Cambodia has attended the 1st Consultative Group Meeting to prepare for the 3rd ASEAN Conference on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice.

Organised by the Thailand Institute of Justice, the meeting took place on Sept. 7-8 via Zoom with the participation of senior law officials from the ASEAN Member States, ASEAN Secretariat’s legal representatives and youth representatives.

The Cambodian delegation was led by H.E. Tanheang Davann, Director General of Justice Development of the Ministry of Justice and President of ASEAN Senior Law Officials Meeting (ASLOM) Leader of Cambodia.

In the meeting, the participants presented the concept papers for the 3rd conference, jail management in time of COVID-19 and assessment by youths attending the 2nd conference on the impacts of COVID-19.

They also exchanged views on the main topics of the conference, especially on crime prevention and criminal justice; and agreed in principle on how to respond to challenges related to crimes and criminal justice when ASEAN recovers from the COVID-19 crisis

They also discussed cyber crimes, justice reform and international cooperation for the discussion in the conference.

The 3rd ASEAN Conference on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice is scheduled to take place in the fourth week of August 2022.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press

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