The 14th Lao PDR-Australia Senior Officials’ Talks were held virtually on 26 July 2021. The talks were co-chaired by Vice Minister H.E. Thongphane Savanphet and First Assistant Secretaryfor the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Australia, Mr Ridwaan Jadwat.
The meeting was hosted by Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and was attended by the Lao PDR Ambassador to Australia, H.E. Sisavath Inphachanh and the Australian Ambassador to Lao PDR, H.E. Paul Kelly and representatives from relevant Ministries and agencies from both sides.
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.