You are here


5 June 2021

Youth for climate action: Key lessons learned from a nationwide essay competition

This blog post reflects on an essay competition on the role of Youth in Climate Action jointly organized by UNDP and UNFPA in Laos, as part of a sensing exercise of the UNDP Accelerator Lab and a... Read more

3 June 2021

The Government of Australia and UNFPA Extend Partnership to Improve Social and Health Services for GBV Responses

Vientiane, 3 June 2021 - The Government of Australia and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Laos today signed an agreement for a two-year project (2021-2023) to improve social and health... Read more

26 May 2021

For a Post Covid Life, We Must Protect Adolescents And Youth Mental and Physical Well Being

Armed with skills and knowledge of comprehensive sexuality education (CSE), Ms. Hongsaly Thiphakason has been working with her fellow teachers to teach CSE for Technical Vocational Education Training... Read more

21 May 2021

Lao PDR Agrees to Endorse Five-Year Plans To Advance Women’s Right and Gender Equality

Vientiane 21th May 2021 - The Government of Laos has officially agreed to endorse the Second National Plan of Action on Preventing and Elimination of Violence Against Women and Violence against... Read more

20 May 2021

Ensuring vulnerable populations have access to essential healthcare during the COVID-19 pandemic

A story from UN COVID-19 Response and Recovery Multi-Partner Trust Fund. Supported by the UN COVID-19 Response and Recovery Multi-Partner Trust Fund, the technical assistance led by UNFPA and UNAIDS... Read more

18 May 2021

Laotian LGBTQI youth find peace, purpose and community

VIENTIANE, Lao People’s Democratic Republic – Growing up, Bill didn’t have anywhere to go to about the confusion she felt about her gender identity. In secondary school, classmates used to taunt her... Read more

14 May 2021

LWU and UNFPA ensure Protection of Women and Girls during COVID-19

  Vientiane, 13 May 2021 – To support the joint Government of Laos and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) COVID-19 response, UNFPA with partners the Crown Plaza and Swiss Agency for Development... Read more

13 May 2021
Press Release

Lao Youth Union and UNFPA Strengthen Youth Focused Response to COVID-19

VIENTIANE, Lao PDR, 13 May 2021— To support the Government of Lao’s COVID-19 response, UNFPA and Lao Youth Union (LYU) have set up telephone helplines to provide mental health and psychosocial... Read more

3 May 2021

Government of Lao and UNFPA consult development partners on the 7th Country Program 2022-2026 of cooperation.

Vientiane, Lao PDR. 30/04/2021. The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) organized an online meeting with development partners to finalise the 7th... Read more

24 April 2021

Role of Village Chiefs to reduce maternal deaths

Mr Khamsai Sanasom, is 47  years old and  lives in Huayhiey Village with his wife and  two children. He is the village chief in his district and his story is a lesson of inspiration to support... Read more