The U.S. Engagements

Southeast Asia Strategy Act

This bill directs the Department of State to submit to Congress a strategy for engagement with Southeast Asia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). The strategy shall include various elements including (1) an identification of enduring U.S. interests in the region and efforts to bolster ASEAN's effectiveness; (2) a list of ongoing and planned initiatives to strengthen U.S. relationships in the region, including efforts to promote inclusive economic growth and energy innovation; and (3) a summary of ongoing efforts to promote human rights and democracy and strengthen the rule of law.

The Cambodia Democracy Act

Applies asset blocking sanctions to senior officials of the Government, military, or security forces of Cambodia that the President determines have undermined democracy in Cambodia or committed related human rights violations

The Global Magnitsky Act

The Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act authorizes the president to block or revoke the visas of certain “foreign persons” (both individuals and entities) or to impose property sanctions on them.

Cambodia Accountability and Return on Investment Act of 2019

No funds authorized for assistance to Cambodia may be made available unless the Department of State certifies to Congress that Cambodia has taken certain actions, including (1) strengthening regional security and stability, in particular in relation to the South China Sea and by enforcing sanctions against North Korea; (2) protecting its sovereignty from interference from China; and (3) respecting constitutionally protected rights and releasing political prisoners.

Our Volunteers

Men Nath

Chairman of
Board of Director

Kim Sok

Vice Chairman of Board of Director

Rita Sisowath

Member of Board Director

Vibol Touch

Executive President

Seng Eab

Vice President 

Bophia So

Public Relations, USA

Cambodia Democracy Council

We are an umbrella for activist groups who share our values and principles in promoting human rights and democracy, and strengthening the rule of law to Cambodia.

Cambodia Democracy Council


High Point, NC, US

About us

The Cambodia Democracy Council is organized and shall be operated on a not-for-profit basis and exclusively for social welfare within the meaning of Section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code (or the corresponding provisions of any future United States federal tax law). The specific purposes of this corporation are: Primarily focus on education and advocacy on important issues to promote human rights and democracy, and strengthen the rule of law to Cambodia by: (1) actively voicing our concerns on issues regarding human rights and democracy, (2) seeking supports from the United States lawmakers, the United States government, and the international community such as the United Nations (UN), the International Criminal Court (ICC), the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the European Union (EU), and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to hold individuals accountable for undermining human rights and democracy, and (3) seeking supports from Cambodian community around the world.

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