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  • UXO Sector Working Group approves new strategyNov 16, 2015"Safe Path Forward II", the UXO Sector Strategy was approved at the Sector Working Group Meeting.

  • Natural resources sector reviews future goalsNov 10, 2015As another preparation event for the High Level Round Table Meeting on 27 November, the Natural Resources and Environment Sector Working Group met this week.

  • Opening Remarks by UNDP Resident Representative to the Governance Sector Working Group Annual MeetingNov 9, 2015As a preparation to the High level Round Table Meeting in a few weeks, government ministries, development partners and civil society organizations came together to take stock of key achievements and challenges in the governance sector in Laos.

  • A bigger role for business in Lao PDR’s developmentOct 20, 2015Business 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.

  • 06Oct 6, 2015UNDP Resident Representative and UN Resident Coordinator Ms. Kaarina Immonen speaks at the Press Conference to Announce the 12th High Level Round Table Meeting, Ministry of Planning and Investment, 6 Oct 2015

  • 06Oct 6, 2015The 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. The theme of the meeting, that will be opened by his Excellency Prime Minister Mr. Thongsing Thammavong, will be “Enhanced Partnership for Effective Implementation of the 8th National Socio-Economic Development Plan – Achieving the Least Developed Country graduation criteria by 2020”.

  • Lighting up Rural LaosSep 28, 2015Last week marked an important milestone in Lao PDR’s progress towards reducing greenhouse gas emissions with the second stakeholder consultation for the Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) held in Vientiane.

  • Lao President Choummaly Sayasone addresses UN Sustainable Development SummitSep 26, 2015Ensuring that leaders take ambitious decisions to reduce poverty and inequality and protect our planet this year is everyone’s responsibility.

  • World leaders adopt Sustainable Development GoalsSep 25, 2015At the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit on 25 September 2015, more than 150 world leaders adopted the new 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, including the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will support governments around the world in tackling the new agenda and taking it forward over the next 15 years.

  • Stakeholders discuss 8th NSEDPSep 2, 2015Representatives from line ministries and development partners met yesterday to discuss the draft 8th National Socio-Economic Development Plan (NSEDP) Monitoring and Evaluation Framework and the status of the 8th NSEDP preparations.

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