World Economic Forum
The World Economic Forum (WEF) is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas. Incorporated as a not-for-profit foundation in 1971, and headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, the Forum is tied to no political, partisan or national interests. Pierre Tami has been engaged and involved in WEF for many years as a business leader.
The Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship provides unparalleled platforms at the regional and global level to highlight and advance leading models of sustainable social innovation. It identifies a select community of social entrepreneurs and engages it in shaping global, regional and industry agendas that improve the state of the world in close collaboration with the other stakeholders of the World Economic Forum.
PovertyCure is an international network of organizations and individuals seeking to ground our common battle against global poverty in a proper understanding of the human person and society, and to encourage solutions that foster opportunity and unleash the entrepreneurial spirit that already fills the developing world.
Swiss Hotel Management School – Lucern
The Swiss Hotel Management School – Luzern (SHL) is a hospitality management education centre in Switzerland renown nationally and internationally for its practice-orientated approach to learning. The SHL is the Academy of Culinary Arts-Cambodia’s technical training partner.
The International Business Chamber of Cambodia
The Chamber is a forum for international and local businesses and business associations with an interest in Cambodia to work together. It fosters constructive relations with the Royal Government of Cambodia to promote policies, laws and regulations conducive to development of the business environment, promotes corporate social responsibility and good governance to enhance the international reputation of Cambodia’s business community and engages in other initiatives that encourage and support foreign investment and business in Cambodia.
The National Employment Agency
The National Employment Agency was established in 2009 by the Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) as a Special Operating Agency (SOA) under the jurisdiction of the National Training Board (NTB) headed by H.E. Dr. Sok An, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister in charge of the Office of the Council of Ministers. The NEA has two important mandates: to provide employment services and labour market information to job seekers, employees, employers, education and training providers, policy makers and planners, and the public. In 2010, the NEA was assigned by the RGC as “the Designated Statistical Unit” to be responsible for developing a labour market information system in Cambodia. In an effort to provide better and more efficient services, the NEA has set up two convenient options: an online service accessed at www.nea.gov.kh and Job Centers offices which are located in Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, Battambang, Kampot, Svay Rieng, Kampong Cham and Takeo Provinces. Since 2010, the NEA has has collected and disseminated 196,268 job vacancies, registered 55,216 job seekers, and placed 6,417 successful candidates into various industries.
As a part of its annual Trafficking-in-Persons (TIP) Report, the US Department of State awards individuals around the world who have devoted their lives to the fight against human trafficking with the TIP Report Hero Acting to End Modern Slavery Award. In 2004, Pierre Tami was honoured as a TIP Hero for his work supporting victims of human trafficking in Cambodia.
The TIP Heroes often include NGO staff, government officials, lawmakers and police officers, who are committed to ending modern slavery. These individuals are recognized for their tireless efforts, despite resistance and opposition, to protect victims, punish offenders, and raise awareness of ongoing criminal practices in their countries and abroad. To date, more than 110 individuals have received this award.
The U.S. Department of State has produced the Trafficking in Persons Reports (TIP Report) since 2001. Required by law under the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA), the TIP Report provides as assessment of the efforts by foreign governments to combat human trafficking. The TIP Report is released in Washington, D.C. each June.
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