LDCs Conferences and Meetings 

(LDC Workshops) 

2018

DateEventLocation
3-14 DecemberUNFCCC, COP 24Katowice, Poland
TBDConsideration of the Agenda Item on Groups of Countries in Special Situations by the Second Committee New York, NY
12 – 14 October (TBD)2018 Global Infrastructure ForumBali Nusa Dua, Indonesia
12-14 October 2018 Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary FundBali Nusa Dua, Indonesia
TBDAnnual Meeting of Foreign Ministers of LLDCsNew York, NY
25 September-4 October High-level General Debate of the General Assembly New York, NY
18 September Opening of the Regular Session of the General Assembly 73rd SessionNew York, NY
9 – 18 July
(High-level segment:16-18 July)
High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development under auspices of ECOSOC; Theme: "Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies"New York, NY
12 July 2018Accelerating the energy transition in LLDCsNew York, NY
11 July 2018 Reaching Global Markets: Connecting LLDCs' Cities Through Sustainable AviationNew York, NY
20-22 JuneHigh-Level International Conference on the International Decade for Action "Water for Sustainable Development" 2018-2028Dushanbe, Tajikistan
11-12 June 2018Inaugural Meeting of the International Think Tank for LLDCs

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
5-6 JuneThe multi-stakeholder forum on science, technology and innovation for the Sustainable Development GoalsNew York, NY
04-13 JuneUNCTAD Trade and Development Board, Sixty-fifth sessionGeneva, Switzerland
23 May ECOSOC Special Meeting “Towards sustainable, resilient and inclusive societies through participation of all”New York, NY
21-22 May 6th Biennial High-level Meeting of the Development Cooperation Forum (DCF) New York, NY
18 May ECOSOC one-day special meeting of the Council on international cooperation in tax mattersNew York, NY
16-17 May 2018Ministerial Meeting on Transport and Trade for LLDCs
Astana, Kazakhstan
11-16 May Seventy-fourth session of ESCAP Bangkok, Thailand
1-3 May ECOSOC 2018 Integration Segment New York, NY
25 April Unlocking the potential of the Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) to accelerate structural economic transformation in the LLDCs and the achievement of the SDGsNew York, NY
23-26 April ECOSOC Forum on Financing for Development Follow-upNew York, NY
20-22 April 2018 Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund (IMF) Washington, DC
9-13 April51st Session of the Commission on Population and DevelopmentNew York, NY
4 AprilECOSOC Partnership Forum
22 March Official launch of the International Decade for Action "Water for Sustainable Development”New York, NY
22 MarchEnhancing the role of Women in marine deep sea scientific research to achieve the Goals and targets of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development by the vulnerable countriesNew York, NY
12-23 March62nd session of the Commission on the Status of WomenNew York, NY
6-9 March 49th session of the Statistical Commission New York, NY
27 February-1 March ECOSOC Operational Activities for Development SegmentNew York, NY
21-23 FebruaryGlobal preparatory meeting in support of the review of SDG7 at the 2018 UN High-level Political Forum Bangkok, UN ESCAP
1 February UN-OHRLLS/World Bank (MIGA) briefing for Ambassadors on How investment guarantees can attract financing into LDCs, LLDCs and SIDS New York, NY
30 – 31 January ECOSOC meeting on The role of youth in building sustainable and resilient urban and rural communitiesNew York, NY
11-12 JanuaryWorld Bank/WRI Transforming Transportation 2018Washington, DC

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