MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF CNCC
I am pleased to introduce the first issue of the Child Tracker published by the Cambodia National Council for Children (CNCC) with technical and financial support from UNICEF. The Child Tracker monitors and highlights the current situation of children in order to promote the development of timely, responsive national and sub-national policies and measures to address hindrances to a fuller realization of children’s rights. It provides a venue for transmitting children’s voices from the community to the national and sub-national levels, especially to the relevant ministries. The bulletin will be released regularly, at least two times a year, in Khmer and English, in both printed and electronic forms.
Cambodia has made commendable progress against its Millennium Development Goals (CMDGs). The following highlights key achievements and challenges identified by a survey conducted by the provincial focal staff of the Cambodia National Council for Children (CNCC).
WHY A CHILD TRACKER?
Since the ratification of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) in 1992, the Royal Government of Cambodia has made significant progress in