16 November 2017 – Climate Change: The World’s Poorest Will Judge us by Action

Two years ago, 197 parties came together in Paris and agreed to the historical Paris Framework. Since that December 2015, we all have seen countless pictures of utterly devastating floods, wildfires, hurricanes happening more and more frequently all over our planet […]

1 November 2017 – Consultancy on international support to SIDS in the implementation of the SDGs and SAMOA Pathway

UN-OHRLLS is seeking a consultant to conduct a study on international support to Small Island Developing States focusing on climate-change funds and post-shocks concessional finance. The contract will run from 15 November 2017 to 31 December 2017. Deadline for applications is 8 […]

11 October 2017 – LDCs Call for Higher Climate Ambition by All Countries

October 6th 2017: The Least Developed Countries (LDC) Group issued the ‘Addis Ababa LDC Ministerial Communiqué on Climate Change,’ outlining the Group’s priorities for the UN Climate Change Conference, scheduled to take place in Bonn, Germany, from 6-17 November 2017. […]

10 October 2017 – Building brighter future for people living in least developed countries

A new report by UN-OHRLLS, Promoting Investment for Energy Access in Least Developed Countries, highlights the significant progress made by a number of Least Developed Countries (LDCs) since 2011 in increasing electrification rates. Advancements have also been made in expanding […]

6 October 2017 – Multilateral Agreement on the International Think Tank for Landlocked Developing Countries Enters into Force

NEW YORK, 6 October 2017 – The first intergovernmental entity to support the world’s 32 landlocked developing countries (LLDCs) has been operationalised as the Multilateral Agreement for the Establishment of an International Think Tank for Landlocked Developing Countries enters into […]