The Lao Customs Department and ILSTA jointly organized a training course in criminal investigation held in Vientiane province 21st November- 1st December 2022. The course was opened by Somphin Inthavong, Deputy Director of Training, Lao Customs Department and Richard Philippart, President of the Institute for Legal Support and Technical Assistance (ILSTA) The course comprised 29 […]
ILSTA and the Asian Law Students Association (ALSA) Laos organized the 5th University Challenge Quiz at the National University of Laos on Nov 5th. Thirty teams of students from 13 different faculties tested their English language and general knowledge skills as they progressed through 4 rounds of questions. The competition was filled with excitement of […]
Countering illicit narcotics is an important national priority for Laos. On September 9, ILSTA met with the Lao Commission on Drug Control (LCDC) to discuss cooperation areas and technical assistance.
Government representatives from 4 northern provinces discussed amendments to the State Audit Law in a workshop chaired by the Lao State Audit Organisation and ILSTA in Oudomxay Province on August 17-19, 2022. ILSTA expert, Mr Daniel Schweitzer, presented on International Standards in Auditing which was followed by a lively Q&A session. Participants debated amendments on […]
The Office of the Supreme People’s Prosecutor and ILSTA delivered an eight-day course on building the capacity of the southern prosecutors in wildlife crime prevention and prosecution in Savannakhet Province, Lao PDR, from the 23rd August – 1st September, 2022. In total, 30 participants from the prosecutor’s office in Savanakhet, Khammoune, Bolikhamxay, Attapeu, Champasak, Sekong […]
ILSTA’s Summer School has started!! Today ILSTA welcomed 22 Lao university students to the first Summer School on Ethics and Integrity!!The course runs for two weeks, 15th – 26th August 2022, and is an annual event for Lao students.
On 09-12 August 2022, the Office of Supreme People’s Prosecutor of Lao PDR (OSPP) and ILSTA are running a workshop on Anti-Corruption, Anti-Money Laundering, and Counter Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) with the People’s Prosecutors of 5 Northern Provinces in cooperation with the State Inspection and Anti-Corruption Authority (SIAA).The 115 trainees included inspection officers from the […]
On August 03-04, 2022, the Law Committee of the National Assembly, the People’s Supreme Court of Lao PDR and ILSTA held a Workshop on the Amendment of the Law on the People’s Court. Participants from a wide range of government agencies discussed the proposed amendments.Mr. Chalern Yiapaoher, Vice President and President of the Law Committee […]
The Lao Customs Department, Ministry of Finance, and ILSTA are running a two-week Criminal Investigation Course for Lao Customs Officers at Champasak Grand Hotel, Pakse Prefecture, Champasak Province, Lao PDR, from the 1st – 12th of August 2022.The training course covers theory and practice of criminal investigation skills such as case management, operational planning, surveillance, […]
On the 26th-28th July 2022, the State Inspection and Anti-Corruption Authority and ILSTA held a workshop on Anti-Corruption and International Best Practice for Inspection Officials for 80 government inspection officials from Luang Namtha and Bokeo Provinces. The three-day workshop presented the international legal framework against corruption, UNCAC, to which Lao PDR became a party to […]