Official Court Holidays for 2023

For UNAKRT staff: Subsequent to UN Country Team's endorsement, the UN Official Public Holidays for 2023 for the United Nations system in Cambodia have been designed as follow: 

1/    02 January (Monday)-in lieu of 1 Jan.                     (Sunday) (International New Year's Day) 

2/    14 April, Friday (Khmer New Year) 

3/    17 April, Monday in lieu of 16 April                            (Sunday), (Khmer New Year)

4/    21 April, Friday (Eid al-Fitr) (mandatory)

5/    29 June, Thursday (Eid al-Adha) (mandatory) 

6/    13 October, Friday (Pchum Ben)

7/    16 October, Monday in lieu of 15 Oct                       (Sunday), (Pchum Ben)

8/    27 November, Monday, (Water Festival) 

9/    28 November, Tuesday, (Water Festival)

The UN staff members are entitled to 10 official UN holidays annually.

In accordance with the UN General Assembly resolution 69/250 and 72/19, it was decided to allow one floating holiday per calendar year for staff to observe any one of the eight floating holidays or one the public holidays designated by the host country. 

10/   21 March, Tuesday (Nowruz)

        14 April, Friday (Orthodox Good Friday)

        04 May, Thursday (Day of Vesak)

        25 September, Monday (Yom Kippur)

        09 November, Thursday (National                               Independence Day)

        12 November, Sunday (Diwali)

        27 November, Monday (Gurupurab)

        25 December, Sunday (Christmas)

Staff members should inform their supervisors in advance as early in the year as possible of the floating holiday they wish to observe. Managers are to respect the floating holiday chosen by the staff member.

The national staff of ECCC will observe the following public holidays announced in the sub-decree ១៦៦​អនក្រ.បក issued by the Royal Government of Cambodia on 12 August 2022: 

01st January, Sunday (International New Year's Day) 

07th January, Saturday (Victory over Genocide Day) 

08th March, Wenesday (International Women's Day) 

14th, 15th, 16th April, Friday, Saturday, Sunday (Khmer New Year)  

01st May, Monday (International Labor Day)

04th May, Thursday (Visak Bouchea Day) 

08th May, Monday (Royal Ploughing Ceremony) 

11th May, Sunday (King Norodom Sihamoni's Birthday)

18th June, Sunday (Queen Norodom Monineath Sihanouk's Birthday) 

24th September, Sunday (Constitutional Day)

13th, 14the, 15th, October, Friday, Saturday, Sunday (Pchum Ben Day)

15th October, Sunday (Commemoration Day of King Norodom Sihanouk)

29th October, Sunday (Coronation Day) 

09th November, Thursday (Independence Day)

26th, 27th, 28the November, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday (Water Festival) 

Note: holidays failing on a weekend (Saturday or Sunday) will not be carried forward to the next working day. ECCC staff will not observe official holidays of UN, as listed above.