Cambodia was a state member of IUCN from 1958 to 1990. After a brief period of inactivity in Cambodia, in 1992 IUCN re-opened Liaison Office through UNESCO, then establishing its own Project Office in Phnom Penh until the present. Cambodia has not re-joined as state member of IUCN yet.

IUCN Cambodia develops stronger partnerships with the government and stakeholders which allow the conservation and protection of Cambodia’s environment. To ensure that the ecosystems and natural resources of Cambodia are effectively conserved and sustainably utilized in an equitable manner that contributes to the socioeconomic development of the country.

Current projects implemented in Cambodia include:

  1. Building Resilience to Climate Change Impacts – Coastal Southeast Asia (BCR)
  2. Mekong Water Dialogues (MWD)
  3. Mangrove for the Future (MFF)
  4. Strengthening capacity of fishing communities in the Tonle Sap to manage their natural resources sustainably (NSA)
  5. Building river dialogues and governance (BRIDGE)

More information, please visit IUCN Cambodia website


Kimsreng Kong
Senior Programme Officer
IUCN Cambodia
Tel: +855 (0)12 888 847

Chenda Say
Communications Officer
IUCN Cambodia
Tel: +855(0)77 842 988