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 […]
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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 […]
Professor Paul Lemmens, a newly appointed judge at the ECHR, gave an Open Lecture at the National University of Laos, on the 22 February, on ‘’The European Court of Human Rights: Organisation, Role and Functions’’. Representatives of the NUoL, law practitioners and experts from the EU Delegation, GIZ, LuxDev came together for the lecture and […]
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.
The 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was the topic of the last Open Lecture of 2018, held on the 26th of December at the National University of Laos. Ms. Alina Timus, Program Officer at ILSTA presented the history of the creation of the UDHR and its founders, and the role of […]
On the 12 of December Mr. John Connolly, Director of ILSTA, gave an Open Lecture at the National University of Laos on Digital currencies. The Lecture was an introduction to the diverse range of the virtual currencies, the history of their appearance and the role it has in shaping national financial and economic systems. Students, […]
For two days, on Thursday 20th and Friday 21st of December 201, the FLP in cooperation with the University of Luxembourg, welcomed Dr. Basak Baglayan for a series of open lectures on “International Human Rights Law”. Dr. Basak Baglayan is a Human Rights expert, currently a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Luxembourg where she […]