6 December 2015 – Vulnerable countries call for increased resources and greater priority in allocation of climate change finance

The world’s poorest and most vulnerable nations should receive half of the international public climate finance and have better access mechanisms in place, according to high-level officials from the group of Least Developed Countries (LDCs) meeting in Paris today. Senior […]

1 December 2015 – Survival of small islands hinges on climate negotiations in Paris

Paris, 1 December 2015 – Small island leaders and development partners met this morning in Paris at a side event organized by UN-OHRLLS on the margins of COP21. Heads of state and government and development partners stressed the need for […]

18 November 2015-New UN report cites huge positive policy potential to cut greenhouse gas emissions

A new report packed with best practice climate policies from across the world was released today by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), revealing a wealth of existing opportunities to immediately scale up reductions in greenhouse gas […]

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 […]