Landlocked developing countries call for strengthened and specialized support to address Climate Change, Desertification, Land Degradation and Drought

  September, 19 2013 – Participants attending a UNCCD COP 11 side event on “Building the Resilience of Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs) to the Impacts of Climate Change, Desertification, Land Degradation and Drought” held on 18 September 2013 in Windhoek, […]

Boosting investments in agriculture for structural transformation in Least Developed Countries

Rome  – UN agencies, donor governments and representatives of some of the world’s most vulnerable countries have called for boosting investments, both public and private, in sustainable agricultural development in the least developed countries (LDCs) to spark structural transformation of […]

Tremendous progress has been achieved in implementing the Almaty Programme of Action, but much more needs to be done

New York, 13 June – Participants in a one day OHRLLS-World Bank Pre-Conference Event: Transport Development and Trade Facilitation held on Thursday 13 June 2013 in Washington DC reviewed the role of transport landlocked developing countries (LLDCs) and progress that […]

UN-OHRLLS and World Bank Pre-conference Event on Transport Development and Trade Facilitation

New York – June 12, 2013 – Senior government officials, development partners, United Nations representatives will gather in Washington on Thursday to discuss transport development and trade facilitation in the world’s landlocked developing countries (LLDCs). The meeting co-organised by the […]

Asia-Pacific LDCs, LLDCs and SIDS call for placing their priorities at the centre of the Post-2015 development agenda

  Bangkok, 26 April 2013 – Least developed countries (LDCs), landlocked developing countries (LLDCs) and small islands developing States (SIDS) of Asia and the Pacific, have called upon the international community to place their priorities at the centre of the […]