The Cambodian Institute for Cooperation and Peace (CICP) is a policy-oriented, non-governmental think-tank that provides policy analysis and inputs for improving the policy making capacities of the Royal Government of Cambodia, especially for foreign and strategic policies. The institution conducts forums, researches, skills training, information dissemination campaigns, and formulates policy recommendations that may be presented to the policy makers. The institute's mission is twofold: 1) to enhance the ability and capacity of government officials and the public to make informed decisions about public policy by increasing dialogue and 2) to participate in and promote national, regional and international cooperation. CICP fulfills its mission through the following activities: sponsorship of lectures, workshops and international conferences on topical issues such as small arms, Cambodia's regional economic relations, national defense policy, ASEAN, the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) and civil society; training of Cambodian government officials and the public in negotiation skills, economics, international relations and ASEAN; research on international affairs such as Cambodia's foreign policy and the impact of ASEAN membership; publication of research results, institute activities and the work of other contributors; and development of institutional relationships with other organizations in Cambodia and abroad, such as ASEAN-ISIS and the Development Analysis Network (DAN).
Areas of focus
Founder gender: All male
Leader gender: Male Leader(s) (2020): Ambassador Pou Sothirak (Executive Director)
Leader gender: Male Leader(s) (2019): Ambassador Pou Sothirak (Executive Director)
Leader gender: Male