1 October 2015 – Unlocking potential of least developed countries must be litmus test of Global Goals – Ban

  1 October 2015 – The world’s poorest nations not only face vast challenges, they represent enormous reservoirs of untapped potential, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stated today, adding that unlocking this potential will be the litmus test of the new global […]

27 September 2015 – Support to vulnerable countries strengthened by new collaboration between UN-OHRLLS and the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China

New York, 27 September 2015 – A memorandum of understanding (MOU) that will support the world’s most vulnerable countries, was signed today by The United Nations Office for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States […]

26 September 2015 – High-Level Roundtable on South-South Cooperation Co-Chairs’ Press Statement

On 26 September 2015, a High-Level Roundtable on South-South Cooperation was jointly hosted by the President of the People’s Republic of China, Mr. Xi Jinping and the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr. Ban Ki-moon. The meeting, held at the […]

22 September 2015 – Technology Bank feasible and desirable for world’s poorest nations

  New York, 22 September 2015 – A Technology Bank that supports science, technology and innovation in the world’s poorest countries is both ‘feasible and desirable’ according to the recommendations of a study by a high-level panel of experts, presented […]

18 September, 2015 – Global partnership needs ‘rejuvenation’ to achieve new sustainable development agenda – UN report

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) achieved significant progress over the past 15 years, but persistent gaps in official development assistance and insufficient access to markets, affordable medicines and new technologies have highlighted the need for a rejuvenation of the global […]