(KPL) Tay Samone is a passionate midwife serving at a health centre in Nam Bak district, Luang Prabang province. Situated in the north of the Lao PDR, Luang Prabang is famous for its heritage and tourism. It is home to a number of ethnic groups living in remote and mountainous areas.

(KPL) Minister of Education and Sports Sengdeuane Lachanthaboune received today a courtesy visit from UNICEF Representative Pia Rebello Britto on the occasion of the latter’s recent appointment. Mrs Sengdeuane Lachanthaboune congratulated Dr Pia Rebello Britto for her appointment as UNICEF Representative to the Lao PDR and showed appreciation for UNICEF’s continued support to the country to achieve its national goals and the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) on Education.

(KPL) Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the Lao PDR Shin Sungsoon and Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Thongsavanh Phomvihane joined other government officials of the two countries in a ceremony to unveil the logo of the 25th anniversary of Laos-Korea diplomatic relations in Vientiane on Aug 11. The embassy of the Republic of Korea has organised a competition to decide the logo to be used for the celebration of the 25th anniversary of Laos-Republic of Korea diplomatic relations - October 25, 1995-2020.

(KPL) Vice-governors of Huaphan, Xieng Khuang, Xaysomboun, Borikhamxay, Vientiane (province) and Vientiane and representatives from the National and Provincial Commissions for the Advancement of Women, Mothers and Children (NCAWMC - PCAWMC) and line ministries met in Xieng Khuang on Aug 10 to review the implementation of Vice-Governors’ Commitment of September 2019 to Lao Generation 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). More than 80 people participated in the meeting.

(KPL) Imagine if the next generation of school graduates receive essential life skills as part of their education? Would not the human capital of Lao have higher capacity and on sequent opportunities? This is exactly what UNFPA is supporting the MOES to achieve! COVID-19 has shown how important human capacity and resilience is and investing in youth and adolescents is imperative to build back better.

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