Swedish Embassy speech on education in Cambodia

Ms Kristina Kühnelm, Head of Development Cooperation, Swedish Embassy, made a speech at the opening of the National Conference on Education, “Promoting Integrity to Strengthen the Quality of Education in Cambodia”, on February 21.

She spoke about promoting integrity in society as key to fight corruption. How corruption undermines democracy and more education among the Cambodian people being the stepping stone towards a better society.

Photo: Embassy of Sweden in Phnom Penh

Photo: Embassy of Sweden in Phnom Penh

“By including education on integrity in formal education programmes, young people will be equipped with the knowledge and tools required to actively promote democratic principles and values – such as transparency, impartiality, fairness and accountability – and they will thereby be able to act as agents for change and as drivers of demands for integrity in society,” was some of the words from her speech.

 

 

 

 

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