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16 February 2022, Vientiane Capital - H.E. Dr. Sthabandith INSISIENMAI, Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) and Ms. Mariam A. KHAN, Representative of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to Lao PDR signed the Country Programme Action Plan (CPAP) 2022-2026, following the launch of the Government of Lao PDR - UNFPA’s 7th Country Programme (CP7)  last month. 


The CPAP is a live document for implementation of the Country Programme 2022-2026  approved by the UNFPA Executive Board in September 2021. The CPAP focuses on four  priorities: 1). Sexual reproductive health and rights; 2). Adolescent and youth; 3). Gender equality and women’s empowerment; and 4). Population dynamics and Data.The CP7 will accelerate implementation in these four areas towards the achievement of universal access to sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights. 


The CP7 drew on lessons learnt from previous cycles and data from the Lao  2030 Demographic Study, it is well aligned with the 9th National Socio-Economic Development Plan 2021-2025, the National commitments to the 25th International Conference on Population Development (ICPD25), and the United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF). 


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UNFPA, the UN's sexual and reproductive health agency, works in over 150 countries including Lao PDR, to achieve zero maternal deaths, zero unmet need for family planning and zero gender-based.



For more information please contact:

Mr. Phonexay Sithirajvongsa

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, UNFPA Laos     


Ms. Vanly Lorkuangming

Communications and Partnerships Analyst, UNFPA Laos