Hosting the 39th WAGGGS World Conference in 2026 Reflects Cambodia’s Capabilities and Influence, Says FAPW Founder

Visiting Dr. Juseon Byun, Founder of Friends of Asia Pacific World Association Girls Guides and Girls Scouts (FAPW), has congratulated the Kingdom of Cambodia on hosting the 39th WAGGGS World Conference in 2026, which reflects the capabilities and influence of Cambodia as well as the Asia Pacific region for getting the right to host this major international event.

The remarks were made by Dr. Juseon Byun while paying a courtesy call on Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Moha Borvor Thipadei Hun Manet, prior to the opening ceremony of the 7th General Assembly of FAPW in Siem Reap provincial city this morning.

The FAPW founder noted and appreciated the activities and achievements of the Girl Guides Association of Cambodia (GGAC) through the participation of many women and girls, which demonstrates the leadership, responsibility and contribution of women and girls in society.

For his part, Samdech Thipadei Hun Manet extended a warm welcome to Dr. Juseon Byun and the delegates attending the 7th General Assembly of FAPW in Cambodia and thanked her for her support to the Kingdom of Cambodia’s hosting of the 39th WAGGGS World Conference in 2026.

The 7th General Assembly of FAPW is not only a gathering event, but also a message to encourage young Cambodians, especially women and girls to participate in the activities of GGAC, as well as in the promotion of gender equality, empowerment and giving opportunities for women and girls in Cambodia to take part in social activities, the Premier underlined.

Themed “Imagine the Possibilities,” the three-day 7th General Assembly of FAPW kicked off this morning under the presidency of Samdech Thipadei Hun Manet.

Source: Source: Agence Kampuchea Presse