SDG 18 Lives Safe from UXO
This page discusses SDG 18 – Lives Safe from UXO in Lao PDR, which aims to remove the UXO obstacle to human development in Lao PDR. It describes an overview of how the internal-adopted SDG 18 is implemented and monitored in the context of Lao PDR.
SDG 2 Zero Hunger
This page discusses SDG 2 in Lao PDR, which aims to end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture. It describes an overview of how SDG 2 is localized, implemented and monitored in the context of Lao PDR.
SDG 1 No poverty
This page discusses SDG 1-No poverty which aims to eradicate all forms of poverty everywhere including ensuring social protection, increasing access to basic services and supporting resilience to climate-related disasters and other economic, social and environmental shocks for the poor and vulnerable. It describes an overview of how SDG 1 is localized, implemented and monitored in the context of Lao PDR.
Ethnic minorities and indigenous people
Lao PDR is the most ethnically diverse country in Southeast Asia. Lao people comprise four main ethno-linguistic groups: Lao-Tai (62.4 %), Mon-Khmer (23.7 %), Hmong-Iu Mien (9.7 %), and Chine-Tibetan (2.9 %), which can also be broken down to 49 ethnic groups. Many ethnic groups in Laos encounter issues of poverty, education and health, due to lifestyle and geographical difficulties.
How do Women engage in open data movements cross the Mekong countries?
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VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Government officials from the southern provinces came together in Pakxe this week to discuss the mapping of the risks and impacts related to climate change, aiming to give farmers more accurate information.The two-day meeting on participatory mapping of agricultural livelihoods and ...
VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – It will now be easier for business operators in Laos, especially in seven provinces, to register their firms following the installation of modern equipment at business registration points.The equipment, worth more than 680 million kip, was handed over to the Enterprise ...
VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The National Assembly (NA) has issued a resolution that endorses a government plan to secure a large amount of funding for the education and health sectors, aimed at improving the quality of human resources.According to the Assembly’s resolution on the state ...
The Delegation of the European Union to Laos (EU) has reiterated its support for the government’s ongoing efforts to develop and improve the education system and nutrition in all areas of the country.This includes financial and technical assistance for initiatives such as the Basic Education ...
VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The government is holding a special meeting to establish common ground among state agencies about ways to ensure effective implementation of the national development plan for 2020.Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith presided over the opening of the two-day open government meeting at ...
Videos [Lao]: The 8th Ordinary Sessions of National Assembly’s 8th Legislature
Booklets on Ethnic Groups in Laos