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Cambodian Country Report: International Conference on Population and Development

The report is part of the response of the Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) to the request of the United Nations system requested by 65/234 - Follow-up to the International Conference on Population and Development beyond 2014 - to member states to undertake the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) Review to assess implementation of the Programme of Action (POA) at country, regional and global levels.

The objective of this report is mainly to identify progress and achievements towards the goals set out in the landmark ICPD, as well as the constraints faced therein in the implementation of the Programme of Action at national and sub-national levels.

Since the adoption of the Programme of Action (PoA) of the (ICPD) in 1994, the Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) is deeply committed to achieving inclusive economic growth, fully integrating the country into the ASEAN, pulling the country out of its Least Developed Country (LDC) Status, and also achieving social development targets, including the Cambodia Millennium Development Goals (CMDGs). The achievements included a great deal on many prioritized areas aspects: Public Health including Reproductive Health and Family Planning, Sanitation, HIV and AIDS, Youth Development, Agriculture and Food Security, Irrigation and Water Development, Education, Science and Technology, Transport Infrastructure, Climate Change, Natural Resources and Environmental Management, Rural Development, Energy, Mining and Industrial Development.