November 4, 2021

Lao cities formally adopt climate action plans during Urban LEDS II closing workshop

The ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability Southeast Asia Secretariat (ICLEI SEAS), in partnership with UN-Habitat, organized a two-day Final Project Workshop last 26-27 October 2021 […]
October 29, 2021

Lao Cities pursue Low-Carbon Development with Solar Power and Energy Efficiency Projects

As part of the Urban LEDS II project, the ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability Southeast Asia Secretariat (ICLEI SEAS) formally handed over solar powered and […]
April 12, 2021

Validating the Low Emission Development Strategies for the Lao Cities

ICLEI Southeast Asia Secretariat (ICLEI SEAS), with the support of the European Commission and UN-Habitat, hosted the third consultation workshop on the review of the low-emission […]
January 14, 2021

UN-Habitat supports Government of Lao PDR to enhance vertical integration for climate change action

In December 2020, a capacity building workshop was held at UN House in Vientiane to introduce and train government officials on four new sets of technical […]
December 15, 2020

Lao cities verify low emission development strategies for Urban-LEDS II project

ICLEI Southeast Asia Secretariat (ICLEI SEAS), in partnership with UN-Habitat, hosted a workshop to validate the low-emission development strategy (LEDS) Action Plans of the cities of […]
November 3, 2020

Lao Cities conduct workshops on climate risks and vulnerabilities to review their low-emission development strategies

ICLEI SEAS facilitated consultation workshops with the Lao Cities’ technical working groups, core climate teams, and other stakeholders for the development of their LEDS action plans […]
September 14, 2020

ICLEI and UN-HABITAT train Lao cities on climate tools and low-emission strategies

ICLEI-SEAS assisted Lao cities in launching the fourth installment of the capacity building training workshop on Greenhouse Gases emission inventory (GHGi) data collection tools and methodologies, […]
July 31, 2020

Urban-LEDS II holds the second National Project Advisory Group (NPAG) meeting in Laos

The second NPAG Meeting for Lao PDR was conducted on 28th July 2020 in Vientiane City. The event aims to provide updates regarding the Urban-LEDS II […]
June 12, 2020

ICLEI SEAS assists Lao cities in conducting GHG Emissions Inventories and Climate Risk and Vulnerability Assessments

Validation workshops were conducted to verify initial findings of the GHG Emissions Inventory and the Climate Risk and Vulnerability Assessment (CRVA) reports of two model cities […]
February 26, 2020

Urban-LEDS II conducts GHG emissions inventory and climate risk vulnerability assessment for Lao Cities

Under the Urban-LEDS II Project, ICLEI Lao PDR Project Office supports and guides the review of integrated climate action plans in model cities, Pakse and Kaysone […]
February 24, 2020

Vientiane Capital is Relentless in Pursuit of Sustainability

Vientiane is the capital and largest city of Laos. It is located along the banks of the Mekong River sharing a border with Thailand. With economic […]
December 18, 2019

ICLEI SEAS provides aid to cities ravaged by Tropical Storms Podul and Kajiki

Many cities in Laos are struggling to cope with floods after days of heavy rain unleashed by tropical depressions, some Urban-LEDS cities were seriously hit. ICLEI […]
November 27, 2019

Urban-LEDS cities will come together in Madrid to scale up local implementation of the Paris Agreement at the COP25

On 12 December Urban-LEDS II, together with partnering projects Connecting Nature and CLEVER City projects are coming together in Madrid for a joint working session alongside […]
November 2, 2019

Lao Mayors Convene for a Climate Change and Urban Development Technical Workshop

The first technical training for Lao mayors on climate change and urban development was held in Pakse, Lao PDR. The activity aims to raise awareness on […]
July 19, 2019

Urban-LEDS II Capacity Building training Workshop on Climate Change for Laos Cities

The first in a series of capacity building training on climate change and low emission development was completed in Pakse, Lao PDR. The activity aims to […]
April 29, 2019

Indonesia and Laos Exchange on Low Emission Development, completed

From the port city of Balikpapan to the rainy city of Bogor, Lao cities learn about various urban low emission development strategies (urban-LEDS) implemented in Indonesia […]