On August 27, 2014, PUC students and PUC debaters had joined the discussion forum on the tittle of “Gender and Good governance” at TVC channel. There were four different universities such as Paññāsāstra University of Cambodia, Beltie International University, University of Cambodia and Phnom Penh International University had joined this debate.
In that occasion, the forum is opened by a honor speech of Mr. Ou Ratanak , Executive Director of PHD and member of the Secretary-General’s Network of Men Leaders. Moreover, there were five judges include Mr. Bot Gy, Chairman of the good governance of the Ministry of Interior, Mr. Cherk Lin, deputy director of the department of youth of the Ministry of youth and sport, Mrs. Kheoung Samnea , Deputy Director of Economic Development of the Minisrty of Woman affair, Mrs. Srey Soksokunthea, Program Director of Open Institute had given a fair judge to the debate team.
In the first round, University of Cambodia debate with Phnom Penh International University and the team that is going to the final is University of Cambodia.
Secondly, it was a turn for Paññāsāstra University of Cambodia to debate with Beltie International University under the topic “ The promotion of gender equality promotes good governance. PUC is the opposite site and Beltie International University is the support site. In that competition, Beltie International University won.
Finally, The winner in this meaningful debate competition is the debate team from University of Cambodia.
Even we can make only till the second round, Paññāsāstra University’s debaters still hopes to join the competition, even harder next time.
Reported by Ms. Chroeng Socheata
Phnom Penh 01 Sept, 2014