Founder & Chairman, Cambodian Institute for Cooperation and Peace / Supreme Privy Counselor to His Majesty the King, Cambodia
His Royal Highness Norodom Sirivudh is a member of the Constitutional Council, Privy Counsellor to His Majesty the King, Founder & Chairman of the Board of Directors, Cambodian Institute for Cooperation and Peace (CICP).
His political career began in 1971 when he joined the Paris-based royalist movement, GRUNC/FUNK (Gouvernement Royale d’Union Nationale du Cambodge / United National Front of Kampuchea).
In 1981, he joined the National United Front for an Independent, Neutral, Peaceful and Cooperative Cambodia (FUNCINPEC).
In 1988, he left France for Thailand where he was appointed Chief of FUNCINPEC’s Humanitarian Department.
On Nov 7, 1991, he returned to Cambodia for the first time in 20 years, as Chief Survey Mission on behalf of Prince Norodom Ranariddh, was in charge of laying the groundwork for FUNCINPEC’s participation in the electoral process, mandated under the Paris Peace Agreement, in advance of the UN’s 18-month Mission in Cambodia.
In May 1993, as FUNCINPEC’s Bureau Chief in Phnom Penh, Prince Norodom Sirivudh helped his party to its elections victory, after which he was appointed Co-Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs.
In August 2001, Prince Norodom Sirivudh was elected as Senator.
In the July 2003 General Elections, Prince Norodom Sirivudh was elected as Member of Parliament for Kandal Province of the third legislature and was nominated as Deputy Prime Minister and Co-Minister of Interior of the Royal Government until March 2006.
From March 2006 to the present, Prince Norodom Sirivudh is a Privy Counsellor to His Majesty the King and a Member of Parliament.
In May 2010, King Norodom Sihamoni appointed Prince Norodom Sirivudh as a new member of the Constitutional Council.
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