Round Table Meeting 2018 to take stock of Lao PDR’s development progress


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Annual development cooperation forum set to take place in Vientiane on 4-5 December

Joint UNDP/ILO report compares work and life conditions of regular and irregular migrant workers

Regular labour migration links to more benefits for migrant workers and their families than irregular migration according to a new UNDP/ILO report on migrant work experiences from Lao People’s Democratic Republic to Thailand.                                                            Lao button                                                                      

Changing the world one choice at a time

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To celebrate United Nations Day 2018, the UN in Lao PDR and the Lao Youth Union co-hosted an event for young Laotians on healthy and responsible lifestyles 

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Assessing damages, losses and needs following a disaster is the first step towards preventing and reducing the impact of future natural hazards.Lao button

The United Nations in Lao PDR Aids Thousands of Affected by Flash Flood in Southern Laos (Lao Version)

ອົງການສະຫະປະຊາຊາດ ປະຈຳ ສປປ ລາວ ໃຫ້ການຊ່ວຍເຫຼືອປະຊາຊົນຫຼາຍພັນຄົນທີ່ໄດ້ຮັບຜົນກະທົບຈາກໄພນໍ້າຖ້ວມສຸຢູ່ພາກໃຕ້ຂອງ ສປປ ລາວ 

ນະຄອນຫຼວງວຽງຈັນ, 13 ສິງຫາ 2018 - ໃນຂະນະທີ່ປະຕິບັດການການກູ້ໄພຍັງສືບຕໍ່ດຳເນີນຢູ່ໃນບ້ານທີ່ຖືກນໍ້າຖ້ວມ ຢູ່ແຂວງອັດຕະປື ທີ່ຢູ່ພາກໃຕ້ຂອງ ສປປ ລາວ, ອົງການເຄືອຂ່າຍ ສປຊ ກຳລັງເຮັດວຽກຮ່ວມກັບລັດຖະບານ ແລະenglish button ຄູ່ຮ່ວມມືດ້ານມະນຸດສະທຳ ເພື່ອຊ່ວຍເຫຼືອດ້ານນໍ້າສະອາດ, ອາຫານ, ສະຖານທີ່ພັກເຊົາຊົ່ວຄາວ ແລະ ການແພດ ແກ່ປະຊາຊົນ 13,000ຄົນ ທີ່ໄດ້ຮັບຜົນກະທົບຈາກໄພນໍ້າຖ້ວມ.

Safe pregnancy and childbirth, hygiene and dignity: UNFPA’s humanitarian response to the Lao dam collapse focuses on the special needs of women and girls (Lao version)

31 ກໍລະກົດ 2018 ທີ່ນະຄອນຫຼວງວຽງຈັນ, ສປປ ລາວ ສະຫະປະຊາຊາດ ກອງທຶນສຳລັບປະຊາກອນ (UNFPA) ໄດ້ມອບຊຸດອຸປະກອນທີ່ຈຳເປັນໃຫ້ແກ່ລັດຖະບານຂອງ ສປປ ລາວ ເພື່ອສົມທົບເຂົ້າໃນການຕອບສະໜອງກັບenglish buttonໄພພິດບັດທີ່ເກີດຂຶ້ນໃນອາທິດທີ່ຜ່ານມາ, ໂດຍສະເພາະແມ່ນເຫດການສັນເຂື່ອນແຕກທີ່ແຂວງອັດຕະປື, ໂດຍເນັ້ນໜັກໃສ່ແມ່ຍິງ ແລະ ເດັກຍິງ ທີ່ກວມເອົາເຄິ່ງຂອງປະຊາກອນທັງໝົດທີ່ໄດ້ຮັບຜົນກະທົບ.


United Nations in Lao PDR extends solidarity to flood devastated provinces in Lao PDR (Lao version)

ສປຊ ໄດ້ຮ່ວມແຮງຮ່ວມໃຈຊ່ວຍເຫຼືອໄພພິບັດນ້ຳຖ້ວມຢູ່ ສປປ ລາວ.

25 ກໍລະກົດ 2018

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ສະຫະປະຊາຊາດ ປະຈຳ ສປປ ລາວ ມີຄວາມສະຫຼົດໃຈຫຼັງຈາກໄດ້ຮັບຂ່າວການສູນຫາຍຂອງຫຼາຍສິບຄົນ ແລະ ການເສຍຊີວິດຈຳນວນຫຼາຍສາເຫດຈາກໄພນຳ້ຖ້ວມທີ່ ແຂວງ ອັດຕະປື ແລະ ອີກແຂວງອື່ນໆໃນ ສປປ ລາວ ແລະ ຂະນະນີ້ກໍກຳລັງກະກຽມໃຫ້ການສະໜັບສະໜຸນເຂດ, ຊຸມຊົນທີ່ໄດ້ຮັບຜົນກະທົບ.

Lao PDR reports on implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals

Lao PDR’s first Voluntary National Review is presented at the UN High-Level Political Forum in New York 

Vientiane/New York, 17 July 2018

Three years after the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, H.E. Mr. Saleumxay Kommasith, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lao PDR, has presented the country’s first Voluntary National Review on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the UN High-Level Political Forum, which takes place on 16-18 July 2018 in New York. Lao PDR is one of 47 Member States presenting their national review this year.


LSIS-II Highlights Equity as Key Unfinished Business in Lao PDR

Vientiane, 27 June  2018

The Lao Statistics Bureau and the Ministry of Planning and Investment, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Education and Sports, and with technical support from UNICEF and UNFPA, launched today the Lao Social Indicator Survey (LSIS-II). This is the largest effort to date to measure the country’s progress on social development.

He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything

Silvia Illescas, our UN Volunteer from Nicaragua, shares her experiences of working for World Health Organization in Lao PDR

Vientiane, 21 June 2018

My journey as a UN volunteer started when I arrived in Laos in May 2016. The idea of me moving to a small developing country in Southeast Asia to help the World Health Organization fight against HIV, tuberculosis and malaria was not exactly shocking to my friends. They had seen me volunteer for various projects in Nicaragua before

A day in my life as a UN Volunteer

Vientiane, 1 June 2018

In this photo story, Norah Ngeny, International UN Volunteer takes us into the countryside of Lao PDR and shows us how UN is helping the Lao government protect local dry dipterocarp forests.

The Lao PDR Government Launches a Multi-Sectoral Priority Action Plan in Response to Violence against Children Survey

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At an event organised on the occasion of International Children’s Day, His Excellency, Sonxay Siphandone, Deputy Prime Minister, President of the National Commission for the Advancement of Women, Mothers and Children, launched a multi-sectoral response with priority actions to address violence against children in Lao PDR. 

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