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HDR and LDC launchFeb 12, 2016The United Nations in Lao PDR presents global reports on the transforming world of work and rural poverty.
Opening Remarks HDR and LDC report launchFeb 12, 2016UNDP Resident Representative Kaarina Immonen's opening remarks at the launch of the UNDP 2015 Global Human Development Report ‘Work For Human Development’ and UNCTAD 2015 Least Developed Countries Report ‘Transforming Rural Economies’ on 12th Feb 2016, Lanexang Meeting Room, UN House.
UNDP Asia Pacific Director Haoliang Xu: The 2030 Agenda Implementation in Asia and the PacificFeb 4, 2016Speech from Georgetown University on February 3, 2016 in Washington DC.
Climate change awareness integrated into local planning and national legislatureDec 24, 2015More than 100 Government officials and development partners working in the field of climate change and disaster risk management gathered today at the National Convention Center to review the performance and identify the next steps for two projects implemented by the Department of Disaster Management and Climate Change and supported by the United Nations Development Programme.
International, regional and national human rights mechanisms discussedDec 10, 2015In conjunction with the Human Rights Day celebrated annually on December 10, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, together with the Support Project for Implementation of the Legal Sector Master Plan organised a two-day seminar on December 7-8 to raise awareness of international and regional human rights systems and also to share good practices from other countries on national human rights mechanisms. The objective of the seminar was to take stock of existing human rights mechanisms in Laos and find concrete ways to strengthen them in the coming months and years.
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.
Thematic workshop on criminal justiceNov 20, 2015Within the Governance Sector Working Group as part of the Round Table Process, the Legal and Institutional Sub-Sector Working Group organises annual thematic workshops with the primary objectives of bringing together all key stakeholders and discussing overarching topics relevant for the legal sector in Lao PDR.
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