UNDP: Human development needs focus on excluded groups
Mar 22, 2017
Lao PDR climbs up the ranks even as challenges remain for all countries globally, according to UNDP’s Human Development Report 2016
UNDP Chief stresses importance of human development for graduation from Least Developed Country status
Mar 14, 2017
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator and Chair of the United Nations Development Group Helen Clark highlights progress in Lao PDR’s sustainable development.
Helen Clark: Strong partnerships crucial for SDG attainment
Mar 13, 2017
UNDP Chief Helen Clark commends Lao PDR for leading the region in progress towards realising the Sustainable Development Goals.
National Assembly hotline helps villagers realise their rights
Jan 31, 2017
A telephone call to the National Assembly’s hotline allowed the 66 families of Lamong village in southern Lao PDR to receive the compensation they were entitled to by law.
Two new reports examine graduation from Least Developed Country status
Dec 13, 2016
Lao PDR’s 5th National Human Development Report and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development´s (UNCTAD) Least Developed Countries Report 2016 were launched on Tuesday by Dr. Kikeo Chanthaboury, Vice Minister of Planning and Investment, and Ms. Kaarina Immonen, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative. The launch was attended by government officials from line ministries and development partners.
Three UN agencies renew their commitment to the development of Lao PDR
Dec 12, 2016
UNDP, UNFPA and UNICEF jointly signed a Letter of Agreement on the implementation of their new country programme documents with officials from the Government.
Lao PDR’s first-ever flashmob inspires climate action
Nov 26, 2016
Young actors, dancers and volunteers from around the world gathered on the Mekong river-bank with an unprecedented surprise performance to stimulate action on climate change and celebrate International Volunteers Day.
The Government of Lao PDR & partners agree priority actions for development
Nov 25, 2016
The two-day Round Table Implementation Meeting concluded in Vientiane Province today with the Government and its partners endorsing the Vientiane Declaration Country Action Plan.
Dynamic preparations warrant a successful alliance for development
Nov 22, 2016
A string of consultations are leading up to Round Table Implementation Meeting, to be held in Vientiane Province on 24-25 November.
Asia’s First Zero-Waste, Zero-Emission Business Forum in Singapore
Nov 15, 2016
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Global Initiatives, Singapore will welcome over 600 business & sustainability leaders, senior government officials, UN agencies, NGOs from across the globe for the Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development (RBF) in Singapore on 22-24 November 2016.