The new Permanent Representative of Lao People’s Democratic Republic to the United Nations, H.E. Mr. Anouparb Vongnorkeo, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres.
The new Permanent Representative of Lao People’s Democratic Republic to the United Nations, Khiane Phansourivong, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today.
A delegation led by IRU Secretary General, Martin Marmy, and IRU Under-Secretary General, Igor Rounov, today met with the Chairman of the Group of Landlocked Developing Countries, H.E. Mr Saleumxay Kommasith, and representatives from the UN-OHRLLS* Secretariat on behalf of UN Under-Secretary General, Mr Cheick Sidi Diarra, to discuss IRU's contribution to implementing the Almaty Programme of Action, notably, the IRU's latest initiatives presented on 10 February 2012 during the preparatory meeting for the 10 Year Review Conference.
6 March 2013 – United Nations representatives and senior government officials from landlocked developing countries (LLDCs) in Europe, Asia and the Pacific are meeting in Vientiane, Laos, to discuss how to fully participate in global trade and overcome isolation from world markets and other socio-economic consequences of not having access to a sea..