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9 April 2021
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SDC funds the UN Joint Programme “Protection and Services for Vulnerable settlements, Migrants, and Youth in Savannakhet and Champassak” within the COVID-19 response

Vientiane 09/04/2021, Ministry of Planning and Investment together with three UN agencies (UNFPA, IOM, UN-Habitat) organized the first meeting of the Steering Committee of the UN Joint programme “... Read more

8 April 2021
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Engaging Men in Savannakhet villages to Champion the Prevention of Violence in Lao PDR

Savannakhet, Lao PDR. 22-26/03/2021. The Lao Women’s Union (LWU) and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) are jointly piloting  the “Manual for Engaging Men in Gender-Based Violence Prevention and... Read more

8 April 2021
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National Maternal Death Surveillance and Response Meeting Reaching Zero preventable Maternal Deaths by 2030

Vientiane, Lao PDR. 02/04/ 2021-The Ministry of Health and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) led discussions on the Maternal Death Surveillance and Response (MDSR) report.   The review of... Read more

30 March 2021
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Counting Everyone, Because Everyone Counts

Vientiane, Lao PDR. 30/03/2021- The Lao Statistics Bureau (LSB), Ministry of Planning and Investment and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) organized the first partners briefing to inform... Read more

23 March 2021
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LWU, UNFPA and Provincial Leaders call on Lao PDR to respect, uphold and advance women’s rights in the new generation for International Women’s Day

Bolikhamxay, Lao PDR. 18 March 2021. The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) joined the Lao Women’s Union (LWU) event “Women’s Leadership in the New Generation” to celebrate International Women's... Read more

8 March 2021
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Protecting the rights of Women and Girls despite COVID-19 International Women’s Day and every day! By Mme S. Bouachanh Vice President LWU, Mme Bandith Vice President of NCAWMC and Ms. M. Khan UNFPA Representative

Last year, marked the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Beijing Platform for Action. It was intended to be ground-breaking for gender equality. Instead, with the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic the... Read more

19 February 2021
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Stronger Together

“My name is El, I am twenty six years old. I live with my husband Vansy in Champasak province. We are new and happy parents. The arrival of our baby safely and in good health represents the power of... Read more

18 February 2021
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Empowering 3,800 adolescent girls in Huaphanh and Oudoumxay. Ministry of Education and Sports receives support from UNFPA and SNV for Gender

Vientiane, 18/02/2021. In support of the Ministry of Education and Sports priorities, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and SNV Netherlands Development Organization signed a memorandum of... Read more

16 February 2021
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UNFPA giving the floor to the Lao population and its partners to shape the next country program

2021 marks the end of the 6th and current country program (CP) of UNFPA in Lao PDR. The 05 years document helped advance the statute of women and girls, promote maternal health, fight harmful... Read more

29 January 2021
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Lao PDR Government and UNFPA review the progress of 2020 and set 2021 priorities for women, girls and young people

  Vientiane Capital, 29 December 2020. Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) convened the Annual Meeting to review the progresses made in... Read more

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