29 May 2016 – World’s Least Developed Countries must be at the forefront of sustainable development

A major UN meeting focusing on the world’s Least Developed Countries has closed today in Turkey with a call for greater support to the world’s most vulnerable nations. The three-day meeting, co-organized by The Government of Turkey and The United […]

27 May 2016 – UN conference on least developed countries opens in Turkey to assess progress made since 2011

A United Nations conference focused on the world’s least developed countries (LDCs) kicked-off today in Antalya, Turkey, to assess these 48 States’ progress over the past five years, and to find ways of accelerating their path towards sustainable development. “Least […]

26 May 2016 – Behind the scenes – gearing up for a UN conference on least developed countries

Collaborating on the organization of major international conferences is a task well known to the United Nations, whose staff have the responsibility of ensuring that key messages are successfully delivered to not only those on location, but also worldwide. This […]

26 May 2016 – “We have an opportunity in the next 15 to 20 years to really change our world”– UN envoy for the least developed countries

Starting on Friday, the 48 least developed countries (LDCs) of the world will be the focus of a global United Nations conference in Antalya, Turkey, that aims to review their progress over the past five years. In 2011, the international […]

26 May 2016 – Ban appoints governing body of ‘technology bank’ for least developed nations

Ahead of a major United Nations conference on priorities for the world’s least development countries (LDCs), Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has announced the appointment of members to a governing council that will provide support towards the operationalization of a proposed Technology […]