A three-day workshop was successfully organized with the technical support of Global Support Facility of the NIPN initiative in Vientiane from April 3rd-5th, 2019 to build capacity of government staff who are part of the Data and Policy Analysis Units on the NIPN operational cycle.
H.E. Dr Kikeo Chantaboury, Vice Minister of MPI and Chair of NIPN Advisory Committee, Mr. Leo Faber, EU Ambassador to Lao PDR and Dr Octavian Bivol Representative, UNICEF Lao PDR co-chaired the opening ceremony.
The training was used to sensitize stakeholders about NIPN as well as build capacity on the NIPN operational cycle of question formulation. Country priorities and action plan were also reviewed.