Civil Society Organisations Support Lao Government Response to COVID-19 Prevention Across Country
The 12-month partnership agreements were signed as part of the ‘Civil Society Action to Prevent and Mitigate COVID-19’ (CiSAC) project, which will improve the nations’ long-term response to the global COVID-19 pandemic. These ten CSO projects, funded by the European Union, will reach over 100,000 ...
Civil Society supports Lao government response to COVID-19 prevention across 10 provinces
Ten Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) on May 28 signed partnership agreements to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic in 10 provinces across Lao PDR. The 12-month partnership agreements were signed with Plan International in Lao PDR to implement activities as part of the ‘Civil Society Action ...
MAF and WWF-Laos Commit to Long-Term Collaboration on Counter Wildlife Trafficking
The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF), represented by the Department of Forest Inspection (DoFI) signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the World Wide Fund for Nature Laos Office (WWF-Laos) today at an event at the Vientiane Plaza Hotel.The MoU was signed by ...
Switzerland Opens Funds For Cultural Expressions In Laos
(KPL) The government of Switzerland has launched an open public call for the Lao Culture Fund (LCF) which will provide funding opportunities and training for organizations, business or civil society to promote cultural expressions in the Lao PDR under the theme “Lao Culture By And ...
KPL News Desk
Facility for Homeless, Addicts in Laos Faces Budget Crunch
A facility for the homeless, mentally ill and drug addicts in the Lao capital Vientiane is facing budget shortfalls and has resorted to fundraising in order to continue operations.The Somsanga Support Center in Vientiane’s Sayettha district urgently needs funding to continue to feed its 230 ...
RFA’s Lao Service
Germany, EU Renew Support To Strengthen Mekong Transboundary Water Cooperation
(KPL) The Mekong River Commission (MRC) and the government of Germany and the European Union on Nov 28 signed agreements worth EUR 8.92 million, approx. US$10 million, to enhance Mekong cross-border water cooperation, at the sidelines of the 25th Meeting of the MRC Council.More ...
International Organisation for Migration membership announced
The nation has become a member of the International Organisation of Migration (IOM), with the country’s membership announced at the Second special session of the Council of IOM held in Geneva last week. More ...