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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…  


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…  


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…  


How COVID-19 continues to disproportionately impact vulnerable groups

The impact of COVID-19 has no boundary and affects us all. But the most affected continues to be the most vulnerable. The UNCT socio-economic impact assessment which surveyed 1200 households in June…  


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…  


Youth for climate action: Key lessons learned from a nationwide essay competition

Young people all across the globe have demonstrated their dedication to act on climate change. World leaders were previously startled by Suzuki's strong speech in Rio in 1992, and are now again taking…  


How can we plant trees for a sustainable future in Laos?

Laos currently has about 62% of forest cover, which is a high percentage compared to many other countries. Conserving these existing forests and their biodiversity – trees that have been absorbing…  


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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