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Swiss Cooperation Office for Cambodia
House 50, Street 334,
Sangkat Boeng Keng Kang I / Khan Chamkarmon,
P.O.Box 605,Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Tel: +855 23 21 83 05 / 21 82 09
Fax: +855 23 21 80 63
E-mail: phnompenh@eda.admin.ch

Swiss Cooperation Office for the Mekong Region and Lao PDR
192/1 Sibounheuang Road,
Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR
Tel: +856 21 251 794
Fax: +856 21 251 797
Email: vientiane@eda.admin.ch

Swiss Cooperation Office for Myanmar
No. 11, Kabaung Lane, 5 1/2 mile Pyay Road,
Hlaing Township Yangon, Myanmar
Tel : +95 (0) 1 512873 ,+95 (0) 1 507089 , ext. 19
Fax:+95 (0) 1 534754
E-mail: ygn.vertretung@eda.admin.ch

Swiss Cooperation Office for Vietnam (SDC/SECO)
16th Floor, Hanoi Central Office Building,
44B Ly Thuong Kiet Street,
Hanoi, Vietnam
Tel: +84 4 3934 6627
Fax: +84 4 3934 6633
Email: hanoi@eda.admin.ch

Mekong Regional Blog

Capacity Development –  The United Nations Women’s ‘South-East Asia Regional Program on Empowering Women Migrant Workers in Asia’ - Cambodia

Capacity Development – The United Nations Women’s ‘South-East Asia Regional Program on Empowering Women Migrant Workers in Asia’ - Cambodia

Labor Rights The United Nations Women’s ‘South-East Asia Regional Program on Empowering Women Migrant Workers in Asia’, supports migrant workers’ capacities in ASEAN countries. Switzerland supports the program through the Swiss Cooperation Office in Phnom Penh. In 2014, Mom Phon Monita was elected as President of the Cambodian Migrant Worker Solidarity Network. The network is a key organization running information campaigns and networking events for Cambodian migrant workers in Malaysia to strengthen their resilience against+ Read More
The Future of Vietnamese Banking – supported by Switzerland

The Future of Vietnamese Banking – supported by Switzerland

To celebrate 45 years of successful bilateral relations, Switzerland hosted an event on The Future of Vietnamese Banking. The event took place in Danang on April 14 2016. Economic development cooperation provided by Switzerland Since the early 90s Vietnam has been an important recipient of Swiss development aid. This cooperation has constantly evolved and has been transitioning from traditional development cooperation towards economic development cooperation under the management of the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs+ Read More
PEFA (Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability) Assessment in Danang, Vietnam in 2016

PEFA (Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability) Assessment in Danang, Vietnam in 2016

SECO is contributing CHF 7 million through WB to support strengthening the capacity of the executive bodies at central and subnational levels in policy making and implementation towards improved budget planning, execution, transparency, accountability, and sustainability. SECO’s support is in response to Vietnam as Middle Income Country (MIC) in a deer need to strengthen the performance of public institutions, with a particular emphasis on public financial management, enhancing transparency and responsiveness and improving public+ Read More
The Viet Nam Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index 2015 - Vietnam

The Viet Nam Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index 2015 - Vietnam

Hanoi – The fifth annual report of the Viet Nam Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI) 2015 was published on 12 April 2016. PAPI takes the perspective of citizens as end-users of public administrative services. The PAPI survey looks at six different dimensions of provincial governance and public administration. These include: participation at the local level; transparency; vertical accountability; control of corruption in the public sector; public administrative procedures; and public service delivery. PAPI sheds light on analytical+ Read More
Capacity Development – Mekong Regional Land Governance (MRLG) Project

Capacity Development – Mekong Regional Land Governance (MRLG) Project

Development of Networks The Mekong Region Land Governance Project, is a learning and alliance building project that aims at providing family farmers in CLMV countries, especially those belonging to ethnic minorities, with secure and equitable access to and control over agricultural land, forest, and fisheries. The Swiss mandated project brings together government, private and civil society reform actors to improve land governance in the Mekong Region. Face to face meetings, in a trusted environment, are+ Read More
Sixteen Lao agrobiodiversity products with high potential for food security and income generation - Laos

Sixteen Lao agrobiodiversity products with high potential for food security and income generation - Laos

Authors: Anonh KHAMHOUNG and Dirk VAN GANSBERGHE Being a center of origin for glutinous rice and harboring the largest reservoir of forest resources in Southeast Asia, Lao PDR is a global biodiversity hotspot. The national economy heavily depends on natural resources since a large part of the population relies on shifting cultivation, cultivating a broad range of local rice and other crop varieties and collecting and using an exceptional diversity of natural plants and animals+ Read More
Students of the Bophana Audiovisual Resource Center Feature at an International Film Festival in Switzerland

Students of the Bophana Audiovisual Resource Center Feature at an International Film Festival in Switzerland

Seven Cambodian film students visited Switzerland as part of an exchange program with Swiss students. They finalized post-production on a film they made in Cambodia in 2015. The film was made by students of both the Bophana Audiovisual Resource Center and the Haute école d’art et de design Genève (HEAD). It was enthusiastically received at an International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights (FIFDH) in Geneva from 4 to 13 March 2016. ‘Le+ Read More
Switzerland supports the Royal Government of Cambodia’s International Women’s Day Campaign, 8 March 2016

Switzerland supports the Royal Government of Cambodia’s International Women’s Day Campaign, 8 March 2016

This year, the Royal Government of Cambodia’s theme for International Women’s Day was: ‘Investing in gender equality is key for sustainable development’. The theme was well timed as it aligned with the new global development framework of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The campaign highlights the need to mobilize sufficient budget and human resources to successfully implement the SDGs, especially SDG Number 5: ‘Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.’ Currently,+ Read More
Cambodia and Switzerland sign a Framework Agreement on Development Cooperation

Cambodia and Switzerland sign a Framework Agreement on Development Cooperation

Phnom Penh, 15th March 2016 The Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Hor Namhong, and the Ambassador of Switzerland to Cambodia Ivo Sieber, today signed the ‘Framework Agreement between the Swiss Federal Council and the Royal Government of Cambodia concerning Technical, Financial and Economic Cooperation, as well as Humanitarian Assistance’. This Agreement provides the overall terms and provisions under which the Government of Switzerland engages in its development cooperation and technical assistance+ Read More
Capacity Development - Field Facilitators SHA - Myanmar

Capacity Development - Field Facilitators SHA - Myanmar

Promoting Participation The SDC Humanitarian Aid Field Office Mawlamyine in the Southeast of Myanmar, implements a fellowship program called “Southeast Infrastructure Rehabilitation Project”. The program has trained 29 young people from remote villages in Mon State to become a “Change Maker” at the local level. As community development leaders, they help carry out an important role in the implementation of infrastructural projects and village mobilization activities. Each fellow works closely together with a villager development+ Read More
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