The Committee for Development Policy has announced that Lao PDR has fulfilled the eligiblity criteria to graduate from Least Developed Country (LDC) status for the first time.
On the occasion of International Disaster Risk Reduction Day, the United Nations in Lao PDR, the World Bank Lao PDR and the Delegation of the European Union to the Lao PDR write about Lao PDR's Post-Disaster Needs Assessment, which is currently underway.
More than 180 people joined a field visit and dialogue on investing in ecotourism in the dry dipterocarp forests of Southern Lao PDR during the Responsible Business Forum in Savannakhet.
In August 2018, a joint Republic of Korea-UNDP delegation undertook a field mission to Xieng Khouang Province to witness the progress of the UXO sector in Lao PDR.
The Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation writes about implementing partnership mechanisms in Lao PDR.
UNDP Lao PDR visited one of the most secluded communities in Laos. See what we encountered during our exhilirating journey!

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6.5 million

Population

23 %

Poverty rate

$2,270

Per capita income

0.586

Human Dev. Index

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