Annual Ministerial Meeting of Foreign Ministers of Landlocked Developing Countries

28 September 2018

10:00am – 1:00pm

Conference room 5

UN Headquarters, New York

The upcoming Ministerial LLDCs Meeting that will be held in the United Nations Head Quarters under the theme “Revitalizing partnerships to enhance the implementation of the VPoA and the 2030 Agenda for sustainable Development”, will review the progress made by the LLDCs in the implementation of the Vienna Programme of Action and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development including identifying the challenges faced; share knowledge, experiences and innovative approaches on implementation of the Vienna Programme of Action and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development; Identify recommendations and opportunities for accelerating synergies and implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Vienna Programme of Action at the national level in LLDCs, as well as regional and global levels; Provide substantive inputs to the comprehensive High-Level Midterm Review on the implementation of the Vienna Programme of Action; and Identify innovative mechanisms for partnership building and resource mobilization to accelerate the implementation of the VPoA and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development by the LLDCs.

MEETING DOCUMENTS

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CONFERENCE
Ministerial DeclarationEnglish
Provisional AgendaEnglish
Concept NoteEnglish

BACKGROUND DOCUMENTS

Statements at the 2018 Annual Ministerial Meeting of Landlocked Developing Countries, New York, September 2018

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Opening Session
Remarks by H.E. Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Paraguay, Mr.
Luis Alberto CASTIGLIONI, Global Chair of the Group of LLDCs
English/Spanish
Remarks by H.E. President of the 73rd Session of the United Nations General
Assembly, Ms. María Fernanda ESPINOSA.
English
Remarks by Ms. Fekitamoeloa Katoa ‘UTOIKAMANU, Under SecretaryGeneral
and High Representative for Least Developed Countries, Landlocked
Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States (UN-OHRLLS)
English
Remarks by Mr. Achim STEINER, Administrator of the United Nations
Development Program (UNDP)
English
Remarks by Ms. Olga ALGAYEROVA, Executive Secretary of United Nations
Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)
English
General Debate: Revitalizing Partnerships
NepalEnglish
KazakhstanEnglish
Ethiopia English
LesothoEnglish
Lao People’s Democratic RepublicEnglish
UgandaEnglish
ZambiaEnglish
MongoliaEnglish
ZimbabweEnglish
NigerFrench
TajikistanEnglish
International Think Tank for Landlocked Developing CountriesEnglish
Update on the preparations for the mid-term review of the Vienna Program of Action
Ms. Fekitamoeloa Katoa ‘UTOIKAMANU, Under Secretary-General and High
Representative (UN-OHRLLS).
English
BACKGROUND DOCUMENTSDownload
Vienna Programme of Action for the LLDCs for the Decade 2014-2024English
Transforming Our World: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable DevelopmentEnglish
Addis Ababa Action Agenda of the Third International Conference on Financing For DevelopmentEnglish
Report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of the Vienna Programme of Action for Landlocked Developing Countries for the Decade 2014-2024English
Report of the Annual Meeting of Foreign Ministers of Landlocked Developing Countries held in 2017English
Ulaanbaatar Declaration of the Inaugural Conference of the International Think Tank for LLDCsEnglish
Astana Ministerial DeclarationEnglish
UN Resolution on the Repositioning of the United Nations development system
English