STATEMENTS

Annual Ministerial Meeting of Least Developed Countries 2014

Statement by H.E. Mr. Saleumxay Kommasith
Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Lao People's Democratic Republic
at the Annual Ministerial Meeting of Least Developed Countries 2014
26 September 2014, United Nations, New York

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38th Annual Meeting of Ministers for Foreign Affairs of the Group of 77 and China

Statement by H.E. Mr. Saleumxay Kommasith
Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Lao People's Democratic Republic
at the 38th Annual Meeting of Ministers for Foreign Affairs of the Group of 77 and China
26 September 2014, United Nations, New York

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13th Annual Ministerial Meeting of the Group of Landlocked Developing Countries

Statement by H.E. Mr. Saleumxay Kommasith
Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Lao People's Democratic Republic
at the 13th Annual Ministerial Meeting of the Group of Landlocked Developing Countries”
25 September 2014, Conference Room1, United Nations, New York

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Climate Summit

Statement by H.E. Mr. Noulinh Sinbandith
Minister of Natural Resources and ENvironment of the Lao PDR
at Climate Summit”
24 September 2014, General Assembly Hall, United Nations, New York

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Special Session of the General Assembly on the Follow-up to the Programme of Action of the ICPD beyond 2014

Statement by H.E. Mr. Somchith Inthamith
Vice Minister of Planning and Investment of the Lao PDR
at Special Session of the General Assembly on the Follow-up to the Programme of Action of the ICPD beyond 2014”
22 September 2014, United Nations, New York

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High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

Statement by H.E. Mr. Somchith Inthamith
Vice Minister of Planning and Investment of the Lao PDR
at High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development”
7 July 2014, United Nations, New York

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First session of the Preparatory Committee for the Second United Nations Conference on Landlocked Developing Countries

Statement by Mr. Kham-Inh KHITCHADETH
Minister Counsellor, Deputy Permanent Representative of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic to the United Nations
At the first session of the Preparatory Committee for the Second United Nations Conference on Landlocked Developing Countries
New York, 12-13 June 2014

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First Regular Session of the UNICEF Executive Board

Statement by Mr. Kham-Inh KHITCHADETH
Deputy Permanent Representative, Chargé d'Affairs a.i. of the Lao People's Democratic Republic to the United Nations
At the First Regular Session of the UNICEF Executive Board
on Agenda Item 11: Pledging Event
New York, 6 February 2014

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6th session of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals

Statement by H.E. Mr. Saleumxay KOMMASITH
Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Lao People's Democratic Republic to the United Nations
Chairperson of the Group of Landlocked Developing Countries
At 6th session of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals
on the topic: Needs of countries in special situations, African countries, LDCs, LLDCs, and SIDS as well as specific challenges facing the middle-income countries
New York, 11 December 2013

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Statement by Mr. Kham-Inh Khitchadeth
Chargé d'affaires a.i., Deputy Permanent Representative of the Lao People's Democratic Republic to the United Nations
at the Plenary Meeting of the 68th Session of the General Assembly
on the Agenda Item 40: Necessity of ending the economic, commercial and financial embargo impose by the United States of America against Cuba
New York, 29 October 2013

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Statement by Mr. Kham-Inh Khitchadeth
Chargé d'affaires a.i., Deputy Permanent Representative of the Lao People's Democratic Republic to the United Nations
Chairperson of the Group of Landlocked Developing Countries
at the 68th Session of of the Second Committee of the General Assembly
on Agenda Item 17: Macroeconomic Policy Questions: (a) “International Trade and Development”
New York, 24 October 2013

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Groups of Countries in Special Situations

Statement by H.E. Mr. Saleumxay KOMMASITH
Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Lao People's Democratic Republic to the United Nations
Chairperson of the Group of Landlocked Developing Countries
at the 68th Session of of the Second Committee of the General Assembly
On Agenda Item 22: Groups of Countries in Special Situations
New York, 21 October 2013

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Statement by Mr. Kanya KHAMMOUNGKHOUN
Representative of the Lao People's Democratic Republic to the United Nations,
At the 68th Session of the Third Committee of the General Assembly
on the agenda item 65: Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Children;
New York, 17 October 2013

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Statement by H.E. Mr. Saleumxay KOMMASITH
Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Lao People's Democratic Republic to the United Nations
on behalf of the Association of the Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
At the 68th Session of the Sixth Committee of the General Assembly
Agenda Item 80 “UN Programme of Assistance in the Teaching, Study, Dissemination and wider Appreciation of International Law ”

New York, 16 October 2013

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Statement by H.E. Mr. Saleumxay KOMMASITH
Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Lao People's Democratic Republic to the United Nations
Chairperson of the Group of Landlocked Developing Countries
at the 68th Session of of the Second Committee of the General Assembly
On Agenda Item 24: Operational activities for development
New York, 14 October 2013

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Statement by a Representative of the Lao People's Democratic Republic to the United Nations delegation
At the 68th Session of the Third Committee of the General Assembly
on the agenda item 28: Advancement of Women
New York, 14 October 2013

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Statement by Mr. Kanya KHAMMOUNGKHOUN
Representative of the Lao People's Democratic Republic to the United Nations,
At the 68th Session of the Third Committee of the General Assembly
on the agenda item 108: Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice;
and Agenda Item 109: International Drug Control
New York, 10 October 2013

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Statement by H.E. Mr. Saleumxay KOMMASITH
Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Lao People's Democratic Republic to the United Nations,
Chairperson of the Group of Landlocked Developing Countries
At the General Debate of the 68th Session of the Second Committee of the General Assembly
New York, 9 October 2013

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Statement by H.E. Mr. Saleumxay KOMMASITH
Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Lao People's Democratic Republic to the United Nations
on behalf of the Association of the Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
At the 68th Session of the Sixth Committee of the General Assembly
Agenda Item 85 “The Rule of Law at international and national levels”

New York, 9 October 2013

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Statement by H.E. Mr. Saleumxay Kommasith,
Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Lao People's Democratic Republic to the United Nations
At the 68th Session of the Third Committee of the General Assembly
on the agenda item 27: Social Development
New York, 7 October 2013

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Social Development

Statement by H.E. Mr. Saleumxay Kommasith,
Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Lao People's Democratic Republic to the United Nations
At the 68th Session of the Third Committee of the General Assembly
on the agenda item 27: Social Development
New York, 7 October 2013

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Twelfth Annual Ministerial Meeting of the Group of Landlocked Developing Countries

Statement by H.E. Mr. Thongloun SISOULITH
Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Lao PDR
at the Twelfth Annual Ministerial Meeting of the Group of Landlocked Developing Countries”
30 September 2013, ECOSOC Chamber (CB), United Nations, New York

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Opening Satement by H.E. Mr. Thongloun SISOULITH
Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Lao People's Democratic Republic
at the Twelfth Annual Ministerial Meeting of the Group of Landlocked Developing Countries
30 September 2013, ECOSOC Chamber (CB), United Nations, New York

2013 Least Developed Countries Annual Ministerial Meeting

Statement by H.E.Mr. Alounkeo KITTIKHOUN
Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Lao People's Democratic Republic
at the 2013 Least Developed Countries Annual Ministerial Meeting
27 September 2013, United Nations, New York

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37th Annual Meeting of Ministers for Foreign Affairs of the Group of 77 and China

Statement by H.E.Mr. Alounkeo KITTIKHOUN
Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Lao People's Democratic Republic
at the 37th Annual Meeting of Ministers for Foreign Affairs of the Group of 77 and China
27 September 2013, United Nations, New York

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Special Event to follow-up efforts made towards achieving MDGs

Statement by H.E.Mr. Alounkeo KITTIKHOUN
Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Lao People's Democratic Republic
at the Special Event to follow-up efforts made towards achieving MDGs
25 September 2013, United Nations, New York

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Inaugural Meeting of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

Statement by H.E. Mr. Alounkeo Kittikhoun
Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Lao People's Democratic Republic
at the Inaugural Meeting of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development
24 September 2013, Trusteeship Council Chamber, United Nations, New York

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High-Level Meeting of General Assembly on Disability and Development

Statement by H.E. Mr. Alounkeo Kittikhoun
Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Lao People's Democratic Republic
at the High-Level Meeting of General Assembly on Disability and Development
23 September 2013, General Assembly Hall, United Nations, New York.

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2013 Least Developed Countries Annual Ministerial Meeting

Statement by H.E.Mr. Alounkeo KITTIKHOUN
Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Lao People's Democratic Republic
at the Ministerial Meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement on the margins of the UN General Assembly
27 September 2013, United Nations, New York

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Special Event to follow-up efforts made towards achieving MDGs

Statement by H.E.Mr. Alounkeo KITTIKHOUN
Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Lao People's Democratic Republic
at the Special Event to follow-up efforts made towards achieving MDGs
25 September 2013, United Nations, New York

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Inaugural Meeting of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

Statement by H.E. Mr. Alounkeo Kittikhoun
Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Lao People's Democratic Republic
at the Inaugural Meeting of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development
24 September 2013, Trusteeship Council Chamber, United Nations, New York

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High-Level Meeting of General Assembly on Disability and Development

Statement by H.E. Mr. Alounkeo Kittikhoun
Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Lao People's Democratic Republic
at the High-Level Meeting of General Assembly on Disability and Development
23 September 2013, General Assembly Hall, United Nations, New York

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Third Inter-Agency Consultative Group Meeting
on the Preparatory Process for the Comprehensive 10-Year Review
Conference on the Almaty Programme of Action

Statement by H.E. Mr. Saleumxay KOMMASITH
Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Lao PDR to the United Nations,
At the Third Inter-Agency Consultative Group Meeting on the Preparatory Process for the Comprehensive 10-Year Review Conference on the Almaty Programme of Action
New York, 10 June 2013

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Annual Session 2013 of the UNDP/ UNFPA and UNOPS Executive Board

Statement by H.E. Mr. Saleumxay KOMMASITH
Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Lao PDR to the United Nations,
At the Annual Session 2013 of the UNDP/ UNFPA and UNOPS Executive Board on UNDP Segment
New York, 10 June 2013

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High Level Meeting of the General Assembly on the Appraisal of the Global Plan of Action to Combat Trafficking in Persons

Statement by H.E. Mr. Saleumxay KOMMASITH
Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Lao PDR to the United Nations,
At the High Level Meeting of the General Assembly on the Appraisal of the Global Plan of Action to Combat Trafficking in Persons
New York, 13-14 May 2013

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Video Clips

Voices from Laos: Clearing bombs, protecting lives - Panel discussion

New York, 4 April 2013

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Panel discussion on “Voices from Laos: Clearing bombs, protecting lives”

Remarks by Ambassador Saleumxay Kommasith
Permanent Representative of the Lao PDR to the United Nations
At the Panel discussion on “Voices from Laos: Clearing bombs, protecting lives”
New York, 4 April 2013

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International Day of Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action - Press Conference

New York, 4 April 2013

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The 57th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women

Statement by H.E. Mme. Khempheng Pholsena
Minister to the Government's Office, Chairperson of the Lao National Comission for the Advancement of Women
At the the 57th Session of the Comission on the Status of Women
New York, 6 March 2013

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Statement by H.E. Mr. Saleumxay KOMMASITH,
Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Lao PDR to the United Nations,
Chairperson of the Group of Landlocked Developing Countries Coordination Bureau
At the Opening Session of the Asia-Europe Final Regional Review of the Almaty Programme of Action
Vientiane, Lao PDR, 5 March 2013

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The 51st Session of the Comission on Social Development

Statement by H.E. Mr. Saleumxay Kommasith,
Permanent Representative of the Lao People's Democratic Republic to the United Nations
At the 51st Session of the Comission on Social Development
New York, 6 February 2013

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First Regular Session of the UNDP/ UNFPA and UNOPS Executive Board

Statement by Mr. Vidavone Keobounkhong, Second Secretary,
Permanent Mission of the Lao People's Democratic Republic to the United Nations
At the First Regular Session of the UNDP/UNFPA and UNOPS Executive Board
New York, 28 January 2013

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Agenda Item 69 (b-c): Promotion and Protection of Human Rights.

Statement by Mr. Kanya Khammoungkhoun, Second Secretary,
Permanent Mission of the Lao People's Democratic Republic to the United Nations
At the Third Committee of the 67th Session of the General Assembly
on Agenda Item 69 (b-c): Promotion and Protection of Human Rights
New York, 6 November 2012

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Agenda Item 65: Promotion and Protection the Rights of the Children

Statement by Mr. Kanya Khammoungkhoun, Second Secretary,
Permanent Mission of the Lao People's Democratic Republic to the United Nations
At the Third Committee of the 67th Session of the General Assembly
on Agenda Item 65: Promotion and Protection the Rights of the Children
New York, 19 October 2012

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Agenda Item 28 (a-b): Advancement of Women

Statement by Mr. Kanya Khammoungkhoun, Second Secretary,
Permanent Mission of the Lao People's Democratic Republic to the United Nations
At the Third Committee of the 67th Session of the General Assembly
on Agenda Item 28 (a-b): Advancement of Women
New York, 16 October 2012

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Agenda Item 78: United Nations Programme of Assistance in the Teaching, Study, Dissemination, and Wider Appreciation of International Law.

Statement by Mr. Thiphasone Sengsourinha,
Second Secretary, Permanent Mission of the Lao People's Democratic Republic to the United Nations at the Sixth Committee of the 67th Session of the General Assembly
On Agenda Item 78: United Nations Programme of Assistance in the Teaching, Study, Dissemination, and Wider Appreciation of International Law.
New York, 24 October 2012

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Agenda Item 25: Operational Activities for Development

Statement by Mr. Kham-Inh Khitchadeth,
Charge' d'Affaires i.a. Permanent Mission of the Lao People's Democratic Republic to the United Nations
Agenda Item 25: Operational Activities for Development
New York, 15th October 2012

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General Assembly On the Agenda Item: 83 The Rule of Law At The National And International Levels

Statement by Mr. Thiphasone Sengsourinha,
Second Secretary, Permanent Mission of the Lao People's Democratic Republic to the United Nations
At The Sixth Committee of the 67th Session of the United Nations
General Assembly On the Agenda Item: 83 The Rule of Law At The National And International Levels
New York, 10th October 2012

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General Assembly on Agenda Item 103: Crime prevention and criminal justice; and Agenda item 104: International Drug Control

Statement by Mr. Kanya Khammoungkhoun,
Second Secretary, Permanent Mission of the Lao People's Democratic Republic to the United Nations
At the Third Committee of the 67th Session of the General Assembly on Agenda Item 103: Crime prevention and criminal justice; and Agenda item 104: International Drug Control
New York, 10th October 2012

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The Third Committee of the 67th Session of the General Assembly on Agenda Item 27 (a-c) Social Development

Statement by Mr. Kham-Inh Kitchadeth,
Chargé d'affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of the Lao People's Democratic Republic to the United Nations
Chair of the Group of Landlocked Developing Countries
New York, 9th October 2012

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Assembly on Agenda Item 105: Measures to eliminate international terrorism

Statement by Thiphasone Sengsourinha,
Second Secretary, Permanent Mission of the Lao People's Democratic Republic to the United Nations at the Sixth Committee of the 67th Session of the UN General
Assembly on Agenda Item 105: Measures to eliminate international terrorism New York, 8th - 9th September 2012

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The 36th Annual Meeting of Ministers for Foreign Affairs of the Group of 77 and China

Statement by H.E. Mr. Alounkeo Kittikhoun,
Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Lao People's Democratic Republic
Chair of the Group of Land-Locked Developing Countries (LLDCs)
At the 36th Annual Meeting of Ministers for Foreign Affairs of the Group of 77 and China
New York, 28th September 2012

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The Annual Ministerial Meeting of Least Developed Countries (LDCs)

Statement by H.E. Dr. Thongloun Sisoulith,
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Lao People's Democratic Republic,
At the Annual Ministerial Meeting of Least Developed Countries (LDCs)
New York, 27th September 2012

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Ministerial Segment of the 68th Session of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission of Asia and the Pacific

Statement by H.E Mr. Alounkeo KITTIKHOUN,
Head of Delegation of the Lao PDR,
Bangkok, 22nd May 2012.

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