On the 30th November to 3rd December 2015, Development and Partnership in Action (DPA) conducted its 2015 annual staff reflection and annual staff assembly at Sihanouk Vile and Tonle Basac II restaurant, Phnom Penh.Officially opening the event, Mr. Mam Sambath, Executive Director of DPA mentioned that this one and half days for staff annual reflection, one day for team building and a half day for annual staff assembly was mainly organised to not only disseminate the key achievements of DPA’s projects/programmes but other important issues including:
1- Apply for Governance and Professional Practice (GPP)
2- Review on fixed assets and office supplies procurement of DPA financial policy
3- Discuss on challenges in implementing of right based approach and it overcome
4- Reflect the achievements/results compared to current DPA’s strategic plans 2013-2016
On 13 July 2015, DPA staff members joined gathering campaign in front of Cambodian National Assembly in order to call for dropping or delaying endorsement of the current draft version of Law of Association and NGO (LANGO) while the LANGO in its cureent form is unacceptable because it impermissible restricts the freedom of association and freedom of expression. At least 14 articles of the LANGO need to be carefully and fully reviewed and the other 10 articles need to be rephrased or reworded.
Mr. Mam Sambath, Executive Director of DPA, attended the Conference on the Challenges of Deforestation and Forest Degradation in the context of Climate Change, Development and Biodiversity Loss from 26th to 27th May, 2014 in Brussels, Belgium. There were 129 participants from around 30 countries taking part in this conference.
- DPA Participated in Green Inclusive Growth Conference at Regional Level and CAFOD Regional Partner Workshop
- DPA provides food and shelter to victims of flooding in its target villages
- Civil society, business officials and journalist discuss corporate social responsibility and human rights
- Training course on Vegetable Value Chain and Marketing
- The 6th EITI Global Conference in Sydney, Australia