Latest Activities and Outreach
The ECCC organized a public forum for 200 villagers, police, soldiers and students in the fomer Khmer Rouge stronghold Anlong Veng. Representatives from the Public Affairs Section, Office of the Co-Prosecutors, Defence Support Section and Victims Support Section participated in the forum which was held the house of former Khmer Rouge commander Ta Mok.
27 students and teachers from St. Ignatius' College in Adelaide, Australia visited the court and participated in an interactive training session with Deputy Co-Prosecutor William Smith.
340 Cham muslims from Kampong Cham province participated in the ECCC study tour on 26 June 2012. They were briefed by Press Officer Neth Pheaktra.
The Victims Support Section organized a workshop about gender sensitivity in transitional justice
Staff from the US Congress House Foreign Affairs Committee visited the ECCC on 14 June 2012. They met with Acting Director of Office of Administration Tony Kranh and Deputy Director Knut Rosandhaug, and attended the trial hearing in Case 002.
A group of 19 Students from College of Charleston (South Carolina, USA) visited the ECCC. They attended part of the Case 002 hearing, and was briefed by Public Affairs Officer Yuko Maeda.
300 people from Kampot visited the ECCC as part of the ECCC Study tour.
The Public Affairs Section and Victims Support Section distributed copies of the Duch Appeal Judgement and a compilation of statements of apology made by Duch during the proceedings to Survivors of S-21, S-24 and Civil Parties at Toul Sleng Genocide Museum on 18 May 2012.
23 high school students and teachers from from The Northwest School in Seattle visited the ECCC on 19 April 2012. They were briefed by Legal Communications Officer Lars Olsen and Alex Prezanti from the Defence Support Section.
Prime Minister John Key of New Zealand, leading an eight-member delegation, visited the Extraordinary Chambers in the Court of Cambodia on 21 November 2012. They met with Acting Director Tony Kranh and Deputy Director Knut Rosandhaug, and held discussions with Trial Chamber President Nil Nonn and Judge Silvia Cartwright from New Zealand to gain insight into the work of the tribunal, before touring the courtroom.
On this occasion, Prime Minister John Key announced a new pledge of NZ$ 200,000 to the court.
Prosecutor General H.E. Tran Quoc Vuong led a Vietnamese delegation that visited the Extraordinary Chamber in the Courts of Cambodia on 9 December 2010.
The delegation met with Acting Director H.E. Tony Kranh and Deputy Director Knut Rosandhaug, and was given a tour of the ECCC courtroom and detention facility.
A rare outreach mission to Preah Vihear Province, near the Thailand-Cambodia border, was conducted on 3-5 March 2013. Over 500 people from across the province gathered at a temple in Koh Ker, the one-time ancient capital of the Khmer Empire, to receive informational material and to hear a briefing about the work of the ECCC.
On 10 September 2012, the Public Affairs Section of the ECCC organised a sceening of documentary videos on the Khmer rouge era in the Muslim Cham village of Pongror, Chhlong district, Kratie province.
379 people attend the trial hearing in case 002 and 300 of them are students from Samrong district Takeo province.
The Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs, Senator the Hon Bob Carr visited the ECCC where he watched the trial proceedings in Case 002 accompanied by Judge Rowan Dowing. He also met with Acting Director of the Office of Administration HE Tony Kranh and Deputy Director Knut Rosandhaug.
Participants in Advanced International Training Programme in Human Rights, Peace and Security visits the ECCC
27 persons from Cambodia, Colombia, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Timor Leste participating in the Advanced International Training Programme in Human Rights, Peace and Security, financed by the Swedish Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), visited the ECCC and met with representatives from the Public Affairs Section and the Office of the Co-Prosecutors.
A group of 55 youth, teachers, school directors, local authorities and victims from Kampot, Takeo, Kampong Chhnang, Battambang visited the ECCC. They were briefed by Senior Assistant Prosecutor Chan Dararasmey and Press Officer Neth Pheaktra. The visit was organized by the NGO Youth For Peace.