Conferences and Meetings LLDCs

2017

DateEventLocation
10 DecemberMinisterial Meeting of the Group of the Landlocked Developing CountriesBuenos Aires, Argentina
13-15 October2017 Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary FundWashington DC, USA
4 October 2017 - 5 October 2017Expert Group Meeting on Financing Infrastructure Development for Enhanced Integration of LLDCs into Global Trade



New York, NY
20 September2017 Annual Ministerial Meeting of Foreign Ministers of Landlocked Developing CountriesNew York, NY
12 SeptemberOpening of the Regular Session of the General Assembly 72nd SessionNew York, NY
19 JulyAccelerating Inclusive and Sustainable Development in Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs) Through Structural Transformation: Pursuing Policy at the Nexus of Infrastructure and IndustrializationNew York, NY
19 JulyHigh-Level Briefing on Aviation Contributions to Sustainable Development in Countries in Special SituationsNew York, NY
17-19 July ECOSOC High-Level SegmentNew York, NY
10-14 July ECOSOC High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development New York, NY
11-13 July The Sixth Global Review of Aid for Trade - “Promoting Connectivity”, WTOGeneva, Switzerland
10-21 July Adhoc Open-ended Informal Working Group to Study Issues Relating To The Conservation And Sustainable Use Of Marine Biological Diversity Beyond Areas Of National JurisdictionNew York, NY
11 JulyImportance of Efficient transit cooperation for the achievement of the SDGs by Landlocked Developing CountriesBrussels, Belgium
10-11 July WCO Global Transit ConferenceBrussels, Belgium
10 June-10 September Expo 2017 Future EnergyAstana, Kazakhstan
5-9 June United Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable developmentNew York, NY
8 JuneEnhancing the participation of the Landlocked States in the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 14New York, NY
31 May Special Meeting of ECOSOC on “Innovations for Infrastructure Development and Promoting Sustainable Industrialization” UN Headquarters, New York
22-26 MayGlobal Platform for Disaster Risk ReductionCancun, Mexico
22-25 May ECOSOC Forum on Financing for Development New York, NY
23 May Side event: Enhancing the role of the private sector in the implementation of the Vienna Programme of Action and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable DevelopmentNew York, NY
17, May President of the United Nations General Assembly, High Level Event on InnovationNew York, NY
15-19 May Seventy-Third Session of ESCAP Bangkok, Thailand
15-16 MayThe Multi-Stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development GoalsNew York, NY
9-12 May Vienna Energy Forum 2017Vienna, Austria
8-10 May ECOSOC Integration Segment New York, NY
26-28 April ECOSOC Coordination and Management Meetings (7-9 June; 6 July; and 25-26 July)
24-28 April Regional Implementation Forum on Sustainable Development in Latin America and the Caribbean Mexico City, Mexico
24-26 April ECOSOC Expert Group Meeting on Agriculture and Agro-IndustryVictoria Falls, Zimbabwe
22 April 2017 Global Infrastructure Forum at The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) headquartersWashington DC, USA
21-23 April 2017 Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund (IMF) Washington DC, USA
18 April President of the United Nations General Assembly, High Level SDG Financing LabNew York, NY
5 April ECOSOC Partnership ForumNew York, NY
3-7 April 50th Session of the Commission on Population and Development New York, NY
26 March - 7 AprilAdhoc Open-ended Informal Working Group to Study issues relating to the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity beyond areas of national jurisdictionNew York, NY
26 March Preparatory Meeting of ECOSOC Special Meeting on Innovations for Infrastructure Development and Promoting Sustainable Industrialization to be held in the margins of the AU/ECA Joint Conference of African Ministers for Finance, Planning and Economic DevelopmentDakar, Senegal
23-28 March AU/ECA Joint Conference of African Ministers for Finance, Planning and Economic Development Dakar, Senegal
23 March President of the United Nations General Assembly, High Level SDG Action Event - Climate Change and the Sustainable Development AgendaNew York, NY
13-17 March The First Ordinary Session meeting of the Specialized Technical Committee on Transport, Intercontinental and Interregional Infrastructures, Energy and Tourism Lomé, Togo
7-10 March 48th session of the Statistical Commission New York, NY
7-9 MarchHigh-Level Meeting for the Euro-Asia Region on Improving Cooperation between LLDCs and Transit Countries on Transit, Trade Facilitation and the implementation of the 2030 AgendaHanoi, Viet Nam
28 February-2 MarchECOSOC Operational Activities for Development Segment, Launching the implementation of the 2016 QCPR resolution: New beginningsNew York, NY
15-16 FebruaryPreparatory meeting for the United Nations Conference to support implementation of sustainable development goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development New York, NY

2016

DateEventLocation
27 November 2016Side Event at the Global Sustainable Transport Conference: “Aviation Partnerships for Sustainable Development”Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
26 November 2016Side Event at the Global Sustainable Transport Conference: “Financing Sustainable Transport Infrastructure for Enhanced Connectivity of Landlocked Developing Countries”Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
24-25 October 2016High-Level Seminar:“Accelerating Sustainable Energy for All in LLDCs through Innovative
Partnerships”
Vienna, Austria
19 October 2016Consideration 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 CountriesNew York, NY
13-14 October 2016 High-Level Meeting on Sustainable Transport of Landlocked Developing CountriesSanta Cruz, Bolivia
22 September 2016Fifteenth Annual Meeting of Foreign Ministers of Landlocked Developing CountriesNew York, NY
19 – 23 September 2016TREATY EVENT 2016.New York, NY
13 September 2016Opening of the Regular Session of the General Assembly.New York, NY
25 – 27 July 2016ECOSOC Coordination and Management Meeting.United Nations, New York
17-22 July 2016Fourteenth session of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD 14)
Nairobi, Kenya
18-22 July 2016ECOSOC High-level Segment: The Theme “Implementing the post-2015 development agenda: moving from commitments to results”New York, NY
11-20 July 2016ECOSOC High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development.New York, NY
20 July 2016HLPF Side Event: “Leaving no country behind: Sustainable industrialization and infrastructure to support Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs)” New York, NY
23 – 24 June 2016Fifth Meeting of Trade Ministers of LLDCsGeneva, Switzerland
1 – 3 June 2016ECOSOC Coordination and Management Meeting.United Nations, New York
23 – 27 May 2016Thirty-sixth session of ECLAC.Mexico City, Mexico
15 – 19 May 2016Seventy-second session of ESCAPBangkok, Thailand
09 – 13 May 2016Commission on Science and Technology for Development, Nineteenth SessionGeneva, Switzerland
9 May 2016Seminar on the Importance of Key Trade and Transport Conventions New York, NY
2 – 4 May 20162016 Integration Segment: Implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development through policy innovation and integrationNew York, NY
3 April 2016Side Event: Enhancing Africa’s Trade Potential, The key role of trade and transport facilitation legal instrumentsAddis Ababa, Ethiopia
1 March 2016Retreat of the LLDCs Group, The Implications of the New Global Development Agenda for the LLDCs and the Way ForwardNew York, NY

2015

DateEventLocation
10 December 2015Expert Group Meeting on Improving Transit Cooperation, Trade and Trade Facilitation for the Benefit of the LLDCsNew York, NY
October 2015Consideration 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 CountriesNew York, NY
27-29 October 2015National Stakeholder Sensitization Workshop on the Vienna Programme of ActionGaborone, Botswana
19 October 2015
UN-OHRLLS and UNCCD Side Event at UNCCD, COP12 Achieving Land Degradation Neutrality in Landlocked Developing Countries: Challenges and OpportunitiesAnkara, Turkey
28 September 2015High-Level Forum of Landlocked Developing Countries: Linking Landlocked Developing Countries into Global OpportunitiesNew York, NY
15 July 2015High-Level Interactive Panel on Financing for infrastructure development and regional integration for the LLDCsNew York, NY
2-4 June 2015High-Level Meeting on the Follow-up to the Second United Nations Conference on Landlocked Developing CountriesLivingstone, Zambia

2014

DateEventLocation
3-5 Novembre 2014Second United Nations Conference on Landlocked Developing CountriesVienna, Austria

2013

DateEventLocation
25 February 2013Road and Rail Financing ConferenceGeneva, Switzerland
26 February 2013Ministerial Meeting, Making the Euro-Asian Transport Network OperationalGeneva, Switzerland
5-7 March 2013Euro-Asia Regional Review meeting on the implementation of the Almaty Programme of Action for the Landlocked Developing CountriesVientiane, Lao
14-15 March 2013Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals First SessionNew York, NY
18-19 March 2013Global Commodities Forum, UNCTADGeneva, Switzerland
20-21 March 2013Brainstorming meeting on the Priorities of a New Development Agenda for the Landlocked Developing CountriesNew York, NY
4-5 April 2013OECD Global Forum on DevelopmentParis, France
16 April 2013Meeting on LDCs, LLDCs and SIDS in the post 2015 Development Agenda
UN-OHRLLS and FERDI
New York, NY
17-19 April 2013Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals Second Session, United Nations, New YorkNew York, NY
19-21 April 2013World Bank IMF Spring meetingsWashington D.C.
22 April 2013

Special high-level meeting of the ECOSOC with the BWIs, WTO and UNCTADNew York, NY
29-30 May 2013Global Services Forum (Beijing Summit)Beijing, China
6-7 June 20132013 High-Level Symposium on “A renewed global partnership for development for a post-2015 era”Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
10 June 2013Inter-Agency Consultative Group Meeting on UN System-wide preparations for the comprehensive ten-year review conferenceNew York, NY
13 June 2013Transport Development and Trade FacilitationWashington D.C.
June 2013Africa Regional Review of the Almaty Programme of ActionNew York, NY
1-26 July 2013ECOSOC substantive sessionGeneva, Switzerland
1-4 July 2013High Level Segment (1-4 July)- Annual Ministerial Review 2013: “Science, technology and innovation and culture for sustainable development and the MDGs”New York, NY
3 July 2013Renewing Global Partnerships for Connecting LLDCs to the World Markets – ECOSOC side eventNew York, NY
18-25 July 2013General Segment : Consideration of agenda item on the Programme of Action for the LDCs for the Decade 2011-2020New York, NY
8-10 July 2013Fourth Global Aid for Trade WTO ReviewGeneva, Switzerland
15 July 2013Experts Group Meeting on Assessing the Status of Implementation of Trade and Transport Facilitation Instruments and Measures in AfricaAddis Ababa, Ethiopia
August 2013Latin America Regional Review of the Almaty Programme of Action, UN ECLACNew York, NY
5-6 September 2013G-20 Leaders’ SummitSt. Petersburg, Russia
17-19 September 2013High-Level Conference on Road TransportNew York, NY
18 September 2013Building Resilience of LLDCs to the Impacts of Climate Change, Desertification, Land Degradation and DroughtNew York, NY
24 September 2013General Assembly, 68th session – General DebateNew York, NY
25 September 2013Special event to follow up efforts made towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals, Resolution 65/1Geneva, Switzerland
September 201312th Annual Ministerial Meeting of Foreign Ministers of LLDCsNew York, NY
September 201337th Annual Meeting of the Ministers for Foreign Affairs of G77New York, NY
October / November 2013

General Assembly, consideration of agenda item on the implementation of the Almaty Programme of Action – Informal informals on draft resolutionNew York, NY
11-13 October 20132013 Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary FundWashington, D.C.
October / November 2013General Assembly, consideration of agenda item on the implementation of the Almaty Programme of ActionNew York, NY
October / November 2013Meeting/Conference of African Transport MinistersNew York, NY
22-24 October 2013Expert Group Meeting on Transport and Logistics Innovations for LLDCsGeneva, Switzerland
31 October 2013Enhancing ICT Development and Connectivity for LLDCsNairobi, Kenya
31 October 2013Launch of South-South Technology Transfer Facility for LLDCsNairobi, Kenya
11-22 November 201319th Session of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCCWarsaw, Poland
December 2013Inter-Agency Consultative Group Meeting on UN System-wide preparations for the comprehensive ten-year review conferenceNew York, NY
3-6 December 2013Ninth WTO Ministerial ConferenceBali, Indonesia


2012

DateEventLocation
10 February 2012Inter-Agency Consultative Group Meeting on UN System-wide preparations for the comprehensive ten-year review conference, United Nations, New YorkNew York, NY
23 February 2012LLDC Group Meeting to elect New BrureauNew York, NY
21-26 April 2012UNCTAD XIII, Doha, Qatar Ministerial Meeting of the LLDC GroupDoha, Qatar
23 April – 4 May 2012Rio+20: Second round of ‘informal-informal’ negotiations on the zero draft of outcome documentNew York, NY
22 -25 May 201217th session of the High-level Committee on South-South Cooperation on the theme: “Promoting socio-economic transformation through infrastructure development, employment creation, social cohesion and transfer of technologies using South-South cooperation”New York, NY
1st June 2012Panel Discussion “UNCLOS and the Landlocked Developing Countries: practical implications”, United Nations, NYNew York, NY
13-22 June 2012Rio+20 – UN Conference on Sustainable DevelopmentRio de Janeiro, Brazil
2-27 July 2012ECOSOC substantive sessionNew York, NY
2-3 July 2012Annual Ministerial Review : “Promoting productive capacity, employment and decent work to eradicate poverty in the context of inclusive, sustainable and equitable economic growth at all levels for achieving the MDGs”New York, NY
5-6 July 2012Development Cooperation Forum New York, NY
12 September 2012Fourth Meeting of Trade Ministers of LLDCsAlmaty, Kazakhstan
13-14 September 2012Almaty+10 High-level Thematic Meeting on International Trade, Trade Facilitation and Aid for TradeAlmaty, Kazakhstan
24 September 2012High-level Plenary meeting of the 67th session of the General Assembly: The Rule of Law at the national and international levelsNew York
24-26 September 2012Africa Trade Forum 2012Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
25 September 2012General Assembly, 67th session– General DebateNew York, NY
26 September 2012Eleventh Annual Ministerial Meeting of Foreign Ministers of LLDCs, Conference Room 2New York, NY
17 October 2012General Assembly, consideration of agenda item on the Implementation of the Almaty Programme of Action, informal informals on draft resolutionNew York, NY
12-14 October 20122012 Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary FundWashington, D.C.
30 – 31 October 2012Asia-Pacific Trade Facilitation Forum 2012Colombo, Sri Lanka


2011

DateEventLocation
12-14 April 2011High-level Asia-Pacific Policy Dialogue on the Almaty Programme Implementation and other Development Gaps faced by the Landlocked Developing CountriesUlaanbaatar, Mongolia
4 -29 July 2011ECOSOC substantive sessionNew York, NY
18-19 July 2011Aid for Trade Third Global ReviewGeneva, Switzerland
19-20 September 2011High-level Plenary meeting of the 66th session of the General Assembly: High-level Meeting on the prevention and control of non-communicable diseasesNew York, NY
19-20 September 2011Expert group meeting on the TransAfrican HighwaysAddis Ababa, Ethiopia
20-21 September 2011High-level Plenary meeting of the 66th session of the General Assembly: High-level meeting on the theme “Addressing desertification, land degradation and drought in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication”New York, NY
21-23, 26-30 September 2011General Assembly, 66th session – General DebateNew York, NY
23 September 201110th Annual Meeting of the LLDCs Foreign MinistersNew York, NY
24-26 September 20112011 Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary FundWashington, D.C.
September 201135th Annual Meeting of the Ministers for Foreign Affairs of G77New York, NY
September 2011Tenth Annual Ministerial Meeting of Foreign Ministers of LLDCsNew York, NY
October 2011General Assembly, consideration of agenda item on the implementation of the Almaty Programme of ActionNew York, NY
3-4 November 2011G20 SummitCannes, France
4 November 2011Panel discussion on “The impact of trade facilitation measures and the Aid for Trade initiative for the effective participation of landlocked developing countries in the international trading system”New York, NY
29 November-1 December 20114th High-level Forum on Aid EffectivenessBusan, Korea
7–9 December 2011

Multi-year expert meeting on transport and trade facilitation (fourth session), UNCTADGeneva, Switzerland
15-17 December 2011Eighth WTO Ministerial Conference, WTOGeneva, Switzerland


2010

DateEventLocation
2 November 2010 6th Inter agency Meeting on the Implementation of the Almaty Programme of Action for the LLDCNew York, NY
24 September 20109th Ministerial meeting of the LLDCs 24thNew York, NY


2009

DateEventLocation
27 October 2009OHRLLS/World Bank Seminar on Looking Beyond the CrisesNew York, NY
21-22 October 2009Third Meeting of the Trade Ministers of LLDCsEzulwini, Swaziland


2008

DateEventLocation
22-23 April 2008Euro-Asian Regional Review Meeting for the Midterm Review of the Almaty Programme of ActionBangkok, Thailand
18-20 June 2008African Regional Review Meeting for the Midterm Review of the Almaty Programme of ActionAddis Ababa, Ethiopia
30 June 2008Latin American Regional Review Meeting for the Midterm Review of the Almaty Programme of ActionBuenos Aires, Argentina
1 October 2008High-Level Investment Forum “Investing in Landlocked Developing Countries: Trends, Experiences and the Way Forward”New York, NY
2-3 October 2008High-level Plenary Meeting of the General Assembly devoted to the Midterm Review of Almaty Programme of ActionNew York, NY


2007

DateEventLocation
18-20 June 2007 Thematic Meeting on Transit Transport Infrastructure DevelopmentOuagadougou, Burkina Faso
30-31 August 2007Thematic Meeting on International Trade and Trade FacilitationUlaanbaatar, Mongolia


2005

DateEventLocation
29-31 March 2005Meeting on the “Role of International, Regional and Sub-regional Organizations for the Implementation of the Almaty Programme of Action”Almaty, Kazakhstan


2003

DateEventLocation
August 2003International Ministerial Conference of Landlocked and Transit Developing Countries and Donor Countries and International Financial and Development Institutions on Transit Transport CooperationAlmaty, Kazakhstan