A convoy of buses will roll out of Phnom Penh today to begin "The Tour'" a
weeklong trip around Cambodia to raise awareness and gather information about
Around 70 participants from 30 NGOs will visit eight
provinces to share knowledge with officials, local project workers and children,
said organizers from the NGO coalition COSECAM.
The tour and a National
Conference on Child Exploitation to be held in Phnom Penh in the second week of
July will gather together ideas on fighting child exploitation and provide input
to Cambodia's next five-year National Plan of Action on the issue, set to be
renewed in 2005.