Speech on the Occassion of the Opening of the 3rd Inter-Governmental Conference on Angkor

Excellency Chair of the Conference,
Excellency Ms. Aurélie Filippetti, Minister of Culture and Communications of Republic of France,
Excellency Mr. Yasumasa Nagamine, Deptuy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan,
Excellencies Co-Chairs of the ICC-Angkor,
Excellency Mr. Kishore Rao, Director of UNESCO World Heritage Center and High Representative of Madam Director General of UNESCO,
Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen!

It is my pleasure to attend the opening of this historic “3rd Inter-Governmental Conference on Angkor”. Cambodia indeed takes great pride in hosting this major


Speech on the Opening Occasion of the 37th Session of the World Heritage Committee

Excellency Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO;
Excellency Deputy Prime Minister Sok An, the Chairperson of the World Heritage Committee;
Excellency Katalin Bogyay, the President of the General Conference of UNESCO;
Excellency Alissandra Cummins, the President of the Executive Board of UNESCO;
Distinguished Guests, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen!

On behalf of the Royal Government and People of Cambodia, I would like to extend our warmest welcome to all of you, the Leaders of UNESCO and all the delegates from member countries of the World Heritage Committee, who are attending this 37th Session of the