New York (FN), Sep. 24 – Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen said that Cambodia has continued to deploy thousands of her peacekeeping forces to undertake missions in countries in crisis, speaking at the 77th Session of UNGA on Friday (Sep 23) in New York, the United States.
“On peacekeeping mission, Cambodia has continued deploying thousands of her peacekeeping forces to undertake missions in countries in crisis. More than 15% of Cambodian peacekeepers serving in UN missions are "women", the premier underlined.
Samdech continued, “They are the role models, inspiring women and girls in often male-dominated societies to perform their rights and participate in the peace process.”
Since 2006, Cambodia has deployed 8,302 forces (580 are women) to carry out UN peacekeeping missions in nine countries – Chad, Sudan, South Sudan, Central African Republic, Lebanon, Cyprus, Syria, Mali, and Yemen.