The Ministry of Interior and Transparency International Cambodia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to extend cooperation for 5 years in the first phase. 2 In the direction of implementing the "School of Governance Project" starting from 2021 to 2025.

The signing ceremony took place at the Himawari Hotel in Phnom Penh this morning with the participation of many government and civil society officials. Figure.

Pech Pisey, executive director of Transparency International Cambodia, told the Post today that the purpose of this collaboration was to build capacity together. Public officials and service providers on the topic of good governance and integrity for participation in strengthening public service delivery more effectively and Quality.

"This new project will also help drive technological progress," he said. Behind the capacity building of public services, capacity building of citizens and youth, this project will provide them with a program form "A digital connection that connects what they need and is responsible for providing or accessing public services."

Secretary of State for the Ministry of Interior Ngy Chanphal told the Post today that many achievements have emerged from the project. To improve the provision of public services to the people. In particular, the ability of officers to serve.

He said that because Cambodia is in crisis 19, the new project will be able to find new ways to provide services. Digitally to make the provision of services to citizens more efficient.

"This is an important thing with the contribution of development partners as well as civil society organizations in Cambodia to support "Government reforms to boost governance ensure greater efficiency."

Mr. Ngy Chanphal added that through the cooperation in the first phase, this project has contributed to strengthening the capacity of many Cambodian public officials. Duration of training, education, outreach. In particular, regular monitoring of the implementation of laws and activities of providing public services to citizens at the local level.

In 2016, Transparency International and the Ministry of Interior signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the School of Governance Phase Phase. 1 which was implemented for 5 years from 2016 to 2020.

Through this first phase of the project, Transparency International claims that officials working in 25 OWSOs have been received Training on providing public services to the people. Training for these officers was also conducted at OWSOs in eight cities. .

In addition, training on governance and public service projects was conducted to 52 target groups, including officials and A total of nearly 1,000 people have benefited from the benefits of capacity building in this training. This is according to the claim of Transparency International.

Mr. Pech Pisey and Mr. Ngy Chanphal jointly expect that the second phase of the project, which will continue to be implemented from now on, will lead to the Ministry Interior and Transparency International implement the activities that have not been achieved in the first phase to be successful, especially to solve All the challenges facing the provision of public services across the country.