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18 December 2015

Lao Youth Union to conduct a youth panel discussion under the theme: “Youth participation in development”

Vientiane, 18 December 2015 - Lao PDR has one of the youngest population in Southeast Asia. With nearly 60% of the population below the age of 25... Read more

15 December 2015
Press Release

Lao PDR to launch the provisional results of the 4th Population and Housing Census

Vientiane, 10 December 2015 - The provisional results of the 4th Population and Housing Census was officially launched and announced by H.E. Dr.... Read more

9 December 2015

UNFPA Representative Bids Farewell to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Vientiane, 7 Dec 2015 - UNFPA Representative to Lao PDR, Dr. Hassan Mohtashami, on Monday, 7 December 2015, bid farewell to the Vice Minister of the... Read more

7 December 2015

State of World Population 2015 sets new agenda for humanitarian response to step up support for millions left behind

Vientiane, Lao PDR, 7 December 2015 - The health needs of women and adolescents are too often neglected in humanitarian response to natural disasters... Read more

24 November 2015

World Must End Violence against Women

Statement of UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin,For the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women 25 November... Read more

11 November 2015

Master Programme in Population and Development Studies to be established

Vientiane, 10 November 2015 - A consultation meeting on the establishment of Master Programme in Population and Development Studies was conducted... Read more

17 September 2015

UNFPA Deputy Executive Director and Regional Director of Asia and Pacific visit Lao PDR

15 September 2015, Vientiane - Ms Kate Gilmore, Deputy Executive Director of the United Nations Population Funds (UNFPA) together with Ms Yoriko... Read more

10 July 2015

World Population Day 2015 - Media Conference

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

ED Statement on International Day of the Midwife

Statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund The International Day of the Midwife – marked... Read more

29 April 2015

Media Conference on Family Planning

9 April 2015, Vientiane – A media conference on family planning in Lao PDR was conducted by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in... Read more