Laos eyes graduation from Least Developed Country status in 2026

The government will step up human resource development and cooperation with development partners to ensure Laos is able to graduate from the Least Developed Country Category.There will be an extended preparatory period towards Laos’ assumed graduation from this category in 2026. Keep reading   ...

Phetphoxay Sengpaseuth

Covid-19 pandemic may delay Laos’ LDC graduation

(Vientiane Times)- The United Nations is assessing the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on Laos’ ability to rise above Least Developed Country (LDC) status in 2024 as planned. The data up until 2019 indicated that Laos is on track to meet all the criteria set by the ...

Times Reporters

As Laos prepares for LDC graduation, inequality must be overcome

Laos needs to overcome the pressing issue of inequality as the country prepares to abandon its Least Developed Country (LDC) status supposedly by 2024, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has said.Inequality remains one of the major challenges in Laos, the UN agency said as ...

Times Reporters

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