Facebook Cambodia Civic Insights 2016

Publication Year: 2016  / Sources: The Asia Foundation

From September 1 to September 30, 2016, The Asia Foundation’s Cambodia Social Media Civic Insights Team followed six media pages, four politicians, three government agencies and two political parties’ Facebook pages. The pages were selected to sample civic discussions on Facebook in Cambodia.

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Mobile Phones and Internet Use in Cambodia, 2016

Publication Year: 2016  / Sources: Kimchhoy Phong, Lihol Srou, and Javier Solá (Open Institute, Development Innovations, The Asia Foundation, USAID)

This study examines Cambodian phone users’ knowledge, attitudes and practices in relation to Khmer-language reading, writing, and search habits, and identifies the factors motivating (and discouraging) their use of Khmer script. It also attempts to identify changes and trends in the way Khmer-enabled phones are used, including as a means of accessing the Internet — in particular Facebook.

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The Human Capital Report 2016

Publication Year: 2016  / Sources: World Economic Forum

The Human Capital Report aims to combine public international statistics, qualitative perception data and big data metrics to provide a comprehensive picture of the situation today as well as the opportunities for the future. The Human Capital Index quantifies how 130 countries are developing and deploying their human capital, and tracks progress over time. It takes a life-course approach to human capital, evaluating the levels of education, skills and employment available to people in five distinct age groups. In addition to the Index, the Report also explores skills in-depth through a unique partnership with LinkedIn and the emerging shape of the labour market on digital platforms, using data from Care.com, Didi Chuxing, Uber and Upwork.

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Existence and Use of Phones that permit written communication in Khmer Script

Publication Year: 2013  / Sources: Open Institute (Phong Kimchhoy, Uy Sareth, Javier Sola)

This study responds to the need to understand if SMS can be used as a tool for government and civil society organizations to communicate directly with citizens and beneficiaries all over Cambodia, offering to them information and services in Khmer through mobile phones. It also attempts to understand if smart phones are or will become a key device for accessing Internet and social media in Cambodia, as these networks are quickly becoming the main source of information for youth.

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Outcome Report: Workshop for Youth on Electoral Reform

Publication Year: 2014  / Sources: Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR)

This report summarizes the issues raised and recommendations of participants during the Workshop for Youth on Electoral Reform. The objectives of this event was to provide opportunities for youth participants to identify key concerns regarding electoral reform and to develop recommendations, in addition to learning about substantive issues regarding to political participation and electoral reform.

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Statement by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia

Publication Year: 2016  / Sources: Professor Rhona Smith - United Nations Human Rights Council

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia, Rhona Smith, called on the Cambodian authorities to further strengthen the protection of women and indigenous peoples’ rights in the country.

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2015: The Year in Assembly and Association Rights

Publication Year: 2016  / Sources: United Nations Special Rapporteur, Maina Kiai

The Special Rapporteur traveled to Cambodia on an academic visit Nov. 7-9, 2015, his second such visit to the country since 2014. The government has imposed severe restrictions on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and association since disputed elections in 2013. Kiai has twice requested that the Government of Cambodia invite him for an official visit, but has yet to receive a positive response.

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Facebook Cambodia Civic Insights 2015

Publication Year: 2015  / Sources: The Asia Foundation

From November 1 to November 30, 2015, The Asia Foundation’s Cambodia Social Media Civic Insights Team followed seven media pages, two politicians, three government agencies and two political parties’ Facebook pages. The pages were selected to sample civic discussions on Facebook in Cambodia.

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The Public’s Right to Know: Principles on Right to Information Legislation

Publication Year: 2015  / Sources: Article 19

These Principles were originally developed in 1999 and updated in 2015. They have been endorsed by Abid Hussain, the UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Opinion and Expression, in his report to the 2000 Session of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights (E/CN.4/2000/63), and referred to by the Commission in its 2000 Resolution on freedom of expression.

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Perceptions of Online Freedom Expression and Political Engagement

Publication Year: 2015  / Sources: the Cambodian Center for Independent Media (CCIM)

This report attempts to address a shortage of information regarding Cambodian Internet users’ online behaviors and perceptions of Internet rights and freedoms. The intended outcome is to facilitate a more informed debate about the future of the Internet in Cambodia.

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