To mark this year’s Mine Awareness Day, the National Regulatory Authority for the UXO/Mine Action Sector (NRA) and UNDP organized a celebration in Khammouane province.
UNDP joined a mission to Khammouane Province to monitor the progress of the implementation of an emergency grant Lao PDR received from CERF last October.
In this blog post, UNDP Lao PDR’s Coordination and Recovery Advisor Gerson Brandão reflects on the role of the United Nation’s Central Emergency Response Fund in reminding us about disasters forgotten by the rest of the world.
The Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation commends Lao PDR’s partnership mechanisms for more effective development co-operation.
“Having a goal isn’t wishing. It isn’t a faint hope or a vague dream that someday we’ll have or do or be. No, having a goal is much, much more” - Watch "This is Development: The Sustainable Development Goals in Lao PDR".

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6.5 million

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