Laos

Laos: Promotion of Gender Equality through the engagement with the Green Climate Fund

Context Lao PDR is a landlocked, Least Developed Country with dwindling forest cover, from 70% in the 1960s to 58% in 2015. Forests are not only an important sector for Laos´ national economy, but are also central to the income,

Laos: Gender Equality in Micro Finance

CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE: The GIZ “Microfinance in Rural Areas – Access to Finance for the Poor (AFP)” is part of the Lao-German Development Cooperation and commissioned by German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), implemented through GIZ (Deutsche

International Women’s Day 2019

Dear colleagues, On the occasion of the International Women’s Day, on behalf of GIZ Laos, we are glad to invite you to GIZ Laos at the Lao-German House (GIZ Office Vientiane) on 18 March 2019 at 2.30 pm. The objective

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Sexual Harassment in the workplace – and how to defend yourself

The International Women’s Day is celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women while calling for gender equality.  GIZ Laos wants to use this occasion to bring into focus an issue that some might want to cover: sexual

Brown Bag Picnic “Unlock the Potential! – Fostering Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment through GIZ projects”

Event Documentation: GIZ Laos invitedall staff members as well as interested colleagues from partner institutions to a Brown Bag Picnic “Unlock the Potential! – Fostering Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment through GIZ projects” on International Women’s Day. There were Inputs about several

Competition in Traditional Dancing on International Women Day

The World´s Women Day on 8th of March is a big event in Lao PDR, usually, women do not have to go to work and their husbands or boyfriends buy flowers, take them out to drink beer or cook for

Laos (Vientiane) – Brainstorming Session on Gender-Related Issues

Every project is asked to conduct a brainstorming/discussion on at least one crucial gender related issue that affects or might affect the project and its activities and formulate concrete next steps on how to address the identified issue in 2015

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Laos (Vientiane) – Brown Bag Lunch: German Contributions to Gender-Responsive Financing

Presentation of gender based activities and results of the microfinance project. It is currently discussed if the cofinancing partner of the project (Australian Aid) will participate in the presentation, so it would become a German-Australian input. The Brown Bag Lunch

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