OU Virak

An indigenous Tum Poun, from northeastern Cambodia, Rithy BUN is joining Future Forum as a young research fellow. He completed a bachelor 's degree in International Relations from Royal University of law and Economics. He has been working in the human rights field and campaign advocacy for more than 6 years with grassroots communities, local NGOs, regional NGOs, academics, and other human rights institutions across the Mekong region. Throughout his work, he had many chances to attend regional and international training across ASEAN and this included joining the YSEALI program in the United States. He is passionate about working in the human rights field, democracy, and indigenous development issues.

Rithy BUN

Young Research Fellow (2022 Batch 2)
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EDUCATION

Bachelor in International Relations

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Human rights, indigenous issues, rule of law and democracy