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U.S. – Laos exchange views on Anti-Human Trafficking during Learning Event

VIENTIANE, LAO PDR —Embassy Vientiane Deputy Chief of Mission, Shannon Farrell and Police Colonel Latsamy Xayakham, Director General of Anti Human Trafficking Department, Head of the Office, National Secretariat on Anti Human Trafficking co-chaired a Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Learning Event for in Vientiane on March 17.  The event included a presentation on the U.S. ...
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Ukraine Statement

  One year since the start of Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine One year ago, the global security architecture was shaken hard as Russia started its full-scale war against Ukraine. The Russian invasion of Ukraine asks us all a question: will the world go back to brutal rule of force, or will UN members be ...
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United States to Help Advance Maternal Child Health and Nutrition in Lao PDR

Vientiane – February 3, 2023 – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) launched a new five-year Project for Capacity Strengthening for Maternal Child Health and Nutrition.  The Project will be implemented by JSI Research and Training Institute, Inc. in collaboration with the Ministry of Health (MOH) and will implement activities in 24 districts ...
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U.S. Ambassador and Minister Sign 
Letter of Agreement on English Teaching Assistance

VIENTIANE, LAO PDR— At a ceremony in Vientiane Capital on December 28, 2022, the U.S. Embassy in Laos and the Lao PDR Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES) signed a three-year Letter of Agreement (2022-2025) enabling the United States to support bringing up to 12 Fulbright English Teaching Assistants (ETA) and five English Language Fellows ...
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U.S. Provides Bednets and Equipment Worth $160,486 to Lao PDR for Malaria Prevention

VIENTIANE, LAO PDR — The United States continues to support Lao PDR in the fight against malaria. On January 5, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Acting Country Representative to Lao PDR, Dr. Kevin Smith, presented 70,000 long-lasting insecticide treated nets with a total value of $133,000 USD, and entomology laboratory equipment with a total ...
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