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 […]

5 October 2017 – Strengthening collaboration to support world’s 32 landlocked developing countries

NEW YORK, 5 October 2017 – The United Nations Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States (UN-OHRLLS) and the International Road Transport Union (IRU) renewed their working relationship today […]

22 September 2017 – Technology Bank for Least Developed Countries Operationalized

The Technology Bank, a new body dedicated to the least developed countries was operationalized today, with the signing of the Host Country Agreement and the Contribution Agreement between the Government of Turkey and the United Nations. This marks an important […]