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  • 2015 SelectUSA Investment Summit

    We are pleased to announce that registration is open for the second SelectUSA Investment Summit to be held on March 23-24, 2015! The summit will take place at the...

  • Ambassador Todd’s Statement on Human Rights Day 2014

    Today marks the 66th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on December 10, 1948, which...

  • U.S. Soldier Missing in Cambodia from the Vietnam Conflict Identified

    U.S. Soldier Missing in Cambodia from the Vietnam Conflict Identified: The U.S. Department of Defense announced that the remains of Staff Sgt. James L. Van...

  • With Assistance from USAID, Elephant Sambo to Retire to Mondulkiri Forest

    Supported by funds from USAID's Supporting Forests and Biodiversity Project, Sambo, the internationally famous elephant known for years as one of Phnom Penh’s...

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  • Ask the Ambassador
    Ask the Ambassador: Protecting Cambodia’s Most Valuable Asset

    To begin this column, I would like to express my most sincere condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of human rights defender Chan Soveth, who passed away on December 10, which was Human Rights Day. I often talk about how one person has the power to make a difference, and although he died far too soon, Chan Soveth made a significant difference...  More column articles »

  • Call for Proposals – “YSEALI Generation: Environmental Advocacy, Responsibility, and Teamwork”
    Call for Proposals – “YSEALI Generation: Environmental Advocacy, Responsibility, and Teamwork”

    The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Phnom Penh Cambodia invites grant proposals of up to $250,000 from U.S. and local non-profit organizations to develop and manage a four-day workshop on the theme of environment as part of President Obama’s Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI). The workshop will be entitled “YSEALI Generation: Environmental Advocacy... 

  • Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI)
    Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI)

    The Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) is a program launched in 2013 by U.S President Barack Obama, to support youth like you who are concerned with economic development, environmental protection, education and civic engagement in Southeast Asia. It aims to strengthen leadership development and networking in ASEAN, deepen engagement with young leaders on key regional and global... 

  • Remarks by President Obama at the University of Queensland
    Remarks by President Obama at the University of Queensland

    To Chancellor Story, Professor Høj, faculty and staff, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, and most of all, the students of the University of Queensland -- it is great to be here at UQ. I know that we are joined by students from universities across this city, and some high school students, as well. And so I want to thank all of the young people especially for welcoming me here today. 

  • Remarks by President Obama at Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative Town Hall
    Remarks by President Obama at Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative Town Hall

    Myanmar Luu Ngae Myar Min Galarbar! (Applause.) It’s wonderful to be back in Myanmar. Everybody, please have a seat. Have a seat. Oh, we got some signs -- “Reform is fake.” “Change…” -- okay, well, you guys will have a chance to ask questions later. Yeah, you can put them away. That’s why we’re here -- for a town hall. See, that’s the thing, when you have a town hall, you don’t have a protest because you...  Video »

  • Press Statement by Secretary Kerry on Cambodia's Independence Day
    Press Statement by Secretary Kerry on Cambodia's Independence Day

    On behalf of the United States, I would like to congratulate the people of the Kingdom of Cambodia on the 61st anniversary of your independence and send my best wishes for a joyous celebration. I’ve visited Cambodia many times and always been impressed by its natural beauty and the hospitality of its people. The United States continues to support the Cambodian people through a variety of programs...