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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…  


UNDP supports NDMO in upgrading and redeploying the Lao Disaster Information System (LaoDi)

Information plays an important role in empowering different disaster managers involved at various levels of risk reduction. Each level of the disaster risk management system responsible in planning,…  


Lao Youth’s Union opens Technical and Vocational Training Center in Thakhek District, Khammouane Province

In collaboration with the Lao Youth Union (LYU), the model Youth Technical and Vocational Training in Khammouane Province, supported by the Russian Federation and UNDP, aims to strengthen the rural…  


Persons with disabilities jointly present key findings to national counterparts at Platform Event

Organizations of Persons with Disabilities (OPDs) presented the key findings of their recently finalized Joint Submission to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities…  


Launching Ceremony of the Digital Legal Aid Platform

After a year of development, the Digital Legal Aid Platform of Lao PDR is completed and launched to provide legal advice to ordinary Lao people, especially vulnerable groups and people living in…  


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…  


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…  

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