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Overcoming physical challenges with hope

Samnieng was diagnosed with polio as a young child and walks using a crutch as a supporting device. As Director of the Lao Disabled People’s Association (LDPA) and well-respected by all colleagues, it…  


UK Ambassador visits UNDP project on sustainable forest management in Savannakhet Province

The United Kingdom Ambassador to Lao PDR, H.E. Mr. John Pearson, and UNDP Deputy Resident Representative, Mme. Catherine Phuong paid a visit to the National Eld’s Deer Sanctuary in Savannakhet…  


Official launch of the joint project on Prevention and Elimination of Violence against Women on the International Human Rights day

A project launch and board meeting to address the Prevention and Elimination of Violence Against Women for Mainstreaming Gender into the National Development Agenda in the Lao PDR was jointly held at…  


Circular Economy will shape a low-carbon future for Lao PDR

The first introductory workshop on Circular Economy was held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel with more than 50 participants from government agencies, private sector and development agencies, as well as a…  


Project on Prevention and Elimination of Violence against Women for Mainstreaming Gender into the National Development Agenda in Lao PDR

There is a growing global consensus recognizing gender-based violence against women as a serious violation of basic human rights. In the meantime, the problem is increasingly visible in all sections…  


Having disability in the digital era- a painter's story

At the young age of 16, Sivanh was in utter despair, knowing that his life would change forever. “I used to be able to do things that I considered was normal, but that all changed when I couldn’t do…  


Workshop on Digital Government

A workshop to take stock of the various efforts towards digitalization transformation in the Government of Lao PDR. The event was jointly organized by the Ministry of Post and Telecommunications (MPT)…  


COVID-19 Unites local government officials

Chanthone Xayyavong, a 48-year-old mother of 3 was assigned to be one of the people in charge of the Bokeo quarantine center, since its establishment approximately six months ago. As a health…  


ASEAN Day for Disaster Management and International Day for Disaster Reduction 2020

The world is observing in partnership with the Government of Lao PDR on the ASEAN Day for Disaster Management with the theme “Strengthening disaster risk governance to manage disaster risk” and…  


Official Launching Ceremony of the Community Radio Station for Development in Nakai District, Khammuan Province

The station will be handed over under the Enhancing People’s Participation Through Community Radio Project, led by Department of Mass Media, Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism and with the…  

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