The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

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Key partners

United States Department of State 

Government of Japan

Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA)

Government of Lao PDR

UNOPS has been providing support to the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) since 2011 and established a country office in Vientiane in 2017. 

UNOPS works in the areas of health and good governance by providing support in procurement, sustainable infrastructure and project management in the country.

Key Information

  • UNOPS impact in Lao PDR

    • Strengthening the capacity of the Lao Department of Customs to improve border control management against illegal transboundary activities.
    • Through the rehabilitation of Mittaphab Hospital which serves over 110,000 patients every year, UNOPS has helped enhance the healthcare system and quality of medical services in the country.
    • The procurement of medical and laboratory equipment benefitted more than 38,500 patients, doctors and medical personnel in Vientiane, Luang Prabang, Champasak and Savannakhet provinces – strengthening the overall COVID-19 response in Lao PDR.

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    Life expectancy at birth
    Life expectancy at birth, total (years)

    Life expectancy at birth indicates the number of years a newborn infant would live if prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of its birth were to stay the same throughout its life.

    Source: (2021)

    CO2 emissions
    CO2 emissions (metric tons per capita)

    Carbon dioxide emissions are those stemming from the burning of fossil fuels and the manufacture of cement. They include carbon dioxide produced during consumption of solid, liquid, and gas fuels and gas flaring.

    Source: (2020)

    ​​Total population

    Total population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship. The values shown are midyear estimates.

    Source: UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division (2017)

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    Phonsinuan Street, Sisattanak District, Vientiane, Lao PDR

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