Regionally, the Luxembourg Development Cooperation has continued to support the Mekong River Commission (MRC) which helps the countries bordering the Mekong to reach consensus on solutions that will create a sustainable future for the Mekong and those living in the area, through monitoring of the basin, evaluation, data and information sharing, dialogue and cooperation.Read more
Luxembourg has also continued to implement the second phase of the Mekong Region Land Governance sub-regional project for better land management in the countries bordering the Mekong (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam), in cooperation with Switzerland and Germany.
In 2022, the Luxembourg Development Cooperation concluded a new agreement with the International Labour Organization (ILO), for support to the ILO’s global flagship programme on the establishment of sustainable and resilient cornerstones of social protection for all at regional level, particularly in Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam (2022-2025).
In South-East Asia, Luxembourg has also continued its support for the promotion of inclusive finance. Thus, through the mechanism for responsible inclusive finance (RIFF-SEA), the Social Performance Task Force (SPTF) is continuing to run training courses in social performance management in various countries in South-East Asia (Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Philippines, Vietnam) and is co-financing
projects enabling microfinance institutions (MFIs) to improve their social performance.