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Ensuring Safer Migration In COVID-19 Times

As COVID-19 continues to impact society, many countries in South East Asia are opening their borders and telling the world that they are now ‘open for business’. Lao migrant workers remain at the…  


Official Launch Of The Capacity Needs Assessment Report Of The Justice Sector To Prevent And Respond To Violence Against Women

The capacity needs assessment determined the current situation of the justice sector (Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Public Security, Office of the Supreme People’s Prosecutor, and the People’s…  


UNDP Programme Implementation Review (2017 – 2021) and Launch of UNDP’s Country Programme Document for Lao PDR (2022 - 2026)

The new UNDP CPD is the result of intensive consultations with the Government counterparts and other stakeholders as it strives to support the implementation of the 9th National Socio-Economic…  


Diversity and Inclusion in Business – a Driver for Economic Recovery from COVID-19

ao businesses came together as part of the Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) in Business Forum to gain insights into the benefits to people, performance, and profits by adopting an inclusive approach to…  


UNDP Continues to Celebrate World Radio Day by highlighting more inspiring stories from Lao communities

The training supports Nakai volunteers to produce a variety of radio programming in local ethnic languages, which engages local community members and helps locals to access key information on…  


Final Annual Review Meeting of the SAFE Ecosystems Project

Provincial and District Government leaders have gathered in Xonnabouly District for the final SAFE Ecosystems Project Annual Review Meeting to review 2021 results and the Terminal Evaluation report.…  


Investment Case for Tobacco Control in LAO PDR: The case for scaling up WHO FCTC implementation

Tobacco is a health and sustainable development issue. Tobacco consumption and production causes early death and disease, results in high health costs and economic losses, widens socioeconomic…  


Digitalizing the Fight Against Gender Based Violence for Key Justice Agencies

The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) supported key justice sector agencies with new ICT equipment and software to be used in their…  


Another life saved from UXO before the year ended

Despite past clearances having been conducted in the agricultural production areas, there are still many UXOs left undestroyed in Nakai. And in December 2021, a survey visit was made to one of the…  

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