24 January 2018- World’s least developed countries on target to achieve universal and affordable internet by 2020

The world’s poorest countries are on track to close the digital divide as they make significant progress in achieving universal and affordable access to the Internet by 2020. This is according to a new report launched today which details progress […]

30 October 2017 – Booming Bangladesh looks forward to LDC graduation

  Bangladesh, the largest least developed country (LDC) in terms of population and economic size, looks likely to leave the LDC category by 2024, propelled by better health and education, lower vulnerability and an economic boom. A mission by the […]

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. […]