Events Hosted by CSHL

2019

“Women in the Law: Community of Practice (CoP) Concluding Event”

23 December 2019

On Monday, 23 December 2019, CSHL in collaboration with the Handa Center, and with the generous support of the British Embassy in Cambodia, organized the “Women in the Law: Community of Practice (CoP) Concluding Event”. This event was held with the purpose of giving participants of the CoP who have been through four-month of research training to present and showcase their research findings on various pressing women topics such as (1) Female representative in the management of higher education, (2) Female law students pursuing legal study and career field, (3) Domestic violence against women, (4) Sexual violence against women, (5) Cambodian female migrant working in construction sector in Thailand and (6) Rural female students pursuing higher education. Two of six female students under the Female Student Internship Placement Program also had the opportunity to share their personal views on challenges faced by female law students in pursuing legal profession.
Furthermore, this event was made even more meaningful with the presence of H.E. Ms. Tina S. Redshaw, Ambassador of the British Embassy in Cambodia to give the opening remarks and Ms. Margaret Ryan, Director of English Language Based Bachelor of Law Program at RULE who gave the keynote speech about her lifelong support for female students in pursuing higher education in Cambodia.
Following the keynote speech, the participants of the event had the chance to hear from a panel of leading female legal professionals from the Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia and law firms who share their opinions and experiences in pursuing and practicing legal profession in Cambodia.

 

 

 

 

5th Annual Conference on Comparative Human Rights Law

20 December 2019

CSHL hosted and organized its 5th Annual Conference on Comparative Human Rights Law on 20 December 2019, at RULE. The conference included three panel discussions under the themes: (1) gender and the right to food, (2) transitional justice and (3) women in contemporary society.

It was a great honor of CSHL that the open remarks were open by the managements of RULE, ELBBL, RWI and CSHL. The keynote speech on “Transforming Gender Paradigms in Cambodia through Human Rights Research” was conducted by Ms. Katrina Natale from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (Berkeley Law).

Finally, the conference could not successfully complete without generous support from RULE, RWI, and our partners particularly Demeter Project.

The objectives of the Conference were to:
- Provide an opportunity for academics and researchers to present their research findings or working papers for constructive review and feedback;
- Increase awareness, knowledge and understanding of recent human rights and humanitarian issues in Cambodia among students, academics, and legal professionals;
- Encourage broader discussion of human rights and humanitarian law issues;
- Share information and innovative, original ideas addressing human rights issues and identify future areas of research and/or reforms;
- Distribute internationally published research papers by the Center’s researchers and other partner institutions;
- Promote academic culture and human rights research in Cambodia; and
- Enable professional networking among people of similar interests.

 

 

 

 

Public Lecture Series 5
04 November 2019

 

 

 

 

Fourth Community of Practice (CoP) on Women’s Experiences in the Law
30 November 2019

 

 

 

 

Third Community of Practice (CoP) on Women’s Experiences in the Law
2 November 2019

 

 

 

 

Second Community of Practice (CoP) on Women’s Experiences in the Law
12 October 2019

The 2nd CoP of the British Embassy supported Women in Law (WiL) program was held on Saturday afternoon, 12 October 2019, at the Eden Park Restaurant conference room. The CoP is a key element of WiL that will produce the bulk of the research outcomes of the Project. More than 20 of those who registered interest at or after the Women in Law Forum were able to attend the 2nd CoP.

With the aim of providing practical support for the research being undertaken by groups of participants the Director of the Center for the Study of Humanitarian Law (CSHL), Mr Soy Kimsan commenced the CoP with a review of the first session and a presentation on academic writing, research ethics and strategies for building strong arguments. Ms Kum Somaly followed this with focused and lively session on gender mainstreaming.

The highlight of the afternoon were the presentations of the small group research projects. A variety of research topics under the theme of experiences, challenges and or barriers facing women in the legal professions, is being carried as part of the CoP element of the Women in Law project.
An overview of the beginning of the research journey is provided below, but please note, this is the result of initial discussions and all groups are working on refining their topics and focussing the research questions.

These initial presentations that were provided at the 2nd CoP promise some great outcomes that will be a significant part of the greater Women in Law project that will culminate in presentation of research and finding prior to International Women’s Day in 2020. The 3rd CoP to be held on 24th November (details to be advised) will include more detailed presentations from the groups on their research and the challenges and questions that are being raised.
An invitation is extended to all of those who have an interest in the Women in Law project or the research being undertaken, to attend the 3rd CoP ( even if it just to observe or find out more about the WiL project). Please contact the Center for the Study of Humanitarian Law via this Facebook page for additional information and registration.

 

 

 

 

First Community of Practice (CoP) on Women’s Experiences in the Law
22 September 2019

 

 

 

 

Forum on “Women in the Law”
28 August 2019, Himawari Hotel, Cambodia

 

 

 

 

Human rights practitioners from Africa visit the Center for the Study of Humanitarian Law

28 August 2019, RULE, Cambodia

 

 

 

 

Public Lecture Series 4 on “Effective Communication and Advocacy Skill”

30 July 2019, RULE, Cambodia

 

 

 

 

 

Public Lecture Series 3 on “Effective Communication and Advocacy Skill”

1 March 2019, RULE, Cambodia

 

 

 

 

 

Public Lecture Series 2 on “How to save the multilateral trading and investment system?”

11 February 2019, RULE, Cambodia

 

 

 

 

Public Lecture Series 1 on “How Laws and Policies Contribute to the Conflict Prevention in Resource Governance?”

18 January 2019, RULE, Cambodia

 

 

 

 

2018

"4th CSHL Annual Conference on Comparative Human Rights Law"
15 December 2018, RULE, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

On Saturday 15 December 2018, the Center organized its 4th CSHL Annual Conference on Comparative Human Rights Law with great success. The Conference was an opportunity to hear from Cambodian researchers about their research on contemporary human rights issues in three panel discussions: (1) constitutional rights, (2) women rights and (3) transitional justice. It was also a platform to discuss on the topics of human rights in administration of justice and the rights of displaced persons by our keynote speakers. The participation of more than a hundred of students and participants encourages broader interest and discussions on the issues in line with RULE’s policy of promoting quality research, publication and education.



 

 

 

Public Lecture Series 4 “The Role of Law in Contemporary Times: The Example of Labour Law”
25 October 2018, RULE, Phnom Penh

 

 

 

 

Workshop on "Anyone Can Write"
6-7 August 2018, RULE, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

The Royal University of Law and Economics (RULE) organized its annual training workshop under the theme of “Anyone Can Write”, from 6-7 August 2018. In parallel with the 2015-2018 Strategic Plan of RULE, the workshop is designed for RULE’s professors and staffs with the main objectives to motivate, enable and guide them to fulfill their goals of becoming professional authors. The training is conducted by Professor Christopher Lee, the founders and author of Human Development Specialist of the HEDC International. Along with the support of the Raoul Wallenberg Institute, it is the third year that the Center for the Study of Humanitarian Law also provides support in organizing and coordinating the event.

 

 

 

 

Public Lecture Series 3 "Cyber Warfare"
12 June 2018, RULE, Phnom Penh

 

 

 

 

Public Lecture Series 2 "American Indians and the Law"
7 May 2018, RULE, Phnom Penh

 

 

 

 

Public Lecture Series 1 "Business & Human Rights"
23 March 2018, RULE, Phnom Penh

 

 

 

 

2017

Public Lecture Series 4 "The Social Responsibilities and Roles of Universities"
15 December 2017, RULE, Phnom Penh

 

 

 

 

The 3rd CSHL Annual Conference

27 October 2017, RULE, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

 

 

 

 

Developing Research Proposals and Applying for Research Funding for Cambodian Professors at RULE
19 August 2017, RULE, Cambodia

In respond to a request by the Rector of RULE, the Center organized a Training Workshop on Developing Research Proposals and Applying for Research Funding on 19 August 2017 at RULE conference hall. There were approximately 60 Cambodian law and economics professors, who teach regularly at RULE, participating in the half-day training workshop. The purpose of this workshop is to introduce the participants to developing effective research proposals for either funding purposes or study leave, and how to approach research-funding applications. The training workshop was conducted by the Center’s Adjunct Professor with the support of the Center’s Researchers and staff.

 

 

 

 

Public Lecture Series 3 "Human Rights, International and Regional Norm Diffusion"
6 June 2017, RULE, Phnom Penh

 

 

 

Public Orientation on the Asian Peacebuilders Scholarship

30  May 2017, RULE, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

 

 

 

 

Public Lecture Series 2 "Brexit"
18 May 2017, RULE, Phnom Penh

 

 

 

 

Public Lecture Series 1 "Institution for Economic Development"
1 April 2017, RULE, Phnom Penh

 

 

 

Film Screening and Forum on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence during the Democratic Kampuchea Regime and Contemporary Cambodia

16 February 2017, RULE, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

 

 

 

The 9th Annual CSCL Conference on “the Cart and the Ox for the Building of a Social Common Sphere in the ASEAN Community

18 February 2017, RULE, Phnom Penh, Cambodia