4 June 2017 – Equatorial Guinea graduates from the category of Least Developed Countries

Equatorial Guinea, 34 years after its inclusion, graduated from the category the LDC category on 4 June 2017, following a transition period of three and a half years after the adoption by the United Nations General Assembly of resolution A/RES/68/18 […]

12 May 2017 – Belt, Road Initiative offers potential for most vulnerable

by Fekitamoeloa Katoa ‘Utoikamanu | chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2017-05-12 23:45 Fekitamoeloa Katoa Utoikamanu 12 May 2017 – Two thousand years ago the ancient network of trade routes known as the Silk Road stretched from China, through Asia, to as far as the United […]

22 March 2017 – Achieving Sustainable Energy: A Win-Win Scenario for Asia-Pacific’s Least Developed Countries

Kathmandu, 22 March 2017 – The Asia-Pacific region is undergoing marked changes to its economy, energy consumption patterns and energy mix and it is critical that least developed countries (LDCs) can effectively transition to sustainable sources of energy and be […]

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 […]