CCC History

2017 - 2018

CCC is in the progress to implement New GHP Phase 3 (2017-2021)

Membership : 180

ExCom: Ms. Geetha Yoga (Hagar International), Mr. Michael Roberts (iDE), Ms.  Chhay Navy (GCT), Mr. Peter Bo Larsen (DCA), Mr. Mam Sambath (CIDSE/DPA), Ms. Bou Molika (AVI), and Mr. Vorn Samphors (Aide et Action).

Executive Director: Mr. Soeung Saroeun 

2015 - 2016

In 2016 Governance Hub Program Phase 2 were kicked off and Phase 3 (2017-2021) was initiated to meet emerging development trends.

Membership : 160

ExCom: Mr. Chat Sophiep (ChildFund Cambodia), Ms. Srey Sotheavy (ACT), Ms. Estelle Roesch (E&D), Mr. Pa Ngoun Teang (CCIM), Ms. Bou Molika (AVI), Mr. Michael Roberts (iDE), and Mr. Mam Sambath (DPA).

Executive Director: Mr. Soeung Saroeun.

2013 - 2014

CCC membership increased from 160 in 2013 to 190 in 2014.

ExCom: Dr. Sok Thim (CHC), Mr. Richard Winterton (VSO), Ms. Ros Sopheap (GADC), Ms. Keo Keang (Heifer),  and Ms. Bou Molika (AVI).

Executive Director: Mr. Soeung Saroeun 


Governance Hub Program Kicks off in January

ExCom: Mr. Kep Kannaro ( PADEK), Mr. Greg Auberry (CRS), Mr. Chan Monny Rath (FIDR), Ms. Caroline McCausland(ActionAid), Mr. Brian Lund (Oxfam America), Ms. Eleanor Loudon(AVI), Mr. Chan Vibol (LWD)

Executive Director: Mr. Lun Borithy.


CCC celebrates 20 years of serving the NGO sector in Cambodia. Turnover exceeds US$1million for the first time finance, IT and HR manuals all revised to fit new dynamism, and a customer charter introduced.

Commissioned two studies of Cambodia’s NGO sector, NGO Contributions to Cambodia’s Development 2004-2009, and 2010 Review of NGO Sector in Cambodia : Reflections, Challenges and Choices.

AusAID and the USAID Program on Rights and Justice (PRAJ) favored NGOs applying for funding that are participating in the NGO GPP Voluntary Certification System(VCS).

CCC represented Cambodian CSOs in the First Global Assembly of the Open Forum for CSO Development Effectiveness – elected to its Global Facilitation Group.

Membership: 122

ExCom: Dr. Sam Inn(LWD), Mr. Kep Knnaro(PADEK), Mr. Greg Auberry (CRS), Mrs. Ros Sopheap (GAD/C), Ms. Carol mortensen (Child Fund), Mr. Brian Lund (Oxfam America), Dr. Graham Storer (VBNK)

Executive Director: Mr. Lun Bonthy.

2008 - 2009

CCC successfully gained NGO good practice certification.

Five years strategic plan developed (2009-2013) with redefined vision and mission

Lead multi-stakeholder discussions on the proposed Law on Associations and NGOs

16 local NGOs certified as good practice NGOs

Re-activation of learning forums

Broadened discussions on NGO development effectiveness

Membership: 114

ExCom: MamSambath-DPA, Haldy Ear-Dupuy-WVC, Mary Flood-AVI,Pen Sharak Pheap-CARE, jennifer Thompson-CONCERB, Kou Naren-FRORUM SYD, Carol Mortensen-CHILDFUND, Chhuon Vuthy-LWF Executive Director,Lun Borithy

2004 - 2007

NGO Good Practice Project(NGO GPP) started as pilot and nurtured into a mature project.

Coordinated further discussion on NGO Law

Code of Ethical Principles and NGO good practice certification established.

Membership: 98

ExCom: Keng BunChhoueth-CWS, Ruth Chinte-LWF, Ann Stickler-ADRA, Richard Copeland HU, Um Yapin-CONCERN, Kang Sosato-CARE, Jonas Noddekaer-DCA, Ouk Vandeth-LAC , Nastaran Moosavi-OCKENDEN, Mam Sambath-DPA, Rikio Kimura-FHI/C, Sem Souphoan-WVI, Paul Roelofsen – ZOA.


ADI Project new three year phase (2003-2005)

CCC/CDRI: Provincial Governor-NGO Seminar

NGO Capacity Building Practices Survey

Coordinated discussions in labour migration

Membership: 101

ExCom: Josephine Babour-CWS, Frank Reimann-ADRA, Bernard Crenn-DTW, Richard Copeiand-HU, Kenf bunchhoueth TEARFUND/CORD, Hourth Khieu-CARE, Carol Mortensen-SCA

2000 - 2002

CCC negotiated MOU content with the RGCADI Project gained increased visibility GAD/C become independent.

CCC and RGC finalized discussions on MOU

Membership: 100

ExCom: Steven Sharp-PACT, Kasem Kolnary-QSA, Prak Sokhny-ACR, Robbert Van De Beng-CONCERN, David Mueller-LWS, Navy Chan-CRWRC, Granham Lang-VSO, Justin Byworth-WVI-C, Prem N. Kumar-TAF, Bemard Crenn-DTW, Dim Vy-HAI, David Leege-CRS, Patty Curran-MCC, Carol Mortensen-SCA


Combined effort on NGO Statement to CG Meeting (CCC, NGO Forum and MEDiCAM)

Analyzing Development Issues (ADI) Project started

More INGOs localized and support LNGOs

Membership: 94

ExCom: Steven Sharp-PACT, Kasem Kolnary-QSA, Howard Jost-CWS, Prak Sokhany-ACR, KonoSatoko-SHARE, Jenny Pearson-VBNK, Graham Lang-VSO, Murray Millar-ADRA


Focus on rebuilding relationships with RGC on issues of SPA, NGO Law, Aid Coordination

GAD Project expanded

Analyzing Development Issues (ADI) Project in development phase

Membership: 79

ExCom: Brain Smith-SCF-UK, Jenny Pearson-VBNK, Howard Jost-CWS, Helen Clarke-AFSC, Chamroeun Mudita-CIDSE, Karen Hill-SCA, Nuy Bora-SKIP

Executive Director: Ms. Carol Strickler.


GAD Project started

CCC leads successful NGO input at CG Meeting

MoFA introduces draft SPA for INGOs

Membership: 71

ExCom: Jaisankar Sarma-WVI, Marc Bonnet-HI, Regna Pellicore-MARYKNOLL, Grahham Miller-CARE, Audrey Cornish-QSA, Karen Hill-SCA, Mark Willson-FHI


Cambodian NGOs Increase /emerging LNGO networks

New development analyst appointed

Increased support to government and Cambodia from UN, IO and multi and bi-lateral agencies

Gender and Development (GAD) project approved

CCC Publications expanded

Membership: 58

ExCom: Jaisankar Sama-WVI, Astrid Hoim-REDD BRNA, Hoy Rumduol-SKIP, Andrey Cornish-QSA, Pan Putheavy-IWDA, Marc Bonnet-HI, Sue Leonard-PACT.


Development Analyst (DA) Project funded

New executive director appointed

Cambodian assistant director hired

Discussions on NGO Law and Aid Effectiveness

Coordination of NGO inputs in CG meetings

NGO project database set up


ExCom: Dave Saumweber-CIDSE, Peter Annear-SCFA, Pascal Simon-HI, Pan Putheavy_IWDA, Luise Aherns-MARYKNOLL, Paddmananbhan Vishaiashi- OXFAM UK, Toshihiro Shimuzu-JVC, Mats Mellin-FORUM SYD, Sigmund Karistrom-REDD BARNA, Mic hael Petra-PADEK, Huy Rundol-SKIP, Eva Mysliwiec-CDRI, Sue Leonard-PACT, Cathy Beacham-CARE, Anne O’Mahony-CONCERN

Executive Director: Ms. Carole Garrison.


Increase in new NGOs – CCC role and services expanded CCC welcomed NGO Forum to Cambodia Charter revised and membership increased Year of “Committees”

Membership: 63

ExCom: Tim Williams-CARE, Janet Ashby-LWS, Marie Smith-CIDSE, Aiko Nishi-JVC, Steve Thorne-CDRI


Explosion of local NGOs

Local NGO federation established

Membership: 54

ExCom: Jim Noonan-MARYKNOLL, Linda Hartke-CWS, Liz Holmes-IWDA, Sochua Leiper-KHEMARA, Tonie Nooyens-OXFAM UK

Executive Secretary: Ms. Sally Lowe


Explosion of International NGOs coming to Cambodia First local NGO established UNTAC arrived

CCC coordinating NGO papers to ICORC

Membership: 51

ExCom: Jonathan Clemens-MCC, Per Egil Wam-REDD BARNA, Sandy Cross-SCFA, Oneste Carpene-ACR, Brian Veal-CIDSE, Bonoit Denise-HI, Thierry Kesteloot-PADEK


CCC formed for the purpose of COPERATIONS AND COORDINATION

CC receives formal accreditation from SOC

First Executive Committee elected

First Executive Secretary hired


ExCom: Jonathan Clemens-MCC, Norbert klein-LWS, Sandy Cross-SCFA, Oneste Carpene-ACR, Thierry Kesteloot-PADEK

Executive Secretary =: Ms. Deboran Brodie


Influx of International NGOs coming to Cambodia – mainly with the Government NGO Forum on Cambodia outside of Cambodia

Ideas turned into action to create CCC as an NGO coordinating body period of international isolation of Cambodia only a few NGOs and UN agencies present


ExCom: Mr. Brett Ballard-AFSC, Norbert Klein-LWS, Jill Arace-OXFAM UK, Oneste Capene-ACR.

Event Calendar
24 Jun 2024, LFR Training course 2
11 Jul 2024, Awareness Workshop on International Financial Reporting Standard No.18 for Not-For-Profit Entities (IFRS 18 for NFPEs) and Accounting and Auditing Obligations for NFPEs