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Closing Remarks of the RTM 2018 by Ms. Kaarina Immonen, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative

Ms. Kaarina Immonen, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative delivered the closing remarks of the the Round Table Meeting 2018 in Vientiane  


Keynote Address in the Opening Session of RTM 2018 by Mrs. Valerie Cliff

The Director of UNDP’s Bangkok Regional Hub, Mrs. Valerie Cliff, delivered a keynote address at the Round Table Meeting 2018 in Vientiane  


Remarks in the Opening Session of RTM 2018 by Ms. Kaarina Immonen, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative

Ms. Kaarina Immonen, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative provided remarks at the opening session of the Round Table Meeting 2018 in Vientiane  


Round Table Meeting 2018: Midterm Review of the 8th NSEDP and results of the PDNA as main points of discussion

The Round Table Implementation Meeting 2018 was successfully concluded in Vientiane Capital on Wednesday, 05th December 2018.  


Lao PDR receives United Nations emergency funding for assistance to flood victims in Khammouane Province

Lao PDR has succeeded in securing a grant from the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund to support the emergency response and humanitarian efforts in the aftermath of the recent floods that…  


Government and Development Partners prepare to address disaster recovery at this year’s Round Table Meeting

To prepare for the Round Table Meeting, the government and development partners called for a pre-consultation meeting at the National Convention Centre  


Round Table Meeting 2018 to take stock of Lao PDR’s development progress

National media was invited to a briefing at the Ministry of Planning and Investment, where the Government and the United Nations announced the annual Round Table Meeting to take place in Vientiane…  


As Lao PDR prepares for LDC Graduation, inequality has to be overcome

In light of UNDP’s latest statistical update on human development indices and indicators, launched recently, Lao PDR appears to be continuing on its path towards graduation from Least Developed…  


Joint UNDP/ILO report compares work and life conditions of regular and irregular migrant workers

Regular labour migration links to more benefits for migrant workers and their families than irregular migration according to a new UNDP/ILO report on migrant work experiences from Lao People’s…  


Fresh wounds, past battles

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.  

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