INCORE guide to Internet sources on conflict in Cambodia
Compiled by Veronika Wolf (August 2004)
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UN Map of Cambodia
Cambodia - Various Maps
University of Texas database with a number of different themed maps of Cambodia
News Sources - Email Lists
The Cambodia Daily
The Cambodia Daily is an independent non-profit, English-language newspaper published six days a week in Phnom Penh. On its web page it offers selected features as well as special supplements, e.g. on landmines, AIDS in Cambodia and the ASEAN.
Phnom Penh Post
The Phnom Penh Post is the oldest and most comprehensive independent Cambodian newspaper that is published in English. A range of its articles are free available on its website.
Cambodia Radio offers on its website the latest headlines, audio-visual and photo news, links to Cambodian radio stations and has a special section on business in Cambodia.
The Cambodia News.Net
As part of an international network of news sites the Cambodia News.Net features all the latest breaking news on Cambodia, collating headlines and stories from a variety of sources, including global TV networks, major newspapers, news wires and journalists.
Cambodian Information Center
This independent website offers a variety of information and links about Cambodian organizations, political parties, the legal system, literature, arts and culture, book lists, academic papers, homepages of Khmers & friends, as well as a digital archive of Cambodian holocaust survivors.
BBC News Country Profile
This site gives excellent background information to the political situation in Cambodia, up-to-date news stories, and links to other news sites and official government pages
The Asia Observer is an independent online news service with links and special reports on the developments in the Asian region. Its Cambodia country site provides latest news, a web directory to culture, politics and economy in Cambodia and a discussion forum
National and Local Governmental Institutions and Agencies
Cambodian Government Website
This is the website of the Government of Cambodia and features links to a variety of government departments and agencies.
Council for the Development of Cambodia.
This is the main institution involved in post-conflict reconstruction and general development in Cambodia, as well ans donor liaison activity.
External Governmental Institutions and Agencies
CIA World Factbook
The CIA World Factbook is a particularly useful source of quick reference information on geography, people, government and economy in Cambodia.
US State Department
The US State Department’s background note on Cambodia includes an overview of the modern political history of the country as well as information on recent political developments.
US Library of Congress Country Study
The US Library of Congress study provides an in-depth country profile of Cambodian history, economy, government and politics as well as issues of national security. It also includes a bibliography and a glossary.
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
UNHCR documents on the situation of Cambodian refugees, among them:
The State of the World’s refugees 2000 – The Cambodian repatriation
International Multilateral Organisations (IOs)
The United Nations in Cambodia
This website provides an overview of the United Nations agencies operating in Cambodia. Special information is provided on the UN work issues such as human rights, gender concerns, governance, HIV/AIDS and drugs in Cambodia.
International Non-Governmental Organisation (INGOs), Research Institutes, Non-State Actors
Human Rights Watch
The HRW country page provides a list of recent reports on human rights issues in Cambodia.
Amnesty International offers an online documentation archive on human rights issues in Cambodia, as well as an annual country report on human rights
Freedom House Country Rating: Cambodia
Freedom House is an internationally renowned source for information on political rights and democracy–related issues worldwide.
Peacemakers Trust: Peacebuilding in Cambodia
Peacemakers Trust is a Canadian charitable organization that conducts research and education on conflict transformation and peacebuilding. It has developed a links page to organizations and resources on peacebuilding in Cambodia, including conflict resolution, non-violence, human rights, legal development, and good governance resources.
Yale University Cambodia Genocide Program
The CGP is a project of the Genocide Studies Program at the Yale Center for International and Area Studies. It is aimed to gather as much information possible on the genocide in Cambodia conducted by the Khmer Rouge (1975-1979) and to help determine who was responsible for the crimes of the Pol Pot regime. It provides links to databases, resources, news, photos, maps all related to the genocide and the Khmer Rouge trial.
Documentation Center of Cambodia
The DC-Cam is an independent research institute that was established to facilitate the University of Yale’s Cambodia Genocide Programme. On its website it runs a data base and photo archives and offers links to selected articles and documentation on issues related to the Khmer Rouge regime.
Local Non-Governmental Organisation (NGOs), Civil Society Organisations, Research Institutes, Non-State Actors
Cambodian Institute for Cooperation and Peace
The CICP is an independent research institute that promotes domestic and regional dialogue between government officials, national and international organizations, scholars, and the private sector on issues of peace, democracy, civil society, security, foreign policy, conflict resolution, economics and national development.
Khmer Institute of Democracy
The Khmer Institute of Democracy (KID) was established as a non-governmental organization (NGO) by a group of Cambodian-Americans. Its mission is to foster democratic values in Cambodian society by maintaining a neutral political position. It carries out a number of activities to promote a liberal democracy, human rights and the respect of law.
Cambodian Mine Action Center
The website of the Cambodian Mine Action Center offers in-depth information on the problem of landmines and UXO in Cambodia.
The NGO Forum on Cambodia
The NGO Forum on Cambodia is made up of local and international non-governmental organizations. On its website, it provides information on humanitarian and development assistance to Cambodia and aims “to highlight the impact of development processes and economic, social and political changes on Cambodians.”
Articles, Papers, Reports, Agreements
Safeguarding Peace: Cambodia’s Institutional Challenge
This issue of Accord: an International Review of Peace Initiatives is available online and focuses on the medium-term results of the Cambodian peace process. It also contains the full text of the Paris Peace Agreement (1991) and several other documents related to the topic.
Asia Society: Cambodia and the International Community
This publication edited by Frederick Z. Brown and David G. Timberman provides excellent and comprehensive information on the key issues of the Cambodian peace process, such as reconciliation, sustainable economic growth and development, the prospects for democracy, the role of the international community. The articles are available online.
New York Times: Cambodia and the Khmer Rouge
New York Times archive coverage of the Pol Pot regime
International Crisis Group: Cambodia: The Elusive Peace Dividend
This ICG-report evaluates the state of the art of the Cambodian Peace Process ten years after the end of the civil war.
Asia Today: Cambodia: War Crime Tribunal
Special report by Asia Today, the website also provides news articles, opinion, Cambodian news sources and Internet links.