Vientiane, 13 October 2020 – Today, led by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs the Lao National Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Secretariat in partnership with the UN Resident Coordinator’s Office, jointly organized “The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development - Stakeholder Engagement Seminar with United Nations agencies and Development Partners in Lao PDR”, at the International Cooperation and Training Center. The meeting was chaired by H.E. Mr. Thongphane Savanphet, Deputy-Minister of Foreign Affairs, and co-chaired by Ms. Sara Sekkenes, United Nations Resident Coordinator to the Lao PDR. More than 120 representatives participated in the Seminar, including the national SDG focal points from line ministries and equivalent, Ambassadors, UN agencies and Development Partners to the Lao PDR.
Vientiane Capital, 4th August 2020: Dr Pia Rebello Britto, UNICEF Representative to Lao PDR presented today the Letter of Credence to H.E. Mr. Thongphane SAVANPHET, Deputy-Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Lao PDR.
Bangkok, Thailand, 20-21 March 2019–The ASEAN Inter-governmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) successfully convened its 28th Meeting. The meeting was chaired by HE Prof Dr Amara Pongsapich, Thailand Representative to the AICHR 2019-2021 and the Chair of the AICHR.