The UN development goals aim at halving the world's poverty rate, promoting education and health and protecting the environment.
The US is strengthening its trade relations with Asean countries in a bid to boost its exports.
Cambodia may still be facing some challenges from the global financial crisis, but it has recently shown some good trends.
Lack of information about proposed Sambor hydro dam across the Mekong in Kratie raises concerns for locals.
The IMF said 2009 had seen a shrinking of the economy by 2 percent in the wake of the global economic crisis.
Cambodia has had diplomatic relations with Iran since 1992, but it has not established an embassy or consulate.
The general strike, which will hit Cambodia's main economic earner, is scheduled for Sept. 13 through Sept. 18.
Members include senior government adviser Om Yientang, who is the head of the unit, and his three deputies.