On 21 September 2020, PIC and former trainees of the Fiscal Analysis Training Program (FACT) attended the virtual “Cambodian Day” event which was organized by Sida in Stockholm for Swedish authorities working in Cambodia, especially with Partnership for Accountability and Transparency (PAT) partners.
From 15 to 17 September 2020, the Parliamentary Institute of Cambodia attended the virtual regional workshop on the Human Rights Based Approach and Gender Equality, organized by the Sida regional office in Bangkok.
PIC’s second annual Parliamentary Diplomacy Simulation Exercise began on 7 September, 2020. Modeled after the upcoming 11th Asia-Europe Parliamentary Partnership Meeting (ASEP 11), this practical workshop is the final phase of this year’s PIC Regional Fellowship Program on Parliamentary Diplomacy (RFPPD), now in its second intake.
41st General Assembly of ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly: Parliamentary Diplomacy for a Cohesive and Responsive ASEAN Community
The General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) was held virtually from 8 to 10 September 2020 and hosted by the National Assembly of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, even amidst the global pandemic of COVID-19.
The series of training sessions held by PIC and focusing on basic communications, first held for the Senate staff, was repeated from Monday 29 to Wednesday 1 July, for staff from the National Assembly. The 10 participants were staff from the secretariats to parliamentary Commissions and the Women’s Caucus who are particularly involved in organizing public consultations and oversight field missions.