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  • U.S. Government Awards $450,000 to the World Monuments Fund for Conservation of Phnom Bakheng Temple (Phase 4)

    We are pleased to announce that the Cultural Heritage Center for the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ACA) of the U.S. Department of State has awarded...

  • 2015 Trafficking in Persons Report

    Cambodia is a source, transit, and destination country for men, women, and children subjected to forced labor and sex trafficking. Cambodian adults and children...

  • U.S. Embassy Phnom Penh Statement on the Conviction of 11 CNRP Activists

    The United States is closely monitoring the case of the 11 CNRP activists convicted of insurrection arising out of July 2014 protests in Phnom Penh...

  • Fulbright-National Geographic Fellow Studies Deaf Culture in Cambodia

    Erin Moriarty Harrelson, 2014-5 Fulbright-National Geographic Fellow in Cambodia, tells us about her time studying deaf culture in Cambodia.

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  • Ask the Ambassador
    The Vital Role of Youth in Cambodia’s Development

    After my recent meeting with the 25 young and dynamic Cambodians serving as members of the Ambassador’s Youth Council (AYC), I was once again reminded of the extraordinary efforts of young people in Cambodia. As some of my readers may know, I formed the AYC shortly after my arrival in 2012 as a means to cultivate young Cambodian leaders from around the country. From our very first meeting, these young...  More column articles »

  • Fulbright U.S.-ASEAN Visiting Scholar Initiative
    Fulbright U.S.-ASEAN Visiting Scholar Initiative

    The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce the FY 2016 competition for the Fulbright U.S.-ASEAN Visiting Scholar Initiative. The Fulbright U.S.–ASEAN Visiting Scholar Initiative is open to university faculty, foreign ministry and government officials, and professional staff of think tanks and other NGOs in ASEAN Member States (AMS) to travel to the United States for scholarly and... 

  • English Camp - English Access Microscholarship Program
    English Camp - English Access Microscholarship Program

    On June 20, the U.S. Embassy organized English Camp for over 100 students from 6 provinces who are studying English through the U.S. State Department's "English Access Microscholarship Program". Throughout the day, the students had the opportunity to practice their English skills by participating in games and activities led by English Language Fellow Andrea Echelberger with the help of Peace Corps... 

  • Announcement of USAID Grant to Veterans International Cambodia
    Announcement of USAID Grant to Veterans International Cambodia

    USAID and the Royal Government of Cambodia launched a new program to support persons with disabilities in Cambodia on July 13, 2015. The Rehabilitation and Prosthetics Program for Persons with Disabilities in Cambodia was awarded to Veterans International Cambodia, which will provide rehabilitation and prosthetic services for persons with disabilities. U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Julie Chung and H.E. Sem... 

  • 239th Independence Day
    239th Independence Day

    Hundreds of Americans and Cambodians​ gathered at the U.S. Embassy to celebrate the U.S. Independence Day on July 4, 2015. Attendees of all ages enjoyed circus performers, face painting, photo booth, a host of local food vendors, and music. 

  • School Dropout Prevention Pilot Program (SDPP) Closeout Workshop
    School Dropout Prevention Pilot Program (SDPP) Closeout Workshop

    USAID's School Dropout Prevention Pilot Program (SDPP) held a workshop in Battambang, Cambodia on July 1, 2015 to review the project's activities. Senior USAID and Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport officials attended the event alongside teachers and students who participated in the program. Following the workshop USAID's nutrition partners held a coordination meeting. After the nutrition meeting, USAID...