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2017 Annual Ministerial Meeting of Foreign Ministers of Landlocked Developing Countries
20 September 2017
Theme: Accelerating the implementation of the Vienna Programme of Action and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
This year marks the third year of implementing the VPoA and the second year of implementing the 2030 Agenda and the key objectives of the Ministerial Meeting include the following:
– Review the progress made by the LLDCs in the implementation of the Vienna Programme of Action including identifying the challenges faced.
– Review in particular the progress made and challenges faced in mainstreaming the Vienna Programme of Action and the SDGs by the LLDCs.
– Share knowledge, experiences and innovative approaches on implementation of the Vienna Programme of Action.
– 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.
20 September 2017 at 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm in Conference Room 6
|Report of the 2017 Annual Ministerial Meeting of Landlocked Developing Countries||English|
Statements at the 2017 Annual Ministerial Meeting of Landlocked Developing Countries, New York, September 2017
|Opening remarks by |
H.E. Honourable Harry Kalaba, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Zambia,
Chair of the Group of the LandLocked Developing Countries
|Remarks by Hon. Ms. Amina J. Mohammed, United Nations Deputy Secretary General||English|
|Professor Jeffrey Sachs, Director of the Earth Institute, Columbia University||English|
|Mr. Munkh-Orgil Tsend, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Mongolia||English|
|Ms. Fekitamoeloa Katoa ‘Utoikamanu, Under-Secretary-General and High Representative of Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries, and Small Island Developing States||English|
|Mr. Tegegnework Gettu, Under-Secretary-General and Associate Administrator, United Nations Development Program||English|
|Kingdom of Lesotho||English|
|Lao People’s Democratic Republic||English|
|Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia||English|
|Republic of Armenia||English|
|Islamic Republic of Afghanistan||English|
|Plurinational State of Bolivia||Spanish|
|Vienna Programme of Action for the LLDCs for the Decade 2014-2024||English|
|Transforming Our World: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development||English|
|Addis Ababa Action Agenda of the Third International Conference on Financing For Development||English|
|WTO Agreement on Trade Facilitation||English|
|General Assembly Resolutions on the LLDCs||English|
|Report of the 5th Meeting of Ministers of Trade of LLDCs||English|
|Report of the Annual Meeting of Foreign Ministers of Landlocked Developing Countries held in 2016||English|
|Achieving Sustainable Transport in Landlocked Developing Countries||English|