ACTIVITIES OF THE LAO MISSION AT THE UNITED NATIONS

2012 - 2014
The Lao PDR chaired the Group of Land-Locked Developing Countries (LLDCs)

H.E. Mr. Saleumxay Kommasith,   Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Lao PDR to UN in New York, elected as the Chairman of the Group of Land-Locked Developing Countries (LLDCs)

2009 – 2013
The Lao PDR served as a member of Commission on Narcotic Drugs.

2011
H.E. Ambassador Kanika Phommachanh, Permanent Representative of the Lao PDR, served as Chairman of the Asia-Pacific Group for the month of August.

1999 – 2007
H.E. Ambassador Alounkeo Kittikhoun, Permanent Representative of the Lao PDR, served as Chairman of the Group of Land-Locked Developing Countries (LLDCs).

2003
H.E. Ambassador Alounkeo Kittikhoun, Permanent Representative of the Lao PDR, served as Chairman of the Asian Group for the month of March.

2001

2001 – 2003
Lao PDR served on the UNICEF Executive Board.

2000
H.E. Ambassador Alounkeo Kittikhoun, Permanent Representative of the Lao PDR, served as Chairman of the 18th Meeting of the States Parties to the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination.

1997 – 2000
Lao PDR served as a member of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs.

1996
H.E. Ambassador Alounkeo Kittikhoun, Permanent Representative of the Lao PDR, served as Chairman of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee).

1995
The Lao PDR served as Vice President of the 50th Session of the General Assembly.

1994
H.E. Ambassador Alounkèo Kittikhoun, Permanent Representative of the Lao PDR, served as Chairman of the Asian Group for the month of February.