Symbolic handshake in agreement, above the Swiss cross depicted in the Parliament.

Switzerland and Laos

Here you will find an overview of Switzerland's commitment to diplomacy, education, culture and the economy in the country.

Switzerland and Laos

 A man studies the departure schedule in the departure hall of an airport.

Travel advice

The FDFA provides information on security-related issues concerning politics and crime in the country. The travel advice assesses possible risks and recommends preventative measures.

Travel advice

 

Swiss Humanitarian Aid after an earthquake in Haiti in 2010

International cooperation

The responsible representations implement the strategic goals of Switzerland's international cooperation and carry out related projects.

International cooperation

Impact and Change Stories from Laos

Katay shopping for fresh fruit for the restaurant.

Skills for Tourism project

"It’s the only training I’ve ever participated in” - Katay, 29-year-old from Vientiane Capital.

Porvang was recruited from the LANITH Luang Prabang Training Centre.

Skills for Tourism project

 “I have found my signature!” - Porvang, 21-year-old from Luang Prabang.

Pa, Manager Huean Cha Heritage Cultural Centre Café.

Skills for Tourism project

"Becoming an inspiration” - Pa, 24-year-old from Nam Bor Village.

Thone at the Silk Road Café at the Living Crafts Centre by Ock Pop Tok, overlooking the Mekong river.

Skills for Tourism project

“In hospitality, you make people happy” - Thone, 19-year-old from Luang Prabang.