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About CAN អំពីខែន
« on: March 20, 2013, 01:48:52 PM »
Cambodian Academic Network (CAN)

Code of Ethics

1. What Is CAN?

Cambodian Academic Network (CAN) or simply called CAN is a non-formal, nonprofitable, non-governmental, non-political, non-religious, researching and educational society founded in August 2008 by a group of Cambodian scholars and researchers
from around the world. CAN is a central hub of Cambodian intellectuals, researchers, graduate students, professors, teachers and professionals residing around the globe.

CAN envision a just, peaceful and sustainable Cambodian society in which
people live with full dignity and wisdom. To achieve this goal, Khmers must unite,
inspire and share.

CAN’s mission is to build a vibrant, creative and productive network of scholars
and researchers. CAN aims to be the largest pool of Khmer think tankers focusing on
sharing and researching a myriad of issues of contemporary and historical significance
in order to positively influence the public mind and shape the society.

2. Who is CAN?
CAN has been established by a group of Cambodian students and academics.
- Mr. Chanroeun Pa, Founder and Administrator
- Mr. Sophan Seng, Co-founder and Administrator

Advisory members:
- Venerable Master Yos Hut Khemacaro
- Dr. Supote Prasertsiri
- Dr. Solang Uk
- Dr. Samnang Sun
- Mr. Perom Uch

3. Objectives
The main objectives of CAN are:

1) To develop a network of Cambodian educators, scholars, researchers, students
(graduated, current and prospective students) including the experts on
Cambodia for long term cooperation and exchange of ideas, academic
provision, and social participation;

2) To gather, catalogue and disseminate multilingual (Khmer, English, Chinese,
French, Vietnamese, Thai, etc…) academic papers and documents on, and of
interest to Cambodia and its region in order to assist researching, learning,
teaching, and publishing in Cambodia;

3) To foster friendly relations among Cambodian scholars and the experts on
Cambodia around the globe;

4) To capitalize human resource for sustainable and equitable development in the
contemporary competitive world in all fields such as social, culture,
economic, politics and technology in Cambodia, and

5) To centralize the hub of academic communication among informed citizens
that can provide backup documents to Cambodian main institutions focusing
on social, economic and political issues in the contemporary world.

6) CAN aims to set up a proper think tank institution in Cambodia and its
branches around the world with the help of its members.

7) CAN aims to organize regular workshops and conferences at convenient
locations where researchers and professionals can share information with the
public about their Cambodian research interests and findings.

8) CAN aims to set up its presence online as a main gateway for people to access
information and materials on Cambodia and its related issues.

4. How to Become CAN members?
The membership is free and purely based on personal interest. To become a
member of CAN, please send an email to CAN Moderator or make a request at or

5. Code of Ethicsfor Communication in CAN (
All CAN members are expected and encouraged to share the values as follows:
1) Agree to disagree, respect the diversity of opinions and make response in a
courteous and professional manner;
2) Communicate in a way free of harassment or humiliation;
3) Be considerate in replying to the whole network to avoid unnecessary
congestion of emails (e.g. avoid replying to the whole group just to say “thank
4) Make utmost efforts to write precisely and edit the text thoroughly to avoid
unnecessary misunderstanding and misinterpretation;
5) Abide by Cambodian norms and customs although some members do not mind
a liberal way such as being addressed without title;
6) Build a culture of sharing and giving within the group and beyond; and
7) Understand and tolerate other members’ different level of knowledge and
appreciate different academic disciplines so as to avoid unrealistic expectations
of each other;
8) Certain members may take up optional initiatives and be self-responsible for
them. These may include proposing ideas in writing for public decision
consideration, and raising fund for specific social purposes;
9) Do not use this network to be the place to attack or defame any institution or a
person you dislike;
10) Even though CAN network is a free place of expressing personal views and
opinions, CAN members are discouraged to use offensive, derogatory, and/or
contemptuouslanguage; and be courteous at all time;
11)Do not to useCAN as a marketing platform for profit making purposes; and
12)Be responsible for contents in one own correspondence. Opinions expressed in
CAN dialogue are those of the authors.

Approved January 10, 2013

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Re: About CAN អំពីខែន
« Reply #1 on: August 11, 2013, 01:52:14 PM »
See CAN's Code of Conduct in the PDF file