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LEGAL TRAINING ON CONSUMER’S RIGHT PROTECTION IN THE DIGITAL ERA

Background

Cambodia’s Law on Consumer Protection promulgated via the Royal Kram No. NS/RKM/1119/016 dated 02 November 2019 aims to ensure the protection of consumers and to promote a good faith of competition. This law is applicable to all persons who practice a trade with the purpose for profit or not-for profit, which include the trade of goods or other services or real rights on immovable properties for consumers within the Kingdom of Cambodia, unless otherwise provided.

The trade practice or Business transaction is moving from traditional approach to digital approach in the contemporary world economy including Cambodia.  Electronic commerce and transactions have been developed and increased because technology has played a vital role. The Internet of Things (IoT) becomes a global infrastructure for the information society which enables advanced services by interconnecting physical and virtual things based on existing and evolving interoperable information and communication technologies (ICT).

Consequently, consumer’s rights have been violated, ignored or neglected by technology developers and entrepreneurs. Protection of privacy and personal data becomes a hot topic in this IoT era. Therefore, Protection of consumer’s rights in digitize age requires involvement from stakeholders 

For this reasons the Faculty of Law and Public Affairs of Paññāsāstra University of Cambodia(FLPA) and Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Cambodia will jointly organize the first-ever Legal Training on consumer’s rights protection in digital economy with the purpose to promote an awareness, teaching, discussion and researches on three MAIN TOPICS as follows:

  • Consumers’ Rights Protection 
  • Internet of Things: Connection and Protection in Digital Age
  • Consumer Privacy and Personal Data Protection 

Who Can Apply

The training is open for all applicants having the following criteria:

  • Professors of law or Business and ICT, legal practitioners, researchers or Master and PhD Students or entrepreneurs
  • Strong Commitment to participate in the whole training program
  • Be willing to teach, research and share knowledge with other peoples after the training

Application

All eligible applicants are invited to submit an online application form No Later Than the 5th of March, 2020.  Successful applicants will be notified for further information related to the training. 

For more information and details, please go to

https://www.kas.de/en/web/kambodscha/veranstaltungen/detail/-/content/legal-training-on-consumer-s-right-protection-in-the-digital-era

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Phannarith

Mr. OU Phannarith is one of the well-known cybersecurity experts in Cambodia and the region. He is the founder of the first leading information security website (www.secudemy.com) in Cambodia. He has been invited to present in global conferences, forums, and seminars and he was awarded in Information Security Leadership Achievements (ISLA) in 2016 by (ISC)2 and in December 2012 as one of the top 10 Chief Information Security Officers (CISO) in ASEAN by the International Data Group (IDG). Mr. OU has been the Professor specializing in Cybersecurity.

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