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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…  


UNDP Grant for Organizations of Persons with Disabilities to Advance the Implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Lao PDR

UNDP in Lao PDR is awarding a Grant of up to UDS 20,000 for Organizations of Persons with Disabilities in Lao PDR to support their efforts to contribute to the implementation of the UN Convention on…  


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…  


THE 11TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ENTRY INTO FORCE OF THE CONVENTION ON CLUSTER MUNITIONS (CCM)

The 11th anniversary of the Entry into Force of the Convention on Cluster Munitions (CCM) comes amidst a turning point in the world. As COVID-19 continues to ravage the globe, progress on clearing…  


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…  


What is our Circular Economy Project about and what is the Community of Practice?

Lao PDR has a rich natural environment that provides numerous opportunities to create a circular economy and that can benefit from responsible eco-tourism. Hence, this COP will focus on developing…  


66 Years in the Fight Against Violence: How the Lao Women’s Union Works to Protect Women in Lao PDR

An important part of the Lao Women’s Union’s work is advocating for the protection of wom-en’s rights under the law, especially their right to live free from violence and eliminate gender-based…  

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