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NGO Forum on Cambodia

Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Joined May 2022

The NGO Forum was established in 1980s, an umbrella organization of networks of NGOs working on land and natural resource management for sustainable, equitable and inclusive development.

Presence in: Cambodia
Focus: Community / Customary Land Rights, Community Organizing, Community Paralegals, Environmental Justice, Ethnic / Religious Minorities' Rights, Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Housing Rights & Informal Settlements, Indigenous Peoples' Rights, Livelihoods, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Policy Advocacy, Protection & Safety, Right to Information

The NGOF was localized in 2012 and registered with Ministry of Interior (Sor Cho Nor #304 issued on 07 March 2012 by the MoI). The organization has capitalized on opportunities to build closer ties with the government, strengthen its mandate, and collectively represent the voices of communities-based organizations and NGOs for consultation with government and other key stakeholders. Key accomplishments have been noted by the recent strategic evaluation in the areas of environmental stewardship and governance, land security and customary tenure.

The NGO Forum’s vision is: Cambodian people live in peace and enjoy equitable, sustainable and inclusive development.

The NGO Forum’s mission is: to coordinate and equip members, networks of NGOs, CSOs, and other stakeholders in actively engaging in policy dialogue and advocacy to ensure equitable, inclusive and sustainable development in Cambodia.

The NGO Forum’s strategic goal is: Well-equipped citizens and CSOs influence and monitor law and policy development and implementation processes, and are enjoying more equitable, inclusive and sustainable development.

The NGO Forum’s core values are: equity, inclusion, partnership, human rights, peace with justice, transparency, and accountability.

The NGO Forum has five strategic Objectives:
1 NGOF supports sustainable and equitable governance of natural resources including climate justice and agriculture.
2. NGOF promotes pro-poor & inclusive national development planning and public financial policy.
3. NGOF helps to secure access to land tenure and housing rights.
4. NGOF engages in effective advocacy supported by research, communications, and PMEAL.
5. NGOF enhances its Secretariat role through good governance, effective management, and capable administration.

People Associated With This Organization

Sophea Pheap

Cambodia  
NGO Forum on Cambodia (Unverified)
Joined May 2022
Interests: Community / Customary Land Rights, Community Organizing, Community Paralegals, Environmental Justice, Ethnic / Religious Minorities' Rights, Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Housing Rights & Informal Settlements, Indigenous Peoples' Rights, Livelihoods, Policy Advocacy, Protection & Safety, Right to Information
PHEAP Sophea is a program manager of natural resource governance program. The Program has been coordinating three networks to look at the critical component of natural resources including land, forest, and water, for the benefit of all Cambodian people including indigenous communities to ensure proper stewardship in pursuit of environmental justice for all Cambodians.

Sophea has 7-year managerial experienced as a member of management team of the membership-based organization. Impressive background of oversighting on the NGO network coordination for policy dialogue for sustainable and equitable land and natural resources governance respecting to rights of Indigenous Peoples and local communities. 4-year experience in strengthening capacity and building partnership of state and non-state actors for good governance and social accountability in the government project funded by the World Bank. 4-year experience working at grassroot level to empower local communities and vulnerable people to own their development and livelihood through right-based approach.

Sophea is holding Executive Master in Development Policies and Practices (2020), the Graduate Institute Geneva, Switzerland, Master in Development Management (2010), the Norton University; meanwhile, he also graduated Bachelor degree in Agricultural Economics & Rural Development (2005), the Royal University of Agriculture. Moreover, he can speak, read, and write English well, as he completed Associate degree in English (2005), the Human Resource University. He is computer literate and have experience of using Word, Excel, Advance Excel, Access, and virtual meetings as required.

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