US ambassador inaugurates youth advisory council
PHNOM PENH (Cambodia Herald) – US Ambassador William Todd congratulated the inaugural members of his Youth Council Friday as he welcomed the 15 young Cambodians to their first meeting at the embassy.
In addition to meeting the ambassador and other senior staff, the group engaged in team-building exercises and discussed a plan to advise the embassy on activities of interest to young people, a statement said.
Todd announced plans for the council after presenting his credentials in June. It aims to cultivate young leaders across Cambodia, engage youth on topics of interest and receive input on embassy programs and policies.
The embassy said it received more than 350 applications. The successful applicants were Meas Chansatya, Ung Chantra, Preung Sokun Osakphea, Srour Sorkunthika, Chin Sopheaktra, Sok Vanseka, Bo Channsorphea, Laim Len, Long Youpheng, Ouk Elita, Soeum Soren, Seat Ly Kheang, In Lina, Chea Vannak, and Lorn Seilboth.