Conferences and Meetings LLDCs


11-12 JanuaryWorld Bank/WRI Transforming Transportation 2018Washington, DC
30 – 31 January ECOSOC meeting on The role of youth in building sustainable and resilient urban and rural communitiesNew York, NY
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
21 February 2018Side Event on Energy Access for Structural Transformation and Sustainable Development in Least Developed CountriesBangkok Thailand
21-23 FebruaryGlobal preparatory meeting in support of the review of SDG7 at the 2018 UN High-level Political Forum Bangkok, UN ESCAP
27 February-1 March ECOSOC Operational Activities for Development SegmentNew York, NY
6-9 March 49th session of the Statistical Commission New York, NY
12-23 March62nd session of the Commission on the Status of WomenNew 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
22 March Official launch of the International Decade for Action "Water for Sustainable Development”New York, NY
TBDECA, Eleventh Joint Annual Meetings of the African Union Conference of Ministers of Economy and Finance and the ECA Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic DevelopmentTBD
TBDFirst meeting of the Board of Governors of the International Think Tank for LLDCsUlaanbaatar, Mongolia
4 AprilECOSOC Partnership Forum
9-13 April51st Session of the Commission on Population and DevelopmentNew York, NY
20-22 April 2018 Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund (IMF) Washington, DC
23-26 April ECOSOC Forum on Financing for Development Follow-upNew 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
1-3 May ECOSOC 2018 Integration Segment New York, NY
11-16 May Seventy-fourth session of ESCAP Bangkok, Thailand
16-17 May 2018Ministerial Meeting on Transport and Trade for LLDCs
Astana, Kazakhstan
18 May ECOSOC one-day special meeting of the Council on international cooperation in tax mattersNew York, NY
21-22 May 6th Biennial High-level Meeting of the Development Cooperation Forum (DCF) New York, NY
23 May ECOSOC Special Meeting “Towards sustainable, resilient and inclusive societies through participation of all”New York, NY
Week of 22 May (TBD)Ministerial Meeting of the LLDCs on transport and trade in the context of the mid-term review of the VPoAAstana, Kazakhstan
04-13 JuneUNCTAD Trade and Development Board, Sixty-fifth sessionGeneva, Switzerland
5-6 JuneThe multi-stakeholder forum on science, technology and innovation for the Sustainable Development GoalsNew York, NY
20-22 JuneHigh-Level International Conference on the International Decade for Action "Water for Sustainable Development" 2018-2028Dushanbe, Tajikistan
TBDInaugural meeting of the International Think Tank for LLDCsUlaanbaatar, Mongolia
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
TBDLLDC focused side event during the High-level Political ForumNew York, NY
18 September Opening of the Regular Session of the General Assembly 73rd SessionNew York, NY
25 September-4 October High-level General Debate of the General Assembly New York, NY
TBDAnnual Meeting of Foreign Ministers of LLDCsNew York, NY
12-14 October 2018 Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary FundBali Nusa Dua, Indonesia
12 – 14 October (TBD)2018 Global Infrastructure ForumBali Nusa Dua, Indonesia
TBDConsideration of the Agenda Item on Groups of Countries in Special Situations by the Second Committee New York, NY
3-14 DecemberUNFCCC, COP 24Katowice, Poland
13 - 14 July 2017LDCs National Focal Points Meeting On The Implementation Of The Istanbul Programme Of ActionNew York, NY
27 - 28 June, 2017Ambassadorial Level Consultative Meeting of LDCs and Friends of LDCs on the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals in LDCsGlen Cove, New York
26 May, 2017Side Event: “Disaster-risk management and fostering resilience in SIDS and LDCs”New York, NY