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MoU on environment between Forum Syd and Cambodia’s Ministry

Forum Syd, Sweden-based organization focusing on human and civil rights, has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Cambodia’s Ministry of Environment to enhance the cooperation in the field of environment. The MoU on environmental cooperation was signed by Country Manager of Forum Syd Lars Mannberg and Secretary of State of Ministry of Environment Sao…

Sweden’s Embassy held workshop on poverty analysis

Embassy of Sweden in Phnom Penh hosted a consultative workshop on the Multi-Dimensional Poverty Analysis (MDPA) taking place on May 9, 2019. MDPA workshop was an input to the new Swedish Strategy for Development Cooperation in Cambodia. It provided 70 representatives from over 50 organisations significant information about the several causes behind people’s poverty and…

Sida selected 6 Cambodians as representatives for attending ITP

On April 25, Embassy of Sweden in Phnom Penh opened their door to congratulate six Cambodians who were selected by Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) as representatives for attending the International Training Programme (ITP) on Gender Statistic taking place in Stockholm, Sweden, in May 2019. ITP is organized by Statistics Sweden, in collaboration with…

Official opening of Sweden Alumni Network of Cambodia

Maria Sargren, the Ambassador of Sweden to Malaysia hosted an official launching ceremony of Sweden Alumni Network of Cambodia (SANCam) at her residence on 27 March 2019. The Ambassador had a pleasure to welcome 50 participants from Swedish alumni, development partners, universities and representatives from other Swedish alumni associating in Cambodia. “I am very happy…

Cambodia’s internet service provider teams up with Nokia

SINET, Cambodia’s leading internet service provider, has chosen Nokia to provide faster speed per user as well as cut down 50% of operating costs. With Nokia’s high-speed broadband services that are the Nokia Gigabit-capable Passive Optical Network (GPON) and Mini Optical Line Terminal (OLT), SINET’s customers will be able to use high-speed and high-quality internet…

Sweden funds Cambodia’s sustainable development project

Maria Sargren, the Ambassador of Sweden to Cambodia signed an agreement on sustainable development with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Cambodia’s government on 11 March 2019. This agreement approving a two-year project intended to provide solutions to environmental problems regarding to environmental degradation, growing waste and access to affordable clean energy in Cambodia.…

Sweden donates $268,000 to Cambodia’s Arbitration Council

Sweden provided $268,000 to the Arbitration Council Foundation (ACF) to boost up Cambodia’s industrial relations and labor market conditions. At the signing ceremony on 6 March 2019, Samuel Hurtig, Sweden’s Head of Development Cooperation, pointed out that the Sweden has been supporting the ACF for many years and that the education and labor market has…

Norwegian People’s Aid transferred equipment to Cambodia

Norwegian People’s Aid Cambodia (NPA Cambodia) transferred on Friday, 15 February 2019 equipment used in its operation to the Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA). The equipment handed over to CMAA was funded by the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) to develop coordination in mine action toward the areas of community clearance activities,…

Denmark takes pole position as Singapore initiates ‘Infrastructure Asia’

‘Infrastructure Asia’ (IA) is one of the Singapore Government’s most recent and very important initiatives (launched during its presidency of ASEAN in 2018, at the 8th Asia-Singapore Infrastructure Roundtable) – an entity put up to support Asia’s economic and social growth through infrastructure development. Denmark in Singapore has immediately responded to this by engaging and…