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MoI call for civil society collaboration

MoI call for civil society collaboration

The Interior Minister Sar Kheng on Wednesday issued a guideline for authorities at sub-national level to cooperate with associations and non-governmental organisations to enhance collaboration with civil society.

Kheng said better collaboration is important for local development, while civil society groups applauded the move.

Dated October 31, the guideline states that associations and local and international NGOs have the right to perform their activities in the Kingdom in accordance with the Law on Associations and Non-Governmental Organisations without any infringement or violation by authorities.

“All registered associations, national and international organisations that face infringement or restrictions from local authorities when performing their activities shall report the cases to municipal or provincial governors, or to the Interior Ministry for facilitation and solution,” reads the directive.

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