What We Do

UNDP supports the Government of Lao PDR through a partnership approach, engaging with development partners, civil society and the private secor, in order to address development challenges. UNDP Lao PDR provides technical expertise and policy advice to the Government to implement national stragetgies and plans, and to localise the Sustainable Development Goals. 

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COP 21

From November 30 to December 11, governments will convene in Paris for the 21stConference of the Parties (COP21) to agree on a new global climate change agreement. A universal agreement that covers all countries, developed and developing, the COP21 climate deal will serve as the starting point for a long-term effort to stop global temperatures from rising more than­ 2°C (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit).

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The 70th Anniversary of the UN

"The 70th anniversary of the United Nations is an opportunity to reflect – to look back on the UN’s history and take stock of its enduring achievements. It is also an opportunity to spotlight where the UN – and the international community as a whole – needs to redouble its efforts to meet current and future challenges across the three pillars of its work: peace and security, development, and human rights." - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's message for UN70

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United Nations Sustainable Development Summit 2015

The United Nations summit for the adoption of the post-2015 development agenda was held from 25 to 27 September 2015, in New York and convened as a high-level plenary meeting of the General Assembly.

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Featured Publication
The MDGs and Lessons Learnt for the Post-2015 Period: A Summary Review

This Review summarizes the achievements and the lessons learnt from the MDG implementation process in Lao PDR, and reflects on strengths and areas in need of improvement. The Review aims to contribute to the dialogue on the post-2015 agenda in Lao PDR.