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Accelerating Inclusive and Sustainable Development in Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs) Through Structural Transformation: Pursuing Policy at the Nexus of Infrastructure and Industrialization

19 July, 2017 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm


Co-organized by Permanent Mission of Austria, Permanent Mission of Republic of Zambia, United Nations Office of the High Representative of Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Islands Developing States (UN-OHRLLS), and United Nations Industrial Development Organisation

The event will be organised during the margins of the High-level Political Forum 2017 and aims to accelerate inclusive and sustainable development in landlocked developing countries through structural transformation. The side event will address:

  • Key infrastructure and policy challenges for industrial sector growth and trade competitiveness specific to LLDCs;
  • Lessons that can be replicated from existing, successful practices to foster infrastructure development for industrialization efforts in LLDCs;
  • Role of multi-stakeholder partnerships and public-private partnerships to strengthen infrastructure, industrialization and innovation;
  • Key policy recommendations to overcome challenges arising from landlockedness in order to promote achievement of Vienna Programme of Action and SDG 9, and overall achievement of sustainable development by the LLDCs;


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Final Report on HLPF side event - Report on LLDCsEnglish


19 July, 2017
6:15 pm - 7:30 pm


UN Headquarters, Conference Room 11
405 E 42nd St
New York, NY 10017 United States
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