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NTPC-UNDP Signing Ceremony

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed the Contribution Agreement with a new private sector partner, the Nam Theun 2 Power Company Limited (NTPC) to support the establishment of a new…  


UNDP Launches Accelerator Lab

A fast-paced world, climate change and development challenges demand re-imagining our approaches in order to provide solutions that plug in to the needs of modern societies and create a sustainable…  


Lao PDR marks the ninth anniversary of the Entry into Force of the Convention on Cluster Munitions

The 1st of August is a significant date for Lao PDR – the most bombed country per capita in the world. The day marks the anniversary of the Entry into Force of the Convention on Cluster Munitions, and…  


Australia announces additional funding for UXO clearance in Attapeu Province

The Government of Australia has increased its contribution to UXO clearance operations in the areas flooded last year in Attapeu Province in order to ensure the safety of resettled communities…  


Can disasters present opportunities?

UNDP Lao PDR's Disaster Risk Management Advisor, Ross Hardy talks about how disasters can present opportunities to people affected by the floods of 2018.  


Republic of Korea continues its support to UXO sector

The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), the National Regulatory Authority for UXO/Mine Action Sector in Lao PDR(NRA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) held a ceremony to…  


New UNDP Resident Representative takes office

Ms. Ricarda Rieger presented her credentials today to Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.E. Mr. Thongpane Savanphet, as the new Resident Representative of the UN Development Programme (UNDP) Lao…  


Government Presents Way Forward for Lao PDR’s Recovery

Lao Government agencies and development partners met today to discuss the way forward on the development of a recovery strategy after the 2018 floods. The Lao PDR Recovery Consultation, held at the…  


Remarks of the Signing Ceremony of the Project on Building Capacities for Resilient Recovery by Ms. Kaarina Immonen

Opening Remarks of the Signing Ceremony of the Project on Building Capacities for Resilient Recovery by Ms. Kaarina Immonen, UNDP Resident Representative  


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