NATIONAL POPULATION AND DEVELOPMENT POLICY (2019-2030)

No. of pages: 120

Publication date: 2020

Author: UNFPA LAO PDR

Publisher: UNFPA Lao PDR

The National Population and Development Policy (NPDP) 2019-2030 is a major revision of the 1999 and 2006 population policies. The NPDP 2019-2030 highlights the improvement of people livelihood, poverty reduction, reducing the wide disparities between provinces and districts in such dimensions as birth and death rates (including maternal mortality) so as to accelerate the demographic. Ensure women and children access to education and social justice ,Enhanced socio-economic opportunities and life- chances for disadvantaged and vulnerable young people, benefits of rural-urban migration and international migration maximized and negative effects minimized, address the challenges of ageing and to support an older population, prevention of HIV/AIDS outbreak, sustainable environment development