The Mekong Region in the Wake of COVID-19: Challenges and Prospects

The state alone cannot respond to the worst economic recession in decades. Recovery requires the participation of the private sector and civil society. This opens political space for non-state actors to get involved. In turn, a multi-stakeholder and whole-of-society approach have emerged as norms of political governance, contributing to regime legitimacy and political stability. https://asiasociety.org/policy-institute/mekong-region-wake-covid-19-challenges-and-prospects

Building a Sustainable, Inclusive and Resilient Cambodia

Khmer Times, 27 April 2020 “Reforming at home and making friends abroad based on the spirit of independence” has become the mainstream foreign policy strategy of Cambodia. Foreign policy is an extension of domestic politics. In addition to the foreign policy objectives stated in the Constitution, another critical objective of foreign policy is to create … Continue reading Building a Sustainable, Inclusive and Resilient Cambodia

In search of crisis leadership in coping with Covid-19

AKP, 23 March 2020 Uncertainties and disruptions are the current norms. Human beings are adaptive, especially in times of crisis. What matters most now is “crisis leadership”, a leadership that can swiftly and timely develop strategic foresight with practical actions. Crisis management needs strong leaders with strategic thinking and plans. We are looking for leaders … Continue reading In search of crisis leadership in coping with Covid-19

How should Cambodia respond to Covid-19

AKP, 18 March 2020 Making a move with critical preparedness, readiness and response actions is the only way to deal with pandemic diseases. Yesterday, the Ministry of Health of Cambodia announced that there were 21 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 in one day- making the total number of confirmed cases to 33. Most of the … Continue reading How should Cambodia respond to Covid-19