Under the auspices of the Community-based Dialogues (CBD) project, the Project Steering Committee (PSC) held a Top-Level Policy Dialogue (TLPD) on “Upholding Human Rights while Promoting Democratic Civic Space” on 09 September 2021 hosted by the Commission on Human Rights (CHR).
From August 18th to August 20th 2021 the 3rd Consultation Workshop on the Draft of Law on Public Administration took place in Bolikhamxay Province. The workshop was officially opened and attended by H.E Mr Nisith Keopanya, Vice Minister, Ministry of Home Affairs.
A virtual technical meeting on the application of Best Available Techniques (BAT) was co-organised by Hanns Seidel Foundation Vietnam (HSF) and the Department of Legal Affairs (DLA) – Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) with the participation of senior experts of the German Federal Environment Agency (Umweltbundesamt) and Vietnam’s leading experts on textile, chemical and steel industries.
The second competition of the ECOTHON series was successfully organised as a hybrid event in Vientiane and via Zoom from 11th to 13th August, creating an exciting platform for impact start-ups from Lao PDR to share and develop their innovative business ideas aimed at achieving the SDG12 “Sustainable Consumption and Production” (SCP) with the support of renowned international experts.
From August 11th until August 13th 2021 the ECOTHON in Lao PDR 2021 took place both online and at Crowne Plaza Vientiane, Laos and has been co-organized among others by the Hanns Seidel Foundation.