PUBLISHED: 27 August 2019

Youth employment

a. Establishing a National Youth Employment Agency responsible for providing job information, labor market information, provide career guidance and direction, and how to apply for a job to youth as well as organizing annual career forum. The agency also organizes the career forums at provincial, district, and communal levels. There are at least 7 job centers in 7 different provinces and MLVT is planning to have a least one job center in each provinces and capital throughout the country.

b. Labor Migration Policy for Cambodia 2015-2018: is a national policy with a rights-based and gender-sensitive approach. The policy seeks to protect and to empower migrant workers (currently around 700 000 workers working in Thailand, South Korea, and Malaysia). The MoU between Cambodia and Thailand and another one with Malaysia are being finalized and expected to be signed by the end of 2015.

Phnom Penh Post, 04 May 2015