9 March 2017 – Improved transport and trade facilitation key to achieving sustainable development for landlocked and transit countries in Euro-Asia

  Ministers and representatives from landlocked developing countries (LLDCs) and transit countries in Euro-Asia called for greater partnerships and collaboration to develop key infrastructure, facilitate trade and promote regional cooperation at a high-level meeting which was held from 7 – […]

1 March 2017 – World’s poorest nations stand to gain most from tech investment

Information and communication technologies have brought about extraordinary changes over the past two decades, transforming the lives and well-being of individuals, triggering innovations and creating competitive environments. Yet, it is only right to ask, “How have the world’s poorest nations […]

8 February 2017 – SIDS Private Sector Important Stakeholders for United Nations’ The Ocean Conference

New York, 8 February 2017 – The United Nations is set to convene the The Ocean Conference from 5 – 9 June 2017 to support the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14.  The Conference, to be held at UN headquarters in New […]

December 5 2016 – African Least Developed Countries focus on sustainable energy

Access to finance is vital for Africa’s poorest countries to develop sustainable energy initiatives and build renewable power capacity, which would contribute to ending poverty, empowering women and building resilience. At a two-day meeting of sustainable energy experts, which opened […]

19 October 2016 – Small islands call for innovative solutions to tackle unique challenges of urbanisation

Quito, 19 October 2016 – Small island leaders met in Quito, Ecuador, yesterday to call for greater support and innovative partnerships to ensure the sustainable urbanisation of small island developing States (SIDS).  The event, held on the margins of the […]