More than 235 Lao students from primary school through university level attended an Earth Day celebration sponsored by the U.S. Embassy on Friday, April 22. The event took place at the American Center at the Lao-American College in Vientiane.
The U.S. Ambassador to the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Karen B. Stewart, took part in a ceremony to officially open a forest substation in Nam Et Phu Loey National Protected Area (NPA) in Huah Panh Province Mar. 28.
For the first time in history, there are more than 1 billion undernourished people in the world. One in six people in the world goes hungry every day. Find out more about how the international community is taking action to address food insecurity and the challenges of improving agriculture.
For the first time since scientists determined unequivocally that the planet is warming, experts who collect and analyze climate data and those who manage the worlds land and water resources met to decide how to help each other adapt to a changing climate. Gathering in Geneva under the theme Better climate information for a better future, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and international partners held the third World Climate Conference (WCC-3) from August 31 to September 4. More than 2,000 attendees included delegates from 165 countries and seven heads of state, all of whom agreed to develop a global framework for climate services.