In 1969, Lao PDR's Ministry of Foreign Affairs became a state member of IUCN and in 1992 IUCN Lao PDR Country Office (IUCN Lao PDR) was established

The IUCN Lao PDR country programme is guided by an overarching programme goal.

To ensure that the ecosystems and natural resources of Lao PDR are effectively conserved and sustainably utilised in an equitable manner that contributes to the socio-economic development of the country.

Under which work is implemented around five key themes: Protected Areas, Environmental Governance, Water and Wetlands, Business and Biodiversity, and Climate Change. 

For more information please visit IUCN Lao PDR website


Dr. Uwe Andreas Singer
Country Manager