The second follow-up Conference on Strengthening Capacities on Combating Transnational Organised Crime, with a focus on Illicit Narcotics, Human Trafficking and Money Laundering took place in Phonsavan, from 26-28 June. The Conference brought together public authorities from the Central Provinces: Xieng Khouang, Vientiane Province, Bolikhamxay, Xaysomboune and Vientiane Capital. More than 120 officials comprised of […]
The Ministry of Justice in cooperation with the Institute for Legal Support and Technical Assistance (ILSTA) held a conference on mutual legal assistance in criminal matters in Vientiane on June 12-13. The conference brought together all relevant national agencies including the Public Prosecutor’s Office, the Ministry of Public Security, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the […]
The 2nd University Challenge Quiz took place at the National University of Laos on 5th June. The quiz is jointly organised by ILSTA and the Asian Law Students Association (ALSA) and run entirely in English. Students from all 11 faculties of the National University of Laos are eligible to enter. The atmosphere was lively and […]
In the framework of the Inter-University Cooperation project between the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and Lao People’s Democratic Republic, a delegation from the University of Luxembourg visited Vientiane from 21-23 May. A Seminar on Legal Research and Methodology was taken place at the Faculty of Law and Political Science National University of Laos from that period. The seminar […]
The 28th Commission on Crime and Criminal Justice is being held in Vienna from 20-24th of May, the most important global forum on criminal justice and crime prevention where trends and challenges are presented in the plenary or discussed in one of the multiple side events. Formal and informal cooperation and sharing of best lessons is […]
Following the 2019 National Conference on Strengthening Capacities on Combating Organized Crime with a focus on Illicit Narcotics, Human trafficking and Money laundering, ILSTA is organising a series of follow up conferences in the Northern, Central and Southern part of the country. The 27 to 29 March ILSTA, together with OSPP, was in Luang Prabang […]
ILSTA was happy to work hand in hand with the Office of the Supreme People’s Prosecutors for the third edition of the National Conference on Combating Organised Crime, that has taken place over three days at the National Conference Centre in Vientiane from 26-28 February. Senior prosecutors, judges and police from all 17 provinces in […]
ILSTA, in cooperation with ສານປະຊາຊົນສູງສຸດແຫ່ງ ສປປ ລາວ The People’s Supreme Court Lao PDR, is supporting training for 90 assistant judges from all 17 provinces of Laos at the Supreme Court’s Institute for Research and Training in Vientiane. The workshop was opened by the Vice President of PSC, Mr. Khampha Sengdara and Mr. Richard Philippart, President […]
ILSTA met with H.E. Madame Donica Pottie, Canadian Ambassador to the Lao PDR, and Mr Timothy Edwards, Head the Diplomatic Mission of Canada in Laos to discuss cooperation in AML matters and future interests.
Prosecutor General, Mr. Khamsan Souvong, met with ILSTA Director General, Mr. Richard Philippart, to discuss ongoing cooperation and plan upcoming capacity building events. The 2019 Conference on Combating Organised Crime was at the center of the discussion predicting a fruitful cooperation and strong partnerships.