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Workshop on Crime Types and Organised Crime

Together with the Office of the Supreme People’s Prosecutor, ILSTA organised a Workshop on Crime Types and Organised Crime on the 28th of January. The presentations focused on the theoretical and practical aspects of the classification of the criminal activities and shared international best practices. 24 prosecutors from the Northern Provinces took part in the […]

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Workshop on Single Judge Court

ILSTA and People’s Supreme Court jointly organised a Workshop on Single Judges Courts at the Institute of Research and Training of People’s Supreme Court. This workshop aims to build capacities among judges in the important transition to single-judge courts at the area court level. The workshop was co-chaired by the President of the People’s Supreme […]

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Training on Prevention and Anti-Corruption in Houaphan Province

Training on Prevention and Anti-Corruption was organised by ILSTA in cooperation with the State Inspection Authority on 15th-17th January in Houaphan Province. The co-chaired training by Mr. Khamsone Thepvongsom, Head of the Provincial Inspection Authority and Mr. John Connolly, Director of ILSTA, gathered around 96 attendees and representatives from district and provincial departments of the […]

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Seminar on the Draft Presidential Ordinance on Administrative Case Proceedings

On the 17th of December the People’s Supreme Court held a high-level seminar on the draft Presidential Ordinance on Administrative Case Proceedings. President of the People’s Supreme Court, Mr Khampha Sengdara, chaired the seminar which was attended by Vice Ministers, Provincial and District Governors, as well as senior legal experts. Mr Khampha stated that “ […]

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The Celebration of the 16th Anniversary of the International Anti-Corruption Day

International Anti-Corruption Day is observed annually, on 9 December, since the adoption of the United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC) on 31 October 2003 to raise public awareness for anti-corruption. Laos ratified the UNCAC in 2009 and anti-corruption is one of the national priorities in the run of becoming a rule of law state. On […]

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The Round Table Implementation Meeting

The Round Table Implementation Meeting is taking place these last two days, November 25 – 26, in Luang Prabang and ILSTA is proudly represented at the meeting in cooperation with the Ministry of Justice. RTIM is bringing together a large number of government agencies and development partners, including representatives from the civil society and private […]

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Workshop on Anti Money Laundering

65 officials from Vientaine capital and provinces participated in a set of training workshops to hone their skills and readiness to become assistant prosecutors on prosecution and combating transnational organised crime. On 13th November, the co-organized workshop on Anti Money Laundering by ILSTA and OSPP was conducted by Director of ILSTA, Mr John Connolly and […]

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Workshop on Identifying Human Trafficking

Workshop on Identifying Human Trafficking was organized on 7th November by ILSTA in cooperation with the Office of Supreme People’s Prosecutor of Lao PDR. This workshop is part of the training series for technical staff who will become assistant prosecutors on prosecution and combating transnational organised crime. Mr John Connolly, Director of ILSTA and Ms […]

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Workshop on Crime Types and Organised Crime

ILSTA in cooperation with the Office of Supreme People’s Prosecutor of Lao PDR organized a training workshop for technical staff who will become assistant prosecutors on prosecution and combating transnational organised crime. The first workshop topics of this training series are crime types and organised crime. The opening remarks were delivered by Mrs Bounthai Pankeo, […]

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