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Newspapers Clippings on Education and Population Issues

Posted by khmernews on August 23, 2007

Summary
Newspapers Clippings on Education and Population Issues
From April to June, 2007

Youth Education

Enrolment rate, repeating rate and dropping school has been being become the main obstacles for Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport to achieve the education goal for all. There are 77 millions children in the world don’t go to school, but the education in Cambodia is being reformed. On April 27, 2007 there are 120 countries had a gobble campaign for education with the topic “Education is the basic right for all.” It makes the same sound in the world to remind to all political leaders and powerful people, who had promised and signed on the agreement together, to commit and achieve the goal of education for all. Read the rest of this entry »

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Cambodia Ranked Low on Environmental Health

Posted by khmernews on June 14, 2007

By David McFadden
The Cambodia Daily
 
Cambodia ranked 110 on a list of 133 countries graded on environmental factors affecting health such as drinking water, sanitation and air quality, according to research conducted by Columbia and Yale universities in the US. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sex Discrimination discussed

Posted by khmernews on June 14, 2007

By Kate Evans
The Phnom Penh Post

A joint delegation of government official and NGO representatives returned this week from New York, where they met with a United Nations committee to report on the country’s progress in reducing gender discrimination. Read the rest of this entry »

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Retirement not an option for many elderly

Posted by khmernews on June 14, 2007

By Chheng Meng and Melinda Marshall
The Phnom Penh Post

Chan Sorn and her coconuts aren’t going any where. In fact, after 25 years of hawking coconuts, lotuses, incense sticks and betel leaf outside Phnom Penh’s Royal Palace 58-year-old Sorn has nothing to look forward to but more years of hard work. Read the rest of this entry »

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Rural Poor Flock to Cities

Posted by khmernews on June 14, 2007

By Melinda Marshall
The Phnom Penh Post

 Money talks, as they say, and it talks loudest to those who have none. The illusory lure of an easy buck is calling to the rural poor, who are rallying to Cambodia’s urban centers in growing numbers, researchers and NGOs say. Read the rest of this entry »

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Against All Odds

Posted by khmernews on June 14, 2007

By The Phnom Penh Post

Any day now, the White House is expected to release the Reassessment List of countries ranked by their efforts of combat human trafficking. Read the rest of this entry »

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Consultative Meeting on Urbanization: Livability

Posted by khmernews on June 14, 2007

Opening remarks
Ms. Alice Levisay, Deputy Representative, UNFPA
Organized by the National Committee for Population and Development (NCPD) with support from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and UN Habitat

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World Population Day 2005 “Equality Empowers”

Posted by khmernews on June 14, 2007

Statement on the Occasion of
World Population Day 2005 “Equality Empowers”
Ms. Bettina Maas, UNFPA Representative
11 July 2005
Venue: Royal School of Administration

Excellency Deputy Prime Minister Sok An, Minister of Office of Council of Ministers Read the rest of this entry »

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Ageing and Elderly in Cambodia 2006

Posted by khmernews on June 14, 2007

Joint Dissemination Workshop on
Ageing and Elderly in Cambodia
28 September 2006
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Statement by Ms. Bettina Maas,
UNFPA Representative, Cambodia

Excellencies, Distinguished Participants,
Ladies and Gentlemen, Read the rest of this entry »

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Launch of the State of World Population 2006

Posted by khmernews on June 14, 2007

Statement of Ms. Alice Levisay
Representative a.i., UNFPA Cambodia
Launch of the State of World Population 2006
September 06, 2006
Phnom Penh

Excellencies, Colleagues, Ladies and Gentlemen,
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International and Trans-border Migration

Posted by khmernews on June 14, 2007

Cambodia Consultative Meeting on Migration
Thematic Seminar on International and Trans-border Migration
May 26, 2006 at SUNWAY HOTEL Read the rest of this entry »

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Aging And Elderly in Cambodia

Posted by khmernews on June 14, 2007

Speech by H.E. Msas Los
Under Secretary of State, the Office of Council of Ministers
In Workshop on Aging And Elderly in Cambodia
September 28, 2006
Phnom Penh Hotel

Sambach, Excellencies, Lokchomteav, and distinguished participants,

It is my great pleasure to join with you all here today for the workshop on “Ageing and Elderly in Cambodia” which is jointly organized by National Committee for Population and Development (NCPD) and UNFPA Cambodia. Read the rest of this entry »

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Introduction: Gender and Education in Cambodia

Posted by khmernews on November 13, 2006

Although Cambodia has made good progress in education, gender inequality still remains a major challenge in this sector. Boys and girls start schooling on equal footing in primary education but dropout rate among girl students starts to go up with their grade improvement, particularly after completion of secondary level.

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