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UNDP Administrator Helen Clark: Development gains need to be spread more evenly to leave no one behind in Lao PDRNov 29, 2015United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator and Chair of the United Nations (UN) Development Group Helen Clark speaks out on sustainable and inclusive growth for Lao PDR.
Ministry of Justice Goes Digital and Strives for More Inclusive Participation in Law-MakingNov 27, 2015At the occasion of the Development Cooperation Exhibition, a side event for the High Level Round Table Meeting, H.E. Dr. Seumsouk Simphavong, Vice Minister of Justice, launched the Ministry’s first-ever website and law-making baseline report together with Mr. Haoliang Xu, UN Assistant Secretary-General, UNDP Assistant Administrator and Regional Director of the Bureau for Asia and the Pacific.
New Partnership Declaration to guide development action in Lao PDR to 2025Nov 27, 2015The Government and its development partners endorsing a new ten-year framework for development co-operation in Lao PDR today.
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”.
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