The Advocacy and Policy Institute (API)
The Advocacy and Policy Institute (API) is a Cambodian non-profit and non-governmental organization which has a mission to serve the long-term democratic and social development needs of Cambodia through the provision of services in the areas of advocacy and policy development.
Access to Information Law Development
The Civil Society Organization’s A2I Working Group coordinated by the Advocacy and Policy Institute (API) is working together with the Government’s Access to Information Technical Working Group (A2ITWG) to support the legislative process. This collaboration will lead to the development of a culture of maximum information disclosure. API serves as a representative of the CSOs. As a member of the A2ITWG, API works to support the development of the Access to Information Law while serving in the Government Legislative Working Group.
For more detail on drafted A2I law please go to this link ( www.a2i.info.gov.kh ) and leave your comment to contribute your ideas to the draft A2I Law.
Recruitment of Boards Members
The Advocacy and Policy Institute seeks interested people who wish to serve as a member of its Board of Directors. Board member responsibilities include: approving and overseeing the mission, goals and strategic plans of API; approving and monitoring the finances of API; and supporting the API Director to ensure that API achieves its commitments to donors, civil society, and beneficiaries. API board members must have a strong commitment to support API’s mission, and to work within the framework of API’s Board policy. This is voluntary work and requires attending at least two meetings in Phnom Penh per year, as well as being available to advise the Director on issues of importance to API as needed and in a timely manner.
The Road Safety Grants Programme was initiated in 2012 as part of the RS10 project, funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies and managed and administered by the Global Safety Partnership. GRSP is a hosted project of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.
The purpose of the grants programme is to strengthen the capacity of NGOs to advocate for improvements in road safety policy and actions in order to reduce deaths and serious injuries as a result of road crashes.
The Advocacy and Policy Institute in partnership with the Road Safety Grants Programme recently held two public policy forums on drinking and driving in Kampong Speu and Kandal provinces.
Joint Statement on New Road Traffic Law in Cambodia
On behalf of NGOS Road Safety Working Group who is working on road safety sector, API have honor to inform you that nowadays the government is strengthening to enforce the New Road Traffic Law (NTRL) in whole country. This enforcement was negative and positive reacted by the public cause the government formed a group for amendment this NRTL. In order to contribute to effective strengthening law enforcement, we issued the statement to inform and recommend the government for decision making on this task. Please read the statement both Khmer and English.