Past Events




2015 Development Research Forum Symposium
2015 DRF Symposium on “Building Research Capacity for Cambodia” will be organised on 15-16 September 2015 by a partnership of the Cambodia Development Resource Institute, Cambodia Economic Association, The Learning Institute, National Institute of Public Health, Royal University of Agriculture, Royal University of Phnom Penh and the Supreme National Economic Council, with support from the International Development Research Centre of Canada. A call for presentations will be posted soon. For more information: Concept Note   | Call for Research Presentations | Tentative Programme 11 Sep |


Policy roundtable: Medical Professionalism in Cambodia: Issues and Way Forward
Policy roundtable on “Medical Professionalism in Cambodia: Issues and Way Forward” will be organised by CDRI and National Institute of Public Health (NIPH) with the support of the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) of Canada, 26 August 2015, Phnom Penh Hotel. The roundtable will bring together policy makers, leaders, influencers, academics, researchers and medical professionals to debate the issues and challenges in medical professionalism in Cambodia. Download tentative programme. If you wish to join the event, please submit your request to Ms. SRY Bopharath at

Policy Dialogue: Cambodia-China Cooperation - Opportunities and Challenges
Hosted by Chinese People's Association for Peace and Disarmament (CPAPD), Embassy of the People's Republic of China in the Kingdom of Cambodia and Cambodia Development Resource Institute (CDRI) on Friday 26 June 2015 at Intercontinental Hotel, Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Participation in this event is by invitation only. If you are interested, please contact CDRI Office.  Click here for the programme


ASEAN Economic Integration 2015 Symposium
Scholars, researchers, policymakers, civil society and NGO activists, and university students are invited to attend  ASEAN Economic Integration 2015 Symposium which will be held on Wednesday, 8 April, 2015, from 2:00- 6:00 pm at Toul Kork Center, No. 51, Street 315  (located between AUPP and CDRI). Entrance is free, but please reserve a seat by sending an email to: Click here to view description and agenda of the symposium.

New Publication: Cambodia Education 2015: Employment and Empowerment
This study offers a snapshot of Cambodia’s educational landscape, encompassing several main topics: getting to grips with the skill gap; aiming high through higher education; shaping and scaling up TVET; securing secondary education; meeting basic learning needs through primary education; and lifelong learning through preschool and early childhood development. This volume was prepared with the interests of policymakers, especially from the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport, and their development partners in mind.  Click here download full publication

Outlook Conference: AEC 2015 and Beyond - Our Reform Agenda
The Cambodia Outlook Conference, this year on the theme AEC 2015 and Beyond: Our Reform Agenda, was held at Hotel Sofitel, Phnom Penh, on 5 March 2015. The Cambodia Outlook Conference is a partnership of CDRI and ANZ Royal. For further information, you can download programme and watch interviews with HE Dr Sok Siphana, Chairman, CDRI Board of Directors and Mr Grant Knuckey, CEO, ANZ Royal.   Related materials...



Roundtable: Improving Working Conditions in Garments in the Mekong
With the support of IDRC, CDRI hosted a roundtable on "Improving working conditions in the Mekong’s Garment Sector” at the InterContinental Hotel, Phnom Penh, on 26 March 2015. The main objective was to promote the debate on the impact of labour standards (minimum wages, working conditions, health and safety, environmental) compliance in global supply chains on businesses and workers. Distinguished speakers and expert panelists delivered key policy messages to researchers, policymakers, private sector and civil society representatives from different countries. Watch Webcast: Website URL:  |  Twitter: @jobs4asia  | Hashtag: #jobs4asia | Time and date: Thursday March 26, 2015, 9 AM Indochina Time


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