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  • BUKRUK II Urban Arts Festival 2016, Thailand Statement 23-31/01/ 2016

    Lors du « BUKRUK II URBAN ARTS FESTIVAL 2016 » le DJ luxembourgeois Sun Glitters donnera un concert le 31 janvier à 19:00 devant le TCDC Grand Postal Office, 1160 Charoen Krung Rd., Si Phraya, Bang Rak, Bangkok. (...)

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    Luxembourg DJ Sun Glitters will give a concert at the closing "URBAN ARTS FESTIVAL BUKRUK II 2016" on January 31 at 19:00 in front of TCDC Grand Postal Office, 1160 Charoen Krung Rd., Si Phraya, Bang Rak, Bangkok. (...)

    See more at: http://bukruk.com/festival/event/closing-party

  • Luxembourg Development Cooperation Project for the Poor in Cao Bang and Bac Kan Provinces, Vietnam Statement 10/12/2015

    As the Luxembourg Development Cooperation Project "Supporting Quality Health Services Delivery for the Poor in Cao Bang and Bac Kan Provinces" in Vietnam is coming to an end after six and a half years of implementation, a closing workshop took place on 10 December in Bac Kan. Participants underlined the success of the project and the impact on improved health services in the two provinces, as well as the approach of linking provincial activities to the policy level at the Ministry of Health in Hanoi and other initiatives throughout the country.

  • Luxembourg supports the "Orange the World" Campaign in Hue, Vietnam in cooperation with UNWomen Statement 09/12/15

    Violence against women and girls affects one in three worldwide. The call to action is part of the UN Secretary-General's' Unite to end violence against women' campaign, led by UN Women, the UN's agency for gender equality.

    From flash mobs to bicycle races, street marches to art exhibits, and even illuminating landmarks and buildings in orange light, people around the world banded together during the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence by “oranging their neighbourhoods.” (...)

    See more at: http://www.unwomen.org/en/news/stories/2014/12/around-the-world-women-and-men-of-all-ages-orange-their-hoods

  • How can tourism contribute to the realisation of the SDGs in Laos? Lanith Symposium in Vientiane Statement 04/12/2015

    The Luxembourg-funded Lao National Institute of Tourism and Hospitality (Lanith) project organised on December 4 its 17th Symposium on the topic "The Sustainable Development Goals and Tourism in Lao PDR". In his welcoming remarks, chargé d'affaires of Luxembourg Mr. Claude Jentgen gave a brief overview from a development partner's point of view of the SDGs and the process that let to their adoption in September 2015 in New York. (...)

    For more information on Lanith please click here .

  • 12th High Level Round Table Meeting on the 27th November, Vientiane Statement 27/11/2015

    The Government of Lao PDR and the United Nations hosted the 12th High Level Round Table Meeting on the 27th November in Vientiane. Over 300 delegates from the Government and development partners including the UN, donor governments, non-profit organisations, national non-profit associations and the private sector attended, and a range of representatives endorsed the ‘Vientiane Partnership Declaration.’ (...)

    For detailed information and related documents please see: http://rtm.org.la/high-level-round-table-meeting-2015/

    For more information on Luxembourg in Laos please click here .

  • International artist-in-residence programme in the public space, Luxembourg Statement 25/11/2015-16/02/2016

    CALL FOR ENTRIES

    General information & guidelines

    In 2015, Casino Luxembourg's artist-in-residence programme moved out from the circumscribed exhibition space into Luxembourg's open public space aiming at a direct confrontation between art - social, committed, provocative, surprising, unusual, playful, interactive - and the public at large in a shared common space.

    In 2017, Casino Luxembourg - Forum d'art contemporain will host the second edition of its international residence programme in the public space.
    The residence programme is designed so as to provide a maximum flexibility for the working artist and to offer the best possible conditions with regard to the realisation of each project. To get acquainted with Luxembourg's public space, a first visit of Luxembourg will be scheduled in autumn 2016 for the laureate. Subsequently to this visit, the laureate will be requested to develop a first outline of his/her project for Luxembourg. The residence period will be fixed according to the very specific needs of the project (maximum of 12 weeks). (...)

  • EU-Luxembourg-WHO Universal Health Coverage Partnership, Laos Statement 19/11/2015

    The EU-Luxembourg-WHO Universal Health Coverage Partnership in Laos was launched on Friday 19 November 2015 in the presence of Minister of Health Dr. Eksavang Vongvichith, WHO representative Dr. Juliet Fleischl and Ms. Natacha Gomes, desk officer for multilateral cooperation at the Luxembourg Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs. Luxembourg's commitment to extend this partnership to Laos is bringing the total number of countries covered under the partnership to 20. (...)

  • The Embassy of Luxembourg in Hanoi hosted a briefing for development partners based in Vietnam Statement 06/11/2015

    The Embassy of Luxembourg in Hanoi hosted on 6 November a briefing for development partners based in Vietnam on the up-coming Lao Round Table Meeting (RTM) by Lao Vice-Minister of Planning and Investment Dr. Kikeo Chanthabouly and UN Resident Coordinator Ms. Kaarina Immonen. The Round Table Process serves as the primary platform for the Aid Effectiveness Framework in Laos. It is led by the Government of the Lao PDR and co-chaired by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) with financial support from Luxembourg.


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