Phnom Penh (FN), Dec. 7 – Cambodian Foriegn Minister Prak Sokhonn delivered key remarks at the Opening Session of the International Conference entitled “Strengthening Women’s Role in Building and Sustaining Peace: from Commitments to Results” on 7 December 2020.

“Gender equality is one of the core values upheld by our Government and mainstreamed in all our national development policies and strategies at all levels,” he said.

“With our Government's efforts, women now represent 41% of our civil service workforce and 61% in private sector in 2020. Engaging women in peacekeeping is another facet of Cambodia's commitment to promoting women's empowerment through their enhanced role in building a peaceful world. Cambodia now ranks number 2 in ASEAN for engaging women in peacekeeping mission,” he added.

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