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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…  


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%.…  


Digital Government Transformation Project (RFF) Project Kickoff and Digital Maturity Assessment Introduction

Even prior to the spread of COVID-19, the Lao Government had expressed a growing commitment to the digital transformation agenda. In 2020, however, the pandemic accelerated the shift which created a…  


Workshop on the Result of the 2nd Round of Service User Feedback Survey

With 2021 bringing in the 9th National Socio-Economic Development Plan (NSEDP), the Government has committed to improve public administration with a particular focus on strengthening public service…  


UXO Sector holds 1st Working Group Meeting

The meeting’s primary focus was the new ten-year UXO national strategic plan – Safe Path Forward III (SPF III), which is currently in development. The plan comes at a crucial turning point for the UXO…  


OPDs Parallel Submission to the 2021 CRPD Review- Workshop on Data Collection and Writing

Persons with disabilities no longer want to be seen as the recipients of charity but instead as equal members of society that need certainly tailored supports and to have a greater say in what support…  


Official Project Launch of the Learning from China's Experience to Improve the Response to COVID-19 in the Asia and Pacific Region

The above mentioned project has received support from the South-South Cooperation Assistance Funds (SSCAF), to strengthen the preparedness and responding capacity at the Asia-Pacific regional level…  

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