This pamphlet provides a brief guide on everything you need to know about Lao PDR's goal of exiting the Least Developed Countries (LDC) list by 2020. This includes the three criteria required to graduate from LDC status; Gross National Income per capita; The Human Assets Index; and The Economic Vulnerability Index.
Business is playing a bigger role in Lao PDR’s development planning. On the 27th of November, Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong will host a major conference to chart how the international community can best support the country’s next five-year development plan. In preparation, business is being consulted like never before.more
The Government of Lao PDR and the United Nations will host the 12th High Level Round Table Meeting on the 27th November 2015 at the National Conference Centre in Vientiane.more
Projects and Initiatives
Through comprehensive assistance to the Ministry of Planning and Investment this project is designed to increase attention to the achievement of equitable development, particularly by identifying key development focus areas during the Round Table Process. more
- What do Laos, Sendai, Addis Ababa, Paris and the Sustainable Development Goals have in common? Climate action! With help from United Nations Development Programme - UNDP, Laos is working to build a climate change resilient society. Today Laos’ National Agriculture and Forestry Research Institute held a broad-based, cross-sectoral, multi-stakeholder consultation to discuss a new climate action project. Laos is in talks with the @GreenClimateFund to support the project, which will help people living in the most vulnerable areas of Laos to increase resilience, livelihoods and food and nutrition security while improving ecosystem services. #SDG13 #ClimatAction Photo: UNDP Lao PDR / Somlith Khounpaseuth 8 hours ago
- Are you passionate about the environment? Do you like to sing? Enter Green Vientiane's song contest and make your voice heard. 8 hours ago
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