KOICA to offer online course on “Capacity Building on Human Rights Promotion and Protection Mechanism in Cambodia
Phnom Penh: On June 14, 2022, The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) Cambodia office launched an online course on “Capacity Building on Human Rights Promotion and Protection Mechanism in Cambodia” participated by twenty (20) officials from Cambodian Human Rights Committee (CHRC).
The objective of this training course is to contribute the achievement of the annual goal of the Cambodia Human Rights Commission (CHRC).
This year, KOICA has conducted the third year online training on “Capacity Building on Human Rights Promotion and Protection Mechanism in Cambodia”, from June 20 to June 29, 2022.
The ten-day online training course will be participated by twenty (20) working-level officials from Cambodian Human Rights Committee (CHRC).
This intensive training course is designed 1)- to provide a reference to Korea’s experience for Cambodia’s human rights improvement, 2)- to assist in the improvement and modernization of peace and human rights education, 3)- to strengthen the capacity of the Cambodian Human Rights Commission civil officials, to improve human rights system and policies.
The Cambodian participants have also prepared a country report by analyzing the current issues and major challenges the country is facing. It is part of the Action Plan building process in which participants will get involved throughout the training program.
In Cambodia, KOICA works in several technical areas on various programs and projects that substantially impact Cambodia’s development such as improving students’ nutrition and wellbeing, strengthening teacher capacity, public health, agriculture and health infrastructure, and innovation.
KOICA will continue to support and implement programs in Cambodia that target the development of human resources.
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The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), established in 1991 under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Korea, is a governmental agency dedicated to providing Korea’s grant aid programs. KOICA aims to promote amicable, cooperative relationship and mutual exchanges with developing countries by providing Official Development Assistance (ODA) programs for their socioeconomic development. To this end, KOICA has been engaging in a wide range of schemes including the Project and DEEP, Fellowship Program, World Friends Korea, Humanitarian assistance & Disaster Relief, Public-Private Partnership, Multilateral Cooperation and the Global Disease Eradication Fund.