6 April 2017
Signing ceremony of the GEReSH-CAM partnership agreements in Phnom Penh
April 6, 2017 - Phnom Penh, Cambodia
The Signing ceremony of the GEReSH-CAM partnership agreements took place on April 6, 2017, at the Royal University of Phnom Penh.
Dr. Joseph THACH represented the coordinating institution, INALCO. The ceremony was also attended by the cambodians members of the project, represented by H.E Mr Sivathana SAMEDY, Under-secretary of State at the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, Mr Sovath BONG, Rector of lRUFAi, Mr Chealy CHET, Rector of RUPP, MrSovanna SIENG, President of INE. AUF was represented by Mr Kravong IM, Head of Phnom Penh Office. Mr Marc SOURIS also participated as Representative of IRD in Cambodia.
Mr. Egbert WALTER, Deputy Head of Operations at the Delegation of the European Union in Cambodia and Ms Pascale Turquet, Cooperation Attachée at the French Embassy in Cambodia also participated and confirmed their support to the project.
The event got some publicity in Cambodian press and RFI. The journalists particularly noted a piece of good news for students and researchers : Means and resources will be deployed in order to develop and valorize research in the field of humanities in Cambodia. Research will be made more accessible thanks to GEReSH-CAM project that works toward building research competency.