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Public Affairs Section Notice of Funding Opportunity 2023

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE U.S. EMBASSY PHNOM PENH, PUBLIC AFFAIRS SECTION  Annual Program Statement  Funding Opportunity Title: U.S. Embassy Phnom Penh – PAS Annual Program Statement Funding Opportunity Number:  PAS-CB600-23-0002 Deadline for Applications: July 10, 2023  CFDA Number: 19.040 – Public Diplomacy Programs Total Amount Available: TBC Maximum for Each Award: $20,000  A. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The ... Read More»

Press Statement by Department Spokesperson Matthew Miller on Undemocratic Actions Ahead of Cambodian Elections

May 25, 2023 The United States is deeply troubled that Cambodian authorities are preventing the Candlelight Party – the Kingdom’s largest opposition party – from participating in July 2023 national elections. Contrived legal actions, threats, harassment, and politically motivated criminal charges targeting opposition parties, independent media, and civil society undermine Cambodia’s international commitments to develop as ... Read More»

2022 Report on International Religious Freedom: Cambodia

Executive Summary The constitution states Buddhism is the state religion. The law provides for freedom of belief and religious worship, provided such freedom neither interferes with others’ beliefs and religions nor violates public order and security. The law does not allow non-Buddhist denominations to proselytize publicly. A government directive restricts monks from participating in political ... Read More»