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
- Today on International Youth Day, young people from Vientiane came together to advise key policy makers about their concerns for the future and priorities for young people in Lao PDR. Take a look at our photos to hear what Lao youth have to say. UNDP in Asia and the Pacific UNFPA Laos #YouthDay #Sendloveon #YouthVoices 12 August AT 04:13 AM
- Happy International Youth Day! What does the future have install for tomorrow's leaders, the #youth of #Asia and the #Pacific? And what can youth do to shape their own future? UNDP in Asia and the Pacific's Nicholas Rosellini shares his views on the role of youth in shaping the future of the region. 11 August AT 10:43 PM
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