ADHOC Strengthen Harmonization in Local Communities


The Cambodian Human Rights and Development Association (ADHOC) provided a four-day training on the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) to members of local commune councils from Tboung Khmum province.

ADHOC Strengthens Alternative Dispute Resolution


The Cambodian Human Rights and Development Association (ADHOC) organized a training on 04 May 2015, which aims at strengthening the capacity of  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Officers.

Alternative Dispute Resolution Study Trip to Indonesia

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Between December 10 and December 15 2014, four ADHOC staff traveled to Indonesia (Lampoung province, Sumatra) to learn about the experiences of an international partner regarding Alternative Dispute Resolution. ADHOC staff who traveled to Indonesia where Mrs. Chhan Sokunthea, head of Women, Children’s and ADR Section, Mr. Ny Sokha, program officer of the ADR Section, Mrs. […]

Access To Justice Photo Exhibition

Access to justice is limited in Cambodia. High legal costs and the absence of an effective national legal aid system keep poor litigants out of court. Moreover, corruption and impunity are widespread. Judges are of­ten far from impartial with court decisions often biased towards the interests of the wealthy and powerful. In response to this, […]

Result of ADR Section in 2013

ADHOC’s Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) section became operational in 2013 after finalizing a mediation toolkit with financial and technical support by the Tilburg Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies of Civil Law and Conflict Resolution (TISCO) of Tilburg University in the Netherlands. The goal of the ADR section is to improve access to justice for the Cambodian […]

ADHOC’s Kandal Office Successfully Uses ADR Mechanism to Solve an Inheritance Conflict


Conflicts can occur when two parties do not want to understand each other. After a while the parties may become so entrenched that they cannot find a solution to their problem themselves.  Even so such situations are difficult to mediate, it does not mean that the conflict cannot be settled in a peaceful and just […]

ADR Objectives

The overall objective of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section is: To improve access to justice for the Cambodian people, contributing to small-scale conflict resolution The Specific objectives are: To strengthen in- and out-of-court dispute resolution mechanisms. To build dialogue and cooperation between the local authorities and grassroots communities.