Success for I-SAF, as Kreong youth engages with community development
Wednesday, 20 June 2018 | CISA

In July 2016, 20 year-old SreyMom - from the village Ta Heuy in the Teun commune, Koun Moum district - was selected for the position as Community Accountability Facilitator (CAF), having applied through CISA's Implementation of Social Accountability Project (I-SAF).SreyMom is of Kreong ethnicity and currently studying at Grade 11, with a passionate interest in social work.   
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Why debt sustains corruption in Greece and vice versa
Tuesday, 28 July 2015 | World Economic Forum

Corruption is typically unobserved in formal data, so it is difficult to document its extent. Since the work of Schattschneider (1935), theories of rent seeking and corrupt legislative bargaining – further developed by Ferejohn (1986) and Persson (1998), and outlined in the book by Persson and Tabellini (2000) – link up the observable effects of corruption to rent-extraction mechanisms.
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Red Cross Criticized Over Slow Response to Floods
The News - Local News
Wednesday, 09 October 2013 , Written by « By Aun Pheap and Denise Hruby »   

October 8, 2013

With thousands of families evacuated from their homes due to flooding, the Cambodian Red Cross (CRC), the largest and best-funded humanitarian organization in the country, has yet to provide flood aid to many struggling communities, local officials said Monday.

Families living in some of the worst hit areas said they are still waiting for the CRC to make an appearance while foreign aid groups such as Caritas and Ox­fam have delivered supplies of water and rice to the displaced.

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Tougher Laws on Recruiters
The News - Local News
Wednesday, 09 October 2013 , Written by « Sean Teehan »   

Wed, 9 October 2013

A new set of prakases tacked onto a law that regulates overseas employment recruitment agencies is a “step in the right direction” towards protecting some of Cambodia’s most vulnerable citizens from scams and abuse, local and international NGOs said yesterday.

But some remain unconvinced that the laws will lead to stricter enforcement against recruitment agencies and overseas employers who have continued engaging in human trafficking, forced labour and a host of other human rights violations since the Ministry of Labour passed the original regulatory decree two years ago.

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China’s leader, Xi Jinping, consolidates power with crackdowns on corruption, Internet
The News - International News
Wednesday, 02 October 2013 , Written by « Simon Denyer »   

1 October 2013

 BEIJING - After Xi Jinping took over as head of China’s Communist Party last December, some liberals dared to hope that change was in store for the world’s most populous nation.

Xi’s father, a veteran party leader, had enjoyed a reputation for open-mindedness and moderation; Xi himself quickly embraced the idea of economic reform, and even seemed to hint at some loosening of China’s one-partysystem.

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