Eight billion people; one humanityThu, 10 Nov 2022 | 07:35
The world’s population will reach 8 billion in the middle of November – a testament to scientific breakthroughs and improvements in nutrition, public health and sanitation. But as our human family grows larger, it is also growing more divided.
A call for ASEAN’s energy transition to be justWed, 9 Nov 2022 | 07:34
As Cambodia welcomes ASEAN Heads of State to Phnom Penh for the 40th and 41st ASEAN Summit and related meetings, we can expect the energy hungry lights will be blazing and the air conditioners humming across the capital.
Girls Are Becoming our Agents of Change for Climate Justice and Gender EqualitySun, 6 Nov 2022 | 10:16
As world leaders convene in Egypt for COP 27 it is important to recognize where some of the most forceful initiatives for change are coming from.
Asia sails into headwinds from rate hikes, war, and China slowdownSun, 30 Oct 2022 | 08:00
Asia's strong economic rebound early this year is losing momentum, with a weaker-than-expected second quarter.
When should the UN human rights office’s field presence in Cambodia end?Thu, 27 Oct 2022 | 07:56
The origin of the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) field presence in Cambodia can be traced back to October 1993.
Heavy rains have been friend and foe for Cambodia in 2022Sun, 23 Oct 2022 | 08:08
Like many other countries, Cambodia did not escape this year’s extreme weather events accentuated by climate change.
Will the ‘ASEAN Way’ last forever?Mon, 17 Oct 2022 | 08:28
ASEAN is an inter-governmental organisation which has successfully strived against difficulties for a stable, peaceful, inclusive, sustainable, resilient and prosperous Southeast Asian region for over five decades.
World Food Day 2022: How to achieve the objective of leaving NO-ONE behindSun, 16 Oct 2022 | 08:05
Leave no one behind – this is the theme of this year’s World Food Day, and also an urgent call for the world to face the alarming reality that more and more people are being left behind amid a spiralling global food security crisis as a result of multiple drivers.
Persons with disabilities integral to finding new inclusivity solutionsThu, 13 Oct 2022 | 08:22
Ten years ago, the Asia-Pacific region came together and designed the world’s first set of disability-specific development goals: the Incheon Strategy to “Make the Right Real” for Persons with Disabilities.
It’s a complicated world but we all need to eatMon, 3 Oct 2022 | 09:02
Indeed, we live in a world full of competing interests and disagreements. Yet despite this, there is one underlying, unifying interest that we all share.