Cambodian Red Cross attends ASEAN-China Red Cross Red Crescent Forum
Lok Chum Teav Pum Chantinie, Secretary General of the Cambodian Red Cross, led a delegation to attend the ASEAN-China Red Cross Red Crescent Forum on September 10 to 12, 2017 in Nanning, China to discuss the topic of community resilience and youth and Red Cross Volunteers development under the theme of "Humanity and Development".
The purpose of this forum is to share experiences, community visits and attend the 14th ASEAN-China Expo.
On that occasion, the Chinese Red Cross Society also donated 200 bicycles and five ambulances to the Cambodian Red Cross.
Annual Report 2016 and Activity plan 2017
Workshop on Developing Restoring Family Link Action Plan
The Restoring Family Link Agents from 25 the Cambodian Red Cross Branch have attended the Annual Workshop on Restoring Family Link, Developing Action Plan for 2018, starting from 24-25 August 2017, at the headquarters of the Cambodian Red Cross, with the participation from Lok Chum Teav Pum Chantinie, Secretary General of Cambodian Red Cross, a representative from Ministry of Interior and ICRC delegate to Cambodia.
The workshop was aimed at sharing experiences with each other and strengthening collaboration with the General Department of Prisons and improving the efficiency of Restoring Family Link .
Training on General Management and RCRC movement Dissemination
Contributing to ensure sustainability at target sub-branch with fund supported from the project through Minimum Package Activities (MPA), BRC project co-operated with Tbong Khmom branch organize 2-day training on general management and RCRC movement to sub branch staff and commune RC group in Krouch Chmar district from 23-24 Aug 2017. The training presided by Tbong Khmom branch director and Krouch Chmar district deputy governor together with 35 participants coming from 12 communes and 1 sub-branch in Krouch Chmar.
Closing Ceremony " Key to Success and Leadership" course
In the morning of July 28, 2017, Lok Chumteav Pum Chantinie, Secretary General was presided over the closing ceremony of the 4-day course" Key to Success and Leadership" course from July 25 to 28, 2017, with a total of 72 participants, from Cambodian Red Cross National Headquarters, CRC Phnom Penh Municipality branch and Red Cross volunteers.
On that occasion, Lok Chumteav, Secretary-General of CRC, would like to thank Cristopher Lee and his team for providing this useful training to CRC staff "The key to success and leadership" (Operacy) which gave us the perspective:
- People born to success not to fail
- Promote positive thinking for success
- No one is born without fault, but we do not have to repeat the same mistakes, and mistakes are experiences
- The enemy of success is fear and this training, "The Key to Success and Leadership" (Operacy), says that if you want to succeed, stick to five principles: change, respect for diversity, merger, self-control, and widespread.
Meeting to Update the Project Progresses/Challenges at Tbuong Khmum province
Building Resilience Community (CBHFA) Project, 21 July 2017, the Project/branch team has a meeting with the Chiro I commune council to update the project progresses/challenges and seeking for collaboration/coordination. 12 people attended actively in this meeting. Tbuong Khmum province, Cambodia
Course on Red Cross Movement, IHL to Police Academy
In the morning of 20 July 2017, Red Cross, in collaboration with the International Committee of the Red Cross organized a course on the fundamental principles of the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement, international humanitarian law (IHL) and the promotion of humanitarian values to students and trainees at the Police Academy School at Kien Svay district, Kandal Province , with participation from Head of ICRC mission to Phnom Penh and CRC staff of sub- department of Dissemination , totaling 179 participants.
The Course is aimed to streamline the awareness of Red Cross fundamental principles, IHL and the promotion of humanitarian values to all trainees, as well as the Cambodian police forces.
CRC and ICRC disseminates IHL and Humanitarian Activities to security officials from P Penh
On 13 July, the ICRC and Cambodian Red Cross met with 40 security officials from 12 districts in PP with City Hall, to discuss international standards on the law enforcement, and ways to exercise best practices with large crowds, demonstrations or assemblies.
"Large-crowd gatherings or protests can become dangerous quickly. They can put both officials and citizens at risk. By following rules of conduct, everyone is safer because all sides know what to expect. We do this work in countries around the world, and the ICRC is pleased to do the same in Cambodia. We care about the safety and well-being of everyone," Roman Paramonov, ICRC Cambodia Head of Mission said.
Cambodian Red Cross (CRC) representative also presented CRC mission and its humanitarian activities to raise awareness to them
As a humanitarian organization, the ICRC and CRC cares about the well-being of people regardless of political affiliation, race, and religion. Around the world, and in Cambodia, we promote international humanitarian law for the safety of people, military, police and security officials alike.
Training course on Youth for Changing Behavior at Kampot
Kampot: In the morning of July 18, 2017, Cambodian Red Cross Kampot branch organized a training course on "Youth for Changing Behavior" for 40 Cambodian Red Cross Youths (20 females) from four target high schools in Kampot province. This course aims to strengthen the capacity of Cambodian Red Cross youth to improve their outreach to the schools and communities.
The 1st Healthy Ageing Outreach Session at Svay Rieng Province
The 1st Healthy Ageing Outreach Session was ticking off on the morning of 19 July 2017 at Baray village, Mesar Thgork commune, Chantrea district of Svay Rieng Province. There were 43 (8 males) participants from the above village.
There was a good collaboration between the Red Cross Branch /Sub-Branch and the public health center. Very basic health screening on blood pressure, BMI, and urine test for GLU was firstly started and then follow by general health education, using posters, for NCD prevention, healthy eating, and physical exercise plus basic key health message.