Development co-operation policy:

There is a Country Action Plan for the Implementation of the Vientiane Declaration on Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (VDCAP) (2016-2025) with action areas, key indicators, targets (with baselines), data sources and responsible parties for each of the principles mentioned in the Declaration: Ownership, alignment, harmonization and simplification, inclusive partnerships for Development Results, transparency, predictability and mutual accountability, domestic resource mobilization, South-South Cooperation, Triangular Cooperation, and Knowledge Sharing, business as a Partner in Development. 


Aid Information Management System (AIMS):

  • An Aid Information Management System (called ODA Management Information System – ODAMIS) Exists. It was launched in 2018 by MPI (Department of International Cooperation) with the support from the Government of Australia.


Development co-operation reports:


Development cooperation mechanisms:

Mechanism Level and actors Objectives and related policies
National Round Table Process

National level

  • National government
  • Multi-stakeholders

Brings together governments and national development agencies, UN bodies, CSOs and the private sector in Round Table Meetings (RTMs) – to ensure funds, time and knowledge bring maximum impact in development across the country.


High-Level Round Table Meetings: provide inclusive forums to support the design and implementation of the country’s national development plans (once in five years)


Implementation Round Table meetings: held every year to take stock of progress made in the past year and set joint priorities for the coming year


Includes 10 Sector Working Groups (SWGs) to coordinate actions among various stakeholders by theme