Mr Malin said. “The delegation also highlighted the government’s commitment in ensuring human rights protection.
Mr Malin said he also led his delegation to attend the Eurasian Ombudsman Alliance as an observer state to note down the practices of other countries.