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  • World Day against the Death Penalty Statement 10/10/2014

    Joint Declaration by the European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, and the Secretary General of the Council of Europe on the European and World Day against the Death Penalty, 10 October 2014

    ''Today, the European and World Day against the Death Penalty, the European Union and the Council of Europe reaffirm their strong and absolute opposition to capital punishment in all cases and under all circumstances, and their commitment to its worldwide abolition. (...)"

  • Dr. Jean-Claude Faber is honored by the Vietnamese Ministry of Health for his contribution to improving health care in Vietnam Statement 09/10/2014

    On the occasion of the hosting of the 8th Congress of Asia Pacific Society of Thrombosis and Hemostasis by Vietnam, the Ministry of Health honored Dr. Jean-Claude Faber for his important contribution and support to Vietnamese health authorities in improving cold chain management and putting in place safe and efficient blood transfusion systems. (...)

  • Luxembourg supports UNICEF Vietnam and the province of Dien Bien to improve living conditions of ethnic minority children Statement 29/09-01/10/14

    A delegation headed by Dr Nguyen Viet Tien, Vice Minister of Health, Mr. Youssos Abdel-Jelil, Representative of UNICEF in Vietnam, and Ms. Aurélie Klein, Attaché at the embassy of Luxembourg in Vietnam, visited Dien Bien province to exchange with local authorities on the situtation of the most vulnerable children mostly from ethnic minority communities and to assess activities implemented under the Luxembourg funded UNICEF project Reaching out to ethnic minority children in Dien Bien. (...)

  • Handing over of Pakkading Hospital, Bolikhamxay Province, Laos Statement 26/09/2014

    The handing over ceremony of Pakkading District Hospital took place on 26 September 2014 in presence of Prof. Dr. Eksavang Vongvichit, Minister of Health, Mr. Pane Noymany, Governor of Bolikhamxay Province, Mr. Claude Jentgen, chargé d'affaires at the Luxembourg Embassy in Hanoi and Ms. Peggy Frantzen from Luxembourg Ministry of European and Foreign Affairs. (...)

  • 8th Partnership commission between the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Statement 23/09/2014

    On 23rd of September Ms. Martine Schommer, Director general of the Department for Development Cooperation of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of Luxembourg and Mr. Le Quang Manh, Director general of the Foreign Economic Relations Department of the Ministry of Planning and Investment, chaired the 8th Partnership Commission between the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. (...)

  • Spouses of Ambassadors joined in the 4th edition of “Miracle Journey”, a Thai silk fashion show Statement 13/08/2014

    On Wednesday August 13, 2014, Mr. Marc Thill, Ambassador of Luxembourg, together with his spouse, joined members of the diplomatic community at the 4th edition of “Celebration of Silk - The Miracle Journey,” a Thai silk fashion whose opening at the domestic departure terminal of Suvarnabhumi airport was presided by HRH Somsaowali. 

    The event also celebrated the 82th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit and Her constant effort for the development of the Thai silk industry. It featured a traditional silk fashion show followed by a color fashion display by Ambassadors and spouses of Ambassadors as well as a royal gift ceremony.

  • Décès de Monsieur Antoine Bernardy, Conseiller à l'Ambassade Statement 11/08/2014

    L’Ambassadeur du Luxembourg à Bangkok et tous les membres de l’Ambassade ont l’immense peine d’annoncer le décès de Monsieur Antoine Bernardy, Conseiller à l’Ambassade, survenu le 10 août 2014 à Bangkok.

    Le décès inopiné de Monsieur Bernardy laisse ses collègues dans une grande tristesse.

    Sa gentillesse et son dévouement sont un exemple pour tous.

    Les obsèques ont eu lieu le 11 août au temple Makkasan à Bangkok en présence de la famille proche du défunt et des membres de l’Ambassade.

    Les membres de l'Ambassade expriment une nouvelle fois leurs très sincères condoléances à l'épouse et à la famille de Monsieur Bernardy.

  • Launch of a new rural development project in Laos Statement 24/07/2014

    The new Luxembourg funded rural development project implemented by Department of Planning and Investment of Khammouane province and LuxDev was launched on July 24 in Thakek. In addition to improving the capacity of local authorities to manage and coordinate aid projects in their province, the project will also strengthen the capacity for planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating at provincial, district and village level. (...)

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