AGENDA Holds Workshop on Accessible Elections for Cambodian National Election Committee

May 13, 2013

AGENDA, in cooperation with the Cambodian Disabled People’s Organization (CDPO), organized a two-day training on the rights of persons with disabilities in elections for Cambodia’s National Election Committee (NEC). Senior staff members from the NEC representing 14 provinces and two representing Phnom Penh were present. Also attending the training was Sokolac Tipor, the…


Cambodia Officially Ratified CRPD

January 28, 2013

The United Nations has formally acknowledged the ratification of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disability on 20 December 2012 by the Royal Government of Cambodia and entered it into the UN database. Cambodia had signed the Convention and its Optional Protocol on October 01st, 2007. On August 10th, 2012, National…


Kamboja meratifikasi CRPD

January 28, 2013

Persatuan Bangsa-Bangsa telah resmi mengakui ratifikasi Konvensi Hak-hak Penyandang Disabilitas (Convention of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities/CRPD) pada tanggal 20 November 2012 oleh Kerajaan Kamboja dan memasukkannya ke dalam pangkalan data. Kamboja telah menandatangani Protokol Opsional dari Konvensi tersebut pada tanggal 20 Oktober 2007. Pada tanggal 10 Agustus 2012, Majelis Nasional Kamboja…

Ngin Saorath: Never Give Up on Your Life

September 25, 2012

Discrimination that he faced since a young age does not make Ngin Saorath hopeless to live his life as a person with disability. It even motivated him to fight for the disability rights in his country, Cambodia. He hopes that persons with disability (PwDs) can live as equal to other people without disability.…


Cambodia National Assembly Agrees to Ratify UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

September 25, 2012

Phnom Penh, Cambodia. On 10 August, 2012 the Cambodia National Assembly has agreed to ratify the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and its Optional Protocol. The Cambodian government had signed the Convention since 1 October 2007. Many disabled people’s organizations in Cambodia had encouraged the government to ratify the…

Big to-do List for Accessible Election in Cambodia

June 27, 2012

By Riri Rafiani, PPUA Penca

Following the monitoring of the commune election in Cambodia, volunteers and AGENDA team gathered on June 4 to review the outcome. Overall, the election was found to have gone in a peaceful and orderly fashion. Nevertheless, the Cambodians still have a lot to do…

AGENDA in Cambodia

June 4, 2012

By: Dipo Djungdjungan Siahaan, IFES

AGENDA is sending its Jakarta’s based partners to join the local Cambodian partners to support the monitoring of the upcoming Cambodia’s commune election on 3 June 2012. The Jakarta team consists of JPPR,PPCI, PPUA Penca and IFES Indonesia. In Cambodia they will be joining the…

Workshop Raises Awareness of Election Accessibility in Cambodia

May 4, 2012

By: Yusdiana, PPCI

Cambodian Disabled People Organization held a workshop on March 27 at the Imperial Hotel, Phnom Penh, to review the accessibility of the country’s election. In addition to the organization members that hailed from the provinces, the workshop was attended by representatives from the National Election Committee (NEC),…