Zambia advised to take advantage of $200m provided for least developed countries

  Turkey has asked Zambia to take advantage of the 200 million US Dollars provided for in its 2012 budget, for tourism development in least developed countries.   Turkish Ambassador to Zambia Ahmet Arda says his country is ready to […]

Australia helps poorest countries grow through trade

  Australia will provide additional assistance to help the world’s poorest countries benefit from global trade. The $16 million package of initiatives will help least developed countries to modernise customs procedures, improve infrastructure, and increase producers’ competitiveness. Foreign Minister Kevin […]

The Global Significance of SIDS Biodiversity and the Importance of Community-Based Partnerships

On 10 November, 2011, UN-OHRLLS convened a Special Event titled: The Global Significance of SIDS Biodiversity and the Importance of Community-based Partnerships; at UN Headquarters in New York. The event was chaired by the High Representative for LDCs, LLDCs and SIDS, […]

SIDS Tourism, Biodiversity and Culture Nexus in Context of the Green Economy

  On 27 October, 2011, UN-OHRLLS convened a Special Event titled: The SIDS Tourism, Biodiversity and Culture Nexus in the Context of the Green Economy at UN Headquarters in New York.    The event was chaired by the High Representative […]

WTO welcomes Vanuatu as a new member

  The General Council today paved the way for Vanuatu’s membership in the WTO by approving its accession package. Vanuatu would have to ratify the deal by 31 December 2011 and would become WTO’s 154th member 30 days after the […]