http://www.la.undp.org/content/lao_pdr/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases2014-09-01T17:15:11.089ZPress ReleasesAdobe CQ Alexandra Bounxouei teams up with UNDP for UXO documentary firstname.lastname@example.orgOne Day at a Time – Alexandra on the Bombie Trail is produced by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Lao PDR in collaboration with the National Regulatory Authority for the UXO/Mine Action Sector (NRA), the Lao National UXO Programme (UXO Lao) and the Lao New Wave Cinema Productions. The film is being launched today in Vientiane as part of an event to mark the fourth anniversary of the Convention on Cluster Munitions entering into force in 2010.http://www.la.undp.org/content/lao_pdr/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/08/01/-alexandra-bounxouei-teams-up-with-undp-for-uxo-documentary-2014-08-01T08:02:20.583Z2014-08-01T08:02:20.583ZMaintaining human development requires reducing risks and building email@example.com
Vientiane –The 2014 Human Development Report titled “Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience” shows that the overall global trend in human development is positive, including in the Lao PDR. However, persistent vulnerability threatens human development worldwide, and unless the risk is systematically addressed, progress will be neither equitable nor sustainable.http://www.la.undp.org/content/lao_pdr/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/07/30/maintaining-human-development-requires-reducing-risks-and-building-resilience2014-07-30T08:20:08.725Z2014-07-30T08:20:08.725ZNew project to strengthen National Assembly firstname.lastname@example.orgVientiane, 30th June 2014 – The legislative, oversight and representational role of the National Assembly will receive a boost over the next year through a new support project launched today in Vientiane.http://www.la.undp.org/content/lao_pdr/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/06/30/new-project-to-strengthen-national-assembly-2014-06-30T12:34:45.872Z2014-06-30T12:34:45.872ZUnited Nations Resident Coordinator Presents Credentials to the Deputy Prime Ministernoemail@noemail.orgeeva.nyyssonenUnited Nations (UN) Resident Coordinator and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative, Ms. Kaarina Immonen, presented her credentials to the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs, His Excellency Dr. Thongloun Sisoulith, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on 18 June, 2014.http://www.la.undp.org/content/lao_pdr/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/06/18/united-nations-resident-coordinator-presents-credentials-to-the-deputy-prime-minister2014-06-19T04:02:29.235Z2014-06-19T04:02:29.235ZClimate change conference brings together agricultural experts from the email@example.comAn international conference on adaptation to climate change in the agricultural sector opened today in Vientiane. The event, hosted by the National Agriculture and Forestry Research Institute (NAFRI), will bring together participants from various scientific and research institutions as well as other organisations working in the field of agriculture and rural development from the Southeast Asia.
http://www.la.undp.org/content/lao_pdr/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/06/17/climate-change-conference-brings-together-agricultural-experts-from-the-region2014-06-17T06:12:45.553Z2014-06-17T06:12:45.553ZOutgoing UN Resident Coordinator: Impressive achievements in firstname.lastname@example.orgLao PDR has demonstrated impressive achievements in development over the last few years, says the United Nations Resident Coordinator and United Nations Development Programme Resident Representative Minh Pham.
http://www.la.undp.org/content/lao_pdr/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/05/23/outgoing-un-resident-coordinator-impressive-achievements-in-development2014-05-25T06:51:05.681Z2014-05-25T06:51:05.681ZCommunity radio coverage doubles, evaluation highlights challenges email@example.comVientiane 5th February 2014 – The community radio coverage has doubled in the past year in Lao PDR, with four stations now broadcasting to more than 110,000 people in Xieng Khuang and Sekong provinces. However, a recent evaluation has raised concerns about the quality of the current programming.http://www.la.undp.org/content/lao_pdr/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/02/05/community-radio-coverage-doubles-evaluation-highlights-challenges-2014-02-05T06:27:53.198Z2014-02-05T06:27:53.198ZLegal sector capacity and access to justice to be improved firstname.lastname@example.orgVientiane, 31st January 2014 – United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and its partners including the European Union, France and the United States will assist Lao PDR on its journey of becoming a rule of law -state with a comprehensive support programme to the legal sector. http://www.la.undp.org/content/lao_pdr/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/01/31/legal-sector-capacity-and-access-to-justice-to-be-improved-2014-02-03T06:38:02.445Z2014-02-03T06:38:02.445ZHumanity remains deeply unequal despite impressive progress, says UNDP email@example.comNew York, 29 January 2014 – A sustained reduction in inequality requires a shift to more inclusive growth patterns – supported by redistributive polices and changes in social norms – says a report launched today by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark.http://www.la.undp.org/content/lao_pdr/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/01/30/humanity-remains-deeply-unequal-despite-impressive-progress-says-undp-report2014-01-30T07:13:59.589Z2014-01-30T07:13:59.589ZGovernance and Public Administration Reform Programme critical to national development firstname.lastname@example.orgVientiane, 24 January 2014 – Last year, 16 new districts joined the District Development Fund (DDF) system and 16 local One Door Service (ODS) centers continue to provide easier access to local citizens’ services. These key achievements of the National Governance and Public Administration Reform Programme (NGPAR) were presented at an annual review meeting of the programme at Mercure Hotel today.http://www.la.undp.org/content/lao_pdr/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/01/24/governance-and-public-administration-reform-programme-critical-to-national-development-2014-01-28T10:28:48.386Z2014-01-28T10:28:48.386ZUN opens global call for nominations to identify local sustainable development solutions that can change the email@example.comNew York, 22 January 2014 – A United Nations-led partnership that “shines a spotlight” on local sustainable development innovations today launched its global call for nominations for the Equator Prize 2014.
http://www.la.undp.org/content/lao_pdr/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/01/22/un-opens-global-call-for-nominations-to-identify-local-sustainable-development-solutions-that-can-change-the-world2014-02-03T04:04:18.098Z2014-02-03T04:04:18.098ZDevelopment Partners Share Outcomes of 11th High Level Round Table Meeting With the President firstname.lastname@example.orgVientiane, 20 November 2013 – Heads of key Development Partner delegations were led by H.E Thongloun Sisoulith, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs to brief H.E. Mr. Choummaly Xayasone, President of Lao PDR, on the results of the 11th High Level Round Table Meeting (HL RTM) held on 19 November 2013, which featured what they called “a very interactive, frank and fruitful discussion.”http://www.la.undp.org/content/lao_pdr/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/11/20/development-partners-share-outcomes-of-11th-high-level-round-table-meeting-with-the-president-2013-11-20T07:07:24.444Z2013-11-20T07:07:24.444ZRound Table Meeting 2013: "Accelerating MDG Achievement and Inclusive Development"email@example.comThe 11th High Level Round Table Meeting on 19 November focused on ways to deliver on Lao PDR's development priorities by 2015 while also setting the fundamental path for achieving longer-term goals. It brought together more than 400 participants from the Government of Lao PDR and Development Partners as well as the private sector and civil society organizations in high-quality policy dialogue.http://www.la.undp.org/content/lao_pdr/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/11/19/round-table-meeting-2013-accelerating-mdg-achievement-and-inclusive-development-2013-11-19T05:00:05.107Z2013-11-19T05:00:05.107ZKeynote Address by Helen Clark, Administrator of UNDP and chair of the United Nations Development Group at the Opening Session 11th High Level Round Table Meeting firstname.lastname@example.org“Accelerating MDG Achievement and Inclusive Development”
19th November 2013
National Convention Centre (NCC), Vientiane, Lao PDR
http://www.la.undp.org/content/lao_pdr/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/11/19/keynote-address-by-helen-clark-administrator-of-undp-and-chair-of-the-united-nations-development-group-at-the-opening-session-11th-high-level-round-table-meeting-20132013-11-19T04:26:49.267Z2013-11-19T04:26:49.267ZExhibition showcases development cooperation and email@example.comAn exhibition featuring development cooperation activities between the Government of Lao PDR and its partners as well as a display of MDG-themed pictures was opened today at the National Convention Centre in Vientiane. The Development Exhibition was opened by H.E. Mr. Thongloun Sisoulith, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Haoliang Xu, UN Assistant Secretary-General, UNDP Assistant Administrator and Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific and H.E. Mr. Somdy Douangdy, Minister of Planning and Investment. http://www.la.undp.org/content/lao_pdr/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/11/18/exhibition-showcases-development-cooperation-and-achievements2013-11-18T13:13:47.487Z2013-11-18T13:13:47.487ZNew project to boost UXO sector firstname.lastname@example.orgVientiane, 15 November 2013- The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will continue to support the UXO sector in Lao PDR through a new project designed to further strengthen the Government’s capacity to tackle the persisting UXO problem in the country. http://www.la.undp.org/content/lao_pdr/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/11/15/new-project-to-boost-uxo-sector-capacity2013-11-18T07:12:00.845Z2013-11-18T07:12:00.845ZPress Conference to announce the proceedings for the 11th High-level Round Table Meetingnoemail@noemail.orgphetmany.xaychaleune13 November 2013, Vientiane - This year’s Round Table Meeting will bring together the Government of Lao PDR and its national and international development partners from more than 37 countries and 35 development agencies.http://www.la.undp.org/content/lao_pdr/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/11/13/press-conference-to-announce-the-proceedings-for-the-11th-high-level-round-table-meeting2013-11-18T07:16:49.823Z2013-11-18T07:16:49.823ZGovernment and development partners discuss plans for a legal sector training institute email@example.comThe establishment of a new legal training institute for legal and judicial professionals was the key theme at today’s workshop on human resources capacity development in the legal sector. http://www.la.undp.org/content/lao_pdr/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/10/28/government-and-development-partners-discuss-plans-for-a-legal-sector-training-institute-2013-10-29T07:28:00.268Z2013-10-29T07:28:00.268Z‘Laos in Focus’ photo contest winner announced to mark the UN firstname.lastname@example.orgVientiane, 23 October 2013 –A photo of child being vaccinated in a hospital in Luangnamtha has won the “Laos in Focus – picturing the MDGs” photo contest. The winning photo was taken by Mr. Siththisak Phaninhuan from Luang Namtha. The runner-ups are Mr. Midphasong Mingnakhone and Mr. Thipphakone Manyvong, both from Vientiane. http://www.la.undp.org/content/lao_pdr/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/10/24/-laos-in-focus-photo-contest-winner-announced-to-mark-the-un-day2013-10-24T04:06:27.457Z2013-10-24T04:06:27.457ZClimate resilience to be integrated into local planning email@example.comVientiane 23 October 2013 – Climate resilient planning will be integrated into local decision making with a new US$4.98 million project aiming to encourage climate change adaptation in water resources and small scale rural infrastructure.http://www.la.undp.org/content/lao_pdr/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/10/22/climate-resilience-to-be-integrated-into-local-planning-2013-10-25T08:07:58.865Z2013-10-25T08:07:58.865Z