Sustainable Development Goals

Laos govt, international partners take stock of progress towards development goals

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Laos will continue to work towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in all sectors as well as intensify capacity building and awareness-raising in the area of climate change.Speaking on Tuesday at the closing ceremony of the Round Table Implementation Meeting 2019, ...

Phetphoxay Sengpaseuth

Australia provides aid to improve health, gender equality in Savannakhet

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The Australian government has provided more than 25 billion kip (AUD4.2 million) to improve equitable access and use of safe sanitation and hygiene in Savannakhet province.A Memorandum of Understanding was signed recently between the Head of Savannakhet province’s Health Department, Dr ...

Phomphong Laoin

Nutrition, Water, Sanitation Efforts Scaled Up As EU - LAOS Project Reviews On SDGs

(KPL) Access to sufficient nutrition, clean water resources and adequate sanitation are keys to the health and livelihood of the populations around the world, particularly in developing nations such as South-East Asia’s Lao PDR.This is the overall goal of the Scaling Up Nutrition and WASH ...

KPL News Desk

Laos making strides towards 2030 SDG agenda

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA) are continuing discussions on plans to advance coordination and integration of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to help Laos engage in the 2030 Agenda.A two-day (October ...

News Desk

Lao Authorities review results and progress toward SDGs implementation

More than 70 government officials gathered in Vientiane yesterday to review results, progress and challenges in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for the 2018-2019 fiscal year.The annual meeting of the National Steering Committee for Sustainable Development Goals Implementation in Laos until 2030 ...

Siladda Souliyong

Laos joins other nations reviewing stance on sanitation, water

Laos joined other countries and development partners at the Sector Ministers’ Meeting (SMM) which was convened by the Sanitation and Water for All partnership in San Jose, Costa Rica on April 4-5. Topics at the meeting centred on supporting the achievement of the water, sanitation and ...

Phetphoxay Sengpaseuth

Experts tackle integration of int’l development goals in Laos

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Various government sectors are facing challenges in implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), especially the integration of the goals into indicators for the national socio-economic development plan (NSEDP).This issue was a key topic tabled for discussion among experts from government sectors ...

Phomphong Laoin

Asean geospatial data meeting gets its bearings in Vientiane

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Delegations from Laos and other Asean member countries met in Vientiane yesterday to share ideas about the use of geospatial information in driving sustainable development.Participants discussed how geospatial information could make contributions to the agreed indicator framework for monitoring progress towards ...

News Desk

Laos, Cambodia partner in transboundary water resource project

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Laos and Cambodia have agreed on cooperative actions on the key priorities of a joint project on cross-border water resource development and management.Representatives of the two nations discussed plans recently at a Regional Steering Committee meeting, which identified eco-tourism and fisheries ...

News Desk

Germany backs Laos’ efforts to fulfil Sustainable Development Goals

Germany has agreed to provide more than 487 billion kip (50 million Euro) to deepen cooperation with Laos as the country moves forward to fulfilling the Sustainable Development Goals.The new funding was made available by Germany to support projects in the areas of rural development, ...

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