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Courtesy visit of the Delegation Group of Justice Department of Yunnan Province to Laos and Myanmar

A Delegation Group from the Justice Department of Yunnan Province paid a courtesy visit to ILSTA on October 11th. The delegation composed justice department officials as well as members of the Bar Association of Yunnan Province, an organization which gathers 11 000 lawyers. Discussions looked into possible future cooperation in providing and exchanging legal proficiency […]

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Workshop on Assets and Modern Technologies

Sixty judges from the Supreme Court of Laos took part in a seminar on “Assets and Modern Technologies” from 10th to 12th October in Vientiane Capital. The judges came from 8 provinces, namely Udomxay, Bokeo, Luang Namtha and Luang Prabang in the north; Vientiane province, Khammouane, and Bolikhamxay in the centre; and Champasak from the south. […]

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Anti-Corruption seminar in Bolikhamxay Province

The State Inspection Authority (SIA) organised an anti-corruption seminar in Bolikhamxay Province for 220 state officials on 23-24 August in Paksan District. Officials came from all districts in the province and included investigators, inspectors and monitoring officials. Mr Bounseng Phathamavong, Vice Governor of Bolikhamxay Province, said in his opening statement that “although a lot of […]

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Workshops with legal sector institutions in Luang Prabang

ILSTA led a high-level delegation to Luang Prabang from 13 – 16 August to follow up with justice institutions on Conference 2018. The delegation included former Vice Minister of Justice, Mr Ket Kiettisack, and former Deputy Prosecutor General of Laos, Mr Langsy Sibounheuang. The three-day visit took in the Department of Justice, three courts, the […]

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Prosecutors and local judges attend workshop on organised crime and money laundering

Prosecutors from Vientiane Capital and the provinces of Vientiane, Khammuan, Xiengkhuang, Xaysomboun and Borikhamxay met in Thalat on 2 July for training in countering organised crime and anti-money laundering.  Local judges also attended what was the third in a series of workshops covering all of Lao PDR. The aim of these training sessions was to […]

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Fact-finding Visit to Southern Courts

On 19 June, ILSTA visited the Champasak Regional Court, the Champasak Provincial Court and Champasak Area Court 1.  Senior judges at each of the three courts discussed important practical issues relating to the administration of courts and court cases, such as information management, case flow management and evidential integrity.

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Officials from 5 southern provinces receive training in combating organised crime

    In the second of a series of workshops which ILSTA is delivering nationwide, prosecutors from five southern provinces and local judges gathered in Pakse to receive training on countering organised crime and anti-money laundering. The training was officially opened on 18th of June by Mr Khamkhongouten Keomano, Assistant to the Prosecutor General of […]

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Government officials attend the conference on investment treaty arbitration

Government officials from a number of line ministries attended a conference on investment treaty arbitration delivered by Professor Matthew Happold from the University of Luxembourg. Professor Happold is in Laos under an agreement between the Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance, University of Luxembourg and the National University of Laos, where he has been delivering […]

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Seven Northern provinces receive training in combating organised crime

Prosecutors from seven northern provinces as well as local judges convened for training on countering organised crime and money laundering in Udomxay Province, northern Laos. The training was organised by the Supreme People’s Prosecutor and the Institute for Legal Support and Technical Assistance (ILSTA) from Luxembourg. This initiative is part of a series of trainings […]

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