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9 December 2015
Dispatch
The outgoing Representative took the opportunity to express gratitude for the excellent partnership and commitment of the Government during the period of his assignment in Laos. He cited a number of... Read more
7 December 2015
Dispatch
Vientiane, Lao PDR, 7 December 2015 - The health needs of women and adolescents are too often neglected in humanitarian response to natural disasters and conflicts around the world, even though... Read more
24 November 2015
Statement
One in three women worldwide has experienced physical or sexual violence, most often by an intimate partner. In most countries, fewer than four in 10 survivors of such violence seek help. Violence... Read more
11 November 2015
Dispatch
Vientiane, 10 November 2015 - A consultation meeting on the establishment of Master Programme in Population and Development Studies was conducted today by the National University of Laos with support... Read more
5 November 2015
Feature Story
Savanakhet Province, Lao PDR - Nestled in a remote forest near the border with Viet Nam, the village of Labangkhok is one of the poorest in the Lao People's Democratic Republic. Off the grid, and... Read more
17 September 2015
Dispatch
15 September 2015, Vientiane - Ms Kate Gilmore, Deputy Executive Director of the United Nations Population Funds (UNFPA) together with Ms Yoriko Yasukawa, Regional Director of UNFPA Asia and Pacific... Read more
10 July 2015
Dispatch
Vientiane, 10 July 2015 - World Population Day is celebrated every 11th of July in over 90 countries in the world. The day seeks to focus attention on the urgency and importance of population issues... Read more
4 May 2015
Statement
Statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund The International Day of the Midwife – marked on 5 May. Today, on the International Day of the... Read more
29 April 2015
Dispatch
9 April 2015, Vientiane – A media conference on family planning in Lao PDR was conducted by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in collaborated with the Ministry of Health (MoH) in 29 April,... Read more
23 March 2015
Dispatch
20 March 2015, Vientiane – The International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) was first organized in Cairo, Egypt, in 1994 bringing 179 countries to discuss the interlink between... Read more

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