Strenthening Civil Society to protect and promote social, economic and cultural rights of ethnic communities in Bokeo province

Strenthening Civil Society to protect and promote social, economic and cultural rights of ethnic communities in Bokeo province

The general objective of this project is to contribute to the protection and promotion of social, economic and cultural rights of non-Lao and Thai ethnic communities in Lao PDR.

More specifically, the project seeks to build the capacity of local civil society in Bokeo Province to empower vulnerable ethnic communities and families. It aims to secure gender justice, labour rights and cultural rights, in a manner sensitive to local traditions respecting the Lao PDR laws and internationally recognised human rights principles.

Benefitting zone
Laos

KEY FACTS

  • Total cost (€)

    400 000.00

    EU contracted amount

    380 000.00

    Duration

    February 2016 - January 2019

    Implementing organisation

    PLAN BELGIQUE ASBL

    Funding instrument

    Development Cooperation Instrument (DCI)