Samdech Krom Preah Norodom Ranariddh
|A. PERSONAL DATA|
|Name & Surname:||HRH Samdech Krom Preah Norodom Ranariddh|
|Date of Birth:||January 2, 1944|
|Place of Birth:||Phnom Penh|
|Name of Spouse:||Neak Moneang Ouk Phalla|
|1979||Awarded Diploma of Higher Studies Specialized in Air Transport, France|
|1974||Awarded Degree of Ph.D. with Major in Public Law, France|
|1969||Awarded Diploma of Higher Studies with Major in Public Law (in equivalence to Master Degree), France|
|1968||Awarded Degree of Bachelor with Major in Public Law, University of Law and Political Science, Marseille III, Aix-en-Provence, France|
|1979 – 2007||Professor of Law, University of Law and Political Science, Aix-en-Provence, in charge of the following:
|1976 – 1979||Senior Research Fellow
|D. NATIONAL SERVICES|
|Nov 2008 – Present||President of the Supreme Privy Advisory Council to HM the King|
|Jul 2004 – Mar 2006||Co-Chairperson of Cambodian Development Council and Supreme Advisor to the Royal Government of Cambodia|
|1998 – Mar. 2006||President of the National Assembly of Kingdom of Cambodia, Second and Third Legislature, until the resignation in March 2006.|
|2004 – Sept. 2006||President of the National Olympic Committee|
|1997||Entered Monkshood to pay tribute to the Mother and Father.|
|1993 – Jul 1997||
First ever democratically-elected “First Prime Minister” of Kingdom of Cambodia, through the elections organized and sponsored by the United Nations, after Cambodia plunged into civil war more than two decades. Unfortunately, in July 1997 was overthrown from the said position by a military coup d’état.
|July 1993||Co-President of Provisional National Government of Cambodia|
|E. INTERNATIONAL SERVICES|
|2002 – 2005||Chairperson of the Drafting Committee of Human Rights Charter for ASEAN Nations|
|2001 – 2002||Chairperson of the Association of Asian Parliaments for Peace (AAPP)|
|2005 – Present||Vice President of the Centrist Democrat International for Asia and Pacific (CDI Asia – Pacific)|
|Chairman and Chief-Organizer of International Conference of Inter-parliamentary Organization|
|F. POLITICS AND POLITICAL PARTIES|
|11 Dec 2010 – Present||
President of the Norodom Ranariddh Party (H.R.H. Samdach Krompreah Norodom Ranariddh decided to lead the Norodom Ranariddh Party as following a thousand of political activists' suggestion over the country)
|Nov 2006 – Oct 2008||President of the Norodom Ranariddh Party (NRP)|
|1992 – Oct 2006||
President of FUNCINPEC, succeeded from HRH Samdech Preah Norodom Sihanouk, the founder and Father of National Independence. In October 2006 was overthrown from the party president by an illegal party congress, which was characterized by HM the Great King, National and International Organizations, including diplomatic corps as “coup d’état ” or “parti de coup.”
|Aug 1989 – 992||Secretary-General of FUNCINPEC|
|G. LIBERATION ACTIVITIES|
|1990 – 1992||Supreme Commander of National Army of Independence Kampuchea|
|1990 – 1992||Member of Supreme National Council of Cambodia (SNC)|
|1988 – 1989||Representative of FUNCINPEC in the Tripartite Coalition Government|
|1986 – 1988||Commander-in-Chief of National Sihanoukist Army (ANS)|
|March 1985||Inspector-General of National Sihanoukist Army (ANS)|
|1983 – 1986||Personal Representative of HRH Samdech Preah Norodom Sihanouk for Cambodia and Asia|
|1993 – 1997||
FUNCINPEC was actively participated in bringing about peace, national reconciliation and the finest 1993 Constitution which restored and established the constitutional monarchy and national motto “Nation, Religion, King”, national flag and anthem symbolizing the prosperous Great Angkor. FUNCINPEC strengthened liberal democracy, human rights, security, freedoms, including freedoms of movement and housing, and national construction.
As democratically-elected First Prime Minister undertook to develop strategic plan for national reconstruction and development for first mandate of the Royal Government that was the first ever in the history of Khmer economy and undertook initiative to draft law on investment with highly-preferable incentive leading to creation of the Cambodian Development Council. As a result, it attracted many foreign investments to Cambodia and thousands of jobs were created for Cambodian people.
|1998 – Mar 2006||
As President of the National Assembly undertook several major reform initiatives seeking to strengthen legislative institution:
|I. DECORATION AND HONORS|
|2003||Awarded honorary decoration of “GETUPAKARAK”.|
|2001||Awarded honorary decoration of “Kingdom of Cambodia” with the rank of “Mohasiriwadh”.
Awarded honorary decoration of “Sowadhara” with the rank of “Moharsiriwadh”.
|2000||Awarded honorary decoration of “Grand Officer de l’Ordre de la Pleiyade (Ordre de la Francophonie).|
|Nov 1993||Elevated and awarded Royal Title “Samdech Krom Preah”.
Elevated and awarded honorary decoration of “Grand Officer de l’Ordre Royal due Cambodge.
|Jun 1993||Awarded Royal Title “Sdech Krom Luong”.|
|J. WRITING AND PUBLICATION|
|1998||Cambodian Public Law (Le Droit Publique Cambodgien, printed by Presse Universitaire de Perpignan. The book was translated and published into Khmer language.|