Julien Garasny, deputy head of the United Nations Office and Drugs and Crime, yesterday met Health Minister Mam Bun Heng and told him that the UN body will continue to provide technical support to ministry officials fighting drugs and help curb drug use in the Kingdom.
Japan decides not to submit to the United Nations a joint resolution condemning North Korea’s human rights abuses.
A prize-winning author, a football official and humanitarian workers perish in the crash.
N Korea warns that it is facing a food shortfall of some 1.4 million tons in 2019 and has been forced to almost halve rations.
China’s counter-terror efforts in Xinjiang should be applauded for, a senior diplomat told foreign envoys last week.
Several member states of the United Nations called for plans to ensure the safety and security of peacekeeping personnel.
Laos is one of the fastest growing economies in Southeast Asia. On average the country’s economy has grown by 7.5 per cent per year and trade by 17 per cent per year since 2000, reflecting the importance of trade as a key driver of its growth.
The Central African Republic has reached a peace deal with 14 armed groups.
Choosing selectively the term universality, is in itself a fundamental contradiction. If the implementation of universal principles is made in an ‘a la carte’ manner, then universality is dead.
Bolivian president will be hosting the International Year of Indigenous Languages.
DW’s Irene Banos Ruiz writes that desalination makes fresh water available for millions of people, but it has environmental impacts: Lots of energy is needed and marine wildlife suffers because of the salty and toxic slush dumped in the sea.
A hydrologist urges Africa to pursue rainwater harvesting.
The UN steps up its battle against starvation in Yemen with a UJS$32 million aid.
With global efforts mounting to combat modern slavery and human trafficking, activists say the world must sharpen its focus in 2019 to meet a United Nations goal of ending the ills by 2030.
About 255,000 people have been displaced by ethnic violence in western Ethiopia.
The Kingdom of wonders has increasingly gained international support in protecting and preserving its cultural heritage after UNESCO listed the 12th historic temple in Angkor as a world heritage site in 1992.
A workshop on the National Action Plan to prevent violence against women.
The Danish parliament passes a proposal to hold foreign criminals on a tiny island.
From Phnom Penh to New York City, Mr Young Chan Sophea brought the Cambodian flag to the headquarters of the United Nations. He served as our nation’s diplomat to the UN from 2005 to 2008.
Talks in Poland show the limits of international action to limit global warming.
Cambodia has reaffirmed its commitment to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and express serious concern over the multi-faceted impacts of climate change.
Cambodia is more than 8,700 miles from New York; but Mr Yaung Chan Sophea bridged this distance to let the kingdom be known in the international stage – in the United Nations, specifically. He served as Cambodian diplomat to the UN from 2005 until 2008.
Iran says it fully supports the UN’s mission to pursue a political solution in Yemen.
Somalia joins the world in marking the International Anti-Corruption Day fighting vice.
Senior Minister accuses some powerful countries of using human rights as a tool.
A Cambodian United Nations staffer who was injured in a car bomb attack that killed two people in Northern Mali returned to Cambodia on Sunday.
Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday reiterated that the government will not allow any foreign military base to be built in the Kingdom except under tasks from the United Nations.
Yemen’s Houthi says it was halting drone and missile attacks on Saudi Arabia.
Four Cambodians working for the United Nations were injured in a car bomb attack which killed two people in northern Mali, according to a Defence Ministry official.
In the face of mounting pressure from the increasing speed of waste generation, Cambodia should begin a transition towards a non-waste, circular economy as soon as possible, the United Nations Development Programme said yesterday.