Lao People's Democratic Republic resources

January 2023

  1. Understanding informality and expanding social security coverage in Lao People’s Democratic Republic: A quantitative study of the labour force and enterprise landscape

    This ILO Brief is part of a quantitative research of the labour force and enterprise landscape in Lao People’s Democratic Republic to better understand the nature of informality and design tailored social security policies. The research received financial support from the ILO/Korea Partnership Programme.

  2. Social Protection Training of Trainers Toolkit for the Lao People’s Democratic Republic

    ILO has developed the Social Protection Training Toolkit to equip future trainers to facilitate trainings for provincial and local stakeholders. This Toolkit is designed for the following key target audiences: government officials and staff at both the national and provincial levels; civil society organizations, including membership-based organizations; and development partners.

December 2022

  1. © Hoa Tran / ILO 2023

    Protection of Indonesian migrant workers should be included in the upcoming national development plan

    The ILO’s Ship to Shore Rights South-East Asia Programme supports the two-day public dialogues to improve services and protection of Indonesian migrant workers. including Indonesian migrant fishers.

  2. A Consultation Workshop to develop Employment Promotion Law of Lao PDR

    22 - 23 November 2022

    Jointly organized by the ILO/China Partnership Programme and Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare, Lao People Democratic Republic

  3. A Consultation Workshop on Pilot Benchmarking of the Skill Standards of Automotive Sector

    29 - 30 November 2022

    Jointly organized by the ILO/China Partnership Programme and Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare of Lao People's Democratic Republic

  4. TRIANGLE in ASEAN Newsletter

  5. Agenda: International Migrants Day Conference 2022

    16 December 2022

    The Asian Research Centre for Migration, based in the Institute of Asian Studies in Chulalongkorn University in collaboration with the ILO, IOM and the Stockholm Environment Institute will host the annual conference to celebrate International Migrants Day on 16 December 2022

  6. International Migrants Day and Launch of Lessons learned: Building migrant women’s groups and networks

    18 December 2022

    ILO’s TRIANGLE in ASEAN programme is organizing an event for International Migrants Day with the theme “Towards stronger and resilient communities through effective protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers”.

  7. Migrant Worker Resource Centres (MRCs) in Lao PDR video

    The ILO delivers assistance directly to migrant workers and their communities through a network of Migrant Worker Resource Centres (MRCs) in Lao PDR and other ASEAN countries. These MRCs are managed in partnership with government institutions, trade unions and civil society organizations, and provide a range of services in countries of origin and destination.

  8. International Coffee Day in Lao People's Democratic Republic 2022

    Around the world, International Coffee Day is observed on 1st October every year. It is an occasion for everyone associated with coffee to come together and recognize the people—from farmers to roasters to baristas to cafe owners—working hard to make the 3 billion delicious cups we enjoy every day.