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2017 Annual Ministerial Meeting of Foreign Ministers of Landlocked Developing Countries

20 September 2017

BACKGROUND


ThemeAccelerating 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
 

MEETING DOCUMENTS


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CONFERENCE
Report of the 2017 Annual Ministerial Meeting of Landlocked Developing CountriesEnglish
Concept NoteEnglish

BACKGROUND DOCUMENTS


Statements at the 2017 Annual Ministerial Meeting of Landlocked Developing Countries, New York, September 2017

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Opening Session
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
English
Remarks by Hon. Ms. Amina J. Mohammed, United Nations Deputy Secretary GeneralEnglish
Key Note
Professor Jeffrey Sachs, Director of the Earth Institute, Columbia UniversityEnglish
Mr. Munkh-Orgil Tsend, Minister for Foreign Affairs of MongoliaEnglish
Ms. Fekitamoeloa Katoa ‘Utoikamanu, Under-Secretary-General and High Representative of Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries, and Small Island Developing StatesEnglish
Mr. Tegegnework Gettu, Under-Secretary-General and Associate Administrator, United Nations Development ProgramEnglish
Interactive Debate
NepalEnglish
KazakhstanEnglish
ParaguaySpanish
BhutanEnglish
MalawiEnglish
Kingdom of LesothoEnglish
Lao People’s Democratic RepublicEnglish
Federal Democratic Republic of EthiopiaEnglish
ZimbabweEnglish
Republic of ArmeniaEnglish
NigerFrench
Islamic Republic of AfghanistanEnglish
Plurinational State of Bolivia Spanish
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
WTO Agreement on Trade Facilitation English
General Assembly Resolutions on the LLDCsEnglish
Report of the 5th Meeting of Ministers of Trade of LLDCsEnglish
Report of the Annual Meeting of Foreign Ministers of Landlocked Developing Countries held in 2016English
Achieving Sustainable Transport in Landlocked Developing CountriesEnglish

 

Details

Date:
20 September 2017

Venue

UN HQ New York
UN Headquarters
New York, NY 10017 United States
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Phone:
(212) 963-4475
Website:
http://www.un.org/en/index.html