Chea Vannath is President of the Center for Social Development, a Cambodian non-governmental organisation that seeks to influence public policy and promote good governance. She holds a Master's Degree in Public Administration from Portland State University.
Mu Sochua has been a leading human rights advocate for over 25 years, and is a prominent member of Cambodia’s leading opposition party, the Sam Rainsy Party. She was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2005 and touted by the New York Times in 2010 as ‘part of a new generation of women who are working their way into the political systems of countries across Asia and elsewhere’. Since her return to Cambodia in 1990 she has worked to promote women’s rights, founding Khemara – the first indigenous NGO in Cambodia.
Sorpong Peou is a Fellow at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies in Singapore. He received his PhD in Political Science from York University, Toronto. His publications include Conflict Neutralisation in the Cambodia War: From Battlefield to Ballot-box (Oxford University Press, 1997). His forthcoming book will be entitled Foreign Intervention and Regime Change in Cambodia.