Lao PDR writes history by launching Sustainable Development Goal 18

Vientiane, 7 September 2016 

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National SDG 18 aims to make lives safe from UXO in Lao PDR.

Secretary-General visits community based drug treatment centre in Lao, meets drug users and their families

Vientiane 6 September, 2016

Secretary General visits community based drug treatment centre in Lao, meets drug users and their families.

UN in Laos celebrates World Breastfeeding Week

Vientiane, 1 August 2016

World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated every year from 1 to 7 August to encourage exclusive breastfeeding and improve babies’ health as a key practice to support the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGS) by 2030.

World Hepatitis Day 2016

Vientiane, 28 July 2016

The recent viral Hepatitis A outbreak in Xiengkhouang Province is a reminder that Hepatitis can affect anyone of us. A spike in cases of this sickness happened just two weeks before the annual World Hepatitis Day is marked on 28 July.

Investing in adolescent girls for a better future

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Vientiane, 11 July 2016

World Population Day is celebrated every 11th of July in over 90 countries around the world. The day seeks to focus attention on the urgency and importance of population issues, particularly in the context of overall development. 

Investing in adolescent girls for a better future_Lao

ລົງທຶນໃສ່ໄວໜຸ່ມຍິງ ເພື່ອ​ອະ​ນາ​ຄົດ​ທີ່​ສົດ​ໃສ

 

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ນະຄອນຫຼວງວຽງຈັນ, 11 ກໍລະກົດ 2016

ໃນວັນທີ 11 ກໍລະກົດ ຂອງທຸກໆປີ ການສະເຫຼີມສະຫຼອງວັນປະຊາກອນໂລກ ໄດ້ດຳເນີນໃນຫຼາຍກວ່າ  90 ປະເທດ ເພື່ອເພີ່ມທະວີຄວາມເຂົ້າໃຈຕໍ່ກັບບັນຫາປະຊາກອນທີ່ສຳຄັນ ແລະ ຕ້ອງການການເອົາໃຈໃສ່ ຕໍ່ການພັດທະນາ. 

Addressing violence against women: Moderate costs and high returns

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Vientiane, 30 June 2016

Lao PDR is committed to ending violence against women. The country has a new Action Plan (2014) and Law (2015) addressing the issue. The first-ever prevalence study of violence against women in Lao PDR was completed in 2015 and launched in 2016, and it showed that violence against women in Lao PDR is culturally highly tolerated.

Addressing violence against women: Moderate costs and high returns_Lao

 

ການແກ້ໄຂບັນຫາຄວາມຮຸນແຮງຕໍ່ແມ່ຍິງ: ຄ່າໃຊ້ຈ່າຍປານກາງ ແລະ ຜົນຕອບແທນສູງ

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ນະຄອນຫຼວງວຽງຈັນ, 30 ມິຖຸນາ 2016

ສປປ ລາວ ໄດ້ໃຫ້ຄໍາຫມັ້ນສັນຍາຕໍ່ການຢຸດຕິຄວາມຮຸນແຮງຕໍ່ແມ່ຍິງ. ປະເທດລາວມີແຜນປະຕິບັດງານ ໃຫມ່ (ປີ 2014) ແລະ ກົດຫມາຍ (ປີ 2015) ວ່າດ້ວຍການແກ້ໄຂບັນຫາດັ່ງກ່າວ. ການສຶກສາຄັ້ງທໍາອິດ ກ່ຽວກັບການໃຊ້ຄວາມຮຸນແຮງຕໍ່ແມ່ຍິງໃນ ສປປ ລາວ ໄດ້ສໍາເລັດລົງໃນປີ 2015 ແລະ ການເປີດຕົວ ການສຶກສາດັ່ງກ່າວ ໃນປີ 2016 ໄດ້ສະແດງໃຫ້ເຫັນວ່າຄວາມຮຸນແຮງຕໍ່ແມ່ຍິງໃນ ສປປ ລາວ ແມ່ນ ຄວາມອົດທົນອັນສູງສົ່ງທີ່ສຸດ.ສປປ ລາວ ໄດ້ໃຫ້ຄໍາຫມັ້ນສັນຍາຕໍ່ການຢຸດຕິຄວາມຮຸນແຮງຕໍ່ແມ່ຍິງ. ປະເທດລາວມີແຜນປະຕິບັດງານ ໃຫມ່ (ປີ 2014) ແລະ ກົດຫມາຍ (ປີ 2015) ວ່າດ້ວຍການແກ້ໄຂບັນຫາດັ່ງກ່າວ. ການສຶກສາຄັ້ງທໍາອິດ ກ່ຽວກັບການໃຊ້ຄວາມຮຸນແຮງຕໍ່ແມ່ຍິງໃນ ສປປ ລາວ ໄດ້ສໍາເລັດລົງໃນປີ 2015 ແລະ ການເປີດຕົວ ການສຶກສາດັ່ງກ່າວ ໃນປີ 2016 ໄດ້ສະແດງໃຫ້ເຫັນວ່າຄວາມຮຸນແຮງຕໍ່ແມ່ຍິງໃນ ສປປ ລາວ ແມ່ນ ຄວາມອົດທົນອັນສູງສົ່ງທີ່ສຸດ. 

SDG kickoff - A photo story

Vientiane, 15 June 2016

Read our photo story on how we engage with the Sustainable Development Goals in Lao PDR.

Partnerships and fresh, local perspectives essential for SDGs implementation

Vientiane, 23 May 2016

The UN in Lao PDR has recently staged two events focused on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), drawing on expertise from the community to find ways to adopt the SDGs to Lao realities.

Close the immunisation gap

Vientiane, 10 May 2016

In time for the World Immunisation Week (24-30 April), the Lao Ministry of Health, the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF have issued a fresh call to promote the use of life-saving vaccines for all families and communities in Lao PDR.

UN: Increasing productivity is key to revive economic growth in Asia-Pacific

Vientiane, 5 May 2016

As nations begin implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the next phase of Asia-Pacific economic growth should be driven by broad-based productivity gains. 

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