CEO Lunch

Discuss on the Draft Law on the


Procedure of Labor Dispute

12th Sept 2017 | 11:30 - 14:00 | Himawari Hotel


The Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training (MoLVT) has recently hosted the tripartite consultation workshop aiming to collect the inputs from the tripartite stakeholders on the draft law on the Procedure of Labor Dispute Resolution.

After carefully review this draft law, CAMFEBA worries this new law shall create the pressure and consequence impact on the employer side and does not create the efficiency and effectiveness in labour dispute resolutions.

"Join us at this important private sector dialogue. We need the engagement of all sectors" 

We seek an immediate engagement from the Senior Management, Private Sector Representatives to join us to effectively advocate our employers voice into the

structure and development of this draft Law and learn about its possible implications.

CAMFEBA will carefully collect you opinions to put in the development of the recommendation paper and submit to the Minister of Labour and Vocational Training on this draft law.


• Provide an overview on the Labour Dispute Resolutions Procedure in Cambodia.

• Highlight the key critical impacts on the employers under the provision of the draft law.

• To collect additional inputs and recommendations from the industry head and business representative in the element of the draft law.

• Networking opportunity among members.

* The draft law Documentation Download



11:00 – 11:30 The arrival of guests and registration
11:30 – 11:40 Welcome Remark
  Lok Oknha Van Sou Ieng
  President of CAMFEBA
11:40 – 12:00 Preview the Draft Law on Procedures of Labour Dispute Resolutions
Mr. Sok Lor
  Secretary General of CAMFEBA
12:00 – 12:30 Experience Sharing on Effectiveness of Arbitration Council in Labour Dispute Resolutions
and the View on the new Draft Law Procedures of Labour Dispute Resolutions
  Mr. Men Nimith
  Executive Director of Arbitration Council Foundation.
12:30 – 13:00 Panel Discussion
Lok Oknha Van Sou Ieng
Mr. Sok Lor
Mr. Men Nimith
14:00 Closing
+ Once the registration is made, a seat is booked for you.
+ Cancellation is accepted at no charge if it is made before 11th September 2017.
+ Waived $ if made payment at the registration desk.
+ The discussion will be in English !
+ 30$ / person for members of CAMFEBA
+ 50$ / person for non-CAMFEBA members

   The price includes material and lunch

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Oknha Van Sou Ieng   Mr. Sok Lor  
Oknha Van Sou Ieng    Mr. Sok Lor
President, CAMFEBA   Managing Director, Sok Xing and Hwang Law and Policy Firm
I am the founding member of Cambodian Federation of Employers and Business Associations (CAMFEBA). Have been with CAMFEBA Executive Board since 2000 until now. Help started...    Mr. Sok Lor serves a Member / Secretary General of the Executive Board of Cambodian Federation of Employers and Business Associations.....
Oknha Van Sou Ieng

He is the President of Cambodian Federation of Employers and Business Associations (CAMFEBA) which represents all sectors of businesses including garment, shoes, hotel, construction, property developers and other business associations.

He is also Chairman of the Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) since its inception in 1995. Garment and shoes exports account for around 75% of Cambodia’s total export, and the sector contributes close to 20% of the country’s GDP.

Mr. Van is also a Member of ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ABAC), and Member of ASEAN Federation of Textile Industries (AFTEX).

Mr. Van also works closely with the government, representing the voices of the private sector in several committees. He is the Vice Chairman of National Training Board (NTB); Co- chair of the Government-Private Sector Working Group: the 7th Working Group dealing with Export Processing and Trade Facilitation; a Member of the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) Board; a member of the Committee on the Review of Cambodia’s Implementation of the UN Convention on Anti-Corruption Law; a member of the Inception Committee of the National Commercial Arbitration NAC.

As a businessman, his business portfolio includes insurance, garment, retails, country club, hotel, to restaurant businesses.

Mr. Sok Lor

Mr. Sok Lor serves a Member / Secretary General of the Executive Board of Cambodian Federation of Employers and Business Associations.

Mr. Sok is Managing Director of Sok Xing and Hwang law and policy firm. He has over 10 years of legal and executive experience in the private and public sectors. A recognized leader in labor and employment laws, he is called on by government to provide counsel on legal and policy issues at the intersection of labor market governance, economic legislations, and national investment promotion. He has mediated and helped enterprises and their employees settle some of the most complex and high-profile industrial conflicts in addition to having managed a broad range of M and A and project financing deals.

Before founding Sok Xing and Hwang, Mr. Sok was executive director of the Arbitration Council Foundation. As executive director, he designed and executed a diversity of international development law programs and private-public partnership projects, including with Sida, SDC, USAID and World Bank.

A member of the Cambodian bar association, Mr. Sok holds an LL.M degree from Harvard Law School, USA and an LL.B from Royal University of Law and Economics, Cambodia.



Mr. Men Nimith     
Executive Director, Arbitration Council Foundation    
Mr. Men Nimmith serves as Executive Director of the Arbitration Council Foundation and is the head of the Executive Management Team.He represents the interests of ACF...    
Mr. Men Nimith

Mr. Men Nimmith serves as Executive Director of the Arbitration Council Foundation and is the head of the Executive Management Team.

He represents the interests of ACF in communications with the tripartite partners (trade unions, employers’ associations and government, especially the Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training), civil society and private sector, donors, diplomatic missions and other stakeholders, beneficiaries and partners. He is also an arbitrator of the Arbitration Council; he has voluntarily suspended his arbitration duties while serving as Acting Executive Director.

He previously served as Executive Director of ACF (from 2005 to 2009); and worked with the European Commission, Cambodia; USAID/Cambodia; and UNTAC.

He was a PhD candidate and researcher at the University of Melbourne, Australia; and holds a Master Degree of Science from Northeastern University, Massachusetts, United States of America; Bachelor of Law from National University of Management, Cambodia and Bachelor of Public Administration from the Institute of Public Administration. He has received various awards including: AusAID Australian Leadership Award and U.S. State Department Fulbright Scholarship.






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