Comprehensive High-level Midterm Review of the Implementation of the IPoA, 27-29 May 2016, Antalya

The Midterm Review conference for the Istanbul Programme of Action for the Least Developed Countries will take place in Antalya, Turkey from 27-29 May 2016. The conference will undertake a comprehensive review of the implementation of the Istanbul Programme of Action by the least developed countries (LDCs) and their development partners and likewise reaffirm the global commitment to address the special needs of the LDCs.  

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USG Acharya Addis AbabaUN-OHRLLS advocates for vulnerable countries at African Development week

USG Acharya participated in The Africa Development Week in Addis Ababa in April, promoting synergies on the implementation of the Agenda 2030, Sustainable Development Goals and the programmes of action for Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States. Mr Acharya was a panelist in several sessions including a side event on ‘Enhancing Africa’s Trade Potential’.