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ASEAN Regional Mine Action Center Regional Workshop 2018

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Mr. Ny Nhar

Deputy Director of Victim Assistance Department


Speaker in Session 5. Lessons Learnt from the Integrated Approach to Victim Assistance


As Deputy Director of Victim Assistance Department for CMAA, Ny Nhar is in charge of the mainstreaming mine survivor and other persons with disabilities of 4 Projects/tasks (Assessment on Quality of Life Survey for mine survivors, mainstreaming the mine survivor at sub-national level, empowerment the rights and needs of survivor and other PwDs and the monitoring of the quality of life for survivor and other PwDs). Currently, CMAA are implemented the projects by developing and maintain the survivor network for 25 provinces which allows the CMAA to monitor and provide a comprehensive approach to improve the quality of life of survivors and other people with disabilities.

With over 10 years of experience as landmine monitor researcher and advocacy officer, Nhar is focusing on monitoring in access to services for mine victim and integrate it at community, and consultation to survivors. He worked for Jesuit Refugee Service in project Cambodian Campaign to Ban Landmine, Office assistant to Vocational Training Center for Persons with Disabilities, and assistant to country director of Jesuit Service Cambodia. He was widely contributed to international fora in mine action and victim assistance by attending to various meetings and workshops and took in role of co-chair of victim assistance committee of International Campaign to Ban Landmine (ICBL) in 2006-2008. Furthermore, he acts as a national focal point on disability in Cambodia for the ICBL in supporting the network teams on advocacy and monitoring in Cambodia. Since he works for CMAA, he has developed project and provided support to Victim Assistance programs implemented in Cambodia.

Nhar holds a master's degree in Business Administration and a bachelor's degree of Science in Chemistry and done with numerous of short courses skill in management, project and proposal development, monitoring and evaluation, and Training of Trainer (ToT) of disability rights.

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