Follow the Data, Invest In Midwives: UNFPA, Ministry of Health Jointly Mark International Day of the Midwives

A virtual event conducted by the Ministry of Health (MoH) with support from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Laos under the theme: “Follow the Data, Invest in Midwives” highlights the importance of midwives’ role in saving lives of mothers and babies and the needs ...

KPL

Pfizer vaccine will be used to protect most vulnerable

A shipment of 100,620 doses of the vaccine arrived in Laos on Monday, provided by the COVAX Facility a partnership between the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, UNICEF, and the World Health Organisation (WHO). The government will use this batch to vaccinate ...

Phetphoxay Sengpaseuth

UNDP launches inequalities analysis in Laos

Vientiane (Vientiane Times/ANN) – United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Laos has launched an inequalities analysis in three steps of ‘beyond income, beyond averages, and beyond today,’ proposing a battery of policy options to tackle it.The 2019 edition of UNDP’s Human Development Report (HDR) on ...

News Desk

Laos, ILO celebrate partnership in advancing workers’ rights

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Laos will continue to work with its development partners, including the International Labour Organisation (ILO), to advance social justice and promote decent work for all.An event held in Vientiane on Saturday to mark the ILO Centenary and 55th anniversary of Laos’ ...

Phetphoxay Sengpaseuth

Laos, UN celebrate World Food Day, poverty eradication efforts

The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry and UN agencies in Laos on Wednesday kicked off events to mark World Food Day and International Day and National Week for the Eradication of Poverty at Lao-ITECC.The government, in cooperation with development partners, is marking the two important ...

Ounkham Pimmata

EU and UNICEF Donate Motorbikes and Computers To Lao MoES

(KPL) As part of the Partnership to Strengthen the Education System (PSES), the European Union (EU) and UNICEF handed over to the Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES) equipment for a total value of US$ 121,000, including 40 motorbikes, 62 desktop computers and three laptops. The ...

KPL News Desk
http://kpl.gov.la/En/Detail.aspx?id=48604

Laos becomes party to two more UN treaties

The government has become a party to the United Nations Convention on Contracts for International Sales of Goods, hoping to use the law to protect its international trade interests.Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr Saleumxay Kommasith on September 26 presented the letter from the government to ...

Ekaphone Phouthonesy

UNDP Launches Accelerator Lab

(KPL) The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the Lao PDR has launched Accelerator Lab with a global network of 60 labs serving 78 countries.A fast-paced world, climate change and development challenges demand re-imaging our approaches in order to provide solutions that plug into the needs of ...

KPL News Desk
http://kpl.gov.la/En/Detail.aspx?id=48303

Major int’l boost planned for agricultural development  in Laos

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) plans to approve significant new financial assistance to implement a project in rural areas focusing on boosting commercial production.The project, as part of ongoing assistance, will run from 2020-2026 at a cost of US$30 ...

Keoviengkhone Bounviseth
http://annx.asianews.network/content/major-int%E2%80%99l-boost-planned-agricultural-development-laos-100822

UN agriculture chief monitors project progress in Laos

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – A senior United Nations official is visiting Laos with the goal of enhancing the UN-Laos partnership in maintaining food security, generating employment in rural areas, and mitigating the effects of climate change in rural areas.  As part of their mission, the President ...

Times Reporters
http://annx.asianews.network/content/un-agriculture-chief-monitors-project-progress-laos-100732

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