LAO PEOPLE’S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC

NATIONAL ROUND TABLE PROCESS

Resources

Key Documents

 

The following documents provide key background information for the 12th High-Level Round Table Meeting, the National Round Table Process and development in Lao PDR.

 

 

The 7th National Socio-Economic Development Plan

 

The Government of Lao PDR’s 7th Five-Year Plan (2011-2015) is a continuation of the 6th Five-Year Plan and has an important role in realizing the Ninth Party Congress Resolution.

 

The Plan is regarded as a measure for achieving socio-economic development, industrialization and modernization towards the year 2020.

 

 

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The Vientiane Declaration on Aid Effectiveness (2005)

The Vientiane Declaration on Aid Effectiveness was signed at the ninth Round Table meeting in November 2006 by the Government of Lao PDR and 22 development partners, with a further three signing at a later date.

 

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Between February and May 2007, the Government of Lao PDR and development partners prepared the Country Action Plan (CAP) to accompany the Vientiane Declaration. The Country Action Plan, VDCAP, was revised in 2010. For the latest version please click here: VDCAP 2010-11 and 40 Action Points

 

 

 

Review of the Vientiane Declaration on Aid Effectiveness (2006) & Lessons learnt for the Vientiane Partnership Declaration on Effective Development Cooperation (2015)

The document reviews the progress and challenges in implementing the Vientiane Declaration of 2005 and, based on the lessons, offers suggestions related to implementing the Vientiane Partnership Declaration of 2015.

 

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The MDGs and lessons learnt for the Post-2015 period: A summary review (Link to doc)

Lao PDR has already achieved or will achieve the MDG targets on poverty and hunger by the end of 2015. It has achieved universal access to primary education, and gender equity in primary education and the MDG target of reducing the maternal mortality ratop by 75 percent.

 

This Review summarizes the achievements and the lessons from the MDGs in Lao PDR, and reflects on strengths and areas in need of improvement. It aims to contribute to the dialogue on the post-2015 agenda in Lao PDR.

 

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