Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on Cambodia
New York, 7 August 2014
The Secretary-General welcomes the National Assembly of Cambodia's holding of sessions from 8 August with all members, including opposition parliamentarians. He also welcomes the reopening of Freedom Park in Phnom Penh and encourages the two main political parties in Cambodia to continue their efforts towards reform and strengthening of democratic institutions in a spirit of cooperation for the benefit of all Cambodians.
The Secretary-General also takes note of today's judgment by the Trial Chamber of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), which marks a momentous day for the people of Cambodia and for international criminal justice.
Statements on 7 August 2014
- New York, 7 August 2014 - Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on attacks on Yezidis and other minority groups in Iraq
- Bangkok, Thailand, 7 August 2014 - Secretary-General's message to 70th Session of the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific [delivered by UNESCAP Executive Secretary, Dr. Shamshad Akhtar]