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KOICA and UNDP Provide Support to Quarantine Centres

On 20 August 2021, the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) contributed to the Government’s efforts as part of the Community Outreach for…  


Volunteers in Nakai District, Khammuan Province, come together to promote the spirit of their local community!

The training was part of a pilot being run by UNDP and MICT to also benefit the other 11 radio stations under the Community Radio project across the country. Ultimately, the Community Radio project…  


A young hope for tomorrow

Anny personally felt that a key issue seen among her classmates was starting a family at a very young age. She’s seen some of her juniors and female friends who left the school to be married as young…  


UNDP Launch Report On Youth Unemployment Issues In Lao PDR

According to the Lao Labour Force Survey in 2017, with roughly 60% of the population under the age of 25, the percentage of youth who are potentially employable, but out of work, hovers at 37%.…  


Designing a path to walk the talk: a guideline on eliminating single-use plastics in meetings and workplaces.

Most conferences and workshops generate more than 80 percent of single-use plastic waste, from plastic backdrops to water bottles and candy wraps. The number of plastics left after the meeting can…  


Report: Youth Unemployment Issues in Lao PDR

This report provides an overview of the situation surrounding youth unemployment in Lao PDR. It presents factors that influence youth unemployment, provides recommendations, and envisions potential…  


Report on Baseline Survey of Plastic-Free Meeting Pilot Project

The output of the project will include the creation of a comprehensive checklist and guideline for plastic-free events and meetings and promote this model with single-use plastic awareness to public…  


Taking Pride in our Work: How LGBTI Diversity and Inclusion can Unlock Economic Potential in Lao PDR

In 2021, Proud to Be Us Laos and UNDP are partnering to promote D&I in the workplace in Lao PDR, and work closely with businesses to translate the global UN Standards of Conduct into local action.…  


UXO Sector holds 1st Working Group Meeting

The meeting’s primary focus was the new ten-year UXO national strategic plan – Safe Path Forward III (SPF III), which is currently in development. The plan comes at a crucial turning point for the UXO…  


Youth Innovation Challenge: Promoting Young Entrepreneurship in Agriculture and Handicraft Sectors

On this basis, UNDP is seeking to support 12 successful project ideas that will improve and develop agriculture and handicraft sectors across the country in the following areas: (1) Sustainable Models…  

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