Politics | Lao Tribune - Part 90

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U.S. Delegation to the 61st Session of the UN Commission on the ...

The Department of State is pleased to announce the U.S. delegation to the 61st Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), to be held March 13 through 24, 2017 at United Nations Headquarters in New York. The CSW's annual two-week session is the most important annual meeting on women's issues at the United Nations. Representatives of the CSW's 47 member governments convene to discuss ways to improve women's lives at an event that also features the active participation of civil society representatives from around the world. The theme of this year's session is "Women in the Changing World of Work."

Ambassador Nikki Haley, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, will serve as the Head of Delegation. Ambassador Michele J. Sison, Deputy U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, will serve as the Deputy Head of Delegation.

They will be accompanied by two Public Delegates:

Lisa Correnti, Executive Vice President, Center for Family & Human Rights (C-FAM); and Grace Melton, Associate for Social Issues at the United Nations, The Heritage Foundation.

Other members of the U.S. Delegation include technical experts from the Department of State, the Department of Labor, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the United States Agency for International Development.

Source: U.S. State Department

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Huaphan Authorises Local Firm to Develop a Tourism Complex at Kone ...

The authorities of Huaphan Province, one of the favourite destinations for visitors, have signed an agreement with a private company for the development of a tourism complex at the Kone Waterfall, Meuang Kao, Xone district, Huaphan Province.The agreeme...Read More

Lao Skyway Launches New Flight

Lao Skyway launched last Friday two new flights: Xieng Khuang - Vientiane Capital and Xieng Khuang - Luang Prabang in response to the growing number of tourists and customers.The launching ceremony for the new routes was witnessed by Vice Governor of X...Read More

Lao, Vietnamese Legislative Bodies Bolster Cooperation

Representatives of the Institute for Legislative Research under the Lao National Assembly Standing Committee and the Vietnamese National Assembly (NA) Committee for Deputy Affairs have agreed to further promote cooperation between the two agencies.The...Read More

Xieng Khuang Governor Visits Shopping Center

Xieng Khuang Governor, Mr Somkot Mangnormek and his delegation last Friday visited the ongoing construction of a shopping center in the province.The shopping centre is designed to be a five-storey complex developed on 5,000 hectares.The centre will con...Read More