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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 […]

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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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2018 Conference Report

The report from the 2018 Conference on Strengthening Capacities on Combating Transnational Organised Crime in the Lao PDR is now available. The English version can be accessed here. The Lao version can be viewed here.

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National Conference on Combating Transnational Organised Crime in Laos

Transnational organised crime conference draws delegates nationwide More than 420 delegates attended a national conference on “Strengthening Capacities on Combating Transnational Organised Crime in Lao PDR”. The conference took place in Vientiane from 27 February to 1 March. The special focus of this year’s conference was the illicit drug trade and money laundering. All 17 […]

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Legal professionals benefit from ILSTA’s specialised English for law training

Lao law professionals are honing their legal English skills thanks to a specialised multi-level law curriculum being delivered by the Institute for Legal Support and Technical Assistance. The ILSTA English for Law Programme was launched in June 2016 starting with the training of 40 prosecutors from the Office of the Supreme People’s Prosecutor (OSPP). With […]

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