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Consideration of the Agenda Item on Groups of Countries in Special Situations by the Second Committee: Follow-up to the Second United Nations Conference on Landlocked Developing Countries
19 October, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
This meeting of the Second Committee introduced the report of the Secretary General regarding the implementation of the Vienna Programme of Action for the Group of Landlocked Developing Countries for the Decade 2014-2024. The report highlighted the goals and priorities of the Vienna Programme of Action, underscored the development progress made by the landlocked developing countries and the persisting economic challenges facing the countries in special situations, and emphasized the importance of fostering synergy and coherence in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Vienna Programme of Action. Statements were delivered on behalf of regional and international groups representing the interests of LLDCs, followed by statements by LLDCs, transit neighbours and development partners.
Included below are the list of statements relevant to the interests of Landlocked Developing Countries.