Phnom Penh Office

Phnom Penh Office

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The Heinrich Böll Foundation established cooperation with partner organizations in Cambodia as early as 1993. Since then the office in Phnom Penh has served as a link among stakeholders in order to facilitate dialogue, joint learning and collaborative action on issues related to ecology and sustainable development, democracy, human rights and gender. Since the beginning of 2010, the office in Phnom Penh has become a Country Office. We work together closely with the Asia Desk of the head office in Berlin, as well as the HBF country offices in Bangkok/Thailand, Kabul/Afghanistan, Lahore/Pakistan, New Delhi/India and Beijing/China.

Roundtable on Beijing plus 20 on Monday, February 16th, 2015

On the 16th of February the Heinrich Böll Foundation Cambodia hosted a roundtable workshop on Beijing +20 at the Metahouse in Phnom Penh. 2015 marks the 20th anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women, which took place in September 1995. 17,000 participants and 30,000 activists attending a parallel forum streamed into Beijing to further the empowerment of women and promote gender equality. After two weeks of intense debate, the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action had been drafted, a milestone in the promotion of women’s rights. Until this day, the Declaration is one of the most quoted human rights documents concerning women.

Human Rights Quiz

Dear Human Rights Quiz participants, thank you all for demonstrating your knowledge in our Human Rights Quiz. The winners will be contacted personally via e-mail. Here you will find the correct answers online.


The 66th Anniversary of the International Human Rights day

On the occasion of the 66th Anniversary of the International Human Rights Day a seminar on “Usage of Rights and Law” on December, 9th 2014 was organized in the name of the Senate and the National Assembly of the Kingdom of Cambodia. HeinrichBoell Foundation participated and co-sponsored the event. 

By Laura Kirchner

National Geographic Society Announces Winners of Competition to Combat Illegal Fishing

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The Heinrich Böll Foundation – Cambodia Country Office
The Heinrich Böll Foundation (also known as Heinrich Böll Stiftung) is part of the Green political movement that has developed worldwide as a response to the traditional politics of socialism, liberalism, and conservatism. Our namesake, the writer and Nobel Prize laureate Heinrich Böll, personified the values we stand for: freedom, civic courage, tolerance, open debate and the appreciation of art and culture as independent spheres of thought and action.

The headquarter of the Heinrich Böll Foundation is located in Berlin, Germany. Our international program is implemented through 32 offices worldwide, seven of them in Asia. 

Working closely with civil society groups since 1993, the Heinrich Böll Foundation was the first German political foundation to establish cooperation with partners in Cambodia. Building on past achievements, our current program focuses on two key areas for sustainable development of Cambodia: Resource Governance and Gender Democracy.

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