Cambodia is a major exporter of textile products and H&M is one of the largest buyers.
Of: Åsa Eriksson
In recent years, Cambodia has gone against a dictatorship. Independent media have been shut down, the opposition party has been banned and critics of the regime have been imprisoned. At the same time, we import clothes and other goods cheaply from the country. It is good that the EU is now changing its favorable trade agreement with Cambodia, writes the Social Democrats' trade policy spokesperson Åsa Eriksson.
March 23, 2020, Debate
Civil society in Cambodia has been strengthened with the help of Swedish aid. That is the opinion of the debaters who have evaluated 20 years of aid to the country.
Of: Henny Andersen, Joakim Öjendal and Karl-Anders Larsson
Swedish democracy aid has had a positive influence in Cambodia, despite the country's government becoming increasingly authoritarian. It is written by Henny Andersen, Karl-Anders Larsson and Joakim Öjendal, authors of a unique study that looks at support over a 20-year period.
June 25, 2019, Debate
Of: Louise Christianson
Before the Cambodia - Human Rights Exception seminar, I did not know much about the country, except that Cambodia had a history of colonialism and civil war, and that human rights are not respected. One of the speakers at the seminar is Thomas Hammarberg, who has been the UN Special Representative for Human Rights in Cambodia. He reproduces a short […]
December 6, 2018, Chronicle
Of: Kristina Henschen
For many people, going to work is life threatening. According to UN figures, 6 people die every day due to accidents and illnesses related to work. Today, on International Work Environment Day, we pay attention to the ugly jobs. That they may exist is a shame for the world, writes Kristina Henschen, head of Union to Union.
April 28, 2017, Debate
Of: Karl-Anders Larsson
Corruption in Cambodia existed long before aid was planned, but the influx of aid funds affects corruption and its effects. Short-sightedness and a lack of understanding of power relations make development a contributing factor. But for effective and situational assistance, it is possible to contribute to the fight against corruption, writes Karl-Anders Larsson, former embassy councilor in Cambodia.
July 14, 2016, Debate
Of: Annie Sturinge (f. Sturesson)
Last year, the poverty line was raised from $ 1,25 to $ 1,9 a day, but what does the measure really say about poverty? Social aspects, such as access to education and health, also affect the well-being of households. How we choose to measure poverty is very much a political issue, writes development economist Annie Sturesson.
May 24, 2016, Debate