New national forum charts action on nutrition

Vientiane, 20 November 2015 

Lao PDR’s new National Nutrition Forum met for the first time today to lay the foundations for action against under-nutrition, and to forge key messages for the 12th High Level Round Table Meeting.

Article featured courtesy of Vientiane Times: Consultations held on the Sustainable Development Goals

18 November 2015

UN survey reveals collective response to national development priorities

15 November 2015 

The UN Country Team in Lao PDR is using 'crowdsourcing' to complement the country analysis that will serve as a baseline for the new Lao PDR – UN Partnership Framework 2017-2021.

Picturing development goals in Lao PDR

13 November 2015 

#Namkan2030 photo contest winners announced to mark the launch of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 60 years of Lao PDR and UN partnership.

Quality reproductive care reaches remote communities of Lao PDR

5 November 2015 

Lao PDR is in the top three countries worldwide for reducing maternal deaths

Speech by H.E. Saleumxay Kommasith, Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs, delivered at UN Blue event Patuxay

23 October 2015 

UN Day speech by UN Resident Coordinator Kaarina Immonen, delivered at UN Blue event Patuxay

23 October 2015 

Televised statement by H.E. Dr. Thongloun Sisoulith, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the United Nations

23 October 2015 

Blue Patuxay illuminates 60 years of Lao - United Nations cooperation

23 October 2015 

The Government and United Nations in Lao PDR commemorate the 70th year of existence of the United Nations and the 60th anniversary of the country’s partnership with the UN with a series of events.

A bigger role for business in Lao PDR’s development

21 October 2015 

Business is playing a bigger role in Lao PDR’s development planning.

Lao People’s Democratic Republic reported one case of vaccine-derived poliovirus to the World Health Organization

9 October 2015 

Vientiane – The Ministry of Health in Lao People’s Democratic Republic has notified WHO of a case of type 1 vaccine-derived poliovirus (VDPV1) in a child with paralysis in Phamueng Village, Bolikhan District, Bolikhamxay Province. 

High Level Round Table Meeting to boost development in Lao PDR

06 October 2015 

The Government of Lao PDR and the United Nations will host the 12th High Level Round Table Meeting on the 27th November 2015 at the National Conference Centre in Vientiane.

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