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Lao People's Democratic Republic

Political Groups
LDC, G77
World Bank Income Group
Lower middle income
Global Climate Risk Index

The annually published Global Climate Risk Index analyses to what extent countries have been affected by the impacts of weather-related loss events (storms, floods, heat waves etc.).

Published by German Watch https://www.germanwatch.org/en/cri
Share of Global Emissions
Laws, Acts, Constitutions (legislative branch)
Policies, strategies, decrees, action plans (from executive branch)
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Court cases and tribunal proceedings
Climate targets in National Law & Policy

Latest Documents

, 2021

Lao People's Democratic Republic First NDC (Updated submission), Nationally Determined Contribution from Lao People's Democratic Republic in 2021

, 2020

Lao People's Democratic Republic. Biennial update report (BUR). BUR 1., Biennial Update Report from Lao People's Democratic Republic in 2020

, 2019

This document sets general rules to enable mitigation and adaptation actions within the country.

, 2019

This law sets the country's disaster risk management legal framework.

, 2018

This document has been identified in Lao's updated NDC, however no further documentation is available.

  • Unconditional: 60% GHG emission reductions compared to baseline scenario, or around 62,000 ktCO2e in absolute terms.Economy-wide | Target year: 2030
  • Unconditional: reduce LUCF emissions by 1,100ktCO2e per year on average between 2020 and 2030LULUCF: LULUCF/Forestry: General | Target year: 2030
  • 30% renewable of total energy consumption by 2025Energy: Renewable Energy | Target year: 2025Source: Renewable Energy Development Strategy 2011
  • 10% transport energy from biofuel by 2025Transportation: Renewable Energy And Biofuels | Target year: 2025Source: Renewable Energy Development Strategy 2011
  • Conditional: Implementation of 500 tons/day sustainable municipal solid waste management projectWaste: Solid Waste | Target year: 2030