[Call for application]: Inclusive Enterprises for Empowered Communities

Description: A free e-learning course on developing more inclusive community enterprises for the good of people and forests. This e-course looks at the connection between inclusion and community-based enterprises (CBEs) developed within community forestry. It explains how and why women and other marginalized groups are often excluded in ...

Call for proposal

Description: The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature(IUCN) are currently accepting Letters of Inquiry (LoIs) from non-governmental organisations, community groups, Indigenous People’s organisations, women’s groups, private companies and other civil society organisations for projects that address the conservation of biodiversity in ...

Panel discussion: Women in civil society

Come join us as we hear from 5 inspiring women who are working in the Civil Society and Development space in Lao PDR. They will talk about why chose this path, the obstacles they encountered and, most importantly, #HowToFail, “because learning how to fail means ...

[Register now] A webinar: Women and Community Land Rights: Investing in Local Champions

The webinar will take you to the project model in investing in a diverse group of land rights champions, both women and men can be a game-changer both for women and for the wider community. The local land rights champions nurtured through the WOLTS project ...

Lao PDR ranks 162 in the Open Data Inventory 2018

Lao PDR ranks 162 in the Open Data Inventory 2018 with an overall score of 22%. The overall score is a combination of a data coverage subscore of 25% and a data openness subscore of 20%.More ...

Open Data Watch

Vientiane Book Festival 2019

The event will display over  1,000,000 books and publications from Laos and other countries, especially the ASEAN members, with over 200 booths and exciting reading activities with free gifts and other panel activities.The event is from 7-17/03/2019 @ World Trade Center, Khouvieng Rd, Vientiane Capital.More ...

Vientiane Book Festival

Interplast Medical Team To Conduct Free Surgeries For Lao People

(KPL) Interplast Australia & New Zealand (Interplast) will visit the Mahosot General Hospital, Vientiane from Sunday 17 to Friday 22 February and the Lao Friends Hospital for Children, Luang Prabang from Sunday 24 February to Friday 1 March 2019 to provide plastic and reconstructive surgical ...


Lao, Chinese doctors provide free cataract surgery

Lao and Chinese ophthalmologists are providing free cataract surgery in Vientiane from August 20-25 to help poor people regain their eyesight.More ...

Phetphoxay Sengpaseuth

Come join us in CELEBRATING HMONG WOMEN around the WORLD

This will be a viewing party for the Hmong Women Take on the World Virtual Summit. Join us in coming together to celebrate Hmong Women and learn how your Hmong sisters are overcoming obstacles and adversity to find their authentic voices.More ...

Hmong Women Take on the World

Lao International Jet Ski Championship 2018
Lao Jet Ski Competition

The first ever International Jet Ski Championship in Lao PDR will kick off from 1-3 June 2018 @ Dansavanh Nam Ngum Resort. The competitions are of national and international rounds by leading Jet Ski teams.More ...


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