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  • Commercial Advisor - Job opportunity announcement Statement 25/09-31/10/2015

    The Embassy of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg in Bangkok is looking to recruit one candidate (m/f) for the position of Commercial Advisor.

    The advisor will be part of the local Embassy staff. He or she will work directly for and in collaboration with the Ambassador, the Deputy Head of Mission and the diplomatic staff of the mission. (...)

    Application due by October 31, 2015.

  • Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) Young Leaders Summit 2015, Luxembourg Statement 01-05/11/2015

    The ASEF Young Leaders Summit is a 4-day project initiated by the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF), and will take place in Luxembourg from 1st to 5th November 2015, in conjunction with the 12th ASEM Foreign Ministers' Meeting (ASEM FMM12) . The topic of the 1st edition of the ASEF Young Leaders Summit is “Entrepreneurship and Youth Employment”. In the wake of rising youth unemployment in both Asia and Europe and given its long-term implications such as inclusive economic growth, equality and accessibility to the workforce, this topic is currently on top of the political agenda of both regions.

    Now is your moment to shape this connection!

    Applications closed for all countries except for those based in Luxembourg on 4 October 2015.

    Click on the button to apply:


    For further information on ASEF Young Leaders Summit, please visit the ASEF website .

  • The European Union Joint Programming exercise 2016-2020 in Vientiane, Laos Statement 28/09/2015

    The European Union Joint Programming exercise 2016-2020 was officially launched in Vientiane on 28 September 2015 at an event presided by Dr. Kikeo Chanthabouly, Vice-Minister for Planning and Investment, and Mr. Michel Goffin, EU Chargé d'affaires, in the presence of representatives from Luxembourg, France, Germany, the UK and Switzerland as well as from Lao Ministries. Ms. Aurélie Klein, attachée at the Luxembourg Embassy, also provided details on the health component where Luxembourg has the sector lead. (...)

  • The Financial Technology Transfer Agency Luxembourg (ATTF in French) organized two week-long seminars in Hanoi, Vietnam Statement 25/09/2015

    The Financial Technology Transfer Agency Luxembourg (ATTF in French) organized two week-long seminars in Hanoi on a topic that is most relevant to the banking sector in Vietnam: "Analyzing companies and their cash flows and how to avoid bad loans". Participants  from the State Bank of Vietnam as well as from Vietnamese commercial banks received their certificates at a small ceremony organized on 25 September.
    For detailed information on the Luxembourg financial center please visit:

  • The Province of Quang Nam in Vietnam organized a Seminar on Cultural Preservation and Tourism Development Statement 24/09/2015

    The Province of Quang Nam, home to the UNESCO World Heritage sites of My Son and Hoi An, organized on 24 September a Seminar on Cultural Preservation and Tourism Development with a specific goal of promoting international cooperation in these fields. (...)

  • The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) celebrated 40 years of presence in Vietnam Statement 22/09/2015

    The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) celebrated 40 years of presence in Vietnam, helping to improve the lives of generations of Vietnamese children, at an event that took place in Hanoi on 22 September in the presence of members of the government and international guests. Luxembourg is proud to have accompanied a small part of that history, most notably the success of the expanded program on immunization, and continues to finance an on-going project reaching out to ethnic minority children in Dien Bien Province. 

    For regular updates on Luxembourg's development cooperation in Vietnam, follow us on Facebook .

  • Luxembourg exchanged agreements with the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), Myanmar Statement 18/09/2015

    Luxembourg exchanged agreements with the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) on 18 September to provide funding to improve food security and livelihoods for rural communities in Myanmar through the multi-donor Livelihoods and Food Security Trust Fund (LIFT). The agreements were exchanged by LIFT Fund Director, Andrew Kirkwood, and Mr Claude Jentgen, the Chargé d'Affaires for the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, of the Embassy’s Development Cooperation Office for Vietnam, Laos and Myanmar, based in Hanoi. LIFT is managed by UNOPS. (...)

    For further information on LIFT and Luxembourg's contribution, please visit the LIFT website .

  • Luxembourg increases its development cooperation with Laos over the next 5-year period Statement 17/09/2015

    Mr Romain Schneider, Minister of Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Affairs and Mr Somdy Douangdy, Minister of Planning and Investment of the Lao PDR, signed a new Indicative Cooperation Programme (ICP) on 17 September 2015 in Luxembourg, the fourth such programme between the two countries. With a total budget of 60 million euros (grant) over the 2016-2020 period, cooperation between Luxembourg and Laos will continue to focus on the sectors of health, rural development, technical and vocational education and training in tourism and hospitality, and comprise an increased support for governance.

    For news and information on the implementation of both the current and future ICPs please follow us on Facebook .

    For more information in French please click here .

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