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  • How Can Cambodia Help Build World Wide Web?

    Topic:
    1 – “The Role of Innovation in Digital Economy” How Cambodia Can Help Build World Wide Web by Mr. Mike Nelson, Vice President of Communications and Public Affairs of Asia-Pacific – Google Inc.
    2 – An Update on the Ministry of Commerce Reforms by H.E. Sun Chanthol, Senior Minister, Minister of Commerce.
    This workshop will be held on the morning of Thursday, Oct 01, 2014 from 8:00 am to 10:40 am – Institute of Technology of Cambodia (ITC).
    – Address: Russian Conf. Blvd. Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
    – Google Maps (ITC)
    – Hotline: Ms. Pon Sokuntheara, 017 27 67 13, Email: ponsokuntheara@gmail.com

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  • McCullin (2013) documentary screening at Meta House

    McCullin (2013)
    Directed by Jacqui Morris and David Morris
    Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

    Official blurb: This made-for-cinema documentary shows how Don McCullin created some of the latter twentieth-century’s most iconic images of man’s inhumanity to man. Working at a critical time in global photojournalism, he witnessed the change of ethos to publishing and editorial freedom for newspapers to print what they wanted, free from constraints of advertisers.

    He brought the impact and reality of human conflict to the general reader, going on war assignments sometimes with only twenty rolls of film. He was shooting with a respect for image now disappearing from the digital age; and we have shot our film on 16mm in order to compliment his work.

    Review from Cath Clarke, Time Out:
    Interviewed at home, McCullin, 77, comes across as a man possessed of moral conviction, direct and down-to-earth: ‘I’m not an artist or poet. I’m a photographer.’ His former editor at the Sunday Times calls him a ‘conscience with a camera’. And watching McCullin talk about the dignity of the people he photographs, I’m not surprised they let him into the most unimaginably harrowing moments of their lives. You would. McCullin also shows us some of his photos taken closer to home, some of Brits in deckchairs by the beach: ‘Eccentrics, you can get them by the busload here. I love it.’ What a man.
    Location: Meta House (on Sothearos Blvd, just south of Sihanouk Blvd).

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  • Communications Manager wanted by WWF

    From its origins as a small group of committed wildlife enthusiasts, WWF has grown into one of the world’s largest and most respected independent conservation organizations – supported by 5 million people and active in over 100 countries on five continents.

    WWF-Cambodia is looking for a qualified communications manager who will ensure the development and implementation of communications action plan for the WWF-Cambodia that is aligned to the WWF-GMP Communications Strategy and will support the Communications Director in the development and implementation of regional communications strategies, and communication with relevant network and private sector partners. The position is to be based in Phnom Penh.

    What you need:
    Required Qualifications, Skills and Competencies

    Bachelor’s degree communications, public relations, journalism, media relations or in relevant fields
    7 years practical experience in communications and public relations, 3 years of which should be in Cambodia
    Experience in developing the communications action plan for international organisation
    Leadership and management
    People management, coaching and capacity building/development
    Presentation, communications, and public speaking
    Networking and interpersonal
    Working on own initiative with minimum supervision and to stay on task
    Fluency in written and spoken English and local language
    Proficiency in MS Office

    Adhere to WWF’s values: Knowledgeable, Optimistic, Determined and Engaging.
    For detailed job description, please visit the Employment page of http://cambodia.panda.org

    Interested to apply?
    Email a cover letter and CV to WWF-Cambodia, #21, Street 322, Sangkat Beng Keng Kang I, Khan Chamkarmon, Phnom Penh or via email address: jobwwfcam@wwfgreatermekong.org with the subject line communications manager. Please state where you saw this advertisement.

    Deadline for applications: 19 September 2014.

    WWF is an equal opportunity employer and committed to having a diverse workforce.

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  • Nerd Night Special Edition Sept 8 @ CodeRed

    THE EVENT IS FREE but in order to manage high expected turnout, we’re asking you to register beforehand.

    A special edition of Nerd Night featuring speakers from the Phnom Penh community giving presentations in the Pecha Kucha format: 20 slides, 20 seconds on each. For Monday’s event, we’re partnering with Development Innovations, a USAID funded project to grow a community of innovators who tackle social challenges in Cambodia using technology powered ideas. Three speakers from the DI community will join the lineup, along with three speakers talking about less IT-focused topics (including, for instance, a choreographic analysis of Michael Jackson).

    Before Nerd Night, check out DI’s Innovations in Development Technology Expo Monday afternoon from 1:30 to 7 at their tech nerd high rise near Russian Market, featuring more than 20 civil society organizations and technology service providers sharing their latest inventions, as well as sessions with the Phnom Penh Google, Wikipedia, and other communities. Then come join the DI audience and the rest of the Nerd Night community as we take over one of Phnom Penh’s coolest kid clubs, CodeRED.

    Given the turnout we’re expecting at this event, we’re asking that you register for Nerd Night in advance on EventBrite. It’s still free! Just tell us you’re coming so we can reserve a spot for you.

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